The Governing Board of the Urban Affairs Association consists of thirteen (13) members. The members of the governing board are nominated and elected by the members of the Association. They serve three-year terms and formally meet as a group twice a year.

UAA 2019-2020 Governing Board

Jonathan Davies

Jonathan S. Davies
2017-2020 (2nd term)
Professor
Department of Politics and Public Policy Faculty of Business and Law
De Montfort University

Kitty Kelly Epstein

Kitty Kelly Epstein
2017-2020 (1st term)
Associate Professor of Education
Department of Education
Holy Names University

Arturo Flores

Arturo Flores
2017-2020 (1st term)
Citizen Participation Director of the Mexico City Electoral Institute
National Autonomous University of Mexico & Anahuac University

Andrew Greenlee

Andrew J. Greenlee
2017-2020 (1st term)
Assistant Professor and the Tschangho John Kim Scholar in Urban and Regional Systems
Department of Urban and Regional Planning
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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Bernadette Hanlon, Secretary
2019-2022 (2nd term)
Assistant Professor
City and Regional Planning
Ohio State University

Elsie Harper-Anderson
2018-2021 (1st term)
Associate Professor and Director of Ph.D. in Public Policy and Administration Program
Virginia Commonwealth University

Paul Jargowsky
2018-2021 (1st term)
Professor – Rutgers University – Camden
Director – Center for Urban Research & Urban Education

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Kimberley Johnson
2019-2022 (2nd term)
Professor
Department of Social and Cultural Analysis
New York University

Mark Joseph

Mark Joseph
2019-2022 (1st term)
Associate Professor
Jack, Joseph and Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences
Case Western Reserve University

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Mai Thi Nguyen, Chair
2019-2022 (2nd term)
Associate Professor
Department of City & Regional Planning
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Alex Schwartz

Alex Schwartz, Treasurer
2017-2020 (1st term)
Professor
Urban Policy
The New School

Rosie Tighe
2018-2021 (1st term)
Associate Professor
Urban Studies
Cleveland State University

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Thomas J. Vicino, Vice-Chair
2017-2020 (1st term)
Professor
Department of Political Science and the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs
Northeastern University