A Conference Sponsored by the Center for Urban Research and Education

October 11, 2019
9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Multi-Purpose Room, Campus Center
Rutgers University–Camden


8:30-9:00am: Registration and Continental Breakfast.

9:00-9:10am: Welcoming Remarks. Chancellor Phoebe Haddon, Rutgers-Camden.

9:10-9:30am: Introduction and Overview of the Day. Paul A. Jargowsky, Center for Urban Research and Education (CURE), Rutgers-Camden.

9:30-11:00am: Panel 1 – Zoning and Land Use. Moderator: Paul A. Jargowsky, Center for Urban Research and Education, Rutgers-Camden.

Paul Gottlieb and John Borrmann, Rutgers-New Brunswick. The Suburban Wall:  Zoning Restrictions in the New Jersey Highlands and their Effects on Economic Stratification Across Space.

Andre Comandon, UCLA. Fragmenting Los Angeles: An Historical Institutionalist Approach to Exclusionary Urban Development and Policy.

Rosie Tighe, Cleveland State University. The Intersection of Land Use Regulations and Community Attitudes in Determining Housing Choice and Access.

Richard Sander, UCLA and Yana Kucheva, CCNY. How Does Metropolitan Desegregation Come About?

11:00-11:15am: Break.

11:15-12:45pm: Panel 2 – Race and Power. Moderator, Christopher A. Wheeler, N.J. Department of Community Affairs.

Hilary Silver, George Washington University. “Race, Homelessness, and Shelter Siting Disputes:  Implications for Segregation.”

Norrinda Brown Hayat, Rutgers – Newark. Section 8 Is the New N-Word: Policing Integration in the Age of Black Mobility.

Kanika Khanna, Cornell. “Examining Claims of Spatial Segregation in New York City’s Affordable Housing Policy Administration.”

Maria Krysan, Allison Helmuth, Sha’Kurra Evans, University of Illinois at Chicago. “Cataloging Racial Residential Integration Efforts: A Preliminary Report.”

12:45-2:00pm: Lunch and Discussion. Richard Sander et al., “Disrupting Segregation: The National Moonshot Initiative.”

2:00-3:30pm: Panel 3 – Housing and Community. Moderator, Joan Mazelis, Scholars Strategy Network and Rutgers-Camden.

Joni Hirsch, Mark Joseph, Amy Khare. National Initiative on Mixed-Income Community. “Promoting Inclusive, Equitable Mixed-Income Communities:  An Analysis of San Francisco’s Hope SF and Washington, DC’s New Communities Initiative.”

Kathryn L. Howell, VCU. “Building Bridges and Digging Moats:  The Infrastructure for Affordable Housing Preservation in Washington, DC.”

John Lauermann, City University of New York. “Luxury Real Estate and Residential Segregation in New York City.”

Willow S. Lung-Amam, University of Maryland. “Metropolitan Planning in a Vacuum: Lessons on Regional Equity Planning from Baltimore’s Sustainable Communities Initiative.”

3:30-3:45pm: Break.

3:45-5:15pm: Panel 4 – Boundaries. Moderator: Natasha Fletcher, Center for Urban Research and Education, Rutgers-Camden.

Christian Hess, University of Washington and Center for Urban Research and Education, Rutgers-Camden. How Suburban Is Racial Segregation in U.S. Metropolitan Areas?

Ryan W. Coughlan, Molloy College, and Julia Sass Rubin, Rutgers-New Brunswick. “The Segregating Effects of Charter Schools.”

Ariel Bierbaum and Gail Sunderman, University of Maryland. “Dismantling the Architecture of Segregated Schooling: School Re-zoning as Land Use and Growth Management Policy.”

Russell M. Smith, Winston-Salem State University. “Boundaries, Borders, and Spatial (In)Justices.”

5:15 -5:30: Break.

5:30-6:30pm: Keynote Address. Gregory Squires, George Washington University. “Inequality, Segregation, and the Right to the City.” Introduction by Paul A. Jargowsky, Center for Urban Research and Education, Rutgers-Camden.

6:30-7:00pm: Hors d’Oeuvres and Conversation.

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