Michael Stack joined SLU as an Adjunct in Urban Studies in the Fall 2018 Semester and became a Substitute Lecturer in Fall 2023. Michael holds a B.A. in Political Science from Towson University and a M.S. in Policy Analysis from The New School. He is currently a candidate for his PhD in Public and Urban Policy at The New School. During his time at SLU, Michael has taught various courses including Policy Analysis and Public Administration and has taught two cohorts of NYCHA residents in their Leadership Academy Certificate program. Michael’s research is on equitable development in shrinking cities, specifically he is researching equitable development, the just city and growth in Baltimore, MD. His dissertation is titled, “What Occurs When a Shrinking City Incorporates Equity into Their Planning Strategy: A Case Study on Baltimore, MD and The Port Covington Development.”


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