Prentice A.Dantzler, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor in the Urban Studies Institute. Currently, Prentiss’ research is focused on four projects: 1) housing and transportation expenditures across urban form types, 2) the role of nonprofit organizations in shaping gentrification narratives, 3) the role of homeowners associations in maintaining segregation patterns, and 4) racial capitalism and urban development processes.
Prentiss’ research has appeared in a number of academic journals including Housing Studies, Urban Affairs Review and Research in Social Movements, Conflict and Change. He also serves on the Editorial Board for City and Community. Prentiss has written for popular media outlets including Blackademia, Shelterforce, The Conversation, and The Huffington Post. In 2017, Prentiss received the 40 for 40 Fellowship from the Association for Public Policy Analysis & Management for his early career contribution to the field of public policy. Prior to joining the Urban Studies Institute, Prentiss was an Assistant Professor of Sociology and Mellon Faculty Fellow at Colorado College. In the Fall of 2019, he was in residence in the Department of Sociology at the University of Toronto as a U.S. Fulbright Scholar.
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