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08
May

CFP: The 2nd Global Urban Governance and Policy Conference

CFP | The 2nd Global Urban Governance and Policy Conference June 29-30, 2024 Shanghai, China Organizers School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA), Shanghai Jiao Tong University China Institute for Urban Governance (CIUG), Shanghai Jiao Tong University Co-Organizers China-America Association for Public Affairs (CAAPA) Chinese Policy Scholars Group (CPSG) Urban China Research Network (UCRN) Shanghai...
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26
Apr

2024-2025 Board Officers

During the Annual Board Meeting, the officers for 2024-2025 were announced. 
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Disrupting Urban Policy book series - Meet the Editors
19
Apr

Disrupting Urban Policy book series – Meet the Editors

The series editors for the new Disrupting Urban Policy book series will be available to meet with individuals who are interested in publishing in the series on Friday at 11:30 – 12:30 in the book exhibit (Westside Ballroom 1). The University of Pennsylvania Press will also have information about the series available at their exhibit...
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Keynote on digital nomads
21
Mar

Keynote on Digital Nomads (Research Group on Collaborative Spaces Symposium)

Sociologist Rachael Woldoff is a keynote speaker for the next symposium hosted by Research Group on Collaborative Spaces (RGCS), a think tank that explores old and new ways of working and living. The RGCS Symposium in Toulouse! will stimulate discussions about new mobilities at work, new modes of spacing and emplacing work, new ways of...
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Transportation Research Board of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
19
Mar

Drive Public Transportation Research with TCRP

Submit your problem statements for TRB’s Transit Cooperative Research Program by June 14. Research projects published in 2023 focused on transit capacity and quality, track design, workforce mental health, paratransit fleet configuration, bus rapid transit, and more. The TCRP Oversight and Project Selection (TOPS) Commission will select the research problem statements for the program this fall.
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13
Feb

Naa Oyo Kwate to Receive the 2024 Best Book in the Field of Urban Affairs Award

Dr. Naa Oyo Kwate (Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey) has been selected to receive the 2024 Best Book in the Field of Urban Affairs Award for White Burgers, Black Cash: Fast Food from Black Exclusion to Exploitation (University of Minnesota Press, 2023).  This annual award is given to a book that is well-written...
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13
Feb

Derek Hyra to Receive the 2024 Marilyn J. Gittell Activist Scholar Award (Sponsored by UAA & SAGE)

Dr. Derek Hyra (American University) has been selected to receive the 2024 Marilyn J. Gittell Activist Scholar Award. The award is co-sponsored by SAGE and the Urban Affairs Association (UAA).This award was established to highlight field-based urban scholarship and promote the dissemination of work by activist urban scholars. The inspiration for this award is the...
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13
Feb

Kenton Card to Receive the 2024 Janet Smith Emerging Activist Scholar Research Award (Sponsored by the Voorhees Family and Individual Donors)

Dr. Kenton Card (Boston University) has been selected to receive the 2024 Janet Smith Emerging Activist Scholar Research Award. This award is sponsored by the Voorhees Family and Individual Donors. This annual award recognizes an emerging activist scholar whose research record shows a direct relationship between activism, scholarship, and engagement with community(ies). This award honors...
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13
Feb

Lauren Forbes to Receive the 2024 Alma H. Young Emerging Scholar Award

Dr. Lauren Forbes (University of Cincinnati) has been selected to receive the 2024 Alma H. Young Emerging Scholar Award. This annual award is given to a promising Ph.D. candidate or early career researcher whose work demonstrates a commitment to rigorous and impactful research and service. It was renamed in 2004 in honor of Alma H....
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13
Feb

David Imbroscio to Receive the 2024 Best Article in the Journal of Race, Ethnicity & the City Award (Sponsored by Routledge | Taylor & Francis)

Dr. David Imbroscio (University of Louisville) has been selected to receive the 2024 Best Article in the Journal of Race, Ethnicity and the City Award for his paper “Race matters (even more than you already think): Racism, housing, and the limits of The Color of Law.” This award is sponsored by Routledge | Taylor &...
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13
Feb

Patricia Posey to Receive the 2024 Best Paper in Urban Entrepreneurship Award (Sponsored By Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation)

Dr. Patricia Posey (University of Chicago) has been selected to receive the 2024 Best Paper in Urban Entrepreneurship Award for her paper “The Role of Race, Class, and the Density of High-Cost Financial Markets.”This award seeks to recognize research presented at the 2023 UAA Conference as part of the Special Track on Urban Entrepreneurship sponsored...
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13
Feb

David Coyles, Brandon Hamber & Adrian Grant to Receive the 2024 Best Article in the Journal of Urban Affairs Award (Sponsored by Routledge | Taylor & Francis)

Dr. David Coyles (Ulster University), Dr. Brandon Hamber (Ulster University) and Dr. Adrian Grant (Ulster University) have been selected to receive the 2024 Best Article in the Journal of Urban Affairs Award for their paper “Hidden barriers and divisive architecture: The role of ‘everyday space’ in conflict and peacebuilding in Belfast.” This award is sponsored...
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13
Feb

Noah Durst et al to Receive 2024 Honorable Mention Best Article in the Journal of Urban Affairs Award (Sponsored by Routledge | Taylor & Francis)

Dr. Noah Durst (Michigan State University), Meng Cai (Michigan State University and Technical University of Darmstadt), Jada Tillison-Love Porter (Michigan Municipal League), Huiqing Huang (Dynamic Map Platform North America), and Wisdom Henry (Michigan State University) have been selected to receive the 2024 Best Article in the Journal of Urban Affairs Award for their paper “The...
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13
Feb

Mychal Johnson to Receive the 2024 Community Activist Award

Mychal Johnson (South Bronx Unite) has been selected to receive the 2024 Community Activist Award. Since the late 1960s, the Urban Affairs Association (UAA) has served as a professional organization for scholars and practitioners seeking to advance social justice and policy equity through timely analyses, and direct support of local residents and advocacy organizations.  In...
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13
Feb

W. Dennis Keating to Receive the 2024 Contribution to the Field of Urban Affairs Award

Dr. W. Dennis Keating (Cleveland State University) has been selected to receive the 2024 Contribution to the Field of Urban Affairs Award.  This annual award honors an individual whose body of work has contributed to defining the field and furthering the intellectual and professional development of emerging scholars. AWARD COMMITTEE ASSESSMENT “We are pleased to...
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