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Wednesday, April 3
 

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Wednesday April 3, 2013 6:00am - 6:30am
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Wednesday April 3, 2013 6:00am - 6:30am
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Wednesday April 3, 2013 10:00am - 7:00pm
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Wednesday April 3, 2013 1:00pm - 5:00pm
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Wednesday April 3, 2013 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Tonga / Vanderbilt / Terrace Rooms
 
Thursday, April 4
 

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Thursday April 4, 2013 6:00am - 6:30am
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Thursday April 4, 2013 6:00am - 6:30am
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Thursday April 4, 2013 6:45am - 6:30pm
Gold Room

7:00am

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7:00am

Thursday - Paradoxes of Diversity in Public Housing: Which Differences Really Matter?
Presenters
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JoDee Keller

Pacific Lutheran University
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Janice Laakso

University of Washington Tacoma
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Christine Stevens

Associate Professor, University of Washington, Tacoma
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Cathy Tashiro

University of Washington Tacoma


Thursday April 4, 2013 7:00am - 8:00am
Grand Ballroom

7:00am

7:00am

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7:00am

7:00am

8:05am

9:15am

Thursday - Strategic Use of Neighborhood Data for Action: Lessons from the National Neighborhood Indicators Partnership

Moderator: Kathryn Pettit (The Urban Institute)

  • Phyllis Betts (University of Memphis)
  • Sabina Deitrick (University of Pittsburgh)
  • Leah Hendey (The Urban Institute/NeighborhoodInfo DC)
  • Kathryn Pettit (The Urban Institute/National Neighborhood Indicators Partnership)
  • Steve Spiker (Urban Strategies Council)

Presenters
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Phyllis Betts

University of Memphis
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Sabina Deitrick

University of Pittsburgh
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Leah Hendey

Senior Research Associate, Urban Institute
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Kathy Pettit

Senior Reesearch Associate, The Urban Institute
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Steve Spiker

Director of Research & Technology, Urban Strategies Council
Steve (Spike) Spiker is the Director of Research & Technology with Urban Strategies Council, a social impact nonprofit based in Oakland and runs Stealing Beauty Photography. He speaks nationally on data driven decision making in public policy, community development and applied social research. Spike serves on the executive committee of the National Neighborhood Indicators Partnership and has successfully advocated for open data policies in... Read More →

Moderators
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Kathy Pettit

Senior Reesearch Associate, The Urban Institute

Thursday April 4, 2013 9:15am - 10:35am
George Smith Room (Mark Hopkins Hotel)

9:15am

Thursday - Art, For More than Art's Sake: The Role of Art in Urban Regeneration

Moderator: Jerome Hodos (Franklin and Marshall College)

  • The "Montréal Sound": From Territorial Creation to Artistic Experience. Thoughts About Relations Between the "Music Scene" and Urban Space
    Jean-Pierre Collin (Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique), Catherine Gingras (Institut National de la Recherché Scientifique)
  • The Strength of Weak States: Reassessing the Impact of Federal Arts and Culture Investments in Local Communities
    Carlos Manjarrez (Institute for Museums and Library Services)
  • Artistic Innovation and Local Scenes in Barcelona, Manchester and Philadelphia
    Jerome Hodos (Franklin and Marshall College)

Presenters
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Jean-Pierre Collin

Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique
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Jerome Hodos

Franklin & Marshall College
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Carlos Manjarrez

Institute of Museum and Library Services

Co-Authors
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Catherine Gingras

Institut National de la Recherché Scientifique

Moderators
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Jerome Hodos

Franklin & Marshall College

Thursday April 4, 2013 9:15am - 10:35am
Green Room

9:15am

Thursday - Community Organizations: Contestation, Collaboration, and Institutionalization

Moderator: Leigh Graham (City University of New York)

  • The Emergent City: Community Organizations and the Production of Place
    Ryan Good (Rutgers University)
  • Learning from Lafitte: The Institutionalization of Community Development and the Emergence of Urban Human Rights Activism
    Leigh Graham (City University of New York)
  • Public and Political Recognition as a Low-Income Neighborhood: The Short-Term Gains and Long-Term Losses of Exclusionary Tactics
    Naomi McCormick (University of Chicago)
  • Community Development and Mass Incarceration: Intersections and Implications
    Ryan Lugalia-Hollon (University of Illinois at Chicago), Daniel Cooper (The Adler School of Professional Psychology)
  • Nonviolent Dynamics? Spirituality, Planning, and Low-Income Housing Demands
    Deshonay Dozier (Graduate Center, City University of New York)

Presenters
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Deshonay Dozier

City University of New York - Graduate Center
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Ryan M. Good

Doctoral student, Rutgers University
I am a doctoral candidate in Planning and Public Policy at the Bloustein School at Rutgers University. My interests lie in the areas of community development, place-based organizations, and the politics of neighborhood identity. In my dissertation, I am studying how local stakeholders invoked place-rooted arguments in contesting the proposed closure of Philadelphia public schools in 2013. My research explores the politics and the construction... Read More →
avatar for Leigh Graham

Leigh Graham

Assistant Professor, Urban Policy, Department of Public Management, City University of New York, John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Scholar of community development conflict and change, including after disasters. Interested in connecting with UAA attendees working at the criminal justice and urban development nexus, given my recent appointment at John Jay.
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Ryan Lugalia-Hollon

University of Illinois at Chicago
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Naomi McCormick

University of Chicago

Co-Authors
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Daniel Cooper

Adler School of Professional Psychology

Moderators
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Leigh Graham

Assistant Professor, Urban Policy, Department of Public Management, City University of New York, John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Scholar of community development conflict and change, including after disasters. Interested in connecting with UAA attendees working at the criminal justice and urban development nexus, given my recent appointment at John Jay.

Thursday April 4, 2013 9:15am - 10:35am
Pavillion Room

9:15am

Thursday - Considering and Reconsidering the Core of Urban Theory

Moderator: Marshall Feldman (The University of Rhode Island)

  • Choosing Classical Marxian Sociological Theory Over David Harvey's Marxist Based Spatial Analyses to Understand the Baltimore Superblock Issue
    Kenneth Morgan (Coppin State University)
  • Local Matters: Cities in the Contemporary Period
    Chris Malackany (Purdue University)
  • The Urban Process, The Monetary Circuit, and Land
    Marshall Feldman (The University of Rhode Island)
  • Assessing Democratic Urban Governance: Towards a Comparative Framework
    Oliver Dlabac (University of British Columbia)

Presenters
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Oliver Dlabac

Visiting Postdoc Fellow, University of British Columbia
///////// URBAN DEMOCRACY NOW! ///////// | | Connecting with scholars of comparative democratic urban governance.
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Marshall Feldman

University of Rhode Island
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Chris Malackany

Purdue University
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Kenneth Morgan

Coppin State University

Moderators
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Marshall Feldman

University of Rhode Island

Thursday April 4, 2013 9:15am - 10:35am
Garden Room

9:15am

Thursday - Food, Water, and Urban Environmental Issues

Moderator: Victoria Basolo (University of California, Irvine)

  • A Double-edged Sword: Water in La Paz, Mexico
    Victoria Basolo (University of California, Irvine)
  • Can Urban Food Production be Conceived of as a "Commons" Endeavor? Assessing Food Production Models from a Common Resource Perspective
    Ginger Elliott-Teague (University of Oklahoma)
  • West Philadelphia Tradition of Curbside Healthy Foods: Price and Variety of Whole Fruit and Vegetable Vending Compared to Conventional Retailers
    Benjamin Chrisinger (University of Pennsylvania), Catherine Brinkley (University of Pennsylvania), Amy Hillier (University of Pennsylvania)
  • Deconstructing Food Access and the Food Desert: Exploring Deeper Contexts in Urban Community Food Environments
    Danny Tarng (Rutgers University, Camden)

Presenters
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Victoria Basolo

University of California, Irvine
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Catherine Brinkley

University of Pennsylvania
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Ben Chrisinger

PhD Candidate, University of Pennsylvania
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Ginger Elliott-Teague

University of Oklahoma
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Danny Tarng

Doctoral Candidate and Graduate Assistant, Rutgers University, Camden

Co-Authors
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Amy Hillier

University of Pennsylvania

Moderators
VB

Victoria Basolo

University of California, Irvine

Thursday April 4, 2013 9:15am - 10:35am
Stanford Room (Mark Hopkins Hotel)

9:15am

Thursday - Housing in Context: Rights and Preferences

Moderator: James DeFilippis (Rutgers University)

  • The Terrorist Attacks of 9-11 and Preferred Neighborhoods Characteristics: Impact and Recovery
    Yumi Choi (The Ohio State University), Hazel Morrow-Jones (The Ohio State University)
  • Bordering and Bridging: Permeability of Neighbourhoods
    Sabine Weck (ILS - Research Institute for Regional and Urban Development), Heike Hanhörster (ILS - Research Institute for Regional and Urban Development gGmbH), Sabine Beisswenger (ILS - Research Institute for Regional and Urban Development gGmbH)
  • Do Residents of "Notified" Slums Invest More in Housing Stock?:  Evidence from National Surveys in India
    Karthik Rao Cavale (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Presenters
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Karthik Rao Cavale

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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Yumi Choi

Ph.D Student, The Ohio State University
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Sabine Weck

ILS - Research Institute for Regional and Urban Development

Co-Authors
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Hazel Morrow-Jones

Ohio State University
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Heike Hanhörster

ILS - Research Institute for Regional and Urban Development gGmbH
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Sabine Beisswenger

ILS - Research Institute for Regional and Urban Development gGmbH

Moderators
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James DeFilippis

Rutgers University

Thursday April 4, 2013 9:15am - 10:35am
French Room

9:15am

Thursday - Managing Urban Sprawl and Suburbanization [URBAN ISSUES IN ASIA & PACIFIC RIM TRACK]

Moderator: Lin Ye (Sun Yat-sen University)

  • Trading Suburbia for an Urban Lifestyle: Obstacles and Opportunities in Auckland, New Zealand.
    Errol Haarhoff (The University of Auckland), Lee Beattie (The University of Auckland)
  • Spatio-temporal Patterns and Determinants of Urban Sprawl: Evidence from China
    Lin Ye (Sun Yat-sen University), Alfred Wu (Hong Kong Institute of Education)
  • Suburbanization in Beijing: New Trend and Social Implications
    Jian Sun (Fort Hays State University)
  • Suburbanising Disadvantage in Australian Cities: Socio-Spatial Change in an Era of Neo-Liberalism
    Bill Randolph (University of New South Wales)

Presenters
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Errol Haarhoff

Professor of Architecture, University of Auckland
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Bill Randolph

City Futures Research Centre, University of New South Wales
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Jian Sun

Fort Hays State University
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Lin Ye

Sun Yat-Sen University

Co-Authors
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Alfred Wu

Hong Kong Institute of Education
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Lee Beattie

University of Auckland

Moderators
LY

Lin Ye

Sun Yat-Sen University

Thursday April 4, 2013 9:15am - 10:35am
Crystal Room

9:15am

Thursday - Neighborhood Revitalization Strategies

Moderator: Barbara Ferman (Temple University)

  • Connecting Newark's Arts & Cultural Districts: A Vision Plan for the Lincoln Park Neighborhood and the Halsey Street Arts Corridor
    Brian Engelmann (New Jersey Institute of Technology), Te-Sheng Huang (New Jersey Institute of Technology)
  • Shopping on Hip Street: Neighborhood Identity in Brooklyn and Portland
    Sara Martucci (Graduate Center, City University of New York)
  • Smart Philanthropy, Strategic Targeting, and New (?) Processes of Neighborhood Change
    Michael Webb (Center for Urban and Regional Analysis)
  • Austin City Limits: Class and the Queering of a Black Chicago Church
    Jackson Bartlett (Northwestern University)
  • Building the 21st Century City: Inclusion, Innovation and more than a Decade of Faith-Based Initiatives
    Malissa Geer (University of Illinois at Chicago)

Presenters
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Jackson Christopher Bartlett

Doctoral Student, Northwestern University
My research is guided by the question of the ongoing significance of race in the neoliberal restructuring of US cities. More specifically, this paper deals with the individualization of responsibility for neighborhood systems, an individualization that reflects broader shifts in urban governance whereby responsibility is passed down to the neighborhood or block level and democratic systems are eroded and pass authority up to centralized... Read More →
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Brian Engelmann

