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Thursday, April 4 • 10:55am - 12:15pm
Thursday - Inequality and Change in Cities Throughout the World

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Moderator: Mel Powell (Southern Maryland Higher Education Center)

  • The Impact of Growing Economic and Social Disparities in America's Cities on Declining Citizen Optimism and Trust in Government
    Mel Powell (Southern Maryland Higher Education Center)
  • Urban Inequality in Comparative Perspective: Transnational Experiences in the Americas
    Ulrike Gerhard (Heidelberg University), Eberhard Rothfuss (University of Passau)
  • Gentrification and Quality of Life in Montréal
    George Parker (McGill University), Yan Kestens (University of Montreal), Jean Caron (McGill University), Lisa Bornstein (McGill University)
  • The Vertical Geography of Protest
    Clifford Deaton (University of Illinois at Chicago)
  • City and Resiliency: Challenges and Opportunities in Post Conflict Reconstruction of Belfast, N. Ireland
    Gordana Rabrenovic (Northeastern University), Curtis Holland (Northeastern University)

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Clifford Deaton

U.S. Department of Defense
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Ulrike Gerhard

Professor for Urban Geography, Heidelberg University
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George Parker

Master of Urban Planning Candidate, McGill University
George Parker studies the relationships between land economics, public space, and neighbourhood social dynamics. He is passionate about urban diversity in all its forms.

Mel Powell

Southern Maryland Higher Education Center

Gordana Rabrenovic

Northeastern University


Curtis Holland

Northeastern University

Eberhard Rothfuss

University of Passau

Jean Caron

McGill University

Lisa Bornstein

McGill University

Yan Kestens

University of Montreal


Mel Powell

Southern Maryland Higher Education Center

Thursday April 4, 2013 10:55am - 12:15pm PDT
California Room