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Myron Orfield, Institute Director, is a professor at the University of Minnesota Law School. He is one of the country's foremost authorities on metropolitan governance, has authored three groundbreaking books on metropolitan affairs, and is a frequent media commentator for PBS, National Public Radio, U.S. News and World Report, the Wall Street Journal and numerous others.

Thomas Luce, Ph.D., Research Director, is an accomplished researcher in metropolitan studies.

Eric Myott, Research Fellow, has a master's degree in geographic information systems and 20 years of experience.

University of Minnesota Law Faculty
Richard Frase
Brad Karkkainen
Alexandra Klass
Perry Moriearty
Hari Osofsky
Kevin Reitz

University of Minnesota, Humphrey School of Public Affairs
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University of Minnesota, School of Public Health
Associate Professor Michael Oakes

Minnesota Spring 2010

Read "Segregated...Again," an article featuring Professor Myron Orfield in the University of Minnesota's alumni magazine, Minnesota (Spring 2010).


The New Metropolis

Professor Orfield is a featured expert in "The New Metropolis," a two-part documentary that examines issues facing America's aging first-ring suburbs.


Read "Suburbs In a New Light" by David Broder (Washington Post, May 1, 2002)


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