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 2020-2021 Governing Board

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Hélène Bélanger
2020-2023 (1st term)
Professor
Department of Urban Studies and Tourism
Université du Québec à Montréal

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Margaret Cowell
2020-2023 (1st term)
Associate Professor
Urban Affairs and Planning
Virginia Tech University

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Prentiss Dantzler
2020-2023 (1st term)
Assistant Professor
Urban Studies Institute
Georgia State University

Kitty Kelly Epstein

Kitty Kelly Epstein
2020-2023 (2nd term)
Associate Professor of Education
Department of Education
Holy Names University

Arturo Flores

Arturo Flores
2020-2023 (2nd term)
Citizen Participation Director of the Mexico City Electoral Institute
National Autonomous University of Mexico & Anahuac University

Andrew Greenlee

Andrew J. Greenlee
2020-2023 (2nd 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, Vice-Chair
2019-2022 (2nd term)
Assistant Professor
City and Regional Planning
Ohio State University

Elsie Harper-Anderson, Secretary
2018-2021 (1st term)
Associate Professor and Director of Ph.D. in Public Policy and Administration Program
Virginia Commonwealth University

Paul Jargowsky, Treasurer
2018-2021 (1st term)
Professor – Rutgers University – Camden
Director – Center for Urban Research & Urban Education

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Kimberley Johnson
2019-2022 (2nd term)
Professor
Department of Social and Cultural Analysis
New York University

Mark Joseph

Mark Joseph
2019-2022 (1st term)
Associate Professor
Jack, Joseph and Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences
Case Western Reserve University

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Akira Drake Rodriguez
2020-2023 (1st term)
Joint Lecturer
School of Design &
School of Social Policy & Practice
University of Pennsylvania

Rosie Tighe
2018-2021 (1st term)
Associate Professor
Urban Studies
Cleveland State University

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Thomas J. Vicino, Chair
2020-2023 (2nd term)
Professor
Department of Political Science and the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs
Northeastern University

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Lin Ye
2020-2023 (1st term)
Professor and Associate Dean
School of Government
Sun Yat-sen University