Barbara Ferman, (Professor of Political Science and Director of the University Community Collaborative of Philadelphia, Temple University), recently published, “Educating for Democracy: Reflections from a Work in Progress” in the Journal of Political Science Education, (2012) 8:3, 231-250. Link to article at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15512169.2012.695966
Additional details are available on the Best Book in Urban Affairs page.
Additional details, including eligibility and nomination guidelines, are available on the Alma H. Young Emerging Scholar Award page.
William G. Holt (Birmingham-Southern College) has been named coordinator of the Urban Environmental Studies Program. Liberal arts college faculty interested in working on environmental studies issues may contact Dr. Holt at email@example.com.
New colleague Sandra Breux has been appointed Assistant Professor of Urban Studies in May 2012. Her research focuses on municipal politics, representations of the city and their impact on individual behaviour, the notion of urban project, and the use of mental maps. She holds a Master in Political Science and a PhD in Geography from … Read More
Peter V. Hall (Urban Studies, Simon Fraser U.) and Markus Hesse (Urban Studies, U. of Luxembourg) have co-edited a new volume titled “Cities, Regions and Flows” (Routledge). The book examines the significance of flows of goods for urban and regional development, and emphasises the twin processes of integration and disintegration that result from goods movement … Read More
W. Dennis Keating (Levin College of Urban Affairs. Cleveland State University) most recently co-authored: “Responding to the Mortgage Crisis: Three Cleveland Examples” in The Urban Lawyer, 2012 (Winter) Vol. 44, No. 1: 1-35. On October 5, he’ll speak on “Re-Thinking the Future of Community Development Corporations” at the University of Pittsburgh’s Center for Urban and Social Research. … Read More
Dan Monti‘s (Saint Louis University) book Engaging Strangers will be published by Fairleigh Dickinson University Press in December. Describing the dramatic turn to public civility that Bostonians have made in the last three decades, Monti shows how all segments of the population have worked hard to overcome a history of incivility for which the city … Read More
Dennis R. Judd has been appointed Interim Head of the Department of Political Science at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
George Galster of Wayne State University is the author of a recently released book, Driving Detroit: The Quest for Respect in the Motor City published by the University of Pennsylvania Press. It is a volume in the Metropolitan Portraits series