Thomas J. Vicino Named Dean of the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies
Dr. Thomas J. Vicino has been named the next dean of the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State University, effective March 4.
Dr. Vicino currently serves as the associate dean of graduate studies in the College of Social Science and Humanities at Northeastern University in Boston, where he also is jointly appointed as professor in the Department of Political Science and the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs.
An internationally recognized scholar of urban affairs, Dr. Vicino specializes in the political economy of cities and suburbs, focusing on issues of metropolitan development, housing, and demographic analysis. He is the author or editor of five books and has also published numerous book chapters, essays, reviews, and research articles. He serves on various editorial boards including the Journal of Race, Ethnicity and the City and Urban Planning.
As the chief executive officer and chair of the Governing Board of the Urban Affairs Association, Dr. Vicino led the foremost international organization for urban scholars, researchers, and public service professionals. In 2014, he was a U.S. Fulbright Scholar to Brazil.