Daniel J. Monti Saint Louis University, USA
Daniel J. Monti, Jr. is Professor of Public Policy and Urban Affairs at Saint Louis University. A graduate of Oberlin College and the University of North Carolina, he is a former Woodrow Wilson Fellow and has written extensively on matters of urban affairs, race and ethnic relations, American civic life, inner-city redevelopment, and youth gangs. He has been involved in an ongoing study of civic culture as it is expressed in cities across the United States and around the world. His books include Engaging Strangers: Civil Rites, Civic Capitalism, and Public Order in Boston (Fairleigh Dickinson University, 2013),The American City: A Social and Cultural History (Blackwell, 1999), Wannabe: Gangs in Suburbs and Schools (Blackwell, 1994), and Race, Redevelopment, and the New Company Town (SUNY Press, 1990).