Jenny is a PhD candidate in the department of sociology at Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA. Her research interests include community & urban sociology, labor & labor markets, social networks, body & embodiment (with a special focus on women in sport), and urban spaces.
News & Updates
As part of the continued and much needed conversation about the state of Detroit 50 years following the 1967 uprising, Eli Newman with WDET invited me to share my research with him for a short segment on the city’s thriving though largely invisible informal economy....read more
In addition to the many local and national conversations about what has and what has not changed in the fifty years following the Detroit rebellion, the Detroit News ran a special issue of the 1967 Detroit uprising. In this issue, journalist Kim Kozlowski spent time...read more
Hear my thoughts about Detroit Creative Corridor Center (DC3) in the March 1st, 2017 Next City (an urban publication out of Philadelphia) article, written by Johnny Magdaleno, here:...read more