New Jersey Institute of Technology
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Malissa Geer

University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)
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Sara Martucci

City University of New York, Graduate Center
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Michael Webb

Research Associate, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Neighborhood revitalization, gentrification, community economic development, urban governance

Co-Authors
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Te-Sheng Huang

PhD Candidate, New Jersey Institute of Technology

Moderators
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Barbara Ferman

Professor, Temple University
Born and raised in Brooklyn (which is still the 4th largest city!), I had an early education about urban areas that was shaped by some very practical activities – turning empty lots into playgrounds, keeping the hand ball court for hours, dodging traffic, and learning the subway lines. Over the years, this practical education morphed into a concern with issues of housing and community development, neighborhood politics and community... Read More →

Thursday April 4, 2013 9:15am - 10:35am
Hunt Room

9:15am

Thursday - Relocation and Residential Mobility: Individual and Neighborhood Impacts

Moderator: Bill Rohe (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

  • Residential Instability and Adolescent Obesity: The Role of the Built Environment
    Antwan Jones (The George Washington University)
  • Dismantling Public Housing, Reconstructing the Lives of Children
    Edith Barrett (University of Connecticut)
  • Untangling the Impacts of HOPE VI Tenant Relocation
    Bill Rohe (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), Mai Nguyen (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), Hye-Sun Han (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), Mary Donegan (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
  • Reconsidering the Effects of Residential Mobility
    Kristin Perkins (Harvard University)
  • The Impact of Assisted Housing Programs on Neighborhood Stability
    Ayoung Woo (Texas A&M University), Shannon Van Zandt (Texas A&M University)

Presenters
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Edith Barrett

Director, Urban and Community Studies, University of Connecticut
AJ

Antwan Jones

George Washington University
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Kristin L. Perkins

Harvard University
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William M Rohe

Cary C. Boshamer Distinguished Professor and Director, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Affordable housing, central city and neighborhood revitalization
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Ayoung Woo

Texas A&M University

Co-Authors
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Hye-Sun Han

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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Mai Nguyen

Associate Professor, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
MD

Mary Donegan

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
SV

Shannon Van Zandt

Texas A&M University

Moderators
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William M Rohe

Cary C. Boshamer Distinguished Professor and Director, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Affordable housing, central city and neighborhood revitalization

Thursday April 4, 2013 9:15am - 10:35am
Venetian Room

9:15am

Thursday - Service Provision in Cities I: Services for Old, Young, and the Homeless

Moderator: Christine George (Loyola University Chicago)

  • Aging America: Challenges for Planning and City Services
    Mildred Warner (Cornell University), Lydia Morken (Cornell University), George Homsy (Cornell University)
  • Partners in Provision: Rethinking "Public" Urban Recreation in Baltimore City
    Jacob Bustad (University of Maryland), David Andrews (University of Maryland)
  • Service Use Among Homeless Women in Orange County
    Jessica Perez (University of California, Irvine)
  • Effectiveness of Chicago's Plan to End Homelessness
    Susan Grossman (Loyola University Chicago), Christine George (Loyola University Chicago), Michael Sosin (University of Chicago)

Presenters
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Jacob Bustad

University of Maryland
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Christine George

Associate Research Professor, Loyola University Chicago
JL

Jessica L. Perez

University of California, Irvine
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Mildred Warner

Cornell University

Co-Authors
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David Andrews

University of Maryland
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George Homsy

PhD Candidate, Department of City and Regional Planning, Cornell University
IThis fall I join the faculty of the Department of Public Administration at Binghamton University as an assistant professor to help them launch a new Sustainable Communities Masters degree program.
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Lydia Morken

Cornell University
MS

Michael Sosin

University of Chicago
SG

Susan Grossman

Loyola University Chicago

Moderators
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Christine George

Associate Research Professor, Loyola University Chicago

Thursday April 4, 2013 9:15am - 10:35am
Empire Room

9:15am

Thursday - Spatial & Social Effects of Global City Growth

Moderator: Shelagh McCartney (Carleton University)

  • Navigating the Intermediary City: Explaining Rapid Urban Growth in Panama City, Panama
    Thomas Sigler (University of Queensland)
  • Planning the Unplanned: Predicting Vulnerable (slum) Morphologies of Urban Expansion to Create Just Cities
    Shelagh McCartney (Carleton University)
  • Satellite Cities in Africa:  A Case Study of the Tanzanian Experience
    Kathryn Owens (University of Michigan)

Presenters
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Shelagh McCartney

Assistant Professor, Carleton University, Azrieli School of Architecture and Urbanism
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Kathryn Owens

University of Michigan
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Thomas Sigler

Lecturer in Human Geography, University of Queensland
I am a broadly trained Human Geographer with interests in urban, economic, and political geographies, as well as cultural landscapes. I'm American, but work in Australia, and have done research in Latin America and Africa, so my regional interests are quite diverse. At the moment, I'm working on a few different projects, including one on offshore services in Hong Kong with Simon Zhao of HKU, as well as a GaWC-style network analysis of the... Read More →

Moderators
avatar for Shelagh McCartney

Shelagh McCartney

Assistant Professor, Carleton University, Azrieli School of Architecture and Urbanism

Thursday April 4, 2013 9:15am - 10:35am
Fountain Room

9:15am

Thursday - The Civic Incorporation of Underrepresented Groups

Moderator: Laurie Walker (Arizona State University)

  • Public Policy and Local Immigrant Organizations in the U.S. and Canada
    Mara Sidney (Rutgers University-Newark)
  • Municipal Restructuring, Elected Officials and Inclusion: Advantages?
    Winnie Frohn (University of Québec in Montréal), Caroline Andrew (University of Ottawa), Anne Latendresse (University of Québec in Montréal), Sylvie Paré (University of Québec in Montréal)
  • Party Competition and Immigrant Political Incorporation. Evidence from a Comparative Study of Swiss City Councils
    Philippe Koch (University of Zurich)
  • Building Public Housing Residents' Capacity to Prepare for and Benefit From Neighborhood Redevelopment
    Laurie Walker (Arizona State University)

Presenters
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Winnie Frohn

University of Québec in Montréal
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Philippe Koch

Senior Research Fellow, University of Zurich
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Mara Sidney

Rutgers University-Newark
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Laurie Walker

Assistant Professor, Arizona State University
I am a former community organizer with the PICO National Network. I am passionate about measuring and improving social support, neighborhood safety, and other community-driven interventions within the context of redeveloping public housing.

Co-Authors
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Anne Latendresse

University of Québec in Montréal
CA

Caroline Andrew

University of Ottawa
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Sylvie Paré

Professeure titulaire, University of Quebec in Montreal
Je m'intéresse aux questions de genre, d'ethnicité et de classes sociales dans la ville, à Montréal ou à Toronto. Pour le moment, mes travaux portent essentiellement sur les femmes immigrantes entrepreneures de Montréal, le genre et territoire et la transition du quartier de la Cité-Jardin du Tricentenaire.

Moderators
avatar for Laurie Walker

Laurie Walker

Assistant Professor, Arizona State University
I am a former community organizer with the PICO National Network. I am passionate about measuring and improving social support, neighborhood safety, and other community-driven interventions within the context of redeveloping public housing.

Thursday April 4, 2013 9:15am - 10:35am
Vanderbilt Room

9:15am

Thursday - The Politics of Poverty

Moderator: Gerard Wellman (California State University, Stanislaus)

  • Advocating for the Poor and Homeless: Christian Anarchism and Spaces of Praxis in Lexington, Kentucky
    Sandra Zupan (University of Kentucky)
  • Teen Childbearing and Welfare: Urban Myths and Stylized Facts
    Julia Kohn (Hunter College)
  • Transit Paradise Lost: What Transit Agency Administrators Say Hinders Them from Pursuing Social Justice and Fairness
    Gerard Wellman (California State University, Stanislaus)
  • Islands of Marginality: The Roots and Implications of America's Homeless Camps
    Christopher Herring (University of California, Berkeley)

Presenters
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Christopher Herring

University of California, Berkeley
JK

Julia Kohn

Hunter College of the City University of New York
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Gerard Wellman

Assistant Professor, California State University, Stanislaus
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Sandra Zupan

University of Kentucky

Moderators
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Gerard Wellman

Assistant Professor, California State University, Stanislaus

Thursday April 4, 2013 9:15am - 10:35am
California Room

9:15am

Thursday - Theorizing 'Green'

Moderator: Gail Heffner (Calvin College)

  • Landscape as Green Infrastructure: A Critical Element that Influences Urban Liveability
    Jing Ma (University of Auckland)
  • Green Redevelopment and the Urban Frontier in Braddock, Pennsylvania: Is 'Homesteading' Another Word for Gentrification?
    Joseph Pierce (The Florida State University)
  • Human Impacts in an Urban Watershed: An Oral History of the Plaster Creek Watershed
    Gail Heffner (Calvin College)

Presenters
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Gail Heffner

Calvin College
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Jing Ma

PhD Candidate, University of Auckland
I am keen to learn and experience different things, especially different culture. I love reading and drawing. They give me quiet time to think. Meeting and talking with other people, and joining in the outdoor activities also make me feel exciting. I always keep curiosity in my research, and would like to discuss it with other professionals. It's really great to meet great minds.
JP

Joseph Pierce

Florida State University

Moderators
GH

Gail Heffner

Calvin College

Thursday April 4, 2013 9:15am - 10:35am
Six Continents Room (Mark Hopkins Hotel)

9:15am

Thursday - Urban Service Delivery Challenges

Moderator: Brian McCabe (Georgetown University)

  • Neighborhood Correlates of the Demand for Urban Services in Washington, DC
    Brian McCabe (Georgetown University)
  • Investigation of TARTA's Service Quality with Respect to Transportation Accessibility to Public High Schools in Toledo, Ohio
    Bhuiyan Alam (The University of Toledo)
  • Social Equity in Public Service Privatization: The Empirical Effects of Garbage Collection in Low-income Neighborhoods
    Jing Wang (California State Polytechnic University, Pomona), Erica Mcfadden (Arizona State University), Joanna Lucio (Arizona State University)

Presenters
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Bhuiyan Alam

Associate Professor, The University of Toledo
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Brian McCabe

Assistant Professor, Georgetown University
JW

Jing Wang

Assistant Professor, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

Co-Authors
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Erica Mcfadden

Arizona State University
JL

Joanna Lucio

Arizona State University

Moderators
BM

Brian McCabe

Assistant Professor, Georgetown University

Thursday April 4, 2013 9:15am - 10:35am
International Room

10:35am

10:55am

Thursday - Debating the Socially Transformative Possibilities of Community Land Trusts: Critical Social, Environmental, and Economic Perspectives

Moderator: Susan Saegert (City University of New York Graduate Center)

  • May Louie (Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative)
  • Hillary Caldwell (City University of New York Graduate Center)
  • James DeFilippis (Rutgers University)
  • Mia White (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Presenters
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Hillary Caldwell

City University of New York
JD

James DeFilippis

Rutgers University
ML

May Louie

Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative
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Mia White

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Moderators
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Susan Saegert

City University of New York

Thursday April 4, 2013 10:55am - 12:15pm
French Room

10:55am

Thursday - Getting Published in the Journal of Urban Affairs: Authoring, Revising, and Reviewing Scholarship

Moderator: Laura Reese (JUA Editor/Michigan State University)

  • Jonathan Davies (De Montfort University)
  • Judy Garber (University of Alberta)
  • David Imbroscio (University of Louisville)

Presenters
avatar for Jonathan S. Davies

Jonathan S. Davies

Professor of Critical Policy Studies, De Montfort University
I am Professor of Critical Policy Studies in the Department of Politics and Public Policy at De Montfort. My research interests span critical issues in governance, state theory, urban studies and public policy. I am currently working on a variety of projects on crisis, austerity governance and contestation. From April 2015 I will be leading an international consortium of researchers in an ESRC funded eight-case comparative study of austerity... Read More →
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Judith Garber

University of Alberta
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David Imbroscio

University of Louisville

Moderators
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Laura Reese

JUA Editor/Michigan State University

Thursday April 4, 2013 10:55am - 12:15pm
Empire Room

10:55am

Thursday - Urban Policy in the Age of Obama: An Assessment of the First Term; Colloquy Session 1: Housing Policy, Housing Finance, and Regulation

