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October 12, 2009

Professor Jim Elliott Presents Fireside Conversation October 21

Oregon Law’s Environmental and Natural Resources program, along with the Appropriate Dispute Resolution Center and the University of Oregon’s Environmental Studies program continues its “Crisis and Collaboration: Environmental Decision-Making in a Rapidly Changing Landscape” series of fireside conversations at 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 21, in the Knight Law Center’s fourth floo Professor Jim Elliottr Lewis Lounge.

Sociology Professor Jim Elliott will present, “Environmental Consequences in Changing Urban Landscapes: Uncovering the Production and Conversion of Relict Industrial Waste Sites.”

Professor Elliott’s scholarship has focused on urban development and social inequalities in the United States, ranging from research on native- and foreign-born migration, racial and gender inequalities in the labor market, struggles over public housing, and social vulnerabilities to environmental hazards. His research has employed a variety of quantitative and qualitative methods and has received funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the National Science Foundation.

This event is free and open to all members of the university community.

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