Join a diverse community interested in public policy at UChicago.

On November 8, visit the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy and get to know our students, alumni, staff, and faculty.

At Diversity Day, you have the opportunity to:

  • Sit in on a class
  • Connect with current students, Harris alumni, and 2018 Diversity Day participants
  • Engage with faculty
  • Learn about the support offered at Harris for underrepresented students and first generation college students

Apply now or recommend someone to attend!


Austin Wright
Austin Wright

Austin Wright

Assistant Professor
Diversity Day 2019 speaker
Teach for America alum

Harris faculty value diversity of experience and backgrounds. Just ask Assistant Professor Austin Wright. Professor Wright spent two years in the Teach for America program, teaching freshmen and sophomores at a charter high school in post-Hurricane Katrina New Orleans. Professor Wright will speak at Diversity Day, sharing his background, experience in service, why he values different and unique perspectives in the classroom, his graduate school and PhD program search process, and his research.