Department of Public Administration Accepting Applications for PhD Program – Due February 1, 2020 (University of Illinois at Chicago)

January 21, 2020UAA Community News

The Department of Public Administration at University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) is accepting applications for our PhD program. We offer specializations in Public Budgeting & Finance, Urban Governance & Networks, and Public & Nonprofit Management. Competitive funding packages are available for qualified candidates. All PhD students will have opportunities to conduct research with leading … Read More

Housing Policy Debate – Call for Papers

January 17, 2020UAA Community News

Housing Policy Debate announces three calls for upcoming special issues: Special Issue on Eviction: Special Issue on Housing Policy in China: Special Issue on Housing Policy and Climate Change: Please contact Tom Sanchez ( if you have questions. For more information, click here.

Fully-funded PhD fellowships in Colorado (Applications due February 2nd)

January 13, 2020UAA Community News

The College of Architecture and Planning at the University of Colorado Denver is currently seeking applicants for several fully-funded positions in our PhD in Geography, Planning, and Design program. Accepted students will receive tuition, a living stipend, and opportunities to teach and do research alongside faculty from the College and from across the university. The … Read More

New Book: Climate Change from the Streets (Yale University Press)

January 9, 2020UAA Community News

Michael Mendez announces his new book, Climate Change from the Streets: How Conflict and Collaboration Strengthen the Environmental Justice Movement, through Yale University Press. Early praise includes urban historian Mike Davis, environmentalist/writer Bill McKibben, environmental justice scholar Robert Bullard, and Politico. Book Description: Although the science of climate change is clear, policy decisions about how … Read More

Global Urban Studies, Rutgers University-Newark Invites Applications for Funded Positions

December 6, 2019UAA Community News

The Ph.D. program in Global Urban Studies at Rutgers University-Newark has funding available for highly qualified candidates to begin studies in Fall 2020. Positions are available for interdisciplinary urban research in social sciences and humanities, including a new opportunity in sound environments. Funded students will take part in collaborative faculty-student research projects on many aspects … Read More

Reminder: NLC-UAA Grant Applications due Friday, Nov. 22

November 19, 2019UAA Community News, UAA Conference

Call for Applications Fellowships for Research on Preemption Impacts on Cities & Towns Deadline for Applications: November 22, 2019 11:59pm CST Review Decisions: December 9, 2019 While preemption has grown as a tool for states, its impacts on the functions of cities, their residents and their businesses have gone largely unexamined…until now! The National League of … Read More

Call for Nominations: Emerging Scholar Award (Deadline: Nov. 29, 2019)

November 13, 2019UAA Community News, UAA Conference

The Urban Affairs Association (UAA) is seeking nominations for the Emerging Scholar Award to recognize emerging scholars whose work exemplifies outstanding scholarship in urban affairs. Do you know an emerging scholar? Nominate a student or recent graduate (within the last year) for the emerging scholar award whose doctoral research is related to urban affairs. Nominations are welcomed from any academic … Read More