Michael Maly holds a B.A. from St. Mary’s University of Minnesota, and a M.A. and Ph.D. from Loyola University of Chicago. Specializing in urban sociology, policy, and research methods, he teaches courses in urban policy, research methods, the sociology of sport, and race and housing. Author of the book, Beyond Segregation: Multiracial and Multiethnic Neighborhoods in the United States (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2005), his research focuses on neighborhood racial change, race and housing, and residential integration/segregation. He has also written numerous articles on racial integration in U.S. urban areas and the role of community organizations in maintaining integration. He is currently working on a book examining whites who grew up in racially changing neighborhoods on Chicago’s Southwest and West Sides.