University of Wisconsin–Madison

PHS Monday Seminar:The Urban Struggle for Economic, Environmental, and Social Justice

In this presentation, Dr. Hutson will discuss his recently published book, The Urban Struggle for Economic, Environmental, and Social Justice: Deepening Their Roots (Routledge, 2016), where he documents residents’ resistance to gentrification in four cities—Boston, New York City, San Francisco, and Washington, DC.

Malo André Hutson is an academic scholar and practitioner in the areas of community development and urban sustainability/equity; racial and ethnic inequalities and urban policy (metropolitan fragmentation, segregation and health); build environment and health.  He is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of City and Regional Planning at the University of California at Berkeley and Associate Director of the Institute of Urban and Regional Development (IURD) within the College of Environmental Design. Dr. Hutson earned both his bachelor’s of art in sociology and masters of city planning degree from the University of California at Berkeley and his doctorate in urban and regional planning from the School of Architecture and Planning at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.   Prior to joining the faculty at Berkeley, Professor Hutson was a Robert Wood Johnson Health and Society Scholar at the Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health in the School of Public Health at the University of Michigan.