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Paying Off

Aug 3, 2015

KU professors Melinda Lewis and William Elliott III co-wrote an investigation into how the burden of debt repayment translates into life experiences.
Credit Praeger publishing

The escalating problem of student debt isn't just about the pain of writing large checks. So say two University of Kansas professors who have co-written a book on the crisis, using their own personal stories to make a case that differences in access to higher ed begin long before loans, and influence life and career paths far beyond graduation.

Guests:

  • William Elliott III, associate professor, KU School of Social Welfare
  • Melinda Lewis, associate professor, KU School of Social Welfare