Anderson Speaks on Fair Housing at Federal Reserve Bank

In November, associate professor Courtney Anderson was an invited participant in roundtable discussion of the 50th Anniversary of the Fair Housing Act. The event, hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, was entitled “Fair Housing: A Look Back and Forward at Racial Equity in Atlanta (and the Southeast)” and brought together community leaders, scholars… more »

Professors Interviewed on NPR

Associate Professor Courtney Anderson and Regents’ Professor and Bobby Lee Cook Professor of Law Paul Lombardo were featured experts on National Public Radio this spring.

Lombardo was the featured commentator on NPR’s highly rated podcast Hidden Brain last April.  The forty minute program also included a rare voice recording of a conversation with Carrie… more »

University-Wide Network Focuses on Opioids

Ending the opioid epidemic requires a multi-faceted approach, so researchers across Georgia State University have come together to address the problem of misuse and overdose from opioids and other drugs. The focus of the network is to foster collaboration across a broad range of disciplines including law, public health, physiology, health policy, social work, health… more »

Building a Foundation of Awareness

Professor Courtney Anderson Champions Housing Issues to Break Cycle of Poverty

Community can be a matter of life and death.

South Seattle knows this hard fact. Residents there rise each morning in a grinding urban neighborhood with high unemployment and substandard housing. Just one mile distant, over a body of water that might as well be an ocean, lies… more »

Keeping Kids in School

“Not just where you work and where you live, but whether you are employed, have a home and the level of education you completed are all predictors of your health status,” said assistant professor Courtney Anderson, who teaches Law and Health Equity at Georgia State Law. “These social determinants of health affect your ability to… more »

Anderson Speaks on Cultural Responsibility at Harvard Law

In September, Courtney Anderson, assistant professor of law, participated in Harvard Law School’s fourth Celebration of Black Alumni: Turning Vision into Action event. The event brought together more than 800 black alumni and focused on the challenges local, national and global communities face and opportunities to respond to them.

Anderson, a 2006 Harvard Law graduate,… more »

From the Community to the Classroom

Georgia State Assistant Professor Courtney Anderson has fostered strong relationships with community leaders to help identify and address the issues facing communities in metro Atlanta, including access to affordable housing and education.

Anderson’s research focuses on the interrelated effects of housing, education and health. She also explores those areas in her Property and Law and… more »

Anderson Participates in Homeless Youth Count

According to the 2014 Annual Homeless Assessment Report to Congress, nearly one-third of the U.S. homeless population is children and youth. This number has increased significantly in Georgia due to sex trafficking, child welfare systems and the growing number of youth abandoned because of their sexuality.

This summer, assistant professor Courtney Anderson participated in Atlanta’s… more »

Professors Speak at Experiential Learning Conference

Professors Courtney Anderson, Jessica Gabel Cino, and Leslie Wolf, with the Center for Law, Health & Society, along with professor Nicole Iannarone, presented “Experiential Learning Across the Curriculum: Options for Every Class,” at the Institute for Law Teaching & Learning summer conference at Gonzaga University School of Law in Spokane, Washington.

The conference provided an… more »

Hands-On Course Tackles Health Disparities in Local Neighborhoods

Working as community partners, Georgia State University College of Law students and the Neighborhood Planning Units worked to assess the impact of the mitigation of health disparities in underserved communities in the Atlanta area and provide recommendations this spring’s innovative Law and Health Equity Course.

Courtney Anderson, assistant professor of law, applied… more »