Algernon Austin

Algernon Austin is a consultant working on race, economics, and public opinion. He was the first Director of the Program on Race, Ethnicity and the Economy at the Economic Policy Institute in Washington, DC.  Prior to joining the Economic Policy Institute, Austin was a Senior Fellow at the DÄ“mos think tank and assistant director of research at the Foundation Center. From 2001 to 2005, he served on the faculty of Wesleyan University.