Moderator: Amy Khare (University of Chicago)

  • Rachel Bratt (Tufts University)
  • Ed Goetz (University of Minnesota)
  • Janet Smith (University of Illinois at Chicago)
  • Elvin Wyly (University of British Columbia)

Presenters
RB

Rachel Bratt

Tufts University
EG

Edward Goetz

University of Minnesota
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Janet Smith

University of Illinois Chicago
EW

Elvin Wyly

University of British Columbia

Moderators
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Amy Khare

Ph.D. Candidate, University of Chicago
Amy Khare’s research seeks to shape solutions to persistent poverty and structural inequality, with a specific focus on affordable housing, community development, and market-driven policies. Her central line of inquiry examines how urban politics influences the privatization of public resources in a restructured U.S. welfare state. She aims to produce scholarship that is guided by and has implications for local activism and policy changes... Read More →

Thursday April 4, 2013 10:55am - 12:15pm
Terrace Room

10:55am

Thursday - CBOs, Local Government and the Politics of Community Development

Moderator: Carolyn Adams (Temple University)

  • The New Politics of Neighborhood Revitalization in Baltimore
    Robert Stoker (George Washington University), Clarence Stone (George Washington University), Donn Worgs (Towson University)
  • Pols, Patronage, and Nonprofit Community Developers
    Carolyn Adams (Temple University)
  • Social Innovation and Civil Society in Urban Governance : Case Study of Participatory Governance and Community Rebuilding in Seoul Metropolitan City
    Miree Byun (Seoul Institute), Joo Hun Lee (University of Seoul)
  • Conjunction Junction, What’s Your Function? An Assessment of Coproduction In Atlanta, Georgia
    Kelechi Uzochukwu (Georgia State University)
  • Home Owner Associations and Municipal Government: An Exploration of Fiscal Issues
    Neil Abercrombie (Utah State University)

Presenters
NA

Neil Abercrombie

Utah State University
CA

Carolyn Adams

Temple University
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Miree Byun

Director, The Seoul Institute
RS

Robert Stoker

George Washington University
avatar for Kelechi Uzochukwu

Kelechi Uzochukwu

Adjunct Professor, Georgia State University and Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Community development, public participation in local governance, low-income and minority populations

Co-Authors
CS

Clarence Stone

George Washington University
DW

Donn Worgs

Towson University
JH

Joo Hun Lee

University of Seoul

Moderators
CA

Carolyn Adams

Temple University

Thursday April 4, 2013 10:55am - 12:15pm
Pavillion Room

10:55am

Thursday - Culture in Cities: Planning, Promotion, Film, Fashion, and TV

Moderator: Candice Clouse (Cleveland State University)

  • Coping with Swagger-Jacking:  A Case Study of Cultural Preservation and Class Conflict in Washington, DC
    Allison Heck (Virginia Tech University)
  • The Role of Cultural Promotion as an Integral Component of Leipzig's Urban Development
    Jean-Claude Garcia-Zamor (Florida International University)
  • Analysis and Economic Impact of the Film Industry in Northeast Ohio & Ohio
    Candice Clouse (Cleveland State University)
  • Designer Fashion Industry and the Changing Role of the Intermediaries: The Case of Pitti Immagine in Florence
    Mariangela Lavanga (Erasmus University,  Rotterdam)
  • Televising the Frisco-esque: San Francisco on American Television, 1950-1980
    Joshua Gleich (University of Texas at Austin)

Presenters
avatar for Candi Clouse

Candi Clouse

Program Manager, Cleveland State University
Candi Clouse is the Program Manager in the Center for Economic Development at the Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs at Cleveland State University. In her current role, she supports the center with data analysis, economic impact modeling, and industry research. Ms. Clouse is a Ph.D. candidate in Urban Studies with a focus on economic development.
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Jean-Claude Garcia-Zamor

Professor of Public Administration, Florida International University
JG

Josh Gleich

University of Texas-Austin
AH

Allison Heck

Virginia Tech University
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Mariangela Lavanga

Assistant Professor, Erasmus University Rotterdam
Mariangela Lavanga is Assistant Professor in Cultural Economics at the Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication (ESHCC) at the Erasmus University Rotterdam. She lectures in the Bachelor in Cultural Studies, the Pre-Master in Cultural Economics and Entrepreneurship, and the Master in Cultural Economics and Entrepreneurship. Her expertise lies in the analysis of the interrelations between cultural and creative industries and cities... Read More →

Moderators
avatar for Candi Clouse

Candi Clouse

Program Manager, Cleveland State University
Candi Clouse is the Program Manager in the Center for Economic Development at the Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs at Cleveland State University. In her current role, she supports the center with data analysis, economic impact modeling, and industry research. Ms. Clouse is a Ph.D. candidate in Urban Studies with a focus on economic development.

Thursday April 4, 2013 10:55am - 12:15pm
Garden Room

10:55am

Thursday - Dynamics of Urban Crime & Studies in Criminal Punishment

Moderator: George Galster (Wayne State University)

  • Neighborhood Disinvestment, Abandonment and Crime Dynamics
    George Galster (Wayne State University), Erica Raleigh (Data Driven Detroit)
  • Geography of Violence in a Post-conflict Belfast
    Guilhem Marotte (Université Paris 8)
  • Keep the Family Together: A Qualitative Analysis of the Impact of Serving Jail Sentences on the Family Dynamic
    Joseph Rukus (University of Florida), Connie Shehan (University of Florida)
  • Violence Prevention and Obesity Prevention: A Shared Opportunity for Improving Communities
    Wendy Sedlak (OMG Center for Collaborative Learning)
  • Comparing the Effects of Punitive vs. Rehabilitative Measures on Prison Environment in Public and Private Prisons
    Melissa Duscha (University of North Carolina, Charlotte)

Presenters
MD

Melissa Duscha

University of North Carolina, Charlotte
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George Galster

Hillberry Professor of Urban Affairs, Wayne State University
justice, beauty and the world
GM

Guilhem Marotte

Université Paris 8
avatar for Joseph Rukus

Joseph Rukus

PhD Candidate, University of Florida
I am currently in the process of completing a PhD in criminology at the University of Florida. I also hold a Master's Degree in City and Regional Planning from Cornell University. My goal is to find ways to draw from the strengths of both disciplines to help better communities. Specifically, my research focuses on community development-based crime fighting strategies. Recent papers have addressed jail-based reentry and the impact of family... Read More →
avatar for Wendy Sedlak

Wendy Sedlak

OMG Center

Co-Authors
CS

Connie Shehan

University of Florida
ER

Erica Raleigh

Data Driven Detroit

Moderators
avatar for George Galster

George Galster

Hillberry Professor of Urban Affairs, Wayne State University
justice, beauty and the world

Thursday April 4, 2013 10:55am - 12:15pm
George Smith Room (Mark Hopkins Hotel)

10:55am

Thursday - Housing Policy and Finance [URBAN ISSUES IN ASIA & PACIFIC RIM TRACK]

Moderator: Jonghyun Lim (Michigan State University)

  • Credit Access and Housing Consumption: The Case of the Housing Provident Fund
    Yilan Xu (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
  • Socioeconomic and Residential Spatial Differences Between Urban and Rural Migrants in Beijing
    Yiping Fang (Portland State University)
  • What is the Role of Outlook on Life and Social Sphere in Housing Choice of Elderly Koreans?
    Jonghyun Lim (Michigan State University)
  • Intentional Policy Ambiguity and the Central-Local Dynamics of Policy Implementation Dilemma: The Case of Urban Affordable Housing Policy in China
    Zhilin Liu (Tsinghua University), Ciqi Mei (Tsinghua University)

Presenters
YF

Yiping Fang

Portland State University
JL

Jonghyun Lim

Research scholar, Michigan State University
ZL

Zhilin LIU

Associate Prfessor, Tsinghua University
YX

Yilan Xu

Assistant Professor, University of Illinois

Co-Authors
CM

Ciqi Mei

Tsinghua University

Moderators
JL

Jonghyun Lim

Research scholar, Michigan State University

Thursday April 4, 2013 10:55am - 12:15pm
Crystal Room

10:55am

Thursday - Inclusion After the Great Recession: The Role of Community Organizations and Social Enterprises in Promoting Social and Economic Inclusion

Moderator: M. Anne Visser (University of California, Davis)

  • Economic Inclusion after the Great Recession: The Role of Community Based Organizations in Influencing Labor Market Outcomes
    M. Anne Visser (University of California, Davis)
  • A House Divided Cannot Stand: Capacity Building in Community Based Development Organizations (CBDOs)
    Nathaniel S. Wright (University of Louisville) 
  • Community-Based Organizations as a Critical Connection in Linking Social Capital:The Case of Low wealth Entrepreneurship
    Colleen Casey (University of Texas at Arlington)

Presenters
avatar for Colleen Casey

Colleen Casey

Associate Professor, University of Texas- Arlington
Dr. Casey received a Ph.D. in Public Policy Analysis with an emphasis in Urban and Community Development from Saint Louis University. In addition to UTA, Dr. Casey has taught at Saint Louis University and the University of Connecticut. She began teaching at UTA in August 2008. Her research has been published in journals, including the Journal of Planning Education and Research and Critical Sociology, as well as in edited books published by the... Read More →
MA

M. Anne Visser

University of California, Davis
NW

Nathaniel Wright

University of Louisville

Moderators
MA

M. Anne Visser

University of California, Davis

Thursday April 4, 2013 10:55am - 12:15pm
Far East Room

10:55am

Thursday - Inequality and Change in Cities Throughout the World

Moderator: Mel Powell (Southern Maryland Higher Education Center)

  • The Impact of Growing Economic and Social Disparities in America's Cities on Declining Citizen Optimism and Trust in Government
    Mel Powell (Southern Maryland Higher Education Center)
  • Urban Inequality in Comparative Perspective: Transnational Experiences in the Americas
    Ulrike Gerhard (Heidelberg University), Eberhard Rothfuss (University of Passau)
  • Gentrification and Quality of Life in Montréal
    George Parker (McGill University), Yan Kestens (University of Montreal), Jean Caron (McGill University), Lisa Bornstein (McGill University)
  • The Vertical Geography of Protest
    Clifford Deaton (University of Illinois at Chicago)
  • City and Resiliency: Challenges and Opportunities in Post Conflict Reconstruction of Belfast, N. Ireland
    Gordana Rabrenovic (Northeastern University), Curtis Holland (Northeastern University)

Presenters
avatar for Clifford Deaton

Clifford Deaton

Lake Forest College
avatar for Ulrike Gerhard

Ulrike Gerhard

Professor for Urban Geography, Heidelberg University
avatar for George Parker

George Parker

Master of Urban Planning Candidate, McGill University
George Parker studies the relationships between land economics, public space, and neighbourhood social dynamics. He is passionate about urban diversity in all its forms.
MP

Mel Powell

Southern Maryland Higher Education Center
GR

Gordana Rabrenovic

Northeastern University

Co-Authors
CH

Curtis Holland

Northeastern University
ER

Eberhard Rothfuss

University of Passau
JC

Jean Caron

McGill University
LB

Lisa Bornstein

McGill University
YK

Yan Kestens

University of Montreal

Moderators
MP

Mel Powell

Southern Maryland Higher Education Center

Thursday April 4, 2013 10:55am - 12:15pm
California Room

10:55am

Thursday - Media and the City: Thinking Locally [BURD TRACK ON MEDIA & URBAN LIFE]

Moderator: Scott Rodgers (Birkbeck, University of London)

  • Less is Less: News Content & Consolidation in Local Places
    Danilo Yanich (University of Delaware)
  • The Communicational Dimension of Democratic Accountability: Media Reporting and Legitimacy in Four European Metropolitan Areas
    Daniel Kübler (University of Zurich), Anna Christmann (University of Zurich), Frank Marcinkowski (University of Münster), Karin Hasler (University of Zurich), Christian Schemer (University of Zurich)
  • Local Media and Politics in Germany: Measuring the Effects of Press Coverage on Political Accountability in Municipalities
    Frank Marcinkowski (University of Muenster), Christian Strippel (Freie Universität Berlin)
  • Phenomenological Spaces of Journalism as Urban Practice: Exploring Recent Developments in City-focused and Hyperlocal Media
    Scott Rodgers (Birkbeck, University of London)

