David Schalliol teaches Urban Sociology, Visual Sociology, Race and Class, and Introduction to Sociology. His research focuses on urban problems and how neighborhood community members address them, often without outside support. He uses photography and film in many of his projects, including for his in-process documentary film, The Area. David received his bachelor’s degree from Kenyon College and his master’s and doctoral degrees from The University of Chicago. For more information about David and his work, please visit his website: http://davidschalliol.com.