Dr. Derek Hyra, author and associate professor in the School of Public Affairs at American University, will speak at the “Race, Class and Politics in the Cappuccino City” Brown Bag seminar on Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at noon in the Rhododendron Room of the Mountainlair.

Hyra’s research focuses on processes of neighborhood change, with an emphasis on housing, urban politics and race.

The Brown Bag Seminar is sponsored by the Department of Sociology and Anthropology and Regional Research Institute.