Leah Gose is a doctoral candidate in sociology and a Malcolm Hewitt Wiener PhD Scholar in Poverty and Justice. At Harvard, Leah is exploring social policy, organizational sociology, and network theory to understand how organizations and communities serve people in need. Her current work focuses on the network of organizations working in hunger relief and food insecurity eradication. Leah’s dissertation is a study of how community organizations, in conjunction with local governments and in response to policies, are responding to increased rates of hunger in the suburbs of Atlanta.
(CAPS Study of the American Republic Fellow, 2021-22)