Apply Today! UAA Teaching Effectiveness Workshops (Application deadline: Feb. 7)

January 29, 2020UAA Community News, UAA Conference

Urban Affairs Association Teaching Effectiveness Academy for Instructors 50th Annual Conference of the Urban Affairs Association Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel Thursday, April 2, 2020 | 9:15am– 3:30 pm Application Deadline: Friday, February 7, 2020 (11:59pm CST) This is the third year that UAA is offering pre-conference workshops aimed at enhancing teaching effectiveness. These popular … Read More

UAA Graduate Student Workshops – Apply Now! (Deadline: Feb. 7)

January 29, 2020UAA Community News, UAA Conference

Professional Development Workshops for Graduate Students 50th Annual Conference of the Urban Affairs Association Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel Thursday, April 2, 2020 | 8:00am – 3:30pm Application Deadline: Friday, February 7 (11:59pm CST) (Late applications are not accepted!) UAA Professional Development Workshops for Graduate Students are designed to address the needs of current students … Read More

Complete the Canadian Postdoctoral Scholars Survey by 14 February, 2020

January 29, 2020UAA Community News

Have your say in the fourth edition of the Canadian National Postdoctoral Scholars Survey! English: https://www.academicasurveys.com/c/a/6MWQvpcv3SG21nhPw45lwt French: https://www.academicasurveys.com/c/a/5sS7R8qwbqCDhPhmF7FVpY The Canadian Association of Postdoctoral Scholars (CAPS) invites all current and former Canadian postdocs, including international postdocs working in Canada and Canadian postdocs working abroad, to complete the fourth edition of the Canadian National Postdoctoral Scholars Survey. … Read More

2020 Kauffman Knowledge Challenge RFP – Due Feb. 5, 2020

January 28, 2020UAA Community News

This announces the launch of the 2020 Kauffman Knowledge Challenge RFP. It’s designed to support projects that can provide actionable knowledge around four focus areas: What strategies can entrepreneurs use to start and grow a business? How can entrepreneurs find, recruit, manage, and resource talent in an increasingly digital world? What local conditions of ecosystems drive … Read More

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: https://think.taylorandfrancis.com/eviction-housing-policy-debate/?utm_source=TFO&utm_medium=cms&utm_campaign=JOK12354 Special Issue on Housing Policy in China: https://think.taylorandfrancis.com/special-issue-on-housing-policy-in-china-housing-policy-debate/?utm_source=TFO&utm_medium=cms&utm_campaign=JPA12752 Special Issue on Housing Policy and Climate Change: https://think.taylorandfrancis.com/housing-policy-and-climate-change-housing-policy-debate/?utm_source=TFO&utm_medium=cms&utm_campaign=JPA12815 Please contact Tom Sanchez (tom.sanchez@vt.edu) 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