UPP Adjunct Assistant Professor Laura Tamman published an OpEd in WBUR (Boston) about the NH primary election ( January 22, 2024) and another OpEd in City and State (November 6, 2023) about consolidating elections.
Professor Joseph Viteritti provided concluding comments for a comprehensive essay in The Messenger (1/1/24) summing up Mayor Erik Adams' two-year tenure and his prospects for reelection.
Professor Jill Simone Gross has been appointed the new book review editor Urban Affairs Review, a leading scholarly peer-reviewed, bi-monthly journal focused on questions of politics, governance, and public policy specifically as they relate to cities and/or their regions.
Welcome to new Associate Professor Stefan Al, a renowned teacher, scholar, and urban designer. Stefan will teach the Site Planning Workshop and Housing and the Global City courses this spring--and many more classes in the future! Read more here: https://www.hunterurban.org/faculty/stefan-al
Students in the planning and policy program this fall toured major construction projects in New York, including the Harlem River Houses renovation and the massive new housing development at Willet's Point.
A book review on New York, written by Jill S. Gross and H.V. Savitch, is published in the Journal of Urban Affairs, October 25, 2023.
Listen to the show here: https://www.upr.org/show/undisciplined/2023-06-09/undisciplined-unveiling-the-urban-oasis-how-tree-planting-combats-rising-heat-in-cities
The Spring 2023 Issue of the Urban Review is now live! This issue addresses a range of pressing issues, including housing, municipal services, economic development, and urban identity. Writers were challenged to explore these diverse topics while finding reasons to hope for a brighter future in New York. Since January 2023, a team of student [...]
Associate Professor Owen Gutfreund was quoted in a City and State article about creating more pedestrian-only streets in NYC.
Prof. Jill Gross has published a new book with Hank Savitch titled "New York (Megacities)." The book examines the New York metropolis through the lens of a series of twenty-first century pressures related to demography, economic growth, urban development, governance, immigration, leadership and globalization. It explores how New York's institutions and policies have either risen to meet [...]