Joe T. Darden and Richard W. Thomas announce Detroit: Race Riots, Racial Conflicts, and Efforts to Bridge the Racial Divide

March 4, 2013UAA Community News

Joe T. Darden and Richard W. Thomas announce Detroit: Race Riots, Racial Conflicts, and Efforts to Bridge the Racial Divide Episodes of racial conflict in Detroit form just one facet of the city’s storied and legendary history, and they have sometimes overshadowed the less widely known but equally important occurrence of interracial cooperation in seeking solutions to the city’s problems. … Read More

The Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs at Cleveland State University released the second edition of Advancing Urban Policy, its new monthly e-newsletter

March 4, 2013UAA Community News

The Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs at Cleveland State University released the second edition of Advancing Urban Policy, its new monthly e-newsletter. This issue highlights current research and thought leadership from across the country about Community Development. Future editions will highlight Nonprofit Administration & Leadership (March), City Management (April), Environmental Policy/Management (May), and … Read More

Gregory D. Squires (George Washington University) recently co-authored two articles on the ongoing foreclosure crisis

March 4, 2013UAA Community News

Gregory D. Squires (Department of Sociology at George Washington University) recently co-authored two articles on the ongoing foreclosure crisis: John Gilderbloom, Joshua Ambrosius, Gregory D. Squires, Zachary Kenitzer, and Matt Hanka, 2012.  “Investors:  The Missing Piece in the Foreclosure Racial Gap Debate ” Journal of Urban Affairs. 34 (5):  559-582. Derek Hyra, Gregory D. Squires, Robert … Read More

William Holt, Birmingham-Southern College, announces that the Urban Environmental Studies Program received a Mellon Grant from the ACS

February 12, 2013UAA Community News

William Holt, Birmingham-Southern College, announces that the Urban Environmental Studies Program received a Mellon Grant from the Associated Colleges of the South (ACS). Collaborating for Environmental Justice: An Intra-Campus Initiative will include a survey and community study of North Birmingham, an EPA Superfund site, as well as an urban stream analyses.

News from MIT Department of Urban Studies & Planning

February 7, 2013UAA Community News

Eran Ben-Joseph: DUSP’s Newest Department Head   In January, Professor Eran Ben-Joseph took over as the head of MIT’s Department of Urban Studies and Planning, succeeding Amy Glasmeier who is stepping down after four years in the post to focus on teaching and research.   A professor of landscape architecture and planning, and most recently … Read More

Announcement of Appointment of Dr. Richard Feiock to the Jerry Collins Eminent Scholar Chair in Public Administration and Policy

January 15, 2013UAA Community News

Richard Feiock (Askew School, Florida State University) has been as the holder of the Jerry Collins Eminent Scholar Chair in Public Administration and Policy at Florida State University. The Collins Chair endowment is supported by a $1.4 million bequest to the FSU College of Social Science and Policy.    Professor Feiock will also direct the FSU … Read More

News from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County

January 3, 2013UAA Community News

Donald F. Norris (professor and chair, Department of Public Policy and director, Maryland Institute for Policy Analysis and Research, University of Maryland, Baltimore County) has published new research on the evolution of e-government among American local governments. The study, based on surveys of information technology and chief information officers at local governments, found that the … Read More

Gregory D. Squires (George Washington Univ.) and Dominic Moulden (ONE DC) Published an article in the Fall 2012 issue of Social Policy

December 19, 2012UAA Community News

Gregory D. Squires, Department of Sociology at George Washington University, and Dominic Moulden, ONE DC, published their article “Equitable Development Comes to DC” in the Fall 2012 issue of Social Policy.  Here is the link to that article:  http://www.socialpolicy.org/index.php/component/content/article/4-latest-issue/562-equitable-development-comes-to-dc