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Jake Carlson on Gentrification, Urban Context And The Effects On Low-Income Households

  • St. Francis College, Room 4202 180 Remsen Street Brooklyn United States (map)

Fall 2019 St. Francis College Senior Citizen Lecture Series: American Studies & Social Justice

Tuesdays @ 11:10am in Room 4202

Open to the Public // Reception to Follow

Organized by Athena Devlin (English) & Emily Horowitz (Sociology & Criminal Justice)

More info: Contact Dr. Devlin ( or 718-489-5446


Jake Carlson is a PhD candidate in Sociology at the University of Wisconsin - Madison. He is currently a Dissertation Fellow with the Institute for Research on Poverty. He was previously a Visiting Scholar at NYU’s Urban Democracy Lab, and a Research Fellow at Participatory Budgeting Project. Jake is an urban and political sociologist, focused on democracy, housing, and changing cities. His dissertation examines the various causes and consequences of gentrification and displacement - and the relationships between the two.