The Urban Affairs Association (UAA) is inaugurating an award for Contribution to the Field of Urban Affairs for individuals whose body of work has contributed to defining the field.  One or more awards will be given annually at the Annual Meeting of the UAA.  The individual(s) will be recognized for significantly shaping the field of Urban Affairs based on one or more of the following criteria:

  • Scholarship in urban affairs that influences the thinking of academics and practitioners over an extended career;
  • Significant teaching and mentoring of junior scholars; and,
  • Distinguished professional service that advances the work of urban affairs practitioners.

The recipient receives a plaque and a complimentary registration to the UAA conference. The first such award is planned for presentation at the San Antonio conference on March 21, 2014 during the annual Awards and Recognition Luncheon.

Deadline for Nominations: January 10, 2014 (5:00pm EST)

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