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- Urban change
- Housing finance
- Economic development
Kathe Newman is an Associate Professor in the Urban Planning and Policy Development Program at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy and Director of the Ralph W. Voorhees Center for Civic Engagement. Dr. Newman holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from the Graduate School and University Center at the City University of New York. Her research explores urban change, what it is, why it happens, and what it means. Her research has explored gentrification, foreclosure, urban redevelopment, food security, community economic development and community participation. Dr. Newman has published articles in Urban Studies, International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, Urban Affairs Review, Shelterforce, Progress in Human Geography, Housing Studies, GeoJournal, and Environment and Planning A and is currently co-authoring a book with J. Philip Thompson and Ross Gittell on Community Based Organizations for Sage Publications.
- Urban Revitalization
- Voorhees Fellows Studio
- Community Development Studio
- Urban Redevelopment
Articles in Refereed Journals
- 2013 Newman, Kathe and Schafran, Alex. “Assessing the Foreclosure Crisis from the Ground Up.” Housing Policy Debate. 23 1:1-4.
- 2012 Newman, Kathe. “Context and Risk: What You Find Depends on What and How You Ask.” Comments on Libman, Kimberly, Fields, Desiree, and Saegert, Susan. Housing Theory and Society. 29 1: 37-39.
- 2010 Wyly, Elvin, Newman, Kathe, Schafran, Alex, and Lee, Elizabeth. “Displacing New York.” Environment and Planning A. 42:2602-2623.
- 2010 Newman, Kathe. “GO PUBLIC! Making Sense of the Foreclosure Crisis Using Publicly Available Data.” Journal of the American Planning Association. 76 2:160-171.
Chapters in Books or Monographs
- 2013 Newman, Kathe and Ashton, Philip. “Neo-liberal urban policy and new paths of neighborhood change in the American inner city.” In J. Rosie Tighe and Elizabeth Mueller. 2012. The Affordable Housing Reader. New York: Routledge. pp 316-336.
- 2013 Wyly, Elvin and Newman, Kathe. Ruthless: Mapping the Foreclosure Wave in An American Metropolis. in Mark Davidson and Deborah Martin. Ed. Urban Politics: Critical Approaches. London: SAGE Publications.
- 2013 Newman, Kathe. “The New Economy and the City: Foreclosures in Essex County, NJ.” in Manuel Aalbers. Ed. Borrowed Metropolis: Cities, Housing and the Political Economy of Mortgage Markets. Blackwell’s Studies in Urban Change Series.
- 2012 Newman, Kathe. “Post-Industrial Widgets.” in Susan Saegert and James DeFilippis. Community Development Reader 2nd Edition.2012.
- 2010 Newman, Kathe and Elvin Wyly. Chapter 2.4. Gentrification Threatens to Displace Low-Income City Residents. in David M. Haugen. The Middle Class. Opposing Viewpoints Series. Greenhaven Press. pp96-104.
- 2010 Newman, Kathe and Elvin Wyly. “The Right to Stay Put.” in Loretta Lees, Tom Slater, and Elvin Wyly. The Gentrification Reader. New York: Routledge.
Areas of Expertise: Community Based Research, Community Development, Housing, Housing Finance, Land Use,Neighborhood Planning, Planning Theory, Political Institutions, Qualitative Research, Social Policy/Inequality and Disparities