2017 Segregation Summer Institute
National and Local Perspectives On Residential Segregation Issues, including Housing, Health, the Law, and Education
LIMITED EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION: $75/attendee
Dr. Jacob Rugh, PhD
Department of Sociology, Brigham Young University
Dr. Rugh is a national expert on housing segregation issues, particularly among racial and ethnic minorities and immigrants. His research has focused on the impact of the foreclosure crisis on immigrants and ethnic minorities, racial discrimination in mortgage lending, and racial and ethnic disparities in home ownership. Dr. Rugh has presented his research at multiple national conferences.
Dr. Claudia Coulton, PhD
Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University
Dr. Coulton is the Lillian F. Harris Professor of Urban Research & Social Change and the founder and Co-Director of the Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development. She is a national expert on using data to raise issues of equity and engage in community action. Her research focuses on effects of living in segregated and distressed neighborhoods on individual, child and family outcomes. Dr. Coulton is a frequent presenter at national conferences.
The summit will also include academic and community experts who will discuss the impact of segregation in housing, health and education in general with the Pittsburgh metro area being used as a case example. Opportunities will be provided for dialogue and discussion, as well as networking. Breakfast and lunch are provided, and special rates are available at the nearby Wyndham University Center.