Shreya Joshi was an undergraduate at Duke University, majoring in history. As a member of the oral history policy sub-team, she focused on interview prep and transcripts. Shreya was interested in how the global financial crisis shaped future civil rights policy, and how it shed light on disparate impacts in such times. In her free Continue Reading »
Cameron DeChurch joined the American Predatory Lending team due to the subject being at the intersection of economics and history. He enjoyed learning about the 2008 Housing Crisis and employing different types of analytical methods to uncover the causes and effects of the crisis. In the fall 2021 semester, Cameron worked on a business case Continue Reading »
As an undergraduate student at Duke University, Braelyn Parkman majored in public policy studies and history. She contributed to the oral history and policy teams. She worked on oral histories with advocates and policy makers, and a memo on mortgage enforcement actions in Massachusetts.
Carolyn Chen was an undergraduate student at Duke University. She studied computer science, concentrating in data science. She contributed to the oral history and business analysis teams. She conducted interviews for the team’s oral history archive and worked on the team’s case studies of various financial institutions in the run-up to the crisis.
As an undergraduate student at Duke University, Charlie Zong studied philosophy with a certificate in policy, journalism, and media studies. For 2019-2020, he contributed to the legislative analysis and oral history teams. For 2020-2021, he contributed to the business analysis and technology teams. He worked on a project to analyze differing definitions of “predatory lending” Continue Reading »
As an undergraduate student at Duke University, Maria Paz Rios studied mathematics, history, and music. She worked on oral histories. Maria was interested in the intersection between law and finance, especially within the context of the run-up to the Global Financial Crisis.
As a graduate student at Duke University, Patrick Rochelle earned a Master of Public Policy at the Sanford School of Public Policy. He contributed to and co-led the oral history team. Patrick was particularly interested in how the work of local advocacy organizations, non-profits, and community leaders influenced the state and federal government’s response to Continue Reading »
Andrew J. O’Shaughnessy was a J.D. candidate at the Duke University School of Law. He conducted legal research and interviewed legal professionals for the oral history project. O’Shaughnessy was interested in the popular credibility of U.S. institutions and their ability to adapt to novel shocks.
As a graduate student at Duke University, Callie Naughton was a Master of Public Policy Candidate and a Master of Business Administration candidate. For 2019-2020, she served as an oral history sub-team lead. Naughton was interested in consumer financial protection and how markets distribute financial risk.
A J.D./LLM-ICL candidate at Duke University, Clare Holtzman studies international and comparative law. She conducts oral history interviews and policy research related to predatory lending laws. Holtzman is interested in understanding how regulatory and systemic factors contribute to or prevent predatory lending practices.
Cassidy Bolt was a JD/LLM candidate at Duke University School of Law. She worked on the oral history project. After an internship at the Federal Trade Commission, Bolt developed an interest in studying how consumer protection law and competition law interact.
As an undergraduate student at Duke University, Darielle Engilman studied public policy and religious studies with a minor in economics. She contributed to the oral history and business analysis teams. She worked on a case study of Long Beach Mortgage Corporation.
As an undergraduate student at Duke University, Olivia studied public policy with minors in economics and art history. She contributed to the oral history, policy analysis, and marketing teams. She worked on a memo regarding mortgage enforcement actions in Florida.
Neha Vangipurapu was an undergraduate student at Duke University who majored in public policy and minored in psychology and French. She contributed to the oral history policy sub-team for the past two years, conducting oral history interviews with individuals who worked in government and nonprofits during the leadup and aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis.
A graduate student at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business, Malena Lopez-Sotelo was enrolled in the MBA program with concentrations in finance and marketing analysis and strategy. She contributed to the data analysis and oral history teams. She worked on data analysis and visualization efforts that delve deeper into state mortgage market dynamics as well Continue Reading »
Sean Nguyen was an undergraduate student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He worked on legislation analyses and oral histories. Nguyen was interested in the secondary mortgage market, and how our financial lending system can be made more inclusive to all Americans.
Kate Karstens was an undergraduate student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill studying sociology and statistics. She worked on media relations, oral histories, and legislation analyses. Karstens was interested in the role of race in discriminatory lending, and the long-term health and financial impacts of foreclosure on individuals.
As an undergraduate student at Duke University, Andrew Carlins studied economics, history and ethics. Within the APL team, he worked on oral history and website development. Carlins is interested in using storytelling as a tool to record history and create dialogue relating to financial systems.
As an undergraduate student at Duke University, Michael Cai majored in statistics & economics with a minor in history. Within the American Predatory Lending team, he worked on the oral history and legislative analysis teams. Cai was interested in understanding the warning signals preceding the 2008 financial crisis, as well as what lessons could be Continue Reading »