Profs. Jill Gross and Sigmund Shipp were invited and participated in the "Race and Class Chat" sponsored by the New York State Human Rights Commission on Friday, March 26, 2021.
Prof. Matthew Lasner Co-Authors Editorial Calling Upon Those Who Study Built Environment to Bear Witness to Racialized Injustices
Prof. Matthew Lasner has co-authored an editorial, Power to Witness, calling upon those who study the built environment, globally, to bear witness to racialized injustices and other systemic assaults on BIPOC and the right to peacefully protest.
UPP Chair Joseph Viteritti has published a commentary on "How Trump Changed the Way I Teach," in a special symposium issue of the Chronicle of Higher Education (September 22, 2019).
Prof. Matthew Lasner spoke at the "Re: Housing: Detroit” symposium hosted by the City of Detroit Planning and Development Department and the University of Michigan’s Taubman College, exploring and evaluating Detroit’s “Missing Middle” housing program. The full symposium can be watched here.
Prof Laura Wolf-Powers published an article in Metropolitics journal, “Reclaim Value Capture for Equitable Development”, May 28, 2019.
UPP Chair Joseph Viteritti participated in a three-way conversation with Jarrett Murphy, executive editor of City Limits (moderator) and journalist/author Juan Gonzalez, "The de Blasio Authors Weigh In: Juan Gonzalez and Joseph Viteritti on the Mayor's Past and Future." A edited transcript of the conversation has been published simultaneously online in City Limits and the Nation magazines along with complete podcasts [...]
UPP Distinguished Prof. Peter Kwong is quoted in NY times article, "Jeremy Lin Is Back in New York, and So Is a Glimpse of the Old Linsanity", Liz Robbins, ( 2016, July 20). As the only Chinese-American in the N.B.A., Mr. Lin represents a new “model minority,” said Peter Kwong, a professor of urban affairs at [...]
UPP Prof. Owen Gutfreund was featured in a TV news story on "Fox5 News at 5", on Thursday June 9th, at 5:07pm. The subject of the story was on crowded city sidewalks.
Urban Policy and Planning Department Professor William Milczarski and Sociology Professors Peter Tuckel and Mike Owen Benediktsson recently released a study, Etiquette of Riders on New York City Subways, as it relates to the MTA's Courtesy Counts Campaign. For further reading, click on the links below. "How Badly Do New York City Subway Riders Actually [...]
UPP Adjunct Assistant Professor Jennifer Nelles was cited in a Next City article about ARC and Gateway, "What One Really Expensive Tunnel Means to U.S Train Travel", April 4, 2016.