We would like to introduce and welcome Shaun Thomas as the new Co-Director of the CSR. Shaun has been a CSR Research Affiliate for the last few years and he welcomes the opportunity and challenges of serving in a leadership role for the Center. He has a number of interdisciplinary collaborative research projects already underway with CSR research affiliates and students. Underpinning much of his past and present research is a focus on the dynamic nature of neighborhoods. The manner in which neighborhoods change, the causes associated with these changes, and the rapidity with which these changes transpire are issues he has and will continue to explore. Shaun is especially excited about collaborative research projects with students affiliated with the CSR.