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Sue Peacock
Publishing Fellows Program
26
Jun

UAA Publishing Fellows Program (application deadline=7/10/23)

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 2023 to August 2024. 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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Rice University Kinder Institute for Urban Research
05
Jun

Research Scientist

Position Summary The Kinder Institute for Urban Research aims to improve lives through data, research, engagement, and action. The institute is currently expanding to build out five research centers focused on key aspects shaping the social and cultural landscape of the Houston area. The five research centers will conduct research on housing, education, public health, economic mobility and inequality, and population dynamics....
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UAA award recipients
27
May

UAA Awards – Nomination & Application Forms Open (deadline=9/18/23)

Dear UAA Community, We are pleased to announce the launch of the application/nomination forms for the 2024 Urban Affairs Association (UAA) awards. A brief description of each award is provided below. Full descriptions, including award benefits & nomination instructions, are available on the UAA web site. You must be a current UAA member to nominate someone...
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2023 Best Paper in Urban Entrepreneurship Award
27
Apr

Shirley Shiqin Liu and Haifeng Qian Receive 2023 Best Paper in Urban Entrepreneurship Award (Sponsored By Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation)

Dr. Shirley Shiqin Liu (University of Minnesota) and Dr. Haifeng Qian (University of Iowa) were selected as the recipients of the 2023 Best Paper in Urban Entrepreneurship Award for their paper “Entrepreneurship and Income Inequality in Cities: Differentiated Impacts of New Firm Formation and Self-Employment.” This award seeks to recognize research presented at the 2022...
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Amanda Kass Receives 2023 Alma H. Young Emerging Scholar Award
27
Apr

Amanda Kass Receives 2023 Alma H. Young Emerging Scholar Award

Dr. Amanda Kass (DePaul University) was selected as the recipient of the 2023 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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27
Apr

Kuni Kamizaki Receives 2023 Janet Smith Emerging Activist Scholar Research Award (Sponsored by the Voorhees Family and Individual Donors)

Dr. Kuni Kamizaki (University of Toronto) was selected as the recipient of the 2023 Janet Smith Emerging Activist Scholar Research Award. This new 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 the memory of Dr. Janet Smith, Professor in...
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Contribution to the Field of Urban Affairs Award
27
Apr

Adolph L. Reed, Jr. Receives 2023 Contribution to the Field of Urban Affairs Award

Dr. Adolph L. Reed (University of Pennsylvania) was selected as the recipient of the 2023 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 “The committee is...
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Best 2022 Conference Paper Award
27
Apr

Maximilian Buchholz Receives 2023 Best Conference Paper Award (Sponsored by Routledge | Taylor & Francis)

Dr. Maximilian Buchholz (University of California, Los Angeles) was selected as the recipient of the 2023 Best Conference Paper Award for his paper “Does Urbanization Increase Inequality? Race, Gender, and the Urban Wage Premium.” This award was sponsored by Routledge | Taylor & Francis. This annual award seeks to recognize high quality research presented at...
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Best Book in Urban Affairs Award
27
Apr

Chandan Deuskar Receives the Best Book in the Field of Urban Affairs Award

Chandan Deuskar, Ph.D. (World Bank) was selected as the recipient of the 2023 Best Book in the Field of Urban Affairs Award for Urban Planning in a World of Informal Politics (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2022).  This annual award is given to a book that is well-written and based on rigorous research on an urban...
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Marilyn J. Gittell Activist Scholar Award
27
Apr

Gregory Squires Receives 2023 Marilyn J. Gittell Activist Scholar Award (Sponsored by UAA & SAGE Publishing)

Dr. Gregory Squires (George Washington University) was selected as the recipient of the 2023 Marilyn J. Gittell Activist Scholar Award sponsored by the Urban Affairs Association and SAGE Publishing. This award was established to highlight field-based urban scholarship and promote the dissemination of work by activist urban scholars. The award is co-sponsored by SAGE Publishing...
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Journal of Urban Affairs Best Article Award
27
Apr

Catalina Muñoz and Friederike Fleischer Receive 2023 Best Article in the Journal of Urban Affairs Award (Sponsored by Routledge | Taylor & Francis)

Dr. Catalina Muñoz (Universidad de los Andes) and Dr. Friederike Fleischer (Universidad de los Andes) were selected as the recipients of the 2023 Best Article in the Journal of Urban Affairs Award for their paper “Contentious memories and urban redevelopment in Bogotá Colombia.” This award was sponsored by Routledge | Taylor & Francis. This annual...
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UAA award recipients
19
Apr

New Award Added to Upcoming Program

Support and celebrate your colleagues at the Annual Awards & Recognition Program. Thursday, April 27 5:30-6:30pm Broadway Ballroom 3
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12
Apr

Opening Plenary: Speaker Bios

The speaker bios for the Opening Plenary have been added to the UAA Conference website. The Opening Plenary is open to all conference attendees: Wednesday, April 264:00 PM – 5:00 PMBroadway Ballroom 3 Read Speaker Bios 2023 Opening Plenary Speakers
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Nashville, TN
10
Apr

UAA Statement on Nashville

Dear UAA Conference Attendee, The recent tragic gun violence in a Nashville school is sadly all too common in America’s cities. Similarly, the recent ouster of two democratically elected officials from the State legislature, reveals an ugly truth: that the voices of victims, and the needs and rights of urban communities are being undermined and disregarded by hostile and...
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17
Mar

UAA Seeks Editor(s) for Exciting New Book Series: Rights to the City (deadline=5/8/23)

The Urban Affairs Association (UAA) seeks proposals for the Editorship of the Rights to the City, a new book series sponsored by the Urban Affairs Association and Published by Routledge (Taylor & Francis).
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