Eric Kasper (MPP '09) recently began pursuing a doctorate degree at the Institute of Development Studies at the University of Sussex in the United Kingdom. Kasper is investigating the intersections of social capital, neighborhood community development, and urban poverty. Before beginning the Ph.D. program, Kasper taught statistics and political economics at LCC International University in Lithuania. Prior to that, Kasper spent a year with PACO (Pan-African Community Organization) where he taught English as a second language and facilitated a youth employment program through the City of Minneapolis.
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