The Governing Board of the Urban Affairs Association consists of fifteen (15) members. The members of the governing board are nominated and elected by the members of the Association. They serve three-year terms and formally meet as a group twice a year.

UAA 2017-2020 Governing Board


Yasminah Beebeejaun
Yasminah Beebeejaun, Vice-Chair
2017-2020 (2nd term)
Associate Professor
Bartlett School of Planning
University College London

 

Jonathan Davies
Jonathan S. Davies

2017-2020 (2nd term)
Professor
Department of Politics and Public Policy Faculty of Business and Law
De Montfort University

 

Arturo Flores
Arturo Flores
2017-2020 (1st term)
Citizen Participation Director of the Mexico City Electoral Institute
National Autonomous University of Mexico & Anahuac University

 

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Clarissa Sampaio Freitas
2016-2019 (1st term)
Assistant Professor
Departamento de Arquitetura e Urbanismo
Universidade Federal do Ceara

 

Andrew Greenlee
Andrew J. Greenlee
2017-2020 (1st term)
Assistant Professor and the Tschangho John Kim Scholar in Urban and Regional Systems
Department of Urban and Regional Planning
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

 

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Bernadette Hanlon
2016-2019 (1st term)
Assistant Professor
City and Regional Planning
Ohio State University

 

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Kimberley Johnson
2016-2019 (1st term)
Professor and Director
Barnard-Columbia Urban Studies Program
Barnard College

 

Kitty Kelly Epstein
Kitty Kelly Epstein
2017-2020 (1st term)
Associate Professor of Education
Department of Education
Holy Names University

 

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Julia Nevarez
2015-2018 (1st term)
Program Coordinator
Sociology and Social Justice Graduate Program
Kean University

 

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Mai Thi Nguyen, Treasurer
2016-2019 (1st term)
Associate Professor
Department of City & Regional Planning
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

 

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Gordana Rabrenovic

2015-2018 (1st term)
Associate Professor of Sociology
Director of the Brudnick Center on Violence and Conflict
Department of Sociology and Anthropology
Northeastern University

 

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Heywood Sanders, Secretary

2015-2018 (1st term)
Professor
Department of Public Administration
College of Public Policy
The University of Texas at San Antonio

 

Rob Silverman
Robert Silverman, Chair

2015-2018 (2nd term)
Professor and PhD Program Director
Department of Urban and Regional Planning
University at Buffalo

 

Alex Schwartz
Alex Schwartz
2017-2020 (1st term)
Professor
Urban Policy
New School

 

Thomas Vicino
Thomas J. Vicino
2017-2020 (1st term)
Associate Professor
Department of Political Science and the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs
Northeastern University