Raphaël Charron-Chénier is an assistant professor of sociology at Arizona State University. He studies racial inequality in the context of consumer markets. His current projects examine barriers in access to goods and services for Black households, racial disparities in the use and impact of predatory lending, and racial disparities in debt accumulation.
President Joe Biden promised to forgive up to $10,000 in student loan debt during his 2020 campaign. Now, a few months into his presidency, over 415 organizations have urged him to use his executive authority to cancel all federal student loan debt. The Conversation assembled a panel of academics to talk about the effects student […]