Faculty Profile

Prof. Jill Gross is appointed Book Review Editor, Urban Affairs Review

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.

By |2024-01-26T20:42:11-05:00January 26th, 2024|Faculty Profile, News|Comments Off on Prof. Jill Gross is appointed Book Review Editor, Urban Affairs Review

Message from the Chair

I want to share with the larger community of students, alums, affiliated faculty, and friends a decision I shared with the faculty at our April meeting: I am not seeking another term as department chair when my current term expires on June 30th so that I can complete work on a book I have been [...]

By |2023-06-29T15:35:45-04:00May 9th, 2023|Faculty Profile, News|Comments Off on Message from the Chair

Prof. Wolf-Powers has been awarded the 2022 Philadelphia Athenaeum Art and Architecture Book Award.

Associate Professor Laura Wolf-Powers' book University City: History, Race, and Community in the Era of the Innovation District received the Philadelphia Athenaeum Art and Architecture 2022 Book Award.  Prof. Wolf-Powers was also  quoted in a Bisnow article about community land trusts.

By |2023-06-29T15:39:56-04:00April 21st, 2023|Faculty Profile, News|Comments Off on Prof. Wolf-Powers has been awarded the 2022 Philadelphia Athenaeum Art and Architecture Book Award.

Prof. Gutfreund interviews Sunnyside Gardens book authors, Indoor Voices Podcast, June 7

The newest episode of the podcast Indoor Voices features UPP Associate Professor Owen Gutfreund interviewing John Jay Professor Jeffrey Kroessler and architect Laura Heim about their new book on Sunnyside Gardens.  They discuss the controversies and debates surrounding historic preservation, as well as other topics related to Sunnyside such as the Garden City movement, Levittown, and the role [...]

By |2021-06-10T14:39:54-04:00June 10th, 2021|Faculty Profile, News|Comments Off on Prof. Gutfreund interviews Sunnyside Gardens book authors, Indoor Voices Podcast, June 7

Prof. Gross is selected for induction to the UAA Distinguished Service Honor Roll

Professor Jill Simone Gross has been selected for induction into the Distinguished Service Honor Roll of the Urban Affairs Association (UAA). The Honor Roll recognizes the UAA's "most impactful service leaders." Prof. Gross has been recognized for her efforts to expand the Associations "international" relationships, build a "global urban research community," and "substantively contribute to the strong [...]

By |2020-06-10T19:54:49-04:00June 10th, 2020|Faculty Profile, News|Comments Off on Prof. Gross is selected for induction to the UAA Distinguished Service Honor Roll