Presenters
AC

Anna Christmann

University of Zurich
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Frank Marcinkowski

University of Muenster
SR

Scott Rodgers

Lecturer in Media Theory, Birkbeck, University of London
I usually describe my research as a fusion of media theory and urban theory, in that it seeks to address the nature of urban social and political life in an increasingly mediated world. The trajectory I’ve taken to get to this point has been interdisciplinary and full of accidents, taking in media and cultural theory, urban sociology, human geography, science and technology studies, urban planning and political theory. My most developed area of... Read More →
avatar for Danilo Yanich

Danilo Yanich

Director, MA program in Urban Affairs & Public Policy, University of Delaware

Co-Authors
CS

Christian Schemer

University of Zurich
CS

Christian Strippel

Freie Universität Berlin
DK

Daniel Kübler

University of Zurich
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Frank Marcinkowski

University of Muenster
KH

Karin Hasler

University of Zurich

Moderators
SR

Scott Rodgers

Lecturer in Media Theory, Birkbeck, University of London
I usually describe my research as a fusion of media theory and urban theory, in that it seeks to address the nature of urban social and political life in an increasingly mediated world. The trajectory I’ve taken to get to this point has been interdisciplinary and full of accidents, taking in media and cultural theory, urban sociology, human geography, science and technology studies, urban planning and political theory. My most developed area of... Read More →

Thursday April 4, 2013 10:55am - 12:15pm
Green Room

10:55am

Thursday - Migration, Urbanization, and Acculturation [URBAN ISSUES IN ASIA & PACIFIC RIM TRACK]

Moderator: Jill Gross (Hunter College of the City University of New York)

  • Governing Migration in Cities: China Compared
    Jill Gross (Hunter College of the City University of New York)
  • Global Sydney and Migration: an Alternative Research and Policy Agenda
    Richard Hu (University of Canberra)
  • Settling into a New Routine: Immigration and Everyday Acculturation from Beijing to Vancouver
    Jing Zhao (University of British Columbia), Nathanael Lauster (University of British Columbia)
  • The "Mouse Tribe" -- Basement Living in Beijing, China
    Youqin Huang (State University of New York)

Presenters
avatar for Jill Simone Gross

Jill Simone Gross

Director Graduate Program in Urban Affairs, Hunter College of the City University of New York
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Richard Hu

Associate Professor, University of Canberra
Richard is an urban planner and designer. His research interests include urban competitiveness, global cities, and comparative urban studies (in FoRs 120502 History and Theory of the Built Environment, 120507 Urban Analysis and Development, and 120508 Urban Design). | | Richard is a member of the Planning Institute of Australia and its certified planner (CPP), and a member of the American Planning Association and its certified planner (AICP... Read More →
YH

Youqin Huang

State University of New York, Albany
JZ

Jing Zhao

University of British Columbia

Co-Authors
avatar for Nathanael Lauster

Nathanael Lauster

Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of British Columbia

Moderators
avatar for Jill Simone Gross

Jill Simone Gross

Director Graduate Program in Urban Affairs, Hunter College of the City University of New York

Thursday April 4, 2013 10:55am - 12:15pm
Fountain Room

10:55am

Thursday - Race, Choice, and Relocation Outcomes

Moderator: Kirk McClure (University of Kansas)

  • The Impact of Race and Ethnicity on Entry to High-Opportunity Neighborhoods among Housing Choice Voucher Recipients
    Kirk McClure (University of Kansas), Alex F. Schwartz (New School University)
  • The Effect of Uniform Residential Landlord and Tenant Acts on Renter Housing Mobility
    Megan Hatch (George Washington University)
  • Project-Based Section 8 Roulette: Housing Choice or Housing Chance? The Stakes in Central West Baltimore
    Tanya Lukasik (Johns Hopkins University)
  • Assisted Housing and the Concentration of Black and White Poverty
    Ann Owens (Stanford University)

Presenters
avatar for Megan Hatch

Megan Hatch

Cleveland State University
TL

Tanya Lukasik

Johns Hopkins University
AO

Ann Owens

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Sociology, Stanford University
AF

Alex F. Schwartz

New School University

Co-Authors
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Kirk McClure

Professir, The University of Kansas

Moderators
avatar for Kirk McClure

Kirk McClure

Professir, The University of Kansas

Thursday April 4, 2013 10:55am - 12:15pm
Venetian Room

10:55am

Thursday - Race, Inequality, and Struggles for Social Justice in Silicon Valley

Moderator: Herbert G. Ruffin, II (Syracuse University)

  • The Revolt of the Black Athlete and its Contribution to the Achievement of the Santa Clara County and America
    Herbert G. Ruffin, II (Syracuse University)
  • Mainstreaming the Asian Mall: The Regulation of Minority and Immigrant Space in the Silicon Valley Suburbs
    Willow Lung-Amam (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
  • Hidden in Plain Sight: How to Create Equitable Communities for the Invisible Half of Silicon Valley?
    Wayne Chen (City of San Jose, Department of Housing)
  • Creating a More Equitable and Sustainable Silicon Valley through Transportation and Land Use Advocacy
    Christopher Lepe (Transform)

Presenters
WC

Wayne Chen

City of San Jose, Department of Housing
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Christopher Lepe

Community Planner, Silicon Valley, Transform
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Willow Lung-Amam

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
HG

Herbert G. Ruffin, II

Syracuse University

Moderators
HG

Herbert G. Ruffin, II

Syracuse University

Thursday April 4, 2013 10:55am - 12:15pm
International Room

10:55am

Thursday - Re-examining Economic Development Strategies

Moderator: Annette Steinacker (Loyola University Chicago)

  • Upending the Growth Machine: The Intense Politicking of Economic Development
    Daniel Bliss (Illinois Institute of Technology)
  • Economic Development and Growth Management Policy Choices: A Unified Theory
    Annette Steinacker (Loyola University Chicago)
  • Action Sports as Economic Development: The Case of Skateparks in China
    Stuart Strother (Azusa Pacific University)

Presenters
DB

Daniel Bliss

Illinois Institute of Technology
AS

Annette Steinacker

Loyola University Chicago
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Stuart Strother

Professor of Economics, Azusa Pacific University
I'm an average and ordinary statistician and economist looking to improve the world in the spirit of Christ.

Moderators
AS

Annette Steinacker

Loyola University Chicago

Thursday April 4, 2013 10:55am - 12:15pm
Six Continents Room (Mark Hopkins Hotel)

10:55am

Thursday - Regional Governance and Collaboration

Moderator: Don Phares (University of Missouri - St. Louis)

  • Toward a More Useful Way of Understanding Regional Governance
    William Barnes (National League of Cities), Kathryn Foster (University of Maine, Farmington)
  • Metropolitan Governance and Cooperation: A Survey of the Largest U.S. Metro Areas
    Donald F. Norris (University of Maryland Baltimore County), Don Phares (University of Missouri - St. Louis), Gretchen Shaub (University of Maryland Baltimore County)
  • Operationalizing New Regionalism
    David Hamilton (Texas Tech University)
  • Fragmented Regionalism: Why Governance Beyond the Central City is So Difficult to Achieve
    Hank Savitch (University of Louisville), Sarin Adhikari (University of Louisville)
  • Does Urban Regional Collaboration Matter? Evidence from North American Metropolitan Areas
    Joel Thibert (Princeton University)

Presenters
WB

William Barnes

(retired), Self
DH

David Hamilton

DirectorofGraduate Program, Texas Tech University
DN

Donald Norris

University of Maryland, Baltimore County
HS

Hank Savitch

University of Louisville
JT

Joel Thibert

Princeton University

Co-Authors
DP

Don Phares

Retired professor of Economics & Public Policy, University of Missouri - St. Louis
GS

Gretchen Shaub

University of Maryland Baltimore County
KF

Kathryn Foster

University of Maine, Farmington
SA

Sarin Adhikari

University of Louisville

Moderators
DP

Don Phares

Retired professor of Economics & Public Policy, University of Missouri - St. Louis

Thursday April 4, 2013 10:55am - 12:15pm
Grand Ballroom Lounge

10:55am

Thursday - The Politics of Local Elections

Moderator: Scott MacKenzie (University of California, Davis)

  • Firsts: The Election of Asian American Mayors in Oakland and San Francisco
    Corey Cook (University of San Francisco)
  • Shooting it Out with Pistol Pete: Wild West Baltimore Politics
    John Bullock (Towson University)
  • Is Patronage Good for Democracy? Local Level Comparison of Urban Political Landscapes
    Jill Tao (University of Incheon)
  • Lost in Space? How Endorsements Affect Spatial Voting in Low-Information Elections
    Scott MacKenzie (University of California, Davis), Cheryl Boudreau (University of California, Davis), Christopher Elmendorf (University of California, Davis)

Presenters
JB

John Bullock

Towson University
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Corey Cook

University of San Francisco
SM

Scott MacKenzie

University of California, Davis
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Jill Tao

Associate Professor, Incheon National University
Mayors in East Asia, how to measure Confucian norms in local government, global bureaucrats and environmental issues.

Co-Authors
CB

Cheryl Boudreau

University of California, Davis
CE

Christopher Elmendorf

University of California, Davis

Moderators
SM

Scott MacKenzie

University of California, Davis

Thursday April 4, 2013 10:55am - 12:15pm
Vanderbilt Room

10:55am

Thursday - Trends in New Global Neoliberal Cities

Moderator: Montserrat Pareja-Estaway (University of Barcelona)

  • City Attraction Hypothesis and Global Intercity Competition
    Ari-Veikko Anttiroiko (University of Tampere)
  • Socio-spatial Effects of the Changing Global Scenario in Barcelona
    Montserrat Pareja-Estaway (University of Barcelona), Ronald van Kempen (University of Utrecht)
  • Becoming the Next Global Cities: The Cases of China and India
    Yingchan Zhang (Northeastern University)
  • Housing, Oligopoly and World City Aspiration in Abu Dhabi
    Surajit Chakravarty (ALHOSN University), Abdellatif Qamhaieh (ALHOSN University)

Presenters
avatar for Ari-Veikko ANTTIROIKO

Ari-Veikko ANTTIROIKO

Adjunct Professor, University of Tampere
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Montserrat Pareja-Eastaway

Associate Professor, University of Barcelona
AQ

Abdellatif Qamhaieh

Assistant Professor, Chair, Urban Planning Department, ALHOSN University
YZ

Yingchan Zhang

Northeastern University

Co-Authors
RV

Ronald van Kempen

Utrecht University
SC

Surajit Chakravarty

ALHOSN University

Moderators
avatar for Montserrat Pareja-Eastaway

Montserrat Pareja-Eastaway

Associate Professor, University of Barcelona

Thursday April 4, 2013 10:55am - 12:15pm
Hunt Room

10:55am

Thursday - Urban Transportation and Environmental Issues

Moderator: Thomas Wuerzer (Boise State University)

  • Commuting and Energy Consumption: Toward an Equitable Transportation Policy
    Ali Modarres (California State University, Los Angeles)
  • Cycling Behavior among College Students: Is Distance the Final Frontier?
    Thomas Wuerzer (Boise State University), Lynda Ransdell (Montana State University), Susan Mason (Boise State University)
  • Health and Capital Accumulation in the 'Bike Friendly City': How Bicycle Centered Policy and Popular Discourses Function in US Urban Spaces
    Oliver Rick (University of Maryland)
  • Using an Early Vehicle Retirement Program in Québec as a Tool to Support a Mode Shift: Participation and Incentive Choice of Participants
    Ugo Lachapelle (Université du Québec à Montréal)

Presenters
UL

Ugo Lachapelle

Université du Québec à Montréal
AM

Ali Modarres

California State University, Los Angeles
OR

Oliver Rick

University of Maryland
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Thomas Wuerzer

Assistant Professor, Boise State University
Community and Regional Planning Professor at Boise State. Researching Wildfires and Planning Issues. Homebrewer, food lover, and GIS-geek excited about spatial stuff.

Co-Authors
LR

Lynda Ransdell

Montana State University
SM

Susan Mason

Boise State University

Moderators
avatar for Thomas Wuerzer

Thomas Wuerzer

Assistant Professor, Boise State University
Community and Regional Planning Professor at Boise State. Researching Wildfires and Planning Issues. Homebrewer, food lover, and GIS-geek excited about spatial stuff.

