MCD Faculty Eric Hangen

Senior Research Fellow
A photograph of Eric Hangen, a senior research fellow at the Carsey School of Public Policy

"I am lucky enough to work with inspirational leaders in community development every day."

      ~Eric Hangen

What is your current research/professional interest? Community development finance; clean energy finance; neighborhood disparities in capital flows
What or who inspires you? The leaders in community development I am lucky enough to work with every day.
When you were a student, what is one thing you wish you had known? University is a unique opportunity to pick up skills that can be hard to learn "on the job."
What advice do you have for your students? Be creative and take intellectual risks!
What is the most recent book you read? Revolutionary Power by Shalanda Baker
How do you spend your free time? Homesteading on my farm.
What is your greatest passion – professional or personal? Jazz music!