My research explores the political economy of land in Rust Belt cities. In my current work on Chicago, I combine archival and ethnographic methods to examine the mechanisms that embed race – as a modality of differential (de)valuation crucial for capital's circulation – within the economic, legal, and institutional infrastructures shaping access to land.
- GEOG 106: Geographies of Globalization (Instructor; Fall 2016)
- GEOG 495: Geographies of Social Difference (Instructor; Fall 2019; At Danville Correctional Facility through UIUC Education Justice Project)
- GEOG 210: Social and Environmental Issues (Instructor; Winter 2017)
- GEOG 101: Global Development and Environment (Instructor; Summer 2020)
- GLBL 240: Global Health (Fall 2020)
- GEOG 210: Social and Environmental Issues (TA; Spring 2018)
- GEOG 466: Environmental Policy (TA; Spring 2016)
Zaimi, R. (2020). Making real estate markets: the co-production of race and property value in early-20th-century appraisal science. Antipode 52(5): 1539-1559.