Professsor Judith Friedman explores differences among metropolitan areas in their development of or use of various programs or organizations, such as foreign trade zones or fast-growing small firms. She is also studying changes in a small Ohio city through the 20th century. She uses diverse records to document residential patterns, and she interviews with people who have known the city at different times.
Title: Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, Rutgers University
Professor Zaire Dinzey-Flores studies the effects of urban policy and city architecture on poor communities of color. She is particularly interested in housing and neighborhood design, in the U.S. as well as Latin America and the Caribbean. She is currently working on a book that examines the use of gates to control crime in Puerto Rico.
Title: Associate Professor, Rutgers Departments of Sociology