UAA Professional Development Workshops for Graduate Students

November 14, 2016UAA Community News

December 14, 2016 — Workshop Application Deadline Workshop A: The Dissertation Process Workshop B: Publishing Workshop C: Getting Your First Job Part 1. General Job Search Strategies & Issues Part 2. Academic Job Search Intensive: Job Ads, CVs, Job Talks & Interview Process Part 3. Non-Academic Job Search Intensive from A-Z Lunch and Program: Professional … Read More

Routledge to Publish the Journal of Urban Affairs

November 14, 2016UAA Community News

Philadelphia – Taylor & Francis Group and the Urban Affairs Association (UAA) are pleased to announce a new publishing partnership. Beginning with the 2017 Volume, Taylor & Francis will publish and distribute UAA’s highly regarded journal, the Journal of Urban Affairs (JUA), under the Routledge imprint. The Urban Affairs Association is dedicated to creating interdisciplinary … Read More

Refugees and the City

October 19, 2016UAA Community News

By 2030 more than 60% of the world population is projected to live in urban areas. The urbanized world of the future promises to be more diverse but also more unequal both in terms of population distribution as well as the distribution of resources and opportunities. In addition to the rural to urban migration that … Read More

Call for Paper, Panel and Roundtable Proposals: Canadian Political Science Association Local and Urban Politics Section

October 19, 2016UAA Community News

The Local and Urban Politics Section of the Canadian Political Science Association is very pleased to invite proposals for panels, roundtables and individual presentations for the Annual Meeting of the Canadian Political Science Association, taking place at Ryerson University, in downtown Toronto, Canada, from May 30 to June 1, 2017. As Canada’s flagship generalist political science conference, … Read More

EURA Call for Abstracts and Panels

October 12, 2016UAA Community News

You are invited to attend the Annual Conference of European Urban Research Association (EURA) in 2017. It will take place in Warsaw, June 21st – 24th, 2017. The main topic of the Conference is Cities locked in networks. Please visit: for the details of the event. Call for abstracts is now open and will close … Read More

UMBC School of Public Policy Offers New Environmental Policy Track

October 7, 2016UAA Community News

The School of Public Policy at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) will offer an environmental policy track beginning in fall 2017. This complements the current urban policy track, which exposes students to neighborhoods, cities, suburbs, and metropolitan settings, and trains students to formulate questions and contribute to the solutions to pressing urban issues. … Read More

Sad news for UAA Community—Robert Warren

October 5, 2016UAA Community News

The UAA Office learned late yesterday (October 4) that Professor Robert Warren of the University of Delaware died peacefully in his sleep. “Bob” was a longstanding UAA member and a highly-respected intellectual leader in urban governance scholarship. To say that he will be missed is a gross understatement. Plans for his remembrance are underway. Additional … Read More

University of Louisville—PhD Program Funding Available

September 9, 2016UAA Community News

The Ph.D program in Urban and Public Affairs at the University of Louisville has limited funding available for highly qualified candidates to begin studies Spring, 2017 (classes begin January 9). A completed Master’s degree is required. Please contact Dr. David Imbroscio at or see the Urban and Public Affairs website for more information. … Read More

Edited Book—Call for Chapters

September 2, 2016UAA Community News

  Metropolitan Governance in Asia and the Pacific Rim: Global Trajectories, Dynamics and Challenges DEADLINE FOR CHAPTER PROPOSALS: 30 October, 2016 Edited by: Bligh Grant, University of Technology Sydney, Australia Cathy Yang Liu, Georgia State University, USA Lin Ye, Sun Yat-Sen University, China The 46th Annual Meeting of the Urban Affairs Association (UAA) held in … Read More