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Prof. Vicino is Chair of the Master of Public Administration Program. He is also the academic advisor for the Political Science Class of 2015. He teaches at the graduate level in the MPA Program and the Master of Urban and Regional Policy (MURP) Program. At the undergraduate level, he teaches in the Political Science major and the Urban Studies minor.Prof. Vicino specializes in the political economy of cities and suburbs, focusing on issues of metropolitan development, housing, and demographic analysis. He is the author of the book Transforming Race and Class in Suburbia: Decline in Metropolitan Baltimore(Palgrave Macmillan, 2008) and co-author of the bestselling book Cities and Suburbs: New Metropolitan Realities in the US (Routledge, 2010). He has also published numerous book chapters and research articles in peer-reviewed journals.From 2008-2010, he served on the Executive Council of the Urban Politics Section of the American Political Science Association, and he is an active member of the Urban Affairs Association and Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning. He holds a Ph.D. and M.P.P. in Public Policy from the University of Maryland Graduate School, Baltimore where he studied under Prof. Donald F. Norris. Additionally, he holds a B.S.C., cum laude, with departmental honors in political science, from the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida.