News from MIT, Department of Urban Studies & Planning

August 4, 2012UAA Community News

THREE NEW FACULTY MEMBERS JOIN MIT/DUSP IN FALL 2012 Over the past year, MIT’s Department of Urban Studies and Planning conducted its largest faculty search in recent memory. As a result, we are delighted to report that this fall we will be welcoming three new faculty members to our department. Gabriella Carolini, Assistant Professor of Urban Studies and Planning: … Read More

Russ Lopez (Northeastern University) published “Building American Public Health: Urban Planning, Architecture, and the Quest for Better Health in the United States”

July 25, 2012UAA Community News

Russ Lopez, Senior Research Associate at the Dukakis Center for Urban and Regional Policy at Northeastern University has published a book, Building American Public Health: Urban Planning, Architecture, and the Quest for Better Health in the United States. Published by Palgrave Macmillan, the book is a history of efforts to manipulate the built environment to … Read More

News from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County

July 22, 2012UAA Community News

Donald F. Norris (Department of Public Policy, UMBC). Dr. Norris contributed to a chapter in the Municipal Yearbook 2012 (International City/County Management Association) that provides a snapshot of e-government in the United States in 2011, including the impact of social media and cloud computing, the reasons for and barriers to adopting e-government, and the overall … Read More

Ravi K. Perry (Clark University) recently accepted a new position at Mississippi State University

June 27, 2012UAA Community News

Ravi K. Perry (Department of Political Science, Clark University) recently accepted a new position as Assistant Professor of Political Science and Stennis Scholar for Municipal Governance at Mississippi State University in the Department of Political Science and Public Administration, beginning Fall 2012. Perry received his Ph.D in Political Science from Brown University in 2009.

J. Rosie Tighe (Appalachian State University) received a Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award

June 25, 2012UAA Community News

J. Rosie Tighe (Department of Geography & Planning, Appalachian State University) received a Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award from the Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) Consortium. These awards are intended to enrich the research and professional growth of young faculty and result in new funding opportunities. The $10,000 award was the only one … Read More