Social Statistics Seminar - Prentiss Dantzler
The Social Statics and Population Dynamics Seminar, in collaboraiton with the Department of Equity, Ethics and Policy present "Social Housing, Neighbourhood Dynamics, and Racial Inequality: Lessons from the U.S. and Canada" a talk with Dr. Prentiss Dantzler, Assistant Professor at University of Toronto whose research sits at the nexus of urban poverty, neighbourhood change, race and ethnic relations, housing and community development. As an interdisciplinary scholar, Dr. Dantzler explores how and why neighbourhoods change and how policymakers and communities create and react to those changes.
This is an in-person event held in Leacock Building, Room 808 (8th Floor).
Dr. Prentiss Dantzler joined the University of Toronto as an Assistant Professor of Sociology in 2021. Previously, he held faculty appointments at Georgia State University (Urban Studies) and Colorado College (Sociology). He also served as a Canada-U.S. Fulbright Scholar at UT and as a Scholar-In-Residence at the Institute for Research on Poverty at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He received his Ph.D. in Public Affairs with a concentration in Community Development from Rutgers University-Camden. He also holds an M.P.A. (Urban and Regional Planning) from West Chester University and a B.S. (Energy, Business and Finance) from Penn State University. His research sits at the nexus of urban poverty, neighbourhood change, race and ethnic relations, housing and community development. Learn more.