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Liza Steele on Living in Culturally Diverse Cities

Assistant Professor of Sociology says diverse environments foster creativity.

When asked “What are the main benefits of living in an ethnically diverse city?” Liza Steele replied,

“One very well-established benefit is that diverse environments foster creativity. But there are too many benefits to name. On the other hand, I cannot think of a single benefit of living in an ethnically homogenous city.”

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Liza Steele is assistant professor of sociology and contributes to the Latin American studies program.