Thursday April 4, 2013 10:55am - 12:15pm
Stanford Room (Mark Hopkins Hotel)

12:20pm

1:30pm

Thursday - Education as a Tool for Breaking the Cycle of Family Homelessness

Moderator: Linda Bazerjian (Uncensored Magazine/Institute for Children, Poverty, and Homelessness)

  • Linda Bazerjian (Uncensored Magazine/Institute for Children, Poverty, and Homelessness)
  • Dona Anderson (Institute for Children, Poverty, and Homelessness)
  • Tinnycua Williams (Homes for the Homeless)
  • Joseph Langana (Homeless Children's Education Fund)

Presenters
DA

Dona Anderson

Director, Institute for Children, Poverty, and Homelessness
LB

Linda Bazerjian

Uncensored Magazine/Institute for Children, Poverty, and Homelessness
JL

Joseph Langana

Homeless Children's Education Fund
TW

Tinnycua Williams

Homes for the Homeless

Moderators
LB

Linda Bazerjian

Uncensored Magazine/Institute for Children, Poverty, and Homelessness

Thursday April 4, 2013 1:30pm - 2:50pm
Far East Room

1:30pm

Thursday - OCCUPY: The Meaning of the Protest Movement for Cities

Moderator: Gregory Squires (George Washington University)

  • john powell (University of California, Berkeley)
  • Chester Hartman (Poverty & Race Research Action Council)
  • Louise Simmons (University of Connecticut)
  • Alan Fisher (California Reinvestment Coalition)
  • Amy Schur (Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment)
  • Kalima Rose (Policy Link)

Presenters
AF

Alan Fisher

California Reinvestment Coalition
CH

Chester Hartman

Poverty & Race Research Action Council
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john powell

Executive Director of the Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society; Professor of Law; Professor of African Americ, University of California, Berkeley
john a. powell is an internationally recognized expert in the areas of civil rights and civil liberties and a wide range of issues including race, structural racism, ethnicity, housing, poverty, and democracy. In addition to being a Professor of Law and Professor of African American Studies and Ethnic Studies, Professor powell holds the Robert D. Haas Chancellor’s Chair in Equity and Inclusion. He is also the Executive Director... Read More →
KR

Kalima Rose

Policy Link
AS

Amy Schur

Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment
LS

Louise Simmons

Professor of Social Work & Director, UConn Urban Semester Program, University of Connecticut
Social and economic justice

Moderators
GS

Gregory Squires

Professor of Sociology, George Washington University

Thursday April 4, 2013 1:30pm - 2:50pm
California Room

1:30pm

Thursday - The Case of Jerome Park:Displacement, Redevelopment, and Reunion. Reconstructing a Neighborhood Community Fifty Years after the Big Flood.

Moderator: Linda Mariposa Marangia (Metropolitan State University of Denver)

  • Dominic "Dee" Elliot (Metropolitan State University of Denver)
  • Robin Becker (Metropolitan State University of Denver)
  • Daniel Martinez (Jerome Park Residents Historical Association)
  • Brenda Cleary (Metropolitan State University of Denver)
  • Sean Dial (Metropolitan State University of Denver)

Presenters
RB

Robin Becker

Metropolitan State University of Denver
BC

Brenda Cleary

Metropolitan State University of Denver
SD

Sean Dial

Metropolitan State University of Denver
DD

Dominic "Dee" Elliot

Metropolitan State University of Denver
DM

Daniel Martinez

Jerome Park Residents Historical Association

Moderators
LM

Linda Mariposa Marangia

Metropolitan State University of Denver

Thursday April 4, 2013 1:30pm - 2:50pm
George Smith Room (Mark Hopkins Hotel)

1:30pm

Thursday - Age and Gender Factors in Housing Access

Moderator: Kristen Crossney (West Chester University)

  • Aging, Home, and Community: The Perspective of Baby Boomers
    Marilyn Bruin (University of Minnesota), Becky Yust (University of Minnesota), Laura Lien (Oregon State University)
  • Aging in Place: An Exploration of Built Environment Challenges
    Beverly McLean (University at Buffalo)
  • Female Ex-Offenders and Their Unique Challenges in the Search for Community and Housing in Jackson, Mississippi
    Valerie Purry (Jackson State University)
  • Women, Homes and Capital: Examining the Relationship Between Gender, Mortgage Originations and Neighborhood Characteristics
    Kristen Crossney (West Chester University)
  • Who Stays and Who Goes?: The Racial and Gendered Impact of Shrinking Cities
    Teri Fair (Suffolk University)

Presenters
MB

Marilyn Bruin

University of Minnesota
KC

Kristen Crossney

West Chester University
TF

Teri Fair

Suffolk University
BM

Beverly McLean

University at Buffalo
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Valerie A. Purry

Adjunct/Office Professional, Jackson State University
Valerie A. Purry originally from Oakland, California has been residing in Brandon, Mississippi for twenty years. She attended Cal State University Hayward for three years studied Criminal Justice Administration. She graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice concentration in Juvenile Justice, and has a Master of Arts degree in Criminology, as well as a PhD in Urban and Regional Planning with a... Read More →

Co-Authors
BY

Becky Yust

University of Minnesota
LL

Laura Lien

Oregon State University

Moderators
KC

Kristen Crossney

West Chester University

Thursday April 4, 2013 1:30pm - 2:50pm
French Room

1:30pm

Thursday - Approaches to Promoting Home Ownership for Low-Income Residents

Moderator: Robert Jones (Eastern Michigan University)

  • Restructuring the American Dream: How an Asset-Building/Pre-Purchase Counseling Program Promotes Sustainability of Low-Income Minority Homeownership
    Anna Santiago (Case Western Reserve University), Ana Sanroman (Wayne State University), George Galster (Wayne State University)
  • Effectiveness of Subsidized Home Ownership Scheme In Beijing
    Jie Mao (The University of Hong Kong), Rebecca Chiu (The University of Hong Kong)
  • The Efficacy of New Urbanism Development in Addressing Local Housing Issues
    Robert Jones (Eastern Michigan University)

Presenters
RJ

Robert Jones

Associate Professor and Director, Urban and Regional Planning Program, Department of Geography and Geology, Eastern Michigan University
JM

Jie Mao

University of Hong Kong
AS

Anna Santiago

Professor of Social Work, Michigan State University

Co-Authors
AS

Ana Sanroman

Wayne State University
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George Galster

Hillberry Professor of Urban Affairs, Wayne State University
justice, beauty and the world
RC

Rebecca Chiu

University of Hong Kong

Moderators
RJ

Robert Jones

Associate Professor and Director, Urban and Regional Planning Program, Department of Geography and Geology, Eastern Michigan University

Thursday April 4, 2013 1:30pm - 2:50pm
Venetian Room

1:30pm

Thursday - Institutional Anchors and Strategic Inputs to Drive Neighborhood Change

Moderator: John Gilderbloom (University of Louisville)

  • Toward School Improvement Districts: Evaluating the Costs and Benefits of a University-Funded Public School Intervention
    Kenneth Steif (University of Pennsylvania)
  • Creating Resilient Communities in the 21st Century: Analyzing How Net Zero Energy Communities Affect Community Economic Development
    Kimberly Adams (Texas Southern University)
  • Urban Revitalisation: An Expose of Underserved Neighborhoods
    Peter Isokpehi (Jackson State University)
  • How to Rebuild, Renew and Revitalize a Black Neighborhood
    John Gilderbloom (University of Louisville), Wesley Meares (University of Louisville), Katherine "Kat" Becker (University of Louisville), Tobin Williamson (University of Louisville)
  • Grocery Stores as Urban Panacea? The Intersections of Federal Urban Policy, Public Health, and Neighborhood Revitalization in Bayview Hunters Point
    Renee Roy Elias (University of California, Berkeley)

Presenters
KA

Kimberly Adams

Texas Southern University
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Renee Roy Elias

PhD Candidate, University of California, Berkeley
JG

John Gilderbloom

University of Louisville
PI

Peter Isokpehi

Jackson State University
KS

Ken Steif

Doctoral Candidate, University of Pennsylvania

Co-Authors
KK

Katherine "Kat" Becker

University of Louisville
TW

Tobin Williamson

University of Louisville
WM

Wesley Meares

University of Louisville

Moderators
JG

John Gilderbloom

University of Louisville

Thursday April 4, 2013 1:30pm - 2:50pm
Pavillion Room

1:30pm

Thursday - Local State-Civil Relationships

Moderator: Efrat Eizenberg (Technion)

  • Active Citizenship and Urban Planning in Israel
    Efrat Eizenberg (Technion)
  • Social Capital and Community Power over Urban Casino Development
    John Balzarini (Temple University)
  • Reconfiguring State-Civil Society Relationships in a London Neighbourhood: Big State to Big Society?
    Madeleine Pill (Cardiff University)
  • Cognitive Civic Surplus? Achieving Equity and Access through Pop-up Urbanism
    Annette Koh (University of Hawaii at Manoa)

Presenters
JB

John Balzarini

Delaware State University
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Annie Koh

Ph.D. student, University of Hawaii at Manoa
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Madeleine Pill

Research Fellow, Cardiff University

Moderators

Thursday April 4, 2013 1:30pm - 2:50pm
Grand Ballroom Lounge

1:30pm

Thursday - Planning and Managing the Peri-Urban Interface [URBAN ISSUES IN ASIA & PACIFIC RIM TRACK]

Moderator: Richard LeGates (San Francisco State University)

  • Better Peri-Urban Planning and Governance For East Asia
    Richard LeGates (San Francisco State University), Delik Hudallah (Institut Teknologi Bandung)
  • Equity for Rural Land Development in the Process of Urbanization in China: Three Types of Governmental Interventions in Rural Communities
    Yiguan Ma (The University of Hong Kong), Rebecca L.H. Chiu (The University of Hong Kong)
  • Determinants of Land Finance in Chinese Local Governments: Evidence from City-level Data
    Wen Wang (City University of Hong Kong), Ye Fangzhi (City University of Hong Kong)
  • Becoming Urban: Shiminhua and China's Urban-Rural Transition
    Nick Smith (Harvard University)
  • The New Face of Peri-Urbanization in East Asia
    Douglas Webster (Arizona State University), Cai Jianming (Chinese Academy of Sciences)

Presenters
avatar for Richard LeGates

Richard LeGates

Professor emeritus, Department of Urban Studies and Planning, San Francisco State University
I semi-retired after 35 years teaching in the Department of Urban Studies and Planning at San Francisco State University in 2005 and fully retired in 2010. Since 2005 I have been lecturing frequently in China (Tongji University, Renmin University, elsewhere), the Universities of Leister and Dundee in the UK (2007), Charles University in the Czech Republic (2008), the American University of Sharjah (2010) and Institut Teknologi Bandung ITB (2012... Read More →
YM

Yiguan Ma

University of Hong Kong
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Nick R. Smith

PhD Candidate, Yale-NUS College
WW

Wen Wang

City University of Hong Kong
DW

Douglas Webster

Professor, Arizona State University
Douglas Webster is Professor of East Asian Urbanization at Arizona State University. He holds a PhD in City Planning from the University of California, Berkeley. He has held academic positions worldwide, including the University of British Columbia, Stanford University, Utrecht University, and the University of Calgary (where he directed the urban planning program). He is currently Visiting Professorship at the Institute for Geographic Sciences... Read More →

Co-Authors
CJ

Cai Jianming

Chinese Academy of Sciences
DH

Delik Hudallah

Institut Teknologi Bandung
RL

Rebecca L.H. Chiu

University of Hong Kong
YF

Ye Fangzhi

City University of Hong Kong

Moderators
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Richard LeGates

Professor emeritus, Department of Urban Studies and Planning, San Francisco State University
I semi-retired after 35 years teaching in the Department of Urban Studies and Planning at San Francisco State University in 2005 and fully retired in 2010. Since 2005 I have been lecturing frequently in China (Tongji University, Renmin University, elsewhere), the Universities of Leister and Dundee in the UK (2007), Charles University in the Czech Republic (2008), the American University of Sharjah (2010) and Institut Teknologi Bandung ITB (2012... Read More →

Thursday April 4, 2013 1:30pm - 2:50pm
Crystal Room

1:30pm

Thursday - Planning for Culture and the Creatives

Moderator: Hélène Bélanger (Université du Québec à Montréal)

  • Today's Urban Dilemmas - Austin's Innovation Solutions
    James Vaughan (Texas State University-San Marcos)
  • The Creation of a Cultural District and its 'Place des festivals' (Montreal, Canada): Place Affordances and Social Exclusion
    Hélène Bélanger (Université du Québec à Montréal)
  • The Rise and Growth of Mobile Banking in Ghana: A Case Study on the Impact of MTN Ghana’s Mobile Money Cash Management Service on the Business Practices of Traders/Merchants in the City of Accra
    Ama Nyame-Mensah (University of Delaware)
  • Commercialization or Re-enchantment: Global Diffusion of Christmas Markets
    Fang Xu (Graduate Center, City University of New York)

Presenters
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Helene Belanger

Professor, Université du Québec à Montréal
AN

Ama Nyame-Mensah

Graduate Research Assistant, University of Delaware
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James Vaughan

Faculty, University of Texas at San Antonio
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Fang Xu

PhD Candidate, Graduate Center, City University of New York
I am interested in studying changes to urban culture in Chinese metropolises. In particular, my dissertation looks at the (un)intended social and cultural consequences and challenges experienced by native Shanghai people over the last decade.

