Dr. Todd Michney is a Visiting Assistant Professor in the School of History and Sociology at Georgia Institute of Technology. He earned his M.A. and Ph.D. at the University of Minnesota.  Michney sits on the board of the Urban History Association, and is on the research team at the Center for Urban Innovation at Georgia Tech.

Dr. Michney's interests focus on African American history, urban history, and the history of race and ethnicity. His current research interests include black building tradesmen and the extent of African American access to New Deal mortgage supports. He is currently finalizing his book manuscript, Surrogate Suburbs: Black Upward Mobility and Neighborhood Change in Cleveland, 1900-1980.