Brown School Public Health Speaker Series: “Home Inequality: Race, Wealth and Housing in St. Louis Since 1940”

February 13, 2018
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
Clark-Fox Forum, Hillman Hall, Danforth Campus

“Home Inequity: Race, Wealth and Housing in St. Louis Since 1940”
Colin Gordon, Professor of history and public policy, University of Iowa

Colin Gordon is the F. Wendell Miller Professor of History at the University of Iowa. He is the author of Growing Apart: A Political History of American Inequality (Institute for Policy Studies, 2013); Mapping Decline: St. Louis and the Fate of the American City(University of Pennsylvania Press, 2008); Dead on Arrival: The Politics of Health in Twentieth Century America (Princeton University Press, 2003), and New Deals: Business, Labor and Politics, 1920-1935 (Cambridge University Press, 1994). He has written for the Nation, In these Times, Z Magazine, Atlantic Cities, and Dissent (where he is a regular contributor). His digital projects include Mapping Decline, an interactive mapping project based on his St. Louis research.

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