Joe Darden

Joe Darden
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Urban affairs, racial inequality and racial protests (including those in Ferguson)

Professor of geography


An expert on urban residential segregation, fair housing issues and neighborhood racial/socioeconomic inequality. Darden can speak to racial and socioeconomic protests, such as those that occurred in Ferguson, Missouri, in mid-2014. He co-authored a book in 2013 titled "Detroit: Race Riots, Racial Conflicts and Effort to Bridge the Racial Divide."

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Darden won the 2016 AAG Rose Award for Anti-Racism Research and Practice. The award was created in 2012 to honor Harold M. Rose, a pioneer in conducting research on the conditions faced by African-Americans.