Anne Bonds is Associate Professor and Associate Chair of Geography and an affiliate faculty of the Urban Studies Program at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She is a critical human geographer whose research interests include race, racialization, and racial segregation, urban political economy and community development, and housing studies. She is an editor of the journal Urban Geography and currently serves as Chair of the Urban Geography Specialty Group of the American Association of Geographers (AAG). Her work is published in a variety of outlets, including The Annals of the AAG Progress in Human Geography Urban Geography and the Sociological Review
Derek G. Handley is an assistant professor in the English Department’s Public Rhetorics and Community Engagement program, affiliated faculty in the African and African Diaspora Studies Department, and affiliated faculty in the Urban Studies program. His research interests are African American Rhetoric and Literature, Black Freedom Movement, and Rhetorical Theory.
Amber Chavez is a Ph.D. student in the Public Rhetorics and Community Engagement program at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She is a Graduate Teaching Assistant in UWM’s English Department. Her research focuses on access and equity within frameworks of caring. Outside of UW-M, she is involved in community and school based efforts towards racial equity and justice.
Tara Knight is a Ph.D. student in Public Rhetorics and Community Engagement at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She is a Graduate Teaching Assistant in UWM’s English Department and a Project Assistant on the Mapping Racism and Resistance Project. Her current research interests include theories about the body, cultural rhetorics, social justice, and storytelling as methodology.
Mapping Prejudice identifies and maps MP identifies and maps racial covenants, clauses that were inserted into property deeds to keep people who were not White from buying or occupying homes in Hennepin County. From the University of Minnesota Libraries, their interdisciplinary team collaborates with community members to expose the history of structural racism and support the work of reparations.
Reggie Jackson is an award-winning journalist, a graduate of Concordia University, co-owner of Nurturing Diversity Partners. In 2022, Reggie joined The Redress Movement as a member of the research team. He won the 2022 Voice of Justice Award from All of Us or None and the 2021 Carter G. Woodson Memorial Award from the National Education Association.
Jenny Tasse is a Master of Urban Planning student and Project Assistant at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She has previously served as the Director of the Jewish Community Relations Council.
Kat Kocisky is a Ph.D. Candidate in Urban Studies and Research Assistant at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Her research focuses on green gentrification, equitable development, and rail-trail transformations.
Madison Williams is a Ph.D. student in Public Rhetorics and Community Engagement at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She is a GTA in UWM’s English Department and a Research Assistant. Her current research interests revolve around technical communication, rhetoric of place, public rhetorics, and social justice.
Joseph B. Walzer, Ph.D. is a Post-Doctoral Fellow for Mapping Racism and Resistance in Milwaukee. He specializes in race and ethnicity in urban history with an emphasis on Milwaukee. He is revising his dissertation, “Making an Old World Milwaukee: German Heritage, Nostalgia, and the Reshaping of the Twentieth Century City,” for publication by a university press.
Isabella Lemieux is an undergraduate student in Urban Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. As well as doing research for this project, she is also an intern with the Smart City initiative in the City of Racine. She is passionate about making our cities more equitable and safer.