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Prof. Laura Wolf-Powers Co-Authored Article is Published in Urban Geography

Laura Wolf-Powers recently published an article (co-authored with Naomi Adiv) in the journal Urban Geography: "User Fees and the permeability of public space at municipal pools and bathhouses in New York City 1870-present."  https://works.bepress.com/laura_wolf_powers/45/

By |2018-10-12T16:01:12+00:00October 12th, 2018|Faculty Profile, News|Comments Off on Prof. Laura Wolf-Powers Co-Authored Article is Published in Urban Geography

Prof. Victoria Johnson’s Book Named Finalist for the 2018 National Book Award in Non-fiction

Professor Victoria Johnson's book American Eden has just been named one of five finalists for the 2018 National Book Award in Nonfiction: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/10/books/national-book-foundation-announces-finalists-for-69th-annual-award.html.

By |2018-10-12T20:28:02+00:00October 12th, 2018|Faculty Profile, News|Comments Off on Prof. Victoria Johnson’s Book Named Finalist for the 2018 National Book Award in Non-fiction

Prof. Mattew Lasner’s latest essay in UK journal AD

Prof. Matthew Lasner’s latest essay, “Architecture’s Progressive Imperative: Housing Betterment in the 19th and 20th Centuries” appears in a special issue of the UK journal AD devoted to the topic of social equity in housing. A review of the issue was published in Next City last week. Lasner also presented his research at a panel at the Center For Architecture earlier this month; video of the [...]

By |2018-10-08T17:47:50+00:00October 8th, 2018|Faculty Profile, News|Comments Off on Prof. Mattew Lasner’s latest essay in UK journal AD

UPP Chair Joseph Viteritti Interviewed by WAMU Radio, Sept. 17, 2018.

UPP Chair Joseph Viteritti was interviewed by WAMU Radio, the NPR station in Washington D.C., regarding the merits (and limits) of governance arrangements that give mayors operational control over urban school districts. The interview ran on the day (September 17) that the District of Columbia City Council was considering a proposal to amend its governance [...]

By |2018-09-20T22:14:12+00:00September 20th, 2018|Faculty Profile, News|Comments Off on UPP Chair Joseph Viteritti Interviewed by WAMU Radio, Sept. 17, 2018.

Prof. Ryan Yeung co-published article on NYC DOE’s Empowerment Zone Innovaton, Aug. 31, 2018.

Along with Weijie Wang at the University of Missouri, Dr. Ryan Yeung published an article in the Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory on the effectiveness of the NYC DOE’s Empowerment Zone Innovation. Click here for the article.

By |2018-09-20T21:53:33+00:00September 20th, 2018|Faculty Profile, News|Comments Off on Prof. Ryan Yeung co-published article on NYC DOE’s Empowerment Zone Innovaton, Aug. 31, 2018.

Prof. Jill Simone Gross’ Article , “The Governance of Superdiversity”, Published

Associate Professor Jill Simone Gross published a new article (book chapter): Gross, J. S. (2018). The governance of superdiversity: a tale of two North American cities. In The Routledge Handbook of the Governance of Migration and Diversity in Cities (pp. 251-261). Routledge. Click here for the description. In addition, Prof. Gross has been chosen to serve as [...]

By |2018-09-27T16:26:23+00:00September 20th, 2018|Faculty Profile, News|Comments Off on Prof. Jill Simone Gross’ Article , “The Governance of Superdiversity”, Published

Prof. Sigmund Shipp is selected in a CUNY-wide Competition to Teach Course for Future Initiatives Program

Prof. Sigmund Shipp has been selected in a CUNY-wide competition to co-teach a course in Spring 2019 at the CUNY Graduate Center for the Futures Initiative Program. The aim of the proposed course, to be team-taught with  Professor of Sociology, Public Health, & Urban Education  Juan Battle, is to support diversity, equity, and student-centered interdisciplinary learning [...]

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Prof. Victoria Johnson’s Book Considered for a National Book Award in Nonfiction

Associate Professor Victoria Johnson's book, American Eden: David Hosack, Botany, and Medicine in the Garden of the Early Republic is one of ten books on the list for consideration for a National Book Award in nonfiction.          

By |2018-09-20T21:40:46+00:00September 20th, 2018|Faculty Profile, News|Comments Off on Prof. Victoria Johnson’s Book Considered for a National Book Award in Nonfiction

UPP Prof. Victoria Johnson’s New Book, “American Eden” Receives Top Reviews!

Professor Victoria Johnson's new book, American Eden, about the first botanical garden in the United States (and how it became the site of Rockefeller Center), has been reviewed in the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times. American Eden has also been chosen as one of Amazon's "Best History books of June" and as an editors' pick at Nature, Scientific American, Popular Science, and [...]

By |2018-08-08T20:22:53+00:00August 1st, 2018|Faculty Profile, News|Comments Off on UPP Prof. Victoria Johnson’s New Book, “American Eden” Receives Top Reviews!