Call for Papers: Residential Inequality in American Neighborhoods and Communities (Penn State Stratification Conference – Sept 12-14, 2014)

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CALL FOR PAPERS ‚ÄúResidential Inequality in American Neighborhoods and Communities‚ÄĚ Penn State Stratification Conference Nittany Lion Inn, September 12-14, 2014 Submission deadline: January 31, 2014 Penn State is hosting a small conference that highlights how stratification intersects with the residential landscape of the United States. Approximately 15 innovative papers are sought for sessions on the interrelated phenomena of segregation, housing and neighborhood attainment, residential mobility, and community change. Contributions may be theoretical, empirical, or policy-oriented and can focus on trends or current circumstances. We also welcome research representing a variety of methodological styles and set in contexts ranging from metropolitan to rural. The conference format will provide ample opportunities for interaction among attendees. Scholars interested in presenting their work should email a 2-page abstract or completed paper to by January 31, 2014. Acceptance decisions will be made no later than February 15. Please visit for additional details about the conference, which is being organized by Glenn Firebaugh, John Iceland, Barrett Lee, and Stephen Matthews.

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About Stephen Matthews

I am Professor of Sociology, Anthropology and Demography (Courtesy Geography) and a transdisciplinary researcher with a broad set of interests in the social , demographic, and health sciences. I have a proven record of successful management of infrastructure, training, mentoring, and research grants. My objective is to be a catalyst for new projects and to provide opportunities for others. Specialties:Spatial demography, health disparities, race/ethnic segregation and income inequality, and food and built environment. The concept of spatial polygamy (the simultanoeus attachment to multiple embedded, non-hierarchial, and discontinuous places [contexts]).