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New Issues in the Study of Urban New York

Fordham University Department of Sociology and Anthropology
and the
Urban Studies Program 
Panel Discussion

New Issues in the Study of Urban New York

A discussion of the implications of the conflicts for New Yorkers today in terms of 
macro-sociological processes, public policy, and everyday life.

Constance Rosenblum, Editor, The City Section, The New York Times
She has taught courses in cultural and urban affairs reporting at Columbia Journalism school and worked as a writer for the New York City Planning Commission, where she helped draft the city's first master plan. She is the author of Boulevard of Dreams: Heady Times, Heartbreak and Hope along the Grand Concourse in the Bronx (2009).

Alyshia Galvez
, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Lehman College
Her work with Mexican migration to New York City focuses on two areas: religiosity and the role of religious organizations in channeling migrant organization and activism; pregnancy and childbirth among immigrants and the ways in which they are received by the public health system.

Setha Low, Ph.D., Professor, CUNY Graduate Center
Former president of the American Anthropological Association has conducted important urban research in Latin America and New York. She is currently conducting research on co-op boards in the broader context of New York City real estate.

Joseph Salvo, Director of Population Division, New York City Department of Planning
A graduate of Fordham's Sociology program, he is a frequent commentator in the media, especially on census related issues.

Neil Smith, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor, CUNY Graduate Center
He is a groundbreaking geographer on space and place, focusing on processes of gentrification in neoliberal economy. 

Thursday, 19 April 2012  |  3 - 5:30 p.m.
South Plaza Lounge  |  Lowenstein Center  |  Lincoln Center Campus
A reception follows the panel.

For more information please contact Ayala Fader at or 917- 612-9062.

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