The Governing Board of the Urban Affairs Association consists of fifteen (15) members. The members of the governing board are nominated and elected by the members of the Association. They serve three-year terms and formally meet as a group twice a year.

UAA 2022-2023 Governing Board

Hélène Bélanger

Hélène Bélanger
2020-2023 (1st term)
Professor
Department of Urban Studies and Tourism
Université du Québec à Montréal

Margaret Cowell

Margaret Cowell, Secretary
2020-2023 (1st term)
Associate Professor
Urban Affairs and Planning
Virginia Tech University

Prentiss Dantzler

Prentiss Dantzler
2020-2023 (1st term)
Assistant Professor
Department of Sociology
University of Toronto

Kitty Kelly Epstein

Kitty Kelly Epstein
2020-2023 (2nd term)
Associate Professor of Education
Department of Education
Holy Names University

Arturo Flores

Arturo Flores
2020-2023 (2nd term)
Citizen Participation Director of the Mexico City Electoral Institute
Anahuac University

Andrew J. Greenlee

Andrew J. Greenlee, Treasurer
2020-2023 (2nd term)
Associate Professor
Department of Urban and Regional Planning
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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Elsie Harper-Anderson, Chair
2021-2024 (2nd term)
Associate Professor and Director of Ph.D. in Public Policy and Administration Program
Virginia Commonwealth University

 

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Kathe Newman
2021-2024 (1st term)
Professor
Urban Planning and Policy Development Program
Rutgers University – New Brunswick

Akira Drake Rodriguez

Akira Drake Rodriguez, Vice Chair
2020-2023 (1st term)
Assistant Professor
School of Design &
School of Social Policy & Practice
University of Pennsylvania

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Jocelyn Taliaferro
2021-2024 (1st term)
Associate Professor
School of Social Work
North Carolina State University

Thomas J. Vicino, Chair

Thomas J. Vicino
2020-2023 (2nd term)
Professor
Department of Political Science and the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs
Northeastern University

Lin Ye

Lin Ye
2020-2023 (1st term)
Professor and Associate Dean
School of Government
Sun Yat-sen University