Detroit’s 300th birthday celebrating a partnership

June 25, 2001

Detroit’s 300th birthday celebrating a partnership

The following University of Michigan faculty are available to assist you in celebrating Detroit’s 300th anniversary. These are only some of the many faculty members who are participating in U-M’s Detroit 300 Theme Semester beginning in September and who are conducting undergraduate classes on various aspects of Detroit, its people, and its history. We have also included faculty with extensive expertise on Detroit, its people, history, economics, political issues, and its future.

Detroit in the Era of Industrialization: Francis X. Blouin, Jr. ( (734) 764-3482 or (734) 764-9376

Detroit, Economic and Racial Trends: Reynolds Farley ( (734) 998-8698

Community Economic Development: Warren C. Whatley ( (734) 764-5256

Detroit, A History of Art and Culture in the Motor City: Rebecca Zurier ( (734) 647-4418

Documentary Film and Community Cultures: Frank Beaver ( (734) 764-0147

Urban Redevelopment and Social Justice: Can We Have Both?: James A. Chaffers ( (734) 936-0213

The Detroit Area Study: Robert Marans ( (734) 763-9818

Developing Community-based Services: Barry Checkoway ( (734) 763-5960

Study of American Families: Arland Thornton ( (734) 764-6324

Politics and Race, Impact of Mass Media on Public Opinion: Donald R. Kinder ( (734) 936-1771

Environmental Racism, Equity and Justice, and Environmental Blackmail: Bunyan I. Bryant ( (734) 763-2470

Multi-racial Dental Health: Marilyn Woolfolk ( (734) 763-3313

Detroit’s 300th anniversaryFrancis X. Blouin, Jr.Reynolds FarleyWarren C. WhatleyRebecca ZurierFrank BeaverJames A. Chaffers