Jamila Boudlali (she/her)

Graduate Research Assistant

Jamila Boudlali is an archival researcher/writer for Mapping Prejudice. She is currently enrolled as a student in the Master of Urban Planning program at the Humphrey School at the University of Minnesota with a focus on Housing and Community Development. She is interested in exploring the historical factors that contributed to current inequalities, as well as working to increase access to affordable housing globally and locally.

In 2012, she graduated from the University of Minnesota receiving a Bachelor’s degree in Geography. Before coming to Mapping Prejudice, she spent several years at the Minnesota Historical Society, Minneapolis Public Schools and the Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State, as well as working in community organizations.

In her spare time she enjoys baking, exploring different parks and traveling.

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