'How Baltimore Segregated the Suburbs,' with Prof. Paige Glotzer, Oct. 20
October 15, 2020
Contact: Office of Government and Public Affairs
Paige Glotzer, assistant professor and John W. and Jeanne M. Rowe Chair in the History of American Politics, Institutions, and Political Economy at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, will discuss "How Baltimore Segregated the Suburbs" in an online presentation on Tuesday, Oct. 20, at 3 p.m. Prof. Glotzer's first book, How the Suburbs Were Segregated: Developers and the Business of Exclusionary Housing, 1890-1960, charts how suburban developers, including Baltimore's Roland Park Company, ushered in modern American housing segregation with the help of financiers, real estate institutions, and public policymakers. The talk is free and open to the public. Attendance details are listed below.
Prof. Glotzer's work has appeared in the Journal of Urban History, Black Perspectives, and CityLab. A native of Brooklyn, she joined the history faculty at the University of Wisconsin-Madison after earning a postdoctoral fellowship at the Harvard University Joint Center for History and Economics. She received her Ph.D. in history from Johns Hopkins University.
This event is sponsored by UB's History Club and the History program.
To register to attend the talk, click on this link: https://t.ly/0f3N.