Hank Savitch (Professor of Urban and Public Affairs), won President’s 2012 Distinguished Faculty Award for Career Achievement in the area of “Outstanding Scholarship, Research & Creative Activity” at the University of Louisville.

September 18, 2012UAA Community News

Hank Savitch (Professor of Urban and Public Affairs), won President’s 2012 Distinguished Faculty Award for Career Achievement in the area of “Outstanding Scholarship, Research & Creative Activity” at the University of Louisville.

Robert Silverman (University at Buffalo) published the article, “Making Waves or Treading Water?: An Analysis of Charter Schools in New York State,” in Urban Education.

September 18, 2012UAA Community News

Robert Silverman (Department of Urban and Regional Planning, University at Buffalo) published the article, “Making Waves or Treading Water?: An Analysis of Charter Schools in New York State,” in Urban Education. The article was also the focus of the story “Mediocre Report Card for Charter Schools” in the Pacific Standard.

Christina Rosan (Temple University), Bishwapriya Sanyal (MIT) and Lawrence J. Vale (MIT) co-edited, “Planning Ideas that Matter” (MIT Press 2012)

September 18, 2012UAA Community News

Christina Rosan (Department of Geography and Urban Studies, Temple University) co-edited Planning Ideas that Matter (MIT Press 2012), with Bishwapriya Sanyal (Massachusetts Inst of Technology) and Lawrence J. Vale (Massachusetts Inst of Technology). Over the past hundred years of urbanization and suburbanization, four key themes have shaped urban and regional planning in both theory and practice: … Read More

Elizabeth Mueller (U. of Texas Austin) and Rosie Tighe (Appalachian State U.) Have Co-Edited A New Volume Called “The Affordable Housing Reader”

September 18, 2012UAA Community News

Elizabeth J. Mueller (University of Texas at Austin) and J. Rosie Tighe (Appalachian State University) have co-edited a new volume called The Affordable Housing Reader (Routledge 2012). The Affordable Housing Reader  brings together classic works and contemporary writing on the themes and debates that have animated the field of affordable housing policy as well as the challenges … Read More

Barbara Ferman, (Temple University), recently published, “Educating for Democracy: Reflections from a Work in Progress” in the Journal of Political Science Education

September 11, 2012UAA Community News

Barbara Ferman, (Professor of Political Science and Director of the University Community Collaborative of Philadelphia, Temple University), recently published, “Educating for Democracy: Reflections from a Work in Progress” in the Journal of Political Science Education, (2012) 8:3, 231-250.  Link to article at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15512169.2012.695966

News from INRS-Urbanisation Culture Société

August 21, 2012UAA Community News

New colleague Sandra Breux has been appointed Assistant Professor of Urban Studies in May 2012. Her research focuses on municipal politics, representations of the city and their impact on individual behaviour, the notion of urban project, and the use of mental maps. She holds a Master in Political Science and a PhD in Geography from … Read More

Peter V. Hall (Simon Fraser U.) and Markus Hesse (U. of Luxembourg) have co-edited a new volume titled “Cities, Regions and Flows”

August 21, 2012UAA Community News

Peter V. Hall (Urban Studies, Simon Fraser U.) and Markus Hesse (Urban Studies, U. of Luxembourg) have co-edited a new volume titled “Cities, Regions and Flows” (Routledge). The book examines the significance of flows of goods for urban and regional development, and emphasises the twin processes of integration and disintegration that result from goods movement … Read More