Todd Swanstrom
Location: St. Louis, U.S.
E-Mail: swansttf@gmail.com
Website: Todd Swanstrom
Research statement:

Swanstrom, T.; Plöger, J. (2020): What to Make of Gentrification in Older Industrial Cities? Comparing St. Louis (USA) and Dortmund (Germany). In: Urban Affairs Review (under review)

Swanstrom, T.; Webber, H. S.; Metzger, M. W. (2017): Rebound Neighborhoods in Older Industrial Cities: The Case of St. Louis. In: Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (ed.): Economic Mobility: Research & Ideas on Strengthening Families, Communities & the Economy , 325-352.

Swanstrom, T. (2016): The Incompleteness of Comprehensive Community Revitalization. In: DeFillipis, J. (ed.): Urban Policy in the Time of Obama, Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press, 211-230.

Dreier, P.; Mollenkopf, J.; Swanstrom, T. (2014): Place Matters: Metropolitics for the Twenty-First Century. 3rd ed., University Press of Kansas.

Jörg Plöger
Location: Dortmund, Germany
Email: joerg.ploeger@ils-forschung.de
Website: Jörg Plöger
Research statement:

Plöger, J. (2020): Stuck in Place? – Knowledge Sector Employers’ Recruiting between Internationalisation and Regional Embeddedness. In: Regional Studies (under review)

Müller, A.L.; Plöger, J. (2020): Arbeitsbezogene Migration von Hochqualifizierten – ein Plädoyer für eine geographische Perspektive. In: Geographische Zeitschrift (open access: https://elibrary.steiner-verlag.de/article/10.25162/gz-2019-0018)

Plöger, J.; Kubiak, S. (2019): Becoming “the internationals” – how place shapes the sense of belonging and group formation of high-skilled migrants. In: Journal of International Migration and Integration, 20(1), 307-321.

Tippel, C.; Plöger, J.; Becker, A. (2017): ‘I don’t care about the city’ – The role of connections in job-related mobility decisions of skilled professionals. In: Regional Studies Regional Science, 4 (1), 94-108.

Plöger, J. (2016): High-Skilled Migrants, Place Ties and Urban Policy-Making – Putting Housing on the Agenda. In: van Riemsdijk, Micheline; Wang, Qingfang (eds.): Rethinking International Skilled Migration – A Place-Based and Spatial Perspective. Routledge, 154–172.

Florian Sichling
Location: St. Louis, U.S.
E-Mail: sichlingf@umsl.edu
Website: Florian Sichling
Research statement:

Sichling, F. (in preparation): Outsiders Looking in: Exploring the School-to-Work Transitions of Immigrant Youth in Dortmund and Chicago.

Sichling, F. (2017): Diversity on the Urban Margin: The Influence of Social Networks on the Transition to Adulthood of Disadvantaged Immigrant Youth. In: Geoforum

Sichling, F.; Roth, B.J. (2016): Perceived Advantages: The Influence of Urban and Suburban Neighborhood Context on the Socialization and Adaptation of Mexican Immigrant Young Men. In: Ethnic and Racial Studies, 4(6), 891-911.

Susanne Frank
Location: Dortmund, Germany
Email: susanne.frank@tu-dortmund.de
Website: Susanne Frank
Research Statement:

Frank, S. (2018): Das Phoenix-Projekt und die große Erzählung vom Neuen Dortmund: Diskussionen um ‚gefühlte‘ Gentrifizierung im Stadtteil Hörde. In: Gestring, N.; Jan Wehrheim, J. (eds.): Urbanität im 21. Jahrhundert. Eine Fest- und Freundschaftsschrift für Walter Siebel. Frankfurt/New York, 196-214.

Frank, S. (2018): Gentrifizierung / Gentrification. In: Akademie für Raumforschung und Landesplanung (eds.): Handwörterbuch der Stadt- und Raumentwicklung. Hannover, 779-787.

Frank, S. (2016): Inner-City Suburbanization – no contradiction in terms. Middle-class family enclaves are spreading in the cities. In: Raumforschung und Raumordnung. DOI 10.1007/s13147-016-0444-1.

