Best Article in the Journal of Urban Affairs Award (Sponsored by Taylor & Francis)

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This annual award, initiated in 2003, gives recognition to an article published in the Journal of Urban Affairs that is considered particularly outstanding as a scholarly contribution to the field of urban affairs. The award is sponsored by Taylor and Francis, the official publisher of the Journal of Urban Affairs.

DEADLINE: October 1, 2022 (11:59pm CST) – Last day to submit an application or nomination

Award Benefits
Award Selection Process
Past Recipients
Award Benefits

The recipient(s) of the award receives:

  • A plaque
  • $1500 conference fellowship (e.g., meal+reception tickets, air ticket; train ticket; conference hotel room+taxes; car mileage, parking). Co-authors share the fellowship in an even distribution.
  • A conference registration waiver (valued at $400+)

The plaque will be presented at the Annual Awards Program held during the spring conference. Following the conference, a press release will be prepared announcing the winner.

Award Selection Process

Each spring, the award is determined by a committee appointed by the Chair of the UAA Governing Board. All articles published in the most recent complete volume of the journal are automatically eligible for consideration. The committee chair reports the decision to the UAA Executive Director. The UAA Executive Office notifies the recipient.

Past Recipients

Note: Award year in parenthesis denotes year when the award was given. Article would have been published the previous year.