Maria Martinez-Cosio (Univ. Texas Arlington) was named the new Chair of the Institutional Review Board

October 23, 2012UAA Community News

Dr. Maria Martinez-Cosio, Associate Professor in the School of Urban and Public Affairs was named the new Chair of the Institutional Review Board (IRB) at the University of Texas Arlington.  The board advises investigators on the design of research projects in order to minimize potential harm to human participants, and monitors research protocols. The university … Read More

Rachel Garshick Kleit (Ohio State University) appointed Professor and Section Head for City and Regional Planning in the Knowlton School of Architecture at the Ohio State University

October 17, 2012UAA Community News

Rachel Garshick Kleit (City and Regional Planning, Ohio State University) has been appointed Professor and Section Head for City and Regional Planning in the Knowlton School of Architecture at the Ohio State University (OSU).  She comes to OSU after thirteen years at the Evans School of Public Affairs at the University of Washington in Seattle.  … Read More

Bill Rohe (Univ. of North Carolina) published The Research Triangle: From Tobacco Road to Global Prominence (University of Pennsylvania Press)

October 16, 2012UAA Community News

The Center for Urban and Regional Studies at the University of North Carolina Bill Rohe, Director of the Center for Urban and Regional Studies at University of North Carolina and Cary C. Boshamer Distinguished Professor of City and Regional Planning recently wrote The Research Triangle: From Tobacco Road to Global Prominence (University of Pennsylvania Press).  … Read More

Barbara Ferman published “Pathways to College and to Social Justice Leadership” in Diversity and Democracy

October 9, 2012UAA Community News

Barbara Ferman (Professor of Political Science & Director of the University Community Collaborative of Philadelphia at Temple University) just published “Pathways to College and to Social Justice Leadership” in Diversity and Democracy You can access the web version of this article at http://www.diversityweb.org/DiversityDemocracy/vol15no3/ferman.cfm.

Donald Rosdil (independent scholar, Washington DC) announces the publication of The Cultural Contradictions of Progressive Politics: The Role of Cultural Change and the Global Economy in Local Policymaking (Routledge, 2012).

September 27, 2012UAA Community News

Donald Rosdil (independent scholar, Washington DC) announces the publication of The Cultural Contradictions of Progressive Politics: The Role of Cultural Change and the Global Economy in Local Policymaking (Routledge, 2012).  This work explains why, despite their vulnerability to the locational options of mobile capital and highly skilled knowledge workers, some large U.S. cities have pursued a progressive agenda which … Read More

Richard C. Hula (Michigan State Univ.), Laura A. Reese (Michigan State Univ.) and Cynthia Jackson-Elmoore (Michigan State Univ.) published their edited volume “Reclaiming Brownfields: A Comparative Analysis of Adaptive Reuse of Contaminated Properties”.

September 27, 2012UAA Community News

Richard C. Hula (Department of Political Science, Michigan State University), Laura A. Reese (Global Urban Studies Program and Department of Political Science, Michigan State University) and Cynthia Jackson-Elmoore (Honors College and Department of Political Science, Michigan State University) published their edited volume “Reclaiming Brownfields: A Comparative Analysis of Adaptive Reuse of Contaminated Properties” (Ashgate 2012). … Read More

Jonathan Davies (De Montfort University) leading an international conference on “Interrogating Urban Crisis: Governance, Contestation and Critique” from September 9-11, 2013

September 25, 2012UAA Community News

Led by Professor Jonathan Davies, De Montfort University in Leicester, UK, has been awarded an Urban Studies/Urban Studies Foundation grant to host a major international conference on “Interrogating Urban Crisis: Governance, Contestation and Critique” from 9-11 September 2013. Urban scholarship is pre-occupied with the implications for cities of an enduring global economic crisis. Yet, comparative research … Read More

Georgia Tech’s School of City and Regional Planning Seeks to Advance Sustainability, Resilience and Just Places

September 20, 2012UAA Community News

With a newly revised mission to advance sustainable, resilient and just places, Georgia Tech’s School of City and Regional Planning has been growing and active with a range of new people and initiatives and has enjoyed recognition from both familiar and new quarters. The U.S. Department of Transportation named Georgia The American Institute of Certified Planners selected … Read More