Research Interests and Project Expertise
Housing inequality, demography and racial inequality, migration, urban spatial formation
Kobie is a Sociology PhD student at the University of Minnesota with a focus on housing inequality, urban spatial formation. He is a graduate research assistant at the MPC and a population trainee.
Kobie’s research interests include housing inequality, urban revitalization projects, and historic migration patterns of black Americans. Past projects of his include analyzing urban revitalization efforts to determine if neighborhoods that were prioritized differed by racial and class makeup and comparing community organizations within working-class neighborhoods in US cities. As an MPC graduate research assistant, he is currently working on an NSF funded project headed by Dr. Jack DeWaard entitled “Extreme weather disasters, economic losses via migration, and widening spatial inequality in the US.
Erin Eife, Amy Kate Bailey, and Kobie X. Price. “Organizational Populations and Social Mobility Regimes: A Comparison of Working Class Neighborhoods in Chicago and Seattle.” Population Association of America 2019.
Erin Eife, Amy Kate Bailey, and Kobie X. Price. “Organizational Populations and Social Mobility Regimes: A Comparison of Working Class Neighborhoods in Chicago and Seattle.” American Sociological Association Annual Meeting 2018.