Beck works in the area of community economic development, local policy, and persistent poverty. He is currently researching the relationship between geography, spatial inequality, place labeling, and the historical consequences of negative labels for community well-being.
477.001Community Project Design And Management
361.001Architecture, Power, and Interaction: Urban Social Life
498.001Professional Practice In Anthropology Final Year
498.001Professional Practice: Community Development Last Year
498.001Professional Practice:Applied Community Development Last Year
498.001Professional Practice:Community Development Final Year
498.001Professional Practice:In Sociology Final Year
Community and Urban Sociology; Community Development; Demography; Sociology of Education; Social Statistics (undergraduate and graduate); Urban Soc.; Community; Intro. Soc.; Senior Experience; Foundations of Inquiry.
Community and economic development practice, rural community well-being, spatial inequality, persistently poor communities