Research & Teaching Interests:
Professor Dantzler is interested in understanding the determinants of residential mobility and housing insecurity. More specifically, he focuses on how changes in housing assistance programs maintain and disrupt longstanding communities of color. His research examines how and why neighborhoods change and how communities and policymakers create and react to those changes.
For more information about Professor Dantzler, go to www.drdantzler.com.
Dantzler, Prentiss A. “American Dream, Democratic Nightmare: Refocusing Governmental Approaches to Housing Policy” In Ashley E. Nickels & Jason D. Rivera (Eds.), Community Development and Public Administration Theory: Promoting Democratic Principles to Improve Communities. Routledge: New York, NY. (Forthcoming).
Nickels, Ashley E., Prentiss A. Dantzler, & Amanda Clarke. “Black Lives Matter: (Re)Framing the Next Wave of Black Liberation.” Research in Social Movements, Conflicts and Change (Forthcoming).
Ciorici, P. & Prentiss A. Dantzler. “Neighborhood Satisfaction: A Study of a Low-Income Urban Community.” Urban Affairs Review (Forthcoming).
Dantzler, Prentiss A. “Agency in Policing the Poor: Protecting Social Status and Fortifying Punishment.” Journal of Urban History (2017). DOI: 10.1177/0096144217726959.
Dantzler, Prentiss, A. “Exclusionary Zoning: State & Local Reactions to the Mount Laurel Doctrine.” The Urban Lawyer 48, no. 3 (2016), 653 - 673.
SO101 - Inequality in the U.S.
SO228 - The Development of Sociological Thought
SO324 - Urban Sociology
SO451 - Senior Seminar: 'Shameless' Urban Inequality
B.S., The Pennsylvania State University
M.P.A., The West Chester University of Pennsylvania
M.S., Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Camden Campus
Ph.D., Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Camden Campus
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