Moderators
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Helene Belanger

Professor, Université du Québec à Montréal

Thursday April 4, 2013 1:30pm - 2:50pm
Garden Room

1:30pm

Thursday - Policy Adaptations to Urban Culture [URBAN ISSUES IN ASIA & PACIFIC RIM TRACK]

Moderator: Jun Wang (City University of Hong Kong)

  • Inclusion or Exclusion: the Neoliberal Redevelopment of Shilin Night Market in Taipei
    Chihsin Chiu (Fu Jen Catholic University)
  • International Fairs, Cultural Clusters: State-centric Strategies in Producing the Cultural city of Shenzhen, China
    Jun Wang (City University of Hong Kong)
  • Between the Spectacle and the Street: Popular Visions and the Refashioning of City Spaces in Shanghai
    Tony Samara (George Mason University)
  • Shopping and Street Vending in the Glo-Cal Context: The Case of Bangkok
    Sirirat Sereerat (The University of Tokyo)

Presenters
avatar for Chihsin Chiu

Chihsin Chiu

Assistant Professor, Department of Landscape Architecture, Fu Jen Catholic University
urban management and governannce, contestations and exclusions in public spaces and cities, environmental psychology, architecture and landscape arch
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Tony Roshan Samara

Associate Professor, George Mason University
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Sirirat Sereerat

PhD. candidate, University of Tokyo
avatar for Jun Wang

Jun Wang

Assistant Professor, City University of Hong Kong
I got my PhD from the Faculty of Architecture at the University of Hong Kong and have been working at my alma mater and National University of Singapore with research fellowships. My main research interest focuses on urban transformation in Chinese cities, particularly on gentrification and culture-led urban regeneration. Recently, I have been working on neoliberalization in developmental states, starting from the case of Singapore. Before... Read More →

Moderators
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Jun Wang

Assistant Professor, City University of Hong Kong
I got my PhD from the Faculty of Architecture at the University of Hong Kong and have been working at my alma mater and National University of Singapore with research fellowships. My main research interest focuses on urban transformation in Chinese cities, particularly on gentrification and culture-led urban regeneration. Recently, I have been working on neoliberalization in developmental states, starting from the case of Singapore. Before... Read More →

Thursday April 4, 2013 1:30pm - 2:50pm
Fountain Room

1:30pm

Thursday - Political Manifestations of Diversity and Demographic Change

Moderator: Jaime Dominguez (Northwestern University)

  • Tracing Women's Ascendance in the Municipal Governments of Houston and Atlanta
    Adrienne Smith (University of Tennessee)
  • Democratic Dixie
    Marvin King (University of Mississippi)
  • The Illinois 2008 Presidential Election: Unscrambling the Latino Vote
    Jaime Dominguez (Northwestern University)
  • Black Suburbanization and Regional Governance: A New Social Compact or the Rise of American Banlieues?
    Kimberley Johnson (Barnard College/Columbia University)

Presenters
JD

Jaime Dominguez

Northwestern University
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Kimberley Johnson

Director, Barnard-Columbia Urban Studies Program, Barnard College, Columbia Universty
MK

Marvin King

University of Mississippi
AS

Adrienne Smith

University of Tennessee

Moderators
JD

Jaime Dominguez

Northwestern University

Thursday April 4, 2013 1:30pm - 2:50pm
International Room

1:30pm

Thursday - Stuff and the City: Hoarding as an Urban Health Issue

Moderator: Nathanael Lauster (University of British Columbia)

  • Cross-disciplinary community response mechanisms for hoarding
    Christiana Bratiotis (University of Nebraska - Omaha)
  • Harm Reduction: A Pragmatic Approach to a Mental Health Problem that Hits Us Where We Live
    Michael A. Tompkins (San Francisco Bay Area Center for Cognitive Therapy/University of California, Berkeley)
  • Prevalence of Excessive Clutter in Single-Room Accommodation in Vancouver
    Sheila R. Woody (University of British Columbia), Nathanael Lauster (University of British Columbia), Jordan  Grubner (University of British Columbia), Julie Jenkins (University of British Columbia), Kirstie Kellman-McFarlane (University of British Columbia)
  • Growing Older with Hoarding Disorder: Insights from Older San Franciscans
    Monika Eckfield (University of California, San Francisco), Margaret Wallhagen (University of California, San Francisco)
  • Dwelling with Things in Disarray
    Nathanael Lauster (University of British Columbia), Alina R. McKay (University of British Columbia), Sheila R. Woody (University of British Columbia)

Presenters
CB

Christiana Bratiotis, PhD, LICSW

Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska - Omaha
Christiana Bratiotis, Ph.D., LICSW is an Assistant Professor at the University of Nebraska Omaha. She completed her Doctor of Philosophy at Boston University in the interdisciplinary Social Work and Sociology program. During a Post-doctoral fellowship at Boston University School of Social Work she served as director of the Hoarding Research Project. Dr. Bratiotis provides individual and group CBT for hoarding and offers hoarding consultation to... Read More →
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Monika Eckfield

University of California, San Francisco
AR

Alina R. McKay

University of British Columbia
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Michael A. Tompkins

Partner, San Francisco Bay Area Center for Cognitive Therapy/University of California, Berkeley
Michael A. Tompkins, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist, a founding partner of the San Francisco Bay Area Center for Cognitive Therapy, and assistant clinical professor at the University of California, Berkeley. Dr. Tompkins specializes in the treatment of obsessive-compulsive spectrum disorders that includes hoarding disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder. He is the author of six books, including Digging Out: Helping Your Loved One Manage... Read More →
SR

Sheila R. Woody

University of British Columbia

Co-Authors
JG

Jordan Grubner

University of British Columbia
JJ

Julie Jenkins

University of British Columbia
KK

Kirstie Kellman-McFarlane

University of British Columbia
MW

Margaret Wallhagen

University of California,San Francisco
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Nathanael Lauster

Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of British Columbia
SR

Sheila R. Woody

University of British Columbia

Moderators
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Nathanael Lauster

Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of British Columbia

Thursday April 4, 2013 1:30pm - 2:50pm
Stanford Room (Mark Hopkins Hotel)

1:30pm

Thursday - The Arts and Culture in San Francisco Bay Area Development Discourse and Practice

Moderator: Eddie Yuen (San Francisco Art Institute)

  • “Oaklandish!”: Hipster Arts and Urban Development in Oakland, California
    Robin Balliger (San Francisco Art Institute)
  • The Uses of Urban China in a San Francisco Art Institution
    Laura Fantone (San Francisco Art Institute)
  • Five Blocks: Filmmakers Explore the Transformation of Mid-Market in San Francisco
    Robert Cortlandt (Urbanstreet Films)
  • Thomas Kinkade and “The Village” in Vallejo, CA: Revitalizing Contemporary Suburbs through Branding Strategies and the Visual Arts
    Sarah Nantais (San Francisco Art Institute)

Presenters
RB

Robin Balliger

San Francisco Art Institute
RC

Robert Cortlandt

Urbanstreet Films
LF

Laura Fantone

San Francisco Art Institute
SN

Sarah Nantais

San Francisco Art Institute

Moderators
EY

Eddie Yuen

San Francisco Art Institute

Thursday April 4, 2013 1:30pm - 2:50pm
Empire Room

1:30pm

Thursday - The Greening of Global Cities

Moderator: Jacob Larsen (Aalborg University)

  • Climate Adaptation, Urban Renewal and Institutional Change Strategies in the City of Copenhagen
    Lars A. Engberg (Aalborg University), Carsten Jahn Hansen (Aalborg University)
  • A Race of Pilot Cities: Contestation and Collaboration in Central-Municipal Governance Relationship for Green Initiatives in China
    Qianqing Mai (City University of Hong Kong)
  • Organizing and Managing the Transition to Sustainable Urban Districts and Housing Structures: A Comparative Study of Swedish and Danish Cases
    Jacob Larsen (Aalborg University)

Presenters
LA

Lars A. Engberg

Aalborg University
JN

Jacob Norvig Larsen

Associate Professor, Danish Building Research Institute, Aalborg University Cph
QM

Qianqing Mai

City University of Hong Kong

Co-Authors
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Carsten Jahn Hansen

Associate Professor, Aalborg University
Urban planning, spatial development, governance, culture, trust-building

Moderators
JN

Jacob Norvig Larsen

Associate Professor, Danish Building Research Institute, Aalborg University Cph

Thursday April 4, 2013 1:30pm - 2:50pm
Six Continents Room (Mark Hopkins Hotel)

1:30pm

Thursday - Theories and Practices of the New Urban Culture [BURD TRACK ON MEDIA & URBAN LIFE]

Moderator: Caroline Chapain (University of Birmingham)

  • Theorizing Eebellion for the Interconnected World: Mediated Social Movements, Neoliberal Globalization, and Competing Views on Activism
    Meghan Kallman (Brown University)
  • Read All About It: Exploring the Role of Traditional and New Media in Cultural Events
    Hannah Bayfield (The University of Sheffield)
  • The Rise of Co-working Spaces in Europe: A New Model of Creative Communities?
    Caroline Chapain (University of Birmingham)
  • Neo-Bohemia Meets the Newsroom
    Lou Rutigliano (DePaul University)

Presenters
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Hannah Bayfield

PhD Candidate, University of Sheffield
I’m a PhD researcher at The University of Sheffield, currently living in Manchester. Like many in Sheffield’s Department of Town and Regional Planning, I would definitely say I’m not a planner – the closest approximation I’ve come up with to date is that I’m a Geographer studying Culture and Urban Regeneration in a Planning department (having gained a BA in Geography and an MA in Urban Regeneration and Development from The... Read More →
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Caroline Chapain

Lecturer, University of Birmingham
I am a lecturer at the Business School, University of Birmingham. Previously, Caroline studied and worked in France and in Canada. From 2002 to 2005, I worked as a research advisor on public finance, economic development, and cultural issues for the Montreal Metropolitan Planning Organization. Since 2005, I have been looking at the way creative industries emerge, operate and develop at the local and regional levels in the UK and in Europe. I... Read More →
MK

Meghan Kallman

Brown University
LR

Lou Rutigliano

DePaul University

Moderators
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Caroline Chapain

Lecturer, University of Birmingham
I am a lecturer at the Business School, University of Birmingham. Previously, Caroline studied and worked in France and in Canada. From 2002 to 2005, I worked as a research advisor on public finance, economic development, and cultural issues for the Montreal Metropolitan Planning Organization. Since 2005, I have been looking at the way creative industries emerge, operate and develop at the local and regional levels in the UK and in Europe. I... Read More →

Thursday April 4, 2013 1:30pm - 2:50pm
Green Room

1:30pm

Thursday - Understanding the Links and Consequences of the Suburbanization of Poverty

Moderator: Michael Lens (University of California, Los Angeles)

  • Spatial Mismatch of Housing Voucher Households
    Michael Lens (University of California, Los Angeles)
  • Residential Segregation and the Suburbanization of the Poor: Understanding the Links
    Kenya Covington (California State University Northridge)
  • Do Housing Choice Voucher Recipients Import Crime?
    Michael Stoll (University of California, Los Angeles), Steven Raphael (University of California, Berkeley)

Presenters
KC

Kenya Covington

California State University Northridge
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Michael Lens

Assistant Professor, University of California at Los Angeles
MS

Michael Stoll

University of California, Los Angeles

Co-Authors
SR

Steven Raphael

University of California, Berkeley

Moderators
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Michael Lens

Assistant Professor, University of California at Los Angeles

Thursday April 4, 2013 1:30pm - 2:50pm
Hunt Room

1:30pm

Thursday - Urban Political Theory

Moderator: Thomas Lester (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)

  • Reconstructing Urban Politics with a Bourdieusian Framework: The Case of Local Low-Income Housing Policy
    Yongjun Shin (Bridgewater State University)
  • Putting the Politics Back in Regimes
    Heywood Sanders (University of Texas at San Antonio)
  • The Role of History in Redistributional Policy Discourse: Evidence from Living Wage Campaigns in Chicago and San Francisco
    Thomas Lester (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)
  • Remains of the Progressive City? First Source Hiring In Portland and Chicago
    Greg Schrock (Portland State University)

Presenters
avatar for T. William Lester

T. William Lester

Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
I am an Assistant Professor in the Department of City and Regional Planning at UNC Chapel Hill where I specialize in economic development and teach courses in quantitative methods. My research focuses on the role of labor market institutions in fostering greater equity at the urban and metropolitan scales.
HS

Heywood Sanders

University of Texas at San Antonio
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Greg Schrock

Portland State University
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Yongjun Shin

Assistant Professor, Bridgewater State University
I am an assistant professor of communication studies at Bridgewater State University. My academic interests are interdisciplinary, including urban politics, community development, communication ecology, urban informatics, communicative place-making, public policy, etc.

