2017 Award:
The award will be given to a paper published in Volume 38 (year 2016).
The award decision will be made by February 15, 2017.

This annual award, initiated in 2003 (based on articles published in 2002), gives recognition to a paper published in the Journal of Urban Affairs that is considered particularly outstanding as a scholarly contribution to the field of urban affairs.

Each spring the award is determined by a committee appointed by the Chair of the UAA Governing Board. All articles published in the most recent complete volume of the journal are automatically eligible for consideration. The committee chair reports the decision to the UAA Executive Director and the Chair of the Governing Board. The recipient is notified by the UAA Executive Office.

The recipient(s) of the award is given a complimentary conference registration and a plaque presented during the UAA annual meeting.

Previous Winners

Note: Award year in parenthesis denotes year when the award was given. Article would have been published the previous year.