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UAlbany News Podcast: Opportunity Zones with Timothy Weaver

Weaver is an assistant professor of political science at UAlbany. Photo by Brian Busher.

ALBANY, N.Y. (Dec. 11, 2018) On the last episode for 2018, we take a closer look at what political scientists call "Opportunity Zones," or economically-distressed communities. Our guest for this episode is Timothy Weaver, an assistant professor of political science at UAlbany's Rockefeller College. His research focuses on urban policy and the role of race, class and culture in American politics.

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Weaver is the author of 'Blazing the Neoliberal Trail: Urban Political Development in the United States and the United Kingdom' (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016).

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