Chancellor’s Spring Research Symposium Fair Housing Act at 50: Successes Failures, and Opportunities

9 to 9:30 a.m.: Registration and breakfast
9:30 to 10 a.m.: Opening remarks by Rutgers University–Camden Chancellor Phoebe Haddon
10 to 11 a.m.: Panel 1:  Housing and the Geography of Opportunity
11:15 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.: Panel 2: Ramifications of Unfair Housing 
12:45 to 1:30 p.m.:  Lunch and networking
1:30 to 3 p.m.: Keynote speakers and discussion

Panel 1: Geography of Opportunity
Moderator: Josh Bauers, staff attorney, Fair Share Housing Center

Rutgers University–Camden Faculty Panelists:

  • Dr. Robert Atkins, associate professor of nursing and childhood studies  
  • Dr. Brandi Blessett, assistant professor of public policy
  • Dr. Gloria Bonilla-Santiago, Board of Governors Service Professor of Public Policy
  • Dr. Stephen Danley, assistant professor of public policy
  • Dr. Howard Gillette, professor emeritus of history 

Panel 2: Ramifications of Unfair Housing
Moderator: Michael Perez, staff attorney, South Jersey Legal Services

Rutgers University–Camden Faculty Panelists:

  • Dr. J.J. Cutuli, assistant professor of psychology
  • Dr. Oscar Holmes IV, assistant professor of management
  • Dr. Carol Kaufman-Scarborough, professor of marketing
  • Dr. Shelia Linz, assistant professor of nursing
  • Dr. Joan Maya Mazelis, associate professor of sociology
  • Dr. Laura Napolitano, assistant professor of sociology

Keynote Speakers

  • Dr. Peter Dreier, E.P. Clapp Distinguished Professor of Politics, Politics, Urban and Environmental Policy, Occidental College
  • Prof. David Troutt, professor of law, director of the Rutgers Center on Law in Metropolitan Equity, and the Justice John J. Francis Scholar at Rutgers Law School in Newark
  • Richard Kahlenberg, senior fellow, The Century Foundation

Co-sponsored by Office of the Chancellor and the Center for Urban Research and Education (CURE) at Rutgers University–Camden.