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Mumm is a cultural anthropologist interested in gentrification, race and
racism, Latino community formations in Chicago, and the intersections of latinidad and whiteness. He is currently the Latinx Historian in a
yearlong youth project involving DNA testing, genealogical work, interviewing,
and archival research through the Logan Square Neighborhood Association. He has articles in CENTRO Journal and Focaal:
The Journal of Global Anthropology, and is collaborating on a comparative GIS
mapping project on race, housing and property value, and a digital ethnography
of online gentrification discourses in Humboldt Park.