Author Archives: Thalia Tom

Interview w/ Junia Howell and Elizabeth Korver-Glenn

The 2022 Jane Addams Article Award was presented to Junia Howell (University of Illinois Chicago) and Elizabeth Korver-Glenn (Washington University in St. Louis) for their 2021  Social Problems article entitled “The Increasing Effect of Neighborhood Racial Composition on Housing Values, 1980–2015.” Drawing on decades of data from the U.S. Census, their analysis demonstrates that neighborhood racial composition is a stronger determinant of appraised housing values in 2015 than it was in 1980. Thalia Tom reached out to Junia and Elizabeth to discuss their research, and we’ve included Junia’s responses below. Thanks for participating in our interview series!

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Interview w/ Stefanie A. DeLuca

CUSS Newsletter, Winter 2022, Vol. 35, No. 1

Stefanie A. DeLuca, James Coleman Professor of Sociology and Social Policy at Johns Hopkins University, is one of 2021’s Publicly Engaged Scholar awardees. Over the course of her career, Stefanie has worked closely with local, state, and federal policymakers to enact meaningful change in the domains of housing accessibility and racial desegregation. Her dedication to publicly-engaged research is reflected in her service to several HUD federal housing commissions in addition to local community and non-profit agencies. More broadly, Stefanie’s scholarship has positively impacted countless households by shaping federal legislation on housing vouchers as well as local housing mobility programs across the country. Thalia Tom reached out to her to discuss her research, and we’re including her responses below. Thanks to Stefanie for participating in our interview series!

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