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Sue Peacock
Publishing Fellows 2025
01
Jul

UAA Publishing Fellows Program (application deadline=7/19/24)

The Scholar Development Editors (SDEs) of the Journal of Urban Affairs (JUA), which is sponsored by the Urban Affairs Association (UAA), will host the UAA Publishing Fellows Program from August 2024 to August 2025. The Publishing Fellows Program is for early career scholars (Doctoral students, untenured assistant professors). The year-long program will include writing and publication workshops, as well as individual...
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13
Jun

Book Review Editor(s) for the Journal of Urban Affairs

The Urban Affairs Association seeks a Book Review Editor(s) for the Journal of Urban Affairs (JUA). Book reviews are important for several reasons. First, they offer a unique contribution to scholarly debate on urban topics, providing the opportunity for scholars and practitioners to offer new insights about a book and how its argument and research...
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04
Jun

2025 Conference Announcement

UAA is excited to announce that our 2025 Conference will be held in Vancouver, British Columbia! We will start to roll out more specific details and deadlines in the next few weeks. Abstract/proposal submission will open July 1.
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26
Apr

2024-2025 Board Officers

During the Annual Board Meeting, the officers for 2024-2025 were announced. 
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25
Apr

Thursday – New Session Time

TH 1.00.26 Belonging in Spaces of PowerThu, April 25 @ 1:00 PM – 2:30 PMWESTSIDE BALLROOM SALON 3 (5th Floor) MODERATORKitty Kelly Epstein, Fielding Graduate University PRESENTATIONSWhose Streets Are These, Anyway? Queer Social Movement Reterritorialization in a Gentrifying Greenwich VillageJoe Gallegos, University of California Irvine The Right to Belong in the Neoliberal City: Historicizing Queer...
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13
Feb

Naa Oyo Kwate to Receive the 2024 Best Book in the Field of Urban Affairs Award

Dr. Naa Oyo Kwate (Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey) has been selected to receive the 2024 Best Book in the Field of Urban Affairs Award for White Burgers, Black Cash: Fast Food from Black Exclusion to Exploitation (University of Minnesota Press, 2023).  This annual award is given to a book that is well-written...
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13
Feb

Derek Hyra to Receive the 2024 Marilyn J. Gittell Activist Scholar Award (Sponsored by UAA & SAGE)

Dr. Derek Hyra (American University) has been selected to receive the 2024 Marilyn J. Gittell Activist Scholar Award. The award is co-sponsored by SAGE and the Urban Affairs Association (UAA).This award was established to highlight field-based urban scholarship and promote the dissemination of work by activist urban scholars. The inspiration for this award is the...
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13
Feb

Kenton Card to Receive the 2024 Janet Smith Emerging Activist Scholar Research Award (Sponsored by the Voorhees Family and Individual Donors)

Dr. Kenton Card (Boston University) has been selected to receive the 2024 Janet Smith Emerging Activist Scholar Research Award. This award is sponsored by the Voorhees Family and Individual Donors. This annual award recognizes an emerging activist scholar whose research record shows a direct relationship between activism, scholarship, and engagement with community(ies). This award honors...
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13
Feb

Lauren Forbes to Receive the 2024 Alma H. Young Emerging Scholar Award

Dr. Lauren Forbes (University of Cincinnati) has been selected to receive the 2024 Alma H. Young Emerging Scholar Award. This annual award is given to a promising Ph.D. candidate or early career researcher whose work demonstrates a commitment to rigorous and impactful research and service. It was renamed in 2004 in honor of Alma H....
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13
Feb

David Imbroscio to Receive the 2024 Best Article in the Journal of Race, Ethnicity & the City Award (Sponsored by Routledge | Taylor & Francis)

Dr. David Imbroscio (University of Louisville) has been selected to receive the 2024 Best Article in the Journal of Race, Ethnicity and the City Award for his paper “Race matters (even more than you already think): Racism, housing, and the limits of The Color of Law.” This award is sponsored by Routledge | Taylor &...
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13
Feb

Patricia Posey to Receive the 2024 Best Paper in Urban Entrepreneurship Award (Sponsored By Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation)

Dr. Patricia Posey (University of Chicago) has been selected to receive the 2024 Best Paper in Urban Entrepreneurship Award for her paper “The Role of Race, Class, and the Density of High-Cost Financial Markets.”This award seeks to recognize research presented at the 2023 UAA Conference as part of the Special Track on Urban Entrepreneurship sponsored...
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13
Feb

David Coyles, Brandon Hamber & Adrian Grant to Receive the 2024 Best Article in the Journal of Urban Affairs Award (Sponsored by Routledge | Taylor & Francis)

Dr. David Coyles (Ulster University), Dr. Brandon Hamber (Ulster University) and Dr. Adrian Grant (Ulster University) have been selected to receive the 2024 Best Article in the Journal of Urban Affairs Award for their paper “Hidden barriers and divisive architecture: The role of ‘everyday space’ in conflict and peacebuilding in Belfast.” This award is sponsored...
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13
Feb

Noah Durst et al to Receive 2024 Honorable Mention Best Article in the Journal of Urban Affairs Award (Sponsored by Routledge | Taylor & Francis)

Dr. Noah Durst (Michigan State University), Meng Cai (Michigan State University and Technical University of Darmstadt), Jada Tillison-Love Porter (Michigan Municipal League), Huiqing Huang (Dynamic Map Platform North America), and Wisdom Henry (Michigan State University) have been selected to receive the 2024 Best Article in the Journal of Urban Affairs Award for their paper “The...
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13
Feb

Mychal Johnson to Receive the 2024 Community Activist Award

Mychal Johnson (South Bronx Unite) has been selected to receive the 2024 Community Activist Award. Since the late 1960s, the Urban Affairs Association (UAA) has served as a professional organization for scholars and practitioners seeking to advance social justice and policy equity through timely analyses, and direct support of local residents and advocacy organizations.  In...
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13
Feb

W. Dennis Keating to Receive the 2024 Contribution to the Field of Urban Affairs Award

Dr. W. Dennis Keating (Cleveland State University) has been selected to receive the 2024 Contribution to the Field of Urban Affairs Award.  This annual award honors an individual whose body of work has contributed to defining the field and furthering the intellectual and professional development of emerging scholars. AWARD COMMITTEE ASSESSMENT “We are pleased to...
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