Leon Decosta Dash

1972 …2015
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Personal profile

Education

B.A. Howard University

Research Interests

African-American Families; Urban Studies; Teenage Childbearing; U.S Prison System

Education/Academic qualification

History, B.A., Howard University

… → 1968

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Research Output 1972 2015

Rosa Lee: A Mother and Her Family in Urban America

Dash, L. D., 1996, New York: Basic Books. 288 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Rosa Lee: A generational tale of poverty and survival in urban America

Dash, L., 2015, Revised ed. New York: Basic Books. 288 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Poverty
Pregnancy
Ghetto
Illiteracy
Statistics

Journalism and Institutional Review Boards

Dash, L. D., Sep 1 2007, In : Qualitative Inquiry. 13, 6, p. 871-874 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

journalism
journalist
obligation
anonymity
credibility

The Illinois white paper: Improving the system for protecting human subjects: Counteracting IRB "mission creep"

Gunsalus, C. K., Bruner, E. M., Burbules, N. C., Dash, L. D., Finkin, M. W., Goldberg, J. P., Greenough, W. T., Miller, G. A., Pratt, M. G., Iriye, M. & Aronson, D., Jul 1 2007, In : Qualitative Inquiry. 13, 5, p. 617-649 33 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

lawsuit
self-regulation
scaling
workload
documentation

Mission creep in the IRB world

Gunsalus, C. K., Bruner, E. M., Burbules, N. C., Dash, L. D., Finkin, M. W., Goldberg, J. P., Greenough, W. T., Miller, G. A. & Pratt, M. G., Jun 9 2006, In : Science. 312, 5779, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Press/Media

Post's McGrory, Dash Win RFK Journalism Awards

Leon Decosta Dash

4/13/95

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Research

Honors & Recognition

Pulitzer Prize (Explanatory Journalism)

Leon Decosta Dash (Recipient) & Lucian Perkins (Recipient), 1995

Prize

Abuse
Pulitzer Prize
Drugs
Journalism
Crime
Journalism
Poverty
Abuse
Drugs
Crime