Teaser Episode – Andrea Gibbons

Dr. Andrea Gibbons is a researcher at the Sustainable Housing and Urban Studies Unit at The University of Salford where she works on housing, homelessness and public health. She holds a PhD in geography from The London School of Economics. Her forthcoming book, City of Segregation: 100 Years of Struggle for Housing in Los Angeles is scheduled for release by Verso in 2018.

“When you fight to change something, that’s when you really understand what power is, ’cause you always hit a wall [. . . ] That was written into my original proposal this idea that I wanted to explore those limits and the only way to really do that is through what people had tried to achieve and why that failed.”