Moderators
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T. William Lester

Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
I am an Assistant Professor in the Department of City and Regional Planning at UNC Chapel Hill where I specialize in economic development and teach courses in quantitative methods. My research focuses on the role of labor market institutions in fostering greater equity at the urban and metropolitan scales.

Thursday April 4, 2013 1:30pm - 2:50pm
Vanderbilt Room

1:30pm

Thursday - Urban Theory: Theorizing Globalization

Moderator: Julia Nevarez (Kean University)

  • Global cities, global justice
    Loren King (Wilfrid Laurier University)
  • Beyond the global city
    Warren Magnusson (University of Victoria)
  • Globalization Reflected
    Julia Nevarez (Kean University)

Presenters
avatar for Loren King

Loren King

Wilfrid Laurier University
"don't panic"
WM

Warren Magnusson

University of Victoria
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Julia Nevarez

Sociology Coordinator, Kean University
Ph.D. in Environmental Psychology. Currently Coordinator of the Sociology BA and the Sociology and Social Justice, M.A. @ Kean University, NJ. Lives in Harlem, New York City. Areas of research include urban development, public space, globalization, digital culture, sustainability and climate change.

Moderators
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Julia Nevarez

Sociology Coordinator, Kean University
Ph.D. in Environmental Psychology. Currently Coordinator of the Sociology BA and the Sociology and Social Justice, M.A. @ Kean University, NJ. Lives in Harlem, New York City. Areas of research include urban development, public space, globalization, digital culture, sustainability and climate change.

Thursday April 4, 2013 1:30pm - 2:50pm
Terrace Room

2:50pm

3:10pm

Thursday - Activist Scholarship: Why does it Matter?

Moderator: Dayna Cunningham (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

  • Celina Su (City University of New York)
  • John Wallace (University of Pittsburgh)
  • Raquel Pinderhughes (San Francisco State University)
  • Maria Torre (City University of New York)

Presenters
RP

Raquel Pinderhughes

San Francisco State University
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Celina Su

Associate Professor of Political Science, City University of New York
MT

Maria Torre

City University of New York
JW

John Wallace

University of Pittsburgh

Moderators
DC

Dayna Cunningham

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Thursday April 4, 2013 3:10pm - 4:30pm
Empire Room

3:10pm

Thursday - Going Abroad: Ways to Do and Sustain International and Comparative Urban Scholarship

Moderator: Jill Gross (Hunter College at the City University of New York)

  • Frederick Douzet (Universite de Paris VIII)
  • Montserrat Pareja-Eastaway (Universitat de Barcelona)

Presenters
avatar for Frederick Douzet

Frederick Douzet

University of Paris 8
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Montserrat Pareja-Eastaway

Associate Professor, University of Barcelona

Moderators
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Jill Simone Gross

Director Graduate Program in Urban Affairs, Hunter College of the City University of New York

Thursday April 4, 2013 3:10pm - 4:30pm
Green Room

3:10pm

Thursday - New Dimensions of Nonprofit Lobbying

Moderator: Pat Libby (University of San Diego)

  • Pat Libby (University of San Diego)
  • Lauren Miltenberger (Villanova University)
  • Jan Masaoka (California Association of Nonprofits)

Presenters
avatar for Pat Libby

Pat Libby

Clinical Professor & Director, Institute for Nonprofit Education and Research, Univerrsity of San Diego
I am a pracademic – someone who continually traverses academia with the spinning-plates-on-sticks reality of running and managing nonprofit and philanthropic organizations. | | I am evangelical about the need for citizens to lobby government and have written (with the help of a few friends and former students) a popular book on the topic. The Lobbying Strategy Handbook, published by SAGE in 2012, is a user-friendly “how-to&rdquo... Read More →
JM

Jan Masaoka

California Association of Nonprofits
LM

Lauren Miltenberger

Villanova University

Moderators
avatar for Pat Libby

Pat Libby

Clinical Professor & Director, Institute for Nonprofit Education and Research, Univerrsity of San Diego
I am a pracademic – someone who continually traverses academia with the spinning-plates-on-sticks reality of running and managing nonprofit and philanthropic organizations. | | I am evangelical about the need for citizens to lobby government and have written (with the help of a few friends and former students) a popular book on the topic. The Lobbying Strategy Handbook, published by SAGE in 2012, is a user-friendly “how-to&rdquo... Read More →

Thursday April 4, 2013 3:10pm - 4:30pm
Grand Ballroom Lounge

3:10pm

Thursday - The Inclusive City: Perspectives from Political Philosophy

Moderator: Patrick Turmel (Université Laval)

  • Daniel Weinstock (McGill Université)
  • Valérie Amiraux (Université de Montréal)
  • Patrick Turmel (Université Laval)
  • Victor Muniz-Fraticelli (McGill University)

Presenters
VA

Valérie Amiraux

Université de Montréal
So so
PT

Patrick Turmel

Université Laval
DW

Daniel Weinstock

McGill Université
Philosophy prof at Université de Montréal, still trying to figure out what I will do when I grow up. NHL career still not out of the question, as long as Chris Chelios is still playing

Moderators
PT

Patrick Turmel

Université Laval

Thursday April 4, 2013 3:10pm - 4:30pm
California Room

3:10pm

Thursday - Urban Policy in the Age of Obama: An Assessment of the First Term; Colloquy Session II: Finding the urban in Obama’s public policies

Moderator: Robert Lake (Rutgers University)

  • Pauline Lipman (University of Illinois at Chicago)
  • Robert Lake (Rutgers University)
  • John Mollenkopf (The Graduate Center, CUNY)
  • Virginia Parks (University of Chicago)
  • Phil Thompson (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Presenters
RL

Robert Lake

Rutgers University
PL

Pauline Lipman

University of Illinois at Chicago
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John Mollenkopf

The Graduate Center, CUNY
VP

Virginia Parks

University of Chicago
PT

Phil Thompson

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Moderators
RL

Robert Lake

Rutgers University

Thursday April 4, 2013 3:10pm - 4:30pm
Terrace Room

3:10pm

Thursday - Citizen Participation and Collaborative Urban Planning [URBAN ISSUES IN ASIA & PACIFIC RIM TRACK]

Moderator: Carolyn Whitzman (University of Melbourne)

  • All the Best Meetings Happen in the Car Park': Exploring Spaces of Participation in Urban Regeneration Processes
    Kathryn Scott (University of Auckland)
  • Vibrant Cities, Vibrant Cultures: Researching Indigenous People's Participation in Urban Development
    Keriata Stuart (University of Otago), Anaru Waa (University of Otago), John Ryks (Aria Research), Philippa Howden-Chapman (University of Otago), Bridget Robson (University of Otago)
  • Urban Transformation in a Transitional Economy: Is "Gentrification" a Analytically Useful Concept for Vietnam
    Ngai-ming Yip (City University of Hong Kong), Hoai Anh Tran (Malmo University of Sweden)
  • An Analysis of the Incentives and Motivation for Urban Planning in China’s Local Government
    Dongquan Li (Renmin University)

Presenters
DL

Dongquan Li

Renmin University
KS

Kathryn Scott

PhD candidate & Social Researcher, University of Auckland & Landcare Research
I am an anthropologist on a multidisciplinary urban research team at Landcare Research (a Crown Research Institute)and have been undertaking doctoral research for the last 3 years.Our team has developed technologies and capacity in low impact urban design, and continue to work at the cutting edge of urban environments, governance and policy.
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Keriata Stuart

Project Leader, Waiti Research/Resilient Urban Futures research programme, University of Otago
As both researcher and policy advisor, I'm passionate about: indigenous participation in urban development the value of traditional indigenous knowledge in urban development, particularly improving urban sustainability a holistic approach to wellbeing of peoples in urban settings
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Hoai Anh Tran

Malmo University of Sweden

Co-Authors
AW

Anaru Waa

University of Otago
BR

Bridget Robson

University of Otago
JR

John Ryks

Aria Research
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Ngai-ming Yip

City University of Hong Kong
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Philippa Howden-Chapman

University of Otago

Moderators
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Carolyn Whitzman

University of Melbourne

Thursday April 4, 2013 3:10pm - 4:30pm
Crystal Room

3:10pm

Thursday - Emerging and Engaged Methods for Community Indicators

Moderator: Sabina Deitrick (University of Pittsburgh)

  • Sensing the City in the Smartphone Age: The Geography of Urban Experiences
    Amit Birenboim (Hebrew University of Jerusalem), Noam Shoval (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
  • Using Mixed Methods to Elicit Rich Evidence and Engage Diverse Stakeholders in Addressing Urban Health Challenges
    Jane Branscomb (Georgia State University), Holly Avey (Georgia State University), Elizabeth Fuller (Georgia State University)
  • The Role of Asset Mapping in University-Community Partnerships
    Mirle Rabinowitz Bussell (University of California, San Diego)
  • Photovoice: Identifying Health-Protective Community Assets in the Context of Change
    Michael Henderson (Georgia Health Policy Center/Georgia State University), Naima Wong (Robert Wood Johnson Foundation)

Presenters
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Amit Birenboim

Hebrew University of Jerusalem
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Jane Branscomb

Senior Research Associate, Georgia Health Policy Center, Georgia State Univ
Systems thinking and use of system dynamics models | Interconnections among justice, well-being, environment, economy | Sexual, reproductive and gender justice | Appropriate use of diverse forms of evidence in policy-making
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Michael Henderson

Georgia Health Policy Center/Georgia State University

Co-Authors
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Elizabeth Fuller

Georgia State University
HA

Holly Avey

Georgia State University
NW

Naima Wong

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
NS

Noam Shoval

Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Moderators
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Sabina Deitrick

University of Pittsburgh

Thursday April 4, 2013 3:10pm - 4:30pm
Stanford Room (Mark Hopkins Hotel)

3:10pm

Thursday - Highlighting Houston: Studying an Emerging Global City

Moderator: Michael Emerson (Rice University)

  • A City Globalizing: Houston’s Transformations from 1982-2012
    Michael Emerson (Rice University), Stephen Klineberg (Rice University)
  • The Preference Paradox: Sprawl versus Urbanism
    Kevin Smiley (Rice University), Junia Howell (Rice University)
  • Segmented  Assimilation and the Mexican American Prototype Revisited
    Sandra Alvear (Rice University)
  • Similarity and Difference: How Inclusion and Exclusion Interact in Community Involvement
    Patricia Snell Herzog (Rice University)

Presenters
SA

Sandra Alvear

Rice University
ME

Michael Emerson

Rice University
PS

Patricia Snell Herzog

Rice University
KS

Kevin Smiley

Rice University

Co-Authors
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Junia Howell

Rice University

Moderators
ME

Michael Emerson

Rice University

Thursday April 4, 2013 3:10pm - 4:30pm
Garden Room

3:10pm

Thursday - Immigration, Mobility, and Segregation

Moderator: Andrew Greenlee (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

