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.
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.
Associate Professor Owen Gutfreund was quoted in a City and State article about creating more pedestrian-only streets in NYC.
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 [...]
Professor Nicholas Bloom has published another essay on mass transit: https://theconversation.com/low-cost-high-quality-public-transportation-will-serve-the-public-better-than-free-rides-202708
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.
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 [...]
Prof. Lily Baum Pollans’s Environmental Justice class was awarded the ACSP/Lincoln Institute of Land Policy Award for Curriculum Innovation
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 [...]