Frank, S.; Greiwe, U. (2012): Phoenix aus der Asche. Das „neue Dortmund“ baut sich seine „erste Adresse“. In: Informationen zur Raumentwicklung. 11/12, 575-587.

Alan Mallach
Location: St. Louis, U.S.
Email: amallach@communityprogress.net
Website: Alan Mallach
Research Statement:

Mallach, A. (2019): Over the edge: Trajectories of African-American middle neighborhoods in St. Louis since 2000. In: Journal of Urban Affairs

Mallach, A. (2015): What drives neighbourhood trajectories in legacy cities? Understanding the dynamics of change. Lincoln Institute of Land Policy. Working Paper WP15AM1.

Mallach, A. (2015): The Uncoupling of the Economic City: Increasing Spatial and Economic Polarization in American Older Industrial Cities. In: Urban Affairs Review, 51 (4), 443-473.

Mallach, A. (2014): Connecting the Dots for Urban Revitalization: Lessons from Dortmund, Germany. Washington, DC: The German Marshall Fund.

Mallach, A. (ed.) (2012): Rebuilding America’s Legacy Cities: New Directions for the Industrial Heartland. The American Assembly.

Sabine Weck
Location: Dortmund, Germany
Email: sabine.weck@ils-forschung.de
Website: Sabine Weck
Research Statement:

Frank, S.; Weck, S. (2018): Being Good Parents or Being Good Citizens: Dilemmas and Contradictions of Urban Families in Middle-Class Enclaves and Mixed Neighbourhoods in Germany. In: International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, 4(1), 20–35

Hanhörster, H.; Weck, S. (2016): Cross-Local Ties to Migrant Neighborhoods: The Resource Transfers of Out-Migrating Turkish Middle-Class Households. In: Cities, 59, 193–199.

Hanhörster, H.; Weck, S.; Fischer-Krapohl, Y. (2015): Ethnic Entrepreneurship: Interlinked Business and Residential Location Choices. In: Mason, C.; Reuschke, D.; Syrett, S.; van Ham, M. (eds.): Entrepreneurship in Cities. Neighbourhoods, Households and Homes. Cheltenham/Gloucestershire, 154–174.

Madanipour, A.; Weck, S. (2015): Social Exclusion and Poverty in Europe: Territorial Patterns (editorial). In: Local Economy, 30(7), 715–720.

Adriano Udani
Location: St. Louis, U.S.
Email: udania@umsl.edu
Website: Adriano Udani
Research Statement:

Udani, A. (2017): Inferring What Hardliners Would Do: Assessing Factual Knowledge of State Policies on Immigrant Treatment in the United States. In: Politics, Groups, and Identities, DOI: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/21565503.2016.1247733

Udani, A. (2016): The Impact of Temporary Immigrant Workforce Growth on Employee Verification Policies in the United States. In: Policy Studies Journal, 44(4), 449-470.

Udani, A. (2012): Thwarting Federal Immigration Reform: The Politics of Welfare Devolution in the United States. In: LeMay, M. (ed.): Immigration History, ABC-CLIO.

Heike Hanhörster
Location: Dortmund, Germany
Email: heike.hanhoerster@ils-forschung.de
Website: Heike Hanhörster
Research Statement:

Hanhörster, H. (2015): Should I stay or Should I go? Turkish Homeowners in Low Income Neighbourhoods. In: Urban Studies, 52 (6), 3106–3122.

Hanhörster, H. (2015): `You feel at home where you take root´: Neighbourhood Choice and Belonging of Turkish middle-class Households. In: Sociologia Urbana e Rurale 105, 36–49.

Weck, S.; Hanhörster, H. (2014): Seeking Urbanity or Seeking Diversity? Middle-class family households in a mixed neighbourhood in Germany. In: Journal of Housing and the Built Environment, First published online on Oct, 21, 2014, DOI: 10.1007/s10901-014-9425-2 http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10901-014-9425-2