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Robert D. Putnam
Peter and Isabel Malkin Professor of Public Policy, HKS and FAS
phone: (617)495-0539
fax: (617)495-1589
Academic Journal/Scholarly Articles
Snellman, Kaisa, Jennifer M. Silva, and Robert D. Putnam. "Inequity Outside the Classroom: Growing Class Differences in Participation in Extracurricular Activities." Voices in Urban Education 40 (2015): 7-14.
Research shows that extracurricular activities help cultivate the skills, connections, and knowledge that prepare children for lifelong success, but low-income students are increasingly excluded from participating.




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