Several new faculty members joined the program in the past two years: Charles Allison (MBA, Harvard). An Associate Professor of Professional Practice, Charles has more than 20 years of experience in investment banking, direct private market and foundation investing, economic development finance, and renewable energy, especially biodiesel and solar power. He teaches courses in finance … Read More
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Thomas J. Vicino (Department of Political Science and School of Public Policy & Urban Affairs, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts). Professor Vicino was recently appointed Chair of the Master of Public Administration Program. Program inquiries can be sent to Professor Vicino at firstname.lastname@example.org.
David Imbroscio (Department of Urban and Public Affairs, University of Louisville). David Imbroscio was recently named Director of the PhD program in Urban and Public Affairs at the University of Louisville. He is building upon the Department’s considerable academic resources and the strong urban mission of the University to strengthen this intellectually-exciting and practically-engaged urban … Read More
Erualdo González (Department of Chicana and Chicano Studies, California State University, Fullerton). Professor González was recently awarded a $75,000 grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation for his work on physical activity among Latino youth, the grassroots, and community development policy. He is the guest editor of the forthcoming (2012) special issue “Health Disparities in … Read More
Robert Silverman (Department of Urban and Regional Planning, University at Buffalo). Robert Silverman and Kelly Patterson published the co-edited book, Fair and Affordable Housing in the US: Trends, Outcomes, Future Directions. He also published the chapter (co-authored with Kelly Patterson and Henry Taylor) titled, “Including Voices of the Excluded: Lessons from Buffalo, NY” in the … Read More
Maureen Hellwig, PhD (Senior Director of Programs, Erie Neighborhood House, Chicago) On December 9, 2011, Dr. Hellwig received an award from the City Colleges of Chicago: “In recognition of Your Outstanding Leadership and Commitment to Education” for her efforts to connect and integrate community leaders in the fields of adult education and workforce development with … Read More
Gregory D. Squires (Department of Sociology and Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration, George Washington University). Professor Squires received the Robert and Helen Lynd Lifetime Achievement Award from the Community and Urban Sociology Section of the American Sociological Association.
Todd Swanstrom (Department of Political Science, University of Missouri-St. Louis) recently co-edited (with Clarissa Hayward, Washington University in Saint Louis) Justice and the American Metropolis (University of Minnesota Press, 2011) Today’s American cities and suburbs are the sites of “thick injustice”—unjust power relations that are densely concentrated as well as opaque and seemingly intractable. Identifying … Read More
Dawn Jourdan (Urban and Regional Planning/Law, University of Florida). Dr. Jourdan has accepted the position of Division Director of City and Regional Planning at the University of Oklahoma in Norman.