2014 Contribution to the Field of Urban Affairs Award

April 16, 2014UAA Community News, UAA Conference

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 … Read More

2014 Best Journal of Urban Affairs (JUA) Article Award

April 16, 2014UAA Community News, UAA Conference

(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 … Read More

2014 Alma H. Young Emerging Scholar Award

April 16, 2014UAA Community News, UAA Conference

Award Recipient Matthew D. Weber (University of Michigan) Award Committee Assessment Mr. Weber is a doctoral candidate in the Ph.D. Program in Urban and Regional Planning, and he is completing a dissertation entitled “Informal Property Ownership and Shrinking Cities: Causes, Consequences, and Policy Options” (under Margaret Dewar (chair), Richard Norton, Martin Murray, and Trina Shanks). … Read More

2014 Best Conference Paper Award (For a paper presented at the 2013 UAA Conference)

April 16, 2014UAA Community News, UAA Conference

Award Recipients George Galster (Wayne State University) and Erica Raleigh (Data Driven Detroit). Award Committee Assessment “Neighborhood disinvestment, abandonment and crime dynamics” is an excellent contribution to knowledge on urban processes. Galster and Raleigh provide a comprehensive analysis of a unique dataset, which was recently produced for Detroit on neighborhood decline, vacancies, abandonment and crime. … Read More