Routledge Handbook of Housing Policy and Planning Released

June 20, 2019UAA Community News

The Routledge Handbook of Housing Policy and Planning edited by Katrin Anacker, Mai Thi Nguyen, and David Varady provides a comprehensive multidisciplinary overview of contemporary trends in housing studies, housing policies, planning for housing, and housing innovations in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Continental Europe. In 29 chapters, international scholars discuss aspects pertaining … Read More

Call for Proposals: Dismantling the Architecture of Segregation, July 19

June 19, 2019UAA Community News

Dismantling the Architecture of Segregation A Conference Sponsored by the Center for Urban Research and Education, Rutgers University-Camden, October 11, 2019 This one-day conference will bring together leading academics, practitioners, and policymakers to develop an anti-segregation policy agenda. Speakers and panelists will articulate, analyze, and debate policy changes to finally begin to dismantle the Architecture … Read More

APA’s 2020 National Planning Conference: CfP Deadline 1 July

June 13, 2019UAA Community News

APA’s 2020 National Planning Conference will be in Houston, 25-28 April. The session proposal submission window is open through 1 July. The Research to Improve Planning track will be of special interest to faculty. This track hopes to bring the best ideas from planning researchers to practitioners and to help researchers gain insights from practitioners. … Read More

Editorship of UAA’s New Journal Race, Ethnicity and the City Awarded to: Yasminah Beebeejaun and Ali Modarres

May 29, 2019UAA Community News

The Urban Affairs Association (UAA) has established its second refereed journal, Race, Ethnicity and the City, to be published by Routledge | Taylor & Francis Group. The founding editorship has been awarded to Yasminah Beebeejaun (University College London), and Ali Modarres (University of Washington Tacoma). The institutional home of the journal will be the University … Read More

New Book on Contemporary Urban Bohemia

May 21, 2019UAA Community News

Geoffrey Moss, Rachel Wildfeuer, and Keith McIntosh (Temple University, Department of Sociology) wrote a new book published by Springer Publishing titled “Contemporary Bohemia: A Case Study of an Artistic Community in Philadelphia.” The book provides a detailed study that suggests that the bohemian tradition has undergone substantial change within the contemporary urban context. The authors … Read More

Funded PhD Position in Sound Environments Apply by July 1, 2019 (Rutgers University-Newark)

May 16, 2019UAA Community News

The Ph.D. program in Global Urban Studies (GUS) at Rutgers University-Newark has funding available for a highly qualified candidate to begin studies in Sound Environments in Fall 2019. The Sound Environments concentration explores sound as a cultural, historical, and ecological part of urban environments. This opportunity allows a student to take part in collaborative research … Read More

Rural Economic Development Call for Papers: Due May 31st

May 15, 2019UAA Community News

Economic Development Quarterly (EDQ) is seeking research manuscript proposals that will contribute to our understanding of the economic challenges and opportunities facing rural areas. Authors of the selected proposals will be invited to share their complete research findings at a two-day conference hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment … Read More

2019 Marilyn J. Gittell Activist Scholar Award

May 6, 2019UAA Community News

The Urban Affairs Association (UAA), the international professional association for urban scholars, researchers and public service professionals, convened its 49th Annual Conference in Los Angeles, April 24-27, 2019. More than 1,000 participants, representing universities, research institutions, and non-profit, public, and private sector organizations, from around the world, met to discuss current issues impacting urban populations … Read More

2019 Best Article in the Journal of Urban Affairs Award

May 6, 2019UAA Community News

The Urban Affairs Association (UAA), the international professional association for urban scholars, researchers and public service professionals, convened its 49th Annual Conference in Los Angeles, April 24-27, 2019. More than 1,000 participants, representing universities, research institutions, and non-profit, public, and private sector organizations, from around the world, met to discuss current issues impacting urban populations … Read More

2019 Best Conference Paper Award, Honorable Mention

May 6, 2019UAA Community News

The Urban Affairs Association (UAA), the international professional association for urban scholars, researchers and public service professionals, convened its 49th Annual Conference in Los Angeles, April 24-27, 2019. More than 1,000 participants, representing universities, research institutions, and non-profit, public, and private sector organizations, from around the world, met to discuss current issues impacting urban populations … Read More