David Schalliol teaches Urban Sociology, Visual Sociology, Race and Class, Black Lives Matter, Social Theory, and Introduction to Sociology. He is interested in the relationship between community and place.

His writing and photographs have appeared in such publications as Social Science ResearchMAS Context, and The New York Times, as well as in numerous exhibitions, including the 2015 and 2017 Chicago Architectural Biennial, the inaugural Belfast Photo Festival, and at the Museum of Contemporary Photography. He is the author of Isolated Building Studies, and regularly contributes to documentary films, including Almost There and Highrise: Out My Window, an interactive documentary that won the 2011 International Digital Emmy for Non-Fiction. His directorial debut, The Area, premiered at the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival in April 2018.

David earned his bachelor’s degree from Kenyon College and his master’s and doctoral degrees from The University of Chicago. For more information about David and his work, please visit his website: http://davidschalliol.com.