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The benefits of being a member

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A welcoming & multidisciplinary community

UAA currently has over 700 members. Our membership consists of faculty, graduate students, academic programs, public/nonprofit sector practitioners, and independent researchers/consultants. These members are drawn from over 20 major academic disciplines including all social sciences and policy and administration studies.

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Professional support & recognition

What People are Saying

Amy Khare

Research Director, National Initiative on Mixed-Income Communities/
Research Assistant Professor, Case Western Reserve University

Inclusive. Responsive. Cross-Disciplinary. Progressive. These are just a few of the characteristics that UAA embodies. (more…)


Prentiss Dantlzer

Riley Scholar / Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Colorado College

The Urban Affairs Association creates an environment in which scholars and practitioners can come together to inspire agents of social change. (more…)

Professional Development

Senior Lecturer / Associate Professor in Urban Politics & Planning
University College London

I first started attending the Urban Affairs Association conference ten years ago after hearing what a great conference it was. (more…)

A Welcoming and Multidisciplinary Community