Riley Sandel

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Riley Sandel (they/them) is a doctoral student at Wagner, studying public policy and urban sociology. Their research focuses on racialized urban processes (ie., gentrification, segregation, urban renewal) that unevenly distribute benefits and burdens across housing and social policy arenas. They are a research assistant for Associate Professor Jacob William Faber, a Doctoral Fellow at the Furman Center, and an Urban Doctoral Fellow with NYU’s Urban Initiative. Riley studied architecture and urban affairs in the Midwest before coming to NYU.