Extended Interview with Center for Urban Research Director John Mollenkopf

October 23, 2012 at 4:00 am

MetroFocus host Rafael Pi Roman and John Mollenkopf, director of the Center for Urban Research at The Graduate Center, CUNY, discuss demographic changes in New York City, and their influence on politics. The October episode of MetroFocus premieres on WLIW21 on Oct. 23 at 10:30 p.m., THIRTEEN on Oct. 25 at 8:30 p.m. and NJTV on Oct. 25 at 10 p.m.

John Mollenkopf directs the Center for Urban Research at The Graduate Center, CUNY, which organizes research and information on issues facing large cities. In this extended interview with Metrofocus host Rafael Pi Roman, he discusses findings of the center’s CUNY Mapping Service, the shifting classes and cultures of New York City, rising immigrant groups and the political significance of these developments.


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