Date & Time
Wednesday, September 23
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Willow Lung-Amam, Ph.D.
Associate Professor at the University of Maryland, College Park in the Urban Studies and Planning Program and Director of Community Development at the National Center for Smart Growth Research and Education
She | Her | Hers
Dr. Willow Lung-Amam is an Associate Professor at the University of Maryland, College Park in the Urban Studies and Planning Program and the Director of Community Development at the National Center for Smart Growth Research and Education. Her scholarship focuses on how urban and suburban policies and plans contribute to and can address social inequality, particularly in neighborhoods undergoing rapid racial and economic change. Dr. Lung-Amam has written extensively on suburban poverty, racial segregation, immigration, gentrification, redevelopment politics, and neighborhood opportunity, including her book Trespassers? Asian Americans and the Battle for Suburbia (2017). She is currently working on a book on equitable development politics in the Washington, DC, suburbs. Her research has appeared in various journals, several books, and popular media outlets, including The New York Times, Washington Post, Baltimore Sun, National Public Radio, and Bloomberg’s CityLab.Website
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