Center for Urban Research and Learning (CURL),
Loyola University Chicago

Director: Dr. Phil Nyden


Philip Nyden, Ph.D., is a professor and former chair of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Loyola. He has done extensive research and writing on urban policy issues, racial and ethnic diversity, and university/community collaboration. Some of his publications include Building Community: Social Science in Action, co-edited with Darryl Burrows, Anne Figert, and Mark Shibley, 1997; Challenging Uneven Development: An Urban Agenda for the 1990's, co-edited with Wim Wiewel, 1991; Chicago: Race, Class, and the Response to Urban Decline, with K. McCourt, L. Bennett, and G. Squires, 1987.