Addressing Power Imbalances that Perpetuate Housing Segregation: Civil Legal Support for Tenants Facing Eviction in Baltimore

Friday, October 4, 2019   

12:15pm – 1:45pm – Armitage Hall, 3rd Flr Faculty Lounge


This presentation will begin with a review of the national context of civil legal support in housing cases. Following this, the presentation will present an overview of the program and findings from the first two years of the program. This presentation will conclude with recommendations for future jurisdictions that may wish to start similar civil legal support programs. 



Dr. Stephanie Dolamore -Assistant Professor of Public Administration 
Departmetn of Public Affiars at Gallaudet University

In this role, Dr. Dolamore teaches in a bilingual Master of Public Administration program serving deaf, hard of hearing, and hearing students working in the Washington D.C. region.

As a scholar, Dr. Dolamore conducts research on the historical and contemporary inequalities promoted by public organizations. As a resident of Baltimore City, Dr. Dolamore conducts research in policy areas directly impacting city residents including unrepresented tenants, public housing tenants, and youth who are homeless. She has conducted program evaluations, case studies, as well as strategic planning and organizational culture analyses involving focus groups, interviews, archival analysis, surveys, and large-scale statistical analyses on national data sets. Dr. Dolamore’s work has been funded through competitive grants as well as published in academic, peer-reviewed journals. She have presented at national and international conferences and received awards for her work.

Dr. Dolamore has a decade of professional experience in the public sector. Most recently, Dr. Dolamore worked at the Schaefer Center for Public Policy, the applied research and public service division of the University of Baltimore’s College of Public Affairs. Dr. Dolamore has taught in the Nonprofit Management Program at Notre Dame of Maryland University and American Government Program at the University of Baltimore. She holds a Doctor of Public Administration from the University of Baltimore, a Master of Nonprofit Management form Florida Atlantic University, and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Florida. You can connect with her on twitter at @sdolamore.

Date & Time
October 4, 2019
12:15 pm-1:45 pm

Event posted in Approved Campus Activity.