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Victor Agadjanian | jimi adams | Boaventura Cau | Sophia Chae |
Carlos Castillo-Chavez | Gerardo Chowell-Puente | Carey Cooper |
Connie Gager | María Hilda García-Pérez | Jennifer Glick | Patricia Gober | Brian Gratton | Steven Haas | Sarah Hayford | Chris Herbst |
Daniel J. Hruschka | Olga Kornienko | Melissa Kovacs | Jennie Kronenfeld |
Francisco Lara-Valencia | Wei Li | Vera Lopez | Nathan Martin |
Eileen Diaz McConnell | Cecilia Menjívar | Alan Murray | Nathan Martin | Masumi Iida | Laura Peck | Deirdre Pfeiffer | Matthew Pittinsky |
Seline Szkupinski Quiroga | David Schaefer | Alexandra Brewis Slade | Carlos Santos | Nicole Weller | Natalie Wilkens | Scott Yabiku


Deirdre Pfeiffer, Assistant Professor
ASU School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning
E-mail: Deirdre.Pfeiffer@asu.edu

The main focus of my research is on how housing planning and policymaking affects the socioeconomic outcomes of diverse groups. I am currently studying trends in exurban migration and using a multi-method approach to assess whether the exurbs are enabling families’ socioeconomic mobility and greater racial equity in access to low poverty communities over time. Another project addresses the outcomes of the recent foreclosure crisis, particularly the extent to which it is exacerbating existing patterns of inequality and segregation. Using property-level data on foreclosures and their prior and subsequent sales, among other sources, I am collaborating with researchers at UCLA and the University of California Santa Barbara to study the factors that affect households’ propensity of default and foreclosure, as well as a foreclosure’s propensity of sale to an investor.  

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