• Hackett K., Jover, J., and Chaise, C. (May 2023). Envisioning Social and Public Housing Futures. Invited speakers included leaders in the fight to preserve public housing (Ramona Ferreyra, Brenda Temple, Vernell Robinson, Beverly MacFarlane and Manny Martinez) and an international panel of scholars including Glyn Robbins, Raquel Ronik and the three organizers.
  • Chaise Ferreyra, R., Scott, T., and Hackett, K. (February, 2023). Reclaiming Futurity. A presentation for the Barnard Center for Research on Women’s annual Scholar Activist Conference.
  • Chaise, C., Thill, V., and Hackett, K. December 2022. Resident Leaders Convening: Celebrating Public Housing Activism. At Barnard College, Center for Research on Women.
  • May 2021. Moderator and Organizer. Truth Commission on RAD/PACT and the
    Privatization of Public Housing. Held online via Zoom. Organized with members of the
    United Front Against Displacement
  • Moderator and Organizer. People’s Town Hall to Stop Large-scale and Luxury Rezonings. Held online via Zoom. Organized by Justice For All Coalition, Stop Sunnyside Yards, Astoria Tenants Union, Woodside on the Move, LIC Coalition, Flushing Anti-Development Alliance, and MinKwon Center.


  • Hackett, K. “Recalibrating Queens.” Prepared for the Mapping (In)Justice Symposium
    Convening November 7-9th, 2020. Organized by Staff and Faculty from Fordham University
  • Trott, C., Hackett, K., and Dutt, A. (June 2017). Instantiating Social Change Through Prefigurative Methodologies. A presentation for the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues.
  • Hackett, K. (Interactive Discussion Chair). (June 2017). On the Politics and Potentialities of Community-based Research by Students. An Interactive Discussion in coordination with Dr. Carlie Trott and Chris Cavanaugh, prepared for the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues annual meeting, Albuquerque, NM.
  • Hackett, K. (June 2017). Promoting Social Justice through Digital Pedagogy. An Interactive Discussion in coordination with Laurie Hurson, prepared for the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues annual meeting, Albuquerque, NM.
  • OpenLab Community Team and First Year Learning Community, NYCCT. (May 2017). Creative Collaborations: First Year Learning Communities on City Tech’s OpenLab. Presentation with the OpenLab and FYLC teams. Coordinated Undergraduate Education Conference, Borough of Manhattan Community College, CUNY New York, NY.
  • Hackett, K. (April 2017). CLTs as Prefiguration: Postulating the Political Potential. Presentation for symposium entitled Emergent Political and Economic Possibilities of Community Land Trusts at the Urban Affairs annual meeting, Minneapolis, MS.
  • OpenLab Community Team, NYCCT. (December 2016). Showcasing Success: City Tech’s OpenLab as Model of Sustainable Growth. 15th Annual CUNY IT Conference, New York, NY
  • Hackett, K. (Symposium Chair). (June 2016). Democratic Health in an Age of Rising Risk. Presentation for symposium entitled Navigating Risk in Precarious Economic Times, with Ella Ben Hagai and Hale Thompson at the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues annual meeting, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Hackett, K., Saegert, S. and Maor, E. (March, 2016). Interrupting Inequality: CLTs as an Intervening Force in the Social and Economic Reproduction of Disadvantage. Presented at the Urban Affairs Association annual meeting, San Diego, CA.
  • Hackett, K. (August, 2015). Inverting the Gaze and Reframing Youth Political Participation. Presentation for panel entitled (De)constructing Young People’s Political Participation: A Critical Bifocal Approach with C. Trott, J. Fernandez, and J. Tang at the American Psychological Association annual meeting, Toronto, Canada.
  • Hackett, K. (March, 2015). Understanding Youth Political Participation in a ‘Capitalist democracy’: At the intersection of the financialization of subjectivity and resistance. Presentation for the Journal for Youth Studies annual meeting, Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • Hackett, K. McGee, M. and Zukin, S. (March, 2015). Polarizing Neighborhoods: The Material, Social and Psychological Consequences of Shifting Consumption Landscapes. Presentation for the annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Chicago, Il.
  • Hackett, K. (November 2014). Paying heed to the role of systemic power in one’s analysis: A case study of youth political participation. Presentation for a panel entitled Speaking of/to Power: Narratives and Power in the Spectrum of Field Research with S. Buchbinder, B. Dubois, H. Jaicks, & R. Wilson at Temple Critical Geography Conference, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Zukin, S., Hackett, K., McGee, M. (August, 2014). Mesocosms of Social Inequality: Consuming New York City Neighborhoods. Thematic Session, Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association, San Francisco.
  • Hackett, K. (2014, June). Contextualized considerations on the political subjectivity of young adults. Paper presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues, Portland, OR.
  • Dozier, D., Saegert, S., Hackett, K., and Marinova, M. (March, 2014). Belonging in US paradigm of propertied citizenship: Community land trusts residents homeownership experience. Paper presented at the Urban Affairs Annual Conference, San Antonio, TX.
  • Hackett, K., Saegert, S., Dozier, D., and Marinova, M. (2014, March). Community land trusts: So much more than housing and a twist in the American Dream Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Urban Affairs Association, San Antonio.
  • Holt, A., Hackett, K., and Cotenoff, S. (2011). Developing a community based intervention to increase the health and well-being of formerly homeless individuals living with HIV/AIDS S/A. Presented at the annual meeting and exposition of American Public Health Association, Washington, D. C.
  • Fredricks, J. A., Bregman, A., & Hackett, K. (2008, August). Participating in Boys and Girls Clubs: Benefits for low-income youth.Paper presented at the annual meeting of the AmericanPsychological Association Annual Conference, Boston.
  • Fredricks, J. A., Bregman, A., & Hackett, K. (2008, March). Involvement at Boys and Girls Clubs: Why is there a decline in participation in middle school?Paper presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence, Chicago