Carolyn Adams is Professor of Geography and Urban Studies at Temple University and the author of numerous works focusing on Philadelphia, especially its nonprofit sector.
David Bartelt is Professor of Geography and Urban Studies at Temple University, and the author of several articles and monographs that deal with the evolution of housing and community development in Philadelphia.
David Elesh is Associate Professor of Sociology and Director of the Social Science Data Library at Temple University. He has published numerous articles on the consequences of economic and technological change on urban areas and currently focuses on households' choice of community and the sources of metropolitan political fragmentation.
Ira Goldstein is Director of Policy and Information Services for The Reinvestment Fund. He is the author of a recently completed Ford Foundation funded study of predatory lending entitled “Lost Values: a study of predatory lending in Philadelphia.”