Noah Charlick (class of 2022) is a student from Canton, Ohio pursuing a major in Public Policy with minors in Global Health and Inequality Studies at Duke University. Through his academic studies and work at the Duke Center for Child and Family Policy and the Akonadi Foundation of Oakland, Noah has become passionate about social justice and examining public services and institutions to combat structural racial and socioeconomic inequality. As a lifelong musician, the arts have also played an integral role in his growth and experience. After graduation, Noah hopes to work in advocacy or policy research to help uplift the voices and lived experiences of those who are politically, economically, and socially marginalized to inform more equitable policy. Particularly, Noah hopes to work to advance equity in health care and health policy.
Thesis Paper: Separate and Unequal: An Analysis of Racial and Ethnic Disproportionality in Exclusionary Disciplinary Practices in North Carolina
Faculty Advisor: Professor Jay A. Pearson