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Sue Peacock
15
Apr

2022 Best Article in the Journal of Urban Affairs Award

This year, Dr. Ryan Allen (University of Minnesota) and Dr. Carissa Schively Slotterback (University of Pittsburgh) were selected as the recipients of the 2022 Best Article in the Journal of Urban Affairs Award for their article, “Building immigrant engagement practice in urban planning: The case of Somali refugees in the Twin Cities.” The award is...
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14
Apr

2022 Distinguished Editorial Service Award

Dr. Scott Cummings was selected as the first recipient of the first Distinguished Editorial Service Award which was created to recognize editorial leadership. Board Assessment: “Dr. Scott Cummings was the Editor of the Journal of Urban Affairs from 1987 to 2005. The critical leadership of this editor has been acknowledged informally for decades.  However, UAA...
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14
Apr

2022 Mary Helen Callahan Distinguished Service Award

This year, Dr. David Varady (University of Cincinnati) was selected as the recipient of the Mary Helen Callahan Distinguished Service Award, which is given on a periodic basis to an individual who has provided an outstanding record of service to the Urban Affairs Association and/or the field of urban affairs. Award Committee Assessment: “David Varady...
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14
Apr

2022 Contribution to the Field of Urban Affairs Award

This year, Dr Ali Modarres (University of Washington Tacoma) was selected as the recipient of the 2022 Contribution to the Field of Urban Affairs Award which is given to individuals whose body of work has contributed to defining the field. Award Committee Assessment: “Ali Modarres has not only advanced research and teaching, but to an...
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14
Apr

2022 Alma H. Young Emerging Scholar Award

This year, Rashad Williams (University of Minnesota Twin Cities) was selected as the recipient of the 2022 Alma H. Young Emerging Scholar Award. The 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. Award Committee Assessment: “The Alma H. Young...
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14
Apr

2022 Marilyn J. Gittell Activist Scholar Award

This year, Dr. Loretta Lees (Leicester University) was selected as the recipient of the 2022 Marilyn J. Gittell Activist Scholar Award. 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 and UAA. The inspiration for this award is...
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14
Apr

2022 Best Book in the Field of Urban Affairs

This year, Dr. Timothy J. Dixon (University of Reading) and Dr. Mark Tewdwr-Jones (University College London) were selected as the recipient of the 2022 Best Book in the Field of Urban Affairs for Urban Futures: Planning for City Foresight and City Visions. Fifty-two books were nominated this year from several different disciplines and a variety...
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