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:

Yongjun Shin (Bridgewater State Univ.) Published an Article in “Planning Theory”

December 13, 2012UAA Community News

Yongjun Shin (Bridgewater State University) published the article, “Bourdieu and Urban Politics: Conceptualizing a Bourdieusian Relational Framework for Urban Politics Research” in Planning Theory. This study purposes to build a generic theoretical framework of urban politics, drawing on Bourdieu’s relational sociology and theory of practice. The article is published online before it is scheduled to … Read More

University of Louisville — PhD program funding available

December 4, 2012UAA Community News

The Ph.D program in Urban and Public Affairs at the University of Louisville has funding available for highly qualified candidates to begin studies Fall, 2013.  A completed Master’s degree is required. Please contact Dr. David Imbroscio at or see the Urban and Public Affairs website for more information.  The deadline for applications (including all … Read More

News from University of Washington

November 21, 2012UAA Community News

Donald Miller, Professor of Urban Design and Planning, convened the 10th international symposium in Urban Planning and Environment at the University of Sydney, Australia, in July 2012. The four-day event, which focused on planning for a new energy and climate future, brought together nearly 250 participants from 18 countries. Miller presented a research paper on … Read More

David Hamilton’s (Texas Tech Univ) latest book has been published by Springer

November 21, 2012UAA Community News

David Hamilton‘s (Texas Tech University) latest book Measuring the Effectiveness of Regional Governing Systems:  A Comparative Study of City Regions in North America has been published by Springer.  Hamilton develops a framework of the values that a regional governing system should provide and measures to assess how well each basic regional governing approach achieves these values.  … Read More

Faculty, Student, and Alumni News from The Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers

October 30, 2012UAA Community News

FACULTY NEWS Hooshang Amirahmadi has just published a new book entitled The Political Economy of Iran Under the Qajars: Society, Politics, Economics and Foreign Relations 1796-1926. The book is published by I B. Tauris in London and distributed by McMillan, Palgrave and St. Martin Press. Clinton Andrews is leading a multi-university research project on occupant … Read More

Institutional News from The Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers

October 30, 2012UAA Community News

The Bloustein School’s Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center is the recipient of a $20,000 grant from the Rutgers University Community-University Research Grants for New Brunswick for the City of New Brunswick Sustainable Safe Streets Initiative. These grants are designed to encourage the development of new initiatives to enhance the university’s ties with New Brunswick and … Read More

News from the Urban Affairs and Planning Program at Virginia Tech

October 30, 2012UAA Community News John O. Browder, Associate Dean of the College of Architecture and Urban Studies at Virginia Tech, recently published his own website, “The Will of the Amazon,” a personal retrospective of his 30 years of research in the Brazilian Amazon ( Ralph Buehler’s co-edited book ‘City Cycling’ was published by MIT Press in October 2012. … Read More

Mary Donegan has joined the staff at the Center for Urban and Regional Studies at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

October 25, 2012UAA Community News

The Center is pleased that Mary Donegan has joined our staff as a research associate.  Mary is working on an evaluation of the Charlotte Housing Authority’s (CHA) Moving Forward Program and an evaluation of the CHA HOPE IV Project. Mary’s research interests focus on economic development, workforce development, and the creative city.  She is a … Read More