Stephen Danley is the Director of the Center for Urban Research and Education (CURE) and an Associate Professor of Public Policy and Administration at Rutgers-Camden University. He is author of A Neighborhood Politics of Last Resort: Post-Katrina New Orleans and the Right to the City.

He researches protest, such as in his article “They’re Not Building It for Us”: Displacement Pressure, Unwelcomeness, and Protesting Neighborhood Investment which examines protests of gentrification in Camden, NJ and his article Nonprofit segregation: The exclusion and impact of White nonprofit networks which examines the impact of nonprofit segregation in Camden, NJ. 

He also researches participation, including a recently completed a grant with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to study youth participation in their Next Generation Community Leaders initiative.

A proud alumnus of Penn, Stephen received a Marshall Scholarship to attend the University of Oxford’s Nuffield College, where he received his doctorate in the Department of Social Policy and Interventions.