All contributors have a significant number of scholarly publications. The following description is limited to the current position and one or two publications for each author.
SUZANNE M. BIANCHI is a demographer with the U.S. Bureau of the Census, Center for Demographic Studies. She is the author of Household Composition and Racial Inequality.
ROBERT D. BULLARD is an associate professor of Sociology at Texas Southern University in Houston. Dr. Bullard is a leading scholar in the area of black housing problems. He is the author of the forthcoming book: Blacks in Boomtown USA: People and Neighborhoods in Transition.
JOE T. DARDEN is the dean of Urban Affairs Programs and a professor of Geography and Urban Affairs at Michigan State University. Dr. Darden has served as an expert witness in court cases regarding school desegregation. He is the author of Afro-Americans in Pittsburgh: The Residential Segregation of a People. He was the recipient of Michigan State University's Distinguished Faculty Award in 1984.
REYNOLDS FARLEY is a professor in the Department of Sociology and a research scientist at the Center for Population Studies at the University of Michigan. He is the author of Growth of the Black Population, and the coauthor of the 1980 census monograph on the black population.
JOHN M. GOERING currently directs and conducts civil rights research and evaluation studies at the Office of Policy Development and Research, HUD. He is the editor of the forthcoming book: Housing Desegregation, Race, and Federal Policies.