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John Goering

Professor of Public Affairs and Real Estate

Professor of Public Affairs and Real Estate


Ph.D. Brown University

Areas of Expertise:

Real Estate Market Analysis; Development; Housing and Land Use; and Undergraduate and Graduate Real Estate and Public Affairs education.

Selected Publications:

Moving to Opportunity by Oxford University Press, forthcoming, 2009

“Social Science, Housing Policy, and the Harmful Effects of Poverty” Journal of Urban Affairs. . Vol. 30, No. 2, April 2008 (with Judith Feins), 139-148

Review of "A Right to Housing" in the Journal of Regional Science, Vol. 47, No. 2, May 2007.

Fragile Rights in Cities: Rowman and Littlefield, 2007.

"The Political Origins and Implementation of a Federal Social Experiment in Housing Integration: Lessons for the 21st Century?" in Xavier de Souza Briggs (ed.) The Geography of Opportunity: Race and Housing Choice in Metropolitan America. Washington, DC: Brookings Institute Press. 2005.

Choosing a Better Life? Evaluating the Moving to Opportunity Experiment (co-authored with Judith Feins). The Urban Institute Press, May 2003.

Mortgage Lending, Racial Discrimination and Federal Policy. Washington, DC: The Urban Institute Press, 1996.

Academic Activities:

C.U.N.Y., Baruch College & Graduate Center, Professor, Public Affairs & Political Science, 1999-present.

University of North Carolina, Visiting Professor, Dept. of City & Regional Planning, 1979-1980

CUNY Graduate Center, Associate Professor, Sociology, 1972-1978

Washington University, Assistant to Associate Professor, Sociology, 1967-1972

Professional Activities:

Neighborhood Investment Advisory Panel Research Committee, New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development: 2005-2008

Advisory Board for Research, Poverty&Race Action Council, 2004-present

The President’s Initiative on Race, the White House, Acting Deputy Director 1997-1999

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Office of Research 1978-1999

U.S. Commission on International Migration & Cooperative Economic Development, Research Associate 1988-1989

U.S. Senate Committee on Immigration & Refugee Policy, Congressional Fellow 1986

Awards Honors etc:

A Three City Study of The Moving to Opportunity experiment: Causal Pathways and Qualitative Research: WT Grant, Rockefeller Foundation, Annie Casey Foundation. 2003-2007.

Ford Foundation and Fannie Mae Foundation. "Research on the Federal Fair Housing Act." 2002-2005.

Surdna Foundation, Lavanburg Foundation, Fannie Mae Foundation, the United Way, New York: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the National Housing Act: Past Trends and Future Policies. 2000.

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