News from the New School’s Program in Urban Policy Analysis & Management

January 11, 2012UAA Community News

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

David Imbroscio (University of Louisville) Named Director of the PhD Program in Urban & Public Affairs at the Univ. of Louisville

January 7, 2012UAA Community News

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 (California State University, Fullerton) Awarded Grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

January 7, 2012UAA Community News

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 (University at Buffalo) Co-edited Book “Fair and Affordable Housing in the US”

January 7, 2012UAA Community News

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 (Erie Neighborhood House) Received Award from the City Colleges of Chicago for Outstanding Leadership

January 7, 2012UAA Community News

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 (George Washington University) Received the Robert & Helen Lynd Lifetime Achievement Award from the Community and Urban Sociology Section of the American Sociological Association

January 7, 2012UAA Community News

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 (Univ of Missouri-St. Louis) Co-edited Book “Justice and the American Metropolis”

January 7, 2012UAA Community News

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