Katherine Fennelly and alum Todd Graham report on the changing racial make-up of the suburbs.
A less benign reason for this clustering, says Orfield, is steering by real-estate agents. A paper he coauthored with Katherine Fennelly, a professor of public affairs at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs, took note of a developing suburban segregation "exacerbated by real estate agents who steer white residents away from integrated neighborhoods claiming that 'the schools are bad,' while simultaneously recommending the same neighborhoods to residents of color promoting the schools as 'integrated.' "
May 14, 2012