Vontrese R. Deeds Pamphile
Areas of Expertise & Civic Involvements
Deeds is a graduate student in a joint doctoral program Management and Organizations and Sociology at Northwestern University. Deeds’ research lies at the intersection of urban education, organizations, social networks, and inequality with an emphasis on the management and effects of contemporary urban education reform. She is also interested in exploring how philanthropic activities organize urban life and shape the delivery of public goods. Deeds has previously been the director of an educational nonprofit and works with the 49th Ward’s Participatory Budgeting initiative in Chicago.