The Making of A Precarious City – November 16, 3pm
Join us on Thursday, November 16 at 3pm for the finale of the Urban Studies Institute’s Speaker Series.
Located at 14 Marietta St. Room G105
Our special guest speaker will be Dr. James Fraser, Associate professor in the Department of Human and Organizational Development in Peabody College and faculty in American Studies in Arts and Sciences. His current book project, A People’s Guide to Nashville, is currently in press with the University of California, and his current book projects are entitled Social Mix & the City: the plight for social justice and The Making of the Precarious City. Fraser has testified before the Unites States Congress on urban redevelopment and housing, and his research for FEMA has been used in legislative sessions to inform floodplain policymaking. His work can be found in a wide range of public and academic outlets, and he serves as a reviewer the National Science Foundation.