Garnette Cadogan is an essayist whose research explores the promise and perils of urban life, the vitality and inequality of cities, and the challenges of pluralism. Named by the literary magazine _Freeman's _as one of 29 writers from around the world who "represent the future of new writing” in 2017, he writes about culture and the arts for various publications. Cadogan is the Tunney Lee Distinguished Lecturer in Urbanism at MIT. He was a Martin Luther King Jr. Visiting Scholar (2017-2018) at DUSP, and a Visiting Scholar at the Institute for Public Knowledge at New York University and a Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture at the University of Virginia.