YOU'RE JOKING… Right? Researcher Studies Gangs by Becoming a Member


(At first glance this guy would NOT fit in and would be suspect in the Ghetto. He does express this)

For seven years, sociologist Sudhir Venkatesh led a double life.For days, Venkatesh stayed inside one of Chicago’s worst housing projects living with poor families and hanging out with gang members. Then he would return to the tony neighborhood of Hyde Park, where he was a graduate student at the University of Chicago.