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Andre M. Perry

Senior Fellow, Brookings Institute

Andre M. Perry is a Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institute, a scholar-in-residence at American University, and a professor of the practice of economics at Washington University.

A nationally known and respected commentator on race, structural inequality, and education, Perry is the author of the book “Know Your Price: Valuing Black Lives and Property in America’s Black Cities.”

Perry is a regular contributor to MSNBC and has been published by numerous national media outlets, including The New York Times, The Nation, The Washington Post,, and

Perry’s research focuses on race and structural inequality, education, and economic inclusion. His recent scholarship at Brookings has analyzed Black-majority cities and institutions in America, focusing on valuable assets worthy of increased investment.