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Paul Jargowsky's principal areas of research are neighborhood poverty, segregation by race and class, and the effects of economic inequality.  Jargowsky's book, Poverty and Place: Ghettos, Barrios, and the American City is a comprehensive examination of concentration of poverty in U.S. metropolitan areas.  His current work focuses on racial segregation and connections between suburban sprawl and central city decline.  



Ron Briggs directs the instructional programs in geographic information sciences at UTD.  His primary areas of academic interest are in Geographic Information Systems, especially applied to enhancing the efficiency of local government and to furthering our understanding of metropolitan development patterns. His research has been funded by the US Geological Service, NSF, and the US Department of Transportation, as well as a number of state agencies.


Brian J.L. Berry

Irving Hoch

John F. Kain

Vim P.M. Vijverberg

Kurt J. Beron

Simon Fass

Kevin Curtin

Richard K. Scotch

Fang Qiu

Roxanne Ezzet-Lofstrom

Karen Hayslett- McCall

Graduate Students

JeongDai Kim

Falguni Mukherjee

Sonia Monga

Hua Lu

Ravi K. Madipadaga