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Lecture: Mapping Race and Class across Three Centuries–Shifts in the Ecology of Opportunity

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Amy Hillier, University of Pennsylvania School of Design
Stephanie Boddie, University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work

Amy Hillier is an associate professor in the department of city and regional planning in the School of Design at the University of Pennsylvania. She teaches courses relating to GIS, built environment and public health, and community development in city planning, urban studies, public health and social work. Her research focuses on issues of geographic disparities and access to services and resources in disadvantaged communities. Her research has included GIS applications in redlining and housing discrimination, affordable housing, and public health. She has worked on numerous historical GIS projects including The Ward: Race and Class in Du Bois' Seventh Ward (

Stephanie Boddie is a Visiting Research Associate at the University of Pittsburgh's School of Social Work and affiliated with the Center on Race and Social Problems. She is also a Senior Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania's Program for Research on Religion & Urban Civil Society and a Visiting Scholar at the Robert A. Fox Leadership Program. reviously, Stephanie was as a Senior Researcher at the Pew Research Center's Forum on Religion & Public Life (2008-2012) and an assistant professor at Washington University in St. Louis with a primary appointment at the George Warren Brown School of Social Work (2002-2008).

Room 137
Tate Student Center

This presentation is part of the Race, Class, Place and Outcomes Speaker Series based in UGA's Owens Institute for Behavioral Research. Co-sponsors include the School of Social Work, the College of Education, the Office of Institutional Diversity, and the Department of Educational Theory & Practice.

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