Ronnie Dunn

Associate Professor of Urban Studies, Cleveland State University

Areas of Expertise

  • Racial profiling
  • Urban sociology
  • Urban studies
  • Health disparities


Ronnie Dunn, Associate Professor of Urban Studies at Cleveland State University, is an expert in urban and social policy, racial profiling, racial inequality, issues affecting children and families living in urban areas, minority populations and the urban poor. 

Dunn was appointed by the governor to the Ohio Collaborative Community-Police Advisory Board and he serves as the chairman of the Board of Commissioners of the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority. He is a member of the NAACP Legal Redress Committee, the Urban Affairs Association, American Sociological Association and Association of Black Sociologists. He has been featured in Who’s Who in Black Cleveland. 

He has been published in various scholarly journals including the Journal of Urban Affairs, Journal of Health and Communication and Public Performance & Management Review.

Dunn received his Ph.D. in Urban Studies from Cleveland State University.