Michael Casiano

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Michael Casiano

Michael Casiano is an assistant professor in UMBC’s Department of American Studies and a core faculty member in UMBC’s Public Humanities minor. His current book project, tentatively entitled Broken City: Race, Property, and Policing in Early Twentieth-Century Baltimore, examines the relationship between everyday policing and urban development during the first-half of the twentieth century. Mike has been involved in grassroots housing justice efforts in Baltimore for the past several years as part of United Workers, a grassroots human rights organization, and Charm City Land Trusts, a community land trust located in East Baltimore’s McElderry Park, where he also lives.