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UAA Conference
15
Apr

2016 Best Conference Paper Award

Paper presented at the 2015 UAA conference Award Recipients Theodore Pride (Wayne State University), Catherine Schmitt-Sands (Wayne State University), and Richard Smith (Wayne State University) Award Committee Assessment The Committee finds that the paper, “Does Spatial Assimilation Lead to Reproduction of Gentrification in the Global City?,” to be very well written, and that it provides...
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15
Apr

2016 Contribution to the Field of Urban Affairs Award

Award Recipient George Galster (Wayne State University) Award Committee Assessment The reach and impact of George Galster’s work has been truly remarkable. His creative and methodologically sophisticated scholarship has challenged conventional thinking and helped shape the field of urban affairs, most notably in the areas of: racial and economic segregation, neighborhood effects on individual outcomes,...
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15
Apr

2016 Alma H. Young Emerging Scholar Award

Award Recipient Megan Heim LaFrombois (University of Illinois at Chicago) Award Committee Assessment The Urban Affairs Association is proud to award its 2016 Alma H. Young Emerging Scholar Award to Megan Heim LaFrombrois, a doctoral student at the University of Illinois at Chicago.  Ms. LaFrombrois’s dissertation, “Reframing the Reclaiming of Urban Space: A Feminist Exploration...
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15
Apr

Honorable Mention, 2016 Best Article Published in the Journal of Urban Affairs Award

“Tolerance in the City: The Multilevel Effects of Urban Environments on Permissive Attitudes.” Volume 37, Issue 3, August 2015 Award Recipients Jeffrey Debies-Carl (University of New Haven) and Christopher Huggins (University of Kentucky) Committee Assessment The committee recommends that Christopher Huggins and Jeffrey Debies-Carl receive an Honorable Mention for their article, “Tolerance in the City:...
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15
Apr

2016 Best Article in the Journal of Urban Affairs Award

“Geographies of Whiteness and Wealth: White, Middle Class Discourses on Segregation and Social Mix in Flanders, Belgium.” Volume 37, Issue 4, October 2015 Award Recipients Pascal De Decker (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven), Bruno Meeus (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven), and Nick Schuermans (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven and Universiteit Antwerpen). Award Committee Assessment The committee recommends that the Best Article...
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16
Apr

2014 Contribution to the Field of Urban Affairs Award

Award Recipient Clarence Stone (George Washington University) Award Committee Assessment Clarence Stone’s work is truly foundational. Virtually everyone in urban political science and in urban studies is at least acquainted with his writing on urban regimes. With regard to teaching, Clarence Stone has been a much loved mentor to several generations of scholars in the...
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16
Apr

2014 Best Journal of Urban Affairs (JUA) Article Award

(Based on articles from the Volume year of 2013) Award Recipient Timothy J. Haney (Mount Royal University) Award Committee Assessment There were many worthy contenders, but the research question, methodology, writing and execution of “Off to Market: Neighborhood and Individual Employment Barriers for Women in 21st Century American Cities” made it a winner across multiple...
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