Gregory D. Squires
Title — Professor of Sociology and Public Policy & Public Administration
Office — Phillips 409 A
Phone — 202-994-6894
E-mail — email@example.com
- Inequality and the Subprime Lending Crisis (Gregory D. Squires, Derek Hyra, and Robert Renner) - Cybersegregation: Is Neil a More Desirable Tenant than Tyrone or Jorge? (Samantha Friedman and Gregory D. Squires) - Analyzing Foreclosure Rates in African American Neighborhoods in Louisville (John Gilderbloom, Joshua D. Ambrosius, Katrin Anacker, Matthew Hanka, Zach Kenitzer, and Gregory D. Squires)
Gregory D. Squires is a Professor of Sociology and Public Policy and Public Administration at George Washington University. Currently he is a member of the Board of Directors of the Woodstock Institute, the Advisory Board of the John Marshall Law School Fair Housing Legal Support Center in Chicago, Illinois and the Social Science Advisory Board of the Poverty & Race Research Action Council in Washington, DC. He has served as a consultant and expert witness for fair housing groups and civil rights organizations around the country including HUD, the National Fair Housing Alliance, the National Community Reinvestment Coalition, and many others. He also served a three-year term as a member of the Consumer Advisory Council of the Federal Reserve Board. He has written for several academic journals and general interest publications including Social Problems, Social Science Quarterly, Urban Affairs Review, Journal of Urban Affairs, The Nation, The American Prospect, New York Times, and Washington Post. Prior to joining the faculty at George Washington he taught at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and served as a research analyst for the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights.
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Forthcoming. Marcus Raskin and Gregory D. Squires (ed) Warfare Welfare: The Not So Hidden Costs of America's Permanent War Economy. Herndon, VA: Potomac Book.
2010. Hartman, Chester and Gregory D. Squires (eds). The Integration Debate: Competing Futures for American Cities. New York: Routledge.
2007. Gregory D. Squires (ed). Urban Sprawl: Causes, Consequences, and Policy Responses. Washington, DC: The Urban Institute Press. 2nd printing with new preface by editor.
2006. Gregory D. Squires and Charis E. Kubrin. Privileged Places: Race, Residence, and the Structure of Opportunity. Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers. To learn more about this book, click here.
2006. Chester Hartman and Gregory D. Squires (eds). There Is No Such Thing as a Natural Disaster: Race, Class, and Katrina. New York: Routledge.
2004. Gregory D. Squires (ed). Why the Poor Pay More: How to Stop Predatory Lending. Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing Group.
2003. Gregory D. Squires (ed). Organizing Access to Capital: Advocacy and the Democratization of Financial Institutions. Philadelphia: Temple University Press.
2011. Charis E. Kubrin, Gregory D. Squires, Steven Graves, and Graham C. Ousey. "Does Fringe Banking Exacerbate Neighborhood Crime Rates? Social Disorganization and the Ecology of Payday Lending," Criminology and Public Policy. 10(2): 435-466.
2011. Ross, Lauren M. and Gregory D. Squires. “The Personal Costs of Subprime Lending and the Foreclosure Crisis: A Matter of Trust, Insecurity, and Institutional Deception.” Social Science Quarterly, 92(1): 140-163.
2010. Gregory D. Squires. "Social Insecurity: The Roller Coaster Ride of America's Middle Class," invited Foreward. Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics, and Public Policy, 24 (2): 285-291.
2010. Gregory D. Squires and Derek Hyra. "Foreclosures - Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow," invited and refereed contribution to "Symposium on Obama's Urban Policy, City & Community 9(1): 50-60.
2009. Nandinee Kutty and Gregory D. Squires. "Shelter from the Storm: The Multi-Dimensional Housing Crisis." New Labor Forum. 18(3): 37-46.
2008-09. Gregory D. Squires. "Uneven Development and Unequal Access to Housing Finance Services." New York Law School Law Review 53(2): 255-268.
2008. John Atlas, Peter Dreier, and Gregory D. Squires. "Foreclosing on the Free Market: How to Remedy the Subprime Catastrophe." New Labor Forum 17(3):18-29.
2007. Gregory D. Squires. "Demobilization of the Individualistic Bias: Housing Market Discrimination as a Contributor to Labor Market and Economic Inequality," Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Sciences.
2006. Gregory D. Squires. "Reintroducing the Black/White Divide in Racial Discourse," New Politics, X (4): 12-15.
2006. Gregory D. Squires and Jan Chadwick. "Linguistic Profiling: A Continuing Tradition of Discrimination in the Home Insurance Industry," Urban Affairs Review, 41 (3): 400-415.
2005. Samantha Friedman and Gregory D. Squires. "Does the Community Reinvestment Act Help Minorities Access Traditionally Inaccessible Neighborhoods?," Social Problems 52 (2): 209-231.
2005. John Farley and Gregory D. Squires. "Fences and Neighbors: Segregation in 21st Century America," Contexts 4 (1): 33-39.
Reprinted in Jeff Goodwin and James M. Jasper (Eds.) 2008. The Contexts Reader. NY: W.W. Norton & Company. Pp. 456-464. Reprinted in Elizabeth Higginbotham and Margaret L. Anderson (Eds.) Race and Ethnicity Society: The Changing Landscape, 2nd Edition. Belmond, CA: Wadsworth. Reprinted in David M. Newman and Jodi O'Brien (Eds.) Sociology: Exploring the Architecture of Everyday Life, 7th Edition. Thousand Oaks, CA: Pine Forge Press.
2005. Gregory D. Squires and Charis E. Kubrin. "Privileged Places: Race, Uneven Development, and the Geography of Opportunity in Urban America," Urban Studies 42, (1): 47-68. To read this paper, click here.
2003. Gregory D. Squires. "Racial Profiling, Insurance Style: Insurance Redlining and the Uneven Development of Metropolitan America," Journal of Urban Affairs.
2002. Gregory D. Squires, Samantha Friedman, and Catherine E. Saidat. "Experiencing Residential Segregation: A Contemporary Study of Washington, DC," Urban Affairs Review 38 (2): 155-183.
Reprinted in David P. Varady (Ed.) 2005. Urban Spatial Segregation: A Land Policy Perspective. SUNY Press.
Reprinted in Marlene Kim (Ed.) 2007. Race, Work and Economic Opportunity in the 21st Century. NY: Routledge.
Forthcoming. Gregory D. Squires. "Segregation as a Driver of Subprime Lending and the Ensuing Economic Fallout," in Rob Silverman (ed) Fair and Affordable Housing in the US: Trends, Outcomes, Future Directions. Boston: Brill.
2011. Gregory D. Squires. "Predatory Lending: Redlining in Reverse," in Myron Levine (ed) Urban Society 15th Edition. New York: McGraw Hill. 15-17. Reprinted from Shelterforce. January/February 2005.
2011. Gregory D. Squires. "While Privilege." In C. McIlwain & S.M. Caliendo (eds.), Routledge Companion to Race & Ethnicity. London, England: Routledge. 231-232.
2010. Chester Hartman and Gregory D. Squires. "Katrina and Kids: The Impact, the Sequel," in Adenrele Awotona (ed.) Rebuilding Sustainable Communities for Children and their Families After Disasters: A Global Survey, Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. 159-169.
2009. Gregory D. Squires and Jan Chadwick. "From Redlining to Reinvestment: ACORN and the Emergence of a Community Reinvestment Infrastructure," in Robert Fisher (ed.) The People Shall Rule: ACORN, Community Organizing, and the Struggle for Economic Justice. Nashville, TN: Vanderbilt University.
2009. Chester Hartman and Gregory D. Squires. "Disasters and Community Economic Development: Lessons from New Orleans," in Roger Clay and Susan Jones (eds.) Community Economic Development: A Legal Guide for Advocates, Lawyers and Policymakers. Chicago: American Bar Association.
2009. Gregory D. Squires. "Inequality and Access to Financial Services" in Johanna Niemi-Kiesilainen, Iain Ramsay, and Bill Whitford (Eds.) Consumer Credit, Over-Indebtedness and Bankruptcy: National and International Dimensions. Oxford, UK: Hart Publishing.
2009. Gregory D. Squires. "Katrina's Race and Class Effects Were Planned" in Abby L. Ferber, Andrea O'Reilly Herrera, Christina Jimenez, and Dena Samuels (Eds.) The Matrix Reader: Examining the Dynamics of Oppression and Privilege. New York: McGraw-Hill. Reprinted from Progressive Planning, No. 167:10-11.
2008. Gregory D. Squires. "The Prospects and Pitfalls of Fair Housing Enforcement Efforts" in James H. Carr and Nandinee K. Kutty (Eds.) Segregation: The Rising Costs for America. New York: Routledge Publications.
2008. Chester Hartman and Gregory D. Squires. "The Social Construction of Disaster: New Orleans as the Paradigmatic American City" in Manning Marable and Kristen Clarke (Eds.) Seeking Higher Ground: The Race, Public Policy and Hurricane Katrina Crisis Reader. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.
2008. Gregory D. Squires. "No Progress without Protest" in James DeFilippis and Susan Saegert (Eds.) The Community Development Reader. New York: Routledge Publications. Reprinted from Shelterforce XXV(2):12-15.
SOC 1001: Introduction to Sociology
SOC 2169: Urban Sociology
SOC 6245: Race Relations
SOC 6248: Race and Urban Redevelopment
SOC 6252: War and the Welfare State
SOC 0801: Poverty, Place, and Race: The Sociology of Urban Inequality
Honors 2175: Color and Community: Racial Inequality in Urban America