Project Title: Participatory Urban Democracy: Levels of Institutionalization in Master Planning Processes in Flint and Detroit

Faculty Sponsor: Jacob Lederman

Department: Sociology

Telephone: 917.605.4933

E-Mail: jaclede@umflint.edu

Project Description: Please click here to view the project description.

Student Tasks & Responsibilities:  

  • Attendance at community meetings with note-taking responsibilities
  • Transcribe interviews
  • Conduct secondary analysis and research of public statements, press accounts etc. of Master Plan implementation in Flint/Detroit
  • Conduct discourse analysis with supervision of PI

Minimum Student Qualifications: 

  • Majoring in Sociology or anthropology
  • Familiarity with city government in Flint
  • Interest in urban sociology