Japonica Brown-Saracino

Japonica Brown-Saracino is Associate Professor of Sociology at Boston University. She is the author of A Neighborhood That Never Changes: Gentrification, Social Preservation, and the Search for Authenticity, which received the Urban Affairs Association Best Book Award. Her new book, How Places Make Us: Novel LBQ Identities in Four Small Cities, is forthcoming with the University of Chicago Press.