  • Immigration in Sevilla (Spain): Spatial Concentration or Socio-spatial Segregation?
    Thibaud de Fortescu (Université Paris 8)
  • Discrete Choice Analysis and the Continuity of Neighborhood Racial Compositions from Youth to Young Adulthood
    Pat Goldsmith (Texas A&M), William Vélez (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee), Maureen Pylman (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)
  • Accounting for Demography and Preferences: Estimates of Ethnic Residential Segregation with Minimum Segregation Measures
    Jeffrey Timberlake (University of Cincinnati), Michael Bader (American University)
  • Outmigration and the Geography of Non-Metropolitan Opportunity
    Andrew Greenlee (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Bev Wilson (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
  • Immigrant Enclaves in the 2000s: What Role Does the Housing Market Play?
    Molly Scott (The Urban Institute)

Presenters
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Thibaud de Fortescu

French Institute of Geopolitics (University of Paris 8)
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Andrew Greenlee

Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
MS

Molly Scott

Senior Research Associate, The Urban Institute
Teen employment, good jobs strategies
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Jeffrey Timberlake

University of Cincinnati
WV

William Vélez

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Co-Authors
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Bev Wilson

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
MP

Maureen Pylman

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
MB

Michael Bader

American University
PR

Pat Rubio Goldsmith

Texas A & M University

Moderators
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Andrew Greenlee

Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Thursday April 4, 2013 3:10pm - 4:30pm
International Room

3:10pm

Thursday - Inequality and Education

Moderator: Edith Barrett (University of Connecticut)

  • School District Matters: Hispanic Students' Academic Outcomes in New Jersey, 2000-2010
    Te-Sheng Huang (New Jersey Institute of Technology), Amanda Beck (Rutgers University)
  • Education as a Privilege? A Small Scale Analysis of Social Exclusion, Spatial Inequalities and Their Political Implications in Dortmund/Germany
    Isabel Ramos Lobato (ILS - Research Institute for Regional and Urban Development), Sabine Weck (ILS - Research Institute for Regional and Urban Development), Stefan Kaup (ILS - Research Institute for Regional and Urban Development)
  • Suburbanization & the Resegregation of Southern School Districts
    Sarah Diem (University of Missouri), Erica Frankenberg (Pennsylvania State University)

Presenters
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Sarah Diem

University of Missouri
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Te-Sheng Huang

PhD Candidate, New Jersey Institute of Technology
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Isabel Ramos Lobato

Research Institute for Regional and Urban Development (ILS)

Co-Authors
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Amanda Beck

Rutgers University
EF

Erica Frankenberg

Pennsylvania State University
SW

Sabine Weck

ILS - Research Institute for Regional and Urban Development
SK

Stefan Kaup

ILS - Research Institute for Regional and Urban Development

Moderators
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Edith Barrett

Director, Urban and Community Studies, University of Connecticut

Thursday April 4, 2013 3:10pm - 4:30pm
Hunt Room

3:10pm

Thursday - Investors on the Block: How Distressed Property Investors are Changing the Dynamics of American Regions, Cities and Neighborhoods, Part 1

Moderator: Emily Tumpson Molina (Brooklyn College at the City University of New York)

  • Understanding the Role of Investors in Distressed Neighborhoods in Atlanta
    Dan Immergluck (Georgia Institute of Technology)
  • The Geography of REO Investment in Los Angeles and the Inland Empire, 2008-2009
    Emily Tumpson Molina (Brooklyn College at the City University of New York)
  • Houses Built on Sand? The Dynamics of Distressed Property Investment in the Las Vegas Region
    Alan Mallach (The Brookings Institution) 

Presenters
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Dan Immergluck

Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology
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Alan Mallach

Non-resident Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution
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Emily Molina

Assistant Professor, Brooklyn College - City University of New York

Moderators
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Emily Molina

Assistant Professor, Brooklyn College - City University of New York

Thursday April 4, 2013 3:10pm - 4:30pm
Pavillion Room

3:10pm

Thursday - MEGAEVENTPLANNING: Mega Events and Urban Development

Moderator: Eva Kassens-Noor (Michigan State University)

  • Mega Event Utopias
    Eva Kassens-Noor (Michigan State University)
  • Olympic Impact: Whose City is It?
    Greg Andranovich (California State University), Matthew J. Burbank (University of Utah)
  • “Festivalisation” of Urban Governance in South African Cities
    Matthias Fleischer (Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg), Maximilian Fuhrmann (Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg), Christoph  Haferburg (Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg), Fred Krüger (Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg)
  • Mega event stadia: important agents on the process of urban regeneration
    Gustavo Garcia do Amaral (University of São Paulo)
  • Megaevent Development in Rio de Janeiro: Assessing the Efficacy of Civil Society Strategies to Avoid Dislocations of Residents
    Maureen Donaghy (Rutgers University, Camden)

Presenters
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Gustavo Garcia do Amaral

University of São Paulo
GA

Greg Andranovich

Cal State LA
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Maureen Donaghy

Assistant Professor, Rutgers University
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Maximilian Fuhrmann

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
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Eva Kassens-Noor

Michigan State University
“Discovery consists of seeing what everybody has seen and thinking what nobody has thought.” | Albert Szent-Györgyi | [Nobel Prize 1937]

Co-Authors
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Christoph Haferburg

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
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Fred Krüger

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
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Matthew J. Burbank

University of Utah
MF

Matthias Fleischer

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg

Moderators
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Eva Kassens-Noor

Michigan State University
“Discovery consists of seeing what everybody has seen and thinking what nobody has thought.” | Albert Szent-Györgyi | [Nobel Prize 1937]

Thursday April 4, 2013 3:10pm - 4:30pm
Fountain Room

3:10pm

Thursday - Re-examining the Governance/Development Nexus

Moderator: Jack Dustin (Wright State University)

  • What Works: A Comparison of Economic Factors for Nine Mid-Sized Metropolitan Counties
    Jack Dustin (Wright State University)
  • The Role of Urban Governance in the Rapid Development of Singapore, 1959-Present
    Vernie Oliveiro (Civil Service College, Singapore), Boon Kwan Toh (Civil Service College, Singapore), Mark Chen (Housing and Development Board, Singapore)
  • Urban Power and Political Agency: Reflections from a Cross-National Study of Johannesburg and Leeds
    Jonathan Davies (De Montfort University), Lindiwe Msengana-Ndlela (Human Sciences Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa)
  • How We Work Together: Measuring Regional Collaboration in Economic Development
    Sarah Ficenec (George Washington University)
  • Backyard Regionalism: Network Relations in the Orlando Metropolitan Area
    Chris Hawkins (University of Central Florida), Richard Feiock (Florida State University)

Presenters
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Jonathan S. Davies

Professor of Critical Policy Studies, De Montfort University
I am Professor of Critical Policy Studies in the Department of Politics and Public Policy at De Montfort. My research interests span critical issues in governance, state theory, urban studies and public policy. I am currently working on a variety of projects on crisis, austerity governance and contestation. From April 2015 I will be leading an international consortium of researchers in an ESRC funded eight-case comparative study of austerity... Read More →
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Jack Dustin

Chair, Center Director, Associate Professor, Wright State University
SF

Sarah Ficenec

George Washington University
CH

Chris Hawkins

University of Central Florida
VO

Vernie Oliveiro

Civil Service College, Singapore

Co-Authors
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Boon Kwan Toh

Civil Service College, Singapore
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Lindiwe Msengana-Ndlela

Human Sciences Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa
MC

Mark Chen

Housing and Development Board, Singapore
RF

Richard Feiock

Florida State University

Moderators
JD

Jack Dustin

Chair, Center Director, Associate Professor, Wright State University

Thursday April 4, 2013 3:10pm - 4:30pm
Vanderbilt Room

3:10pm

Thursday - Redesigning and Regenerating Urban Space

Moderator: Andrew Carswell (University of Georgia)

  • Rebuilding a City: An Urban Design Perspective on Redevelopment Proposals for Christchurch in the Wake of the 2011 Earthquakes
    John Hunt (University of Auckland)
  • Mid-sized Cities: A New American Urban Frontier?
    Terrance Williams (Catholic University of America), Adnan Morshed (Catholic University of America)
  • Neighborhood Effects of Incompatible Infill Housing: A Local Case Study
    Andrew Carswell (University of Georgia), Kimberly Skobba (University of Georgia), Bruce Lonnee (Athens/Clarke County, GA Dept. of Planning)

Presenters
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Andy Carswell

University of Georgia
JH

John Hunt

University of Auckland
TW

Terrance Williams

Catholic University of America

Co-Authors
AM

Adnan Morshed

Catholic University of America
BL

Bruce Lonnee

Athens/Clarke County, GA Dept. of Planning
KF

Karen Franck

New Jersey Institute of Technology
KS

Kimberly Skobba

University of Georgia

Moderators
AC

Andy Carswell

University of Georgia

Thursday April 4, 2013 3:10pm - 4:30pm
George Smith Room (Mark Hopkins Hotel)

3:10pm

Thursday - The Local Politics of Financialization: Tensions, Contradictions and Contestation in Community Practice and Urban Governance

Moderator: Benjamin F. Teresa (Rutgers University)

  • Rethinking the Post Industrial City: The Urban Politics of Finance
    Kathe Newman (Rutgers University)
  • The Financialization of Rent-regulated Housing in New York City: a framework for analysis
    Benjamin F. Teresa (Rutgers University)
  • Financialization and Changing Social Relations of Rent
    Desiree Fields (Graduate Center of the City University of New York)
  • Sale of the Century: Infrastructure Privatization & the Financialization of the Local State
    Philip Ashton (University of Illinois at Chicago), Rachel Weber (University of Illinois at Chicago), Marc Doussard (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

Presenters
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Phil Ashton

University of Illinois at Chicago
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Desiree Fields

Assistant Professor, Queens College, City University of New York
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Kathe Newman

Rutgers University
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Benjamin F Teresa

Rutgers University

Co-Authors
MD

Marc Doussard

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
RW

Rachel Weber

University of Illinois at Chicago

Moderators
BF

Benjamin F Teresa

Rutgers University

Thursday April 4, 2013 3:10pm - 4:30pm
Venetian Room

3:10pm

Thursday - The Next Generation of Comprehensive Community Initiatives:Findings and New Directions

Moderator: David Greenberg (MDRC)

  • Coordinated Implementation of Projects within Comprehensive Community Initiatives
    M. Victoria Quiroz-Becerra (MDRC), David Micah Greenberg (MDRC)
  • Influencing Policy and Systems Change: A Case Study of Orientations, Strategies, and Early Outcomes
    Mikael Karlstrom (University of Chicago), Robert J. Chaskin (University of Chicago)
  • Lessons from Replication of a Comprehensive Community Initiative: LISC’s Building Sustainable Communities Initiative
    Chris Walker (Local Initiatives Support Corporation), Sarah Rankin (Local Initiatives Support Corporation), Francisca Winston (Local Initiatives Support Corporation)

Presenters
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Mikael Karlstrom

Researcher, Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago
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M. Victoria Quiroz-Becerra

Research Associate, MDRC
SR

Sarah Rankin

Local Initiatives Support Corporation

Co-Authors
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Chris Walker

Local Initiatives Support Corporation
FW

Francisca Winston

Local Initiatives Support Corporation
RJ

Robert J. Chaskin

University of Chicago

Moderators

Thursday April 4, 2013 3:10pm - 4:30pm
French Room

3:10pm

Thursday - Urban Regeneration and Sustainability

Moderator: Megan Heckert (Swarthmore College)

  • Regenerating Legacy Cities Through Urban Greening — Lessons in Sustainable Community Building from The Groundwork Trust USA Model
    Joeseph Schilling (Virginia Tech)
  • "We want to have a creative sustainable city". Using the Sustainability Paradigm to Revitalize the City of Dublin
    Anna-Lisa Müller (University of Bremen)
  • Urban Sustainability Planning in Philadelphia:  Implementing a Distributed Urban Environmental Management System
    Christina D. Rosan (Temple University)
  • Greening vacant land to promote revitalization and sustainability: An assessment of outcomes
    Megan Heckert (Swarthmore College)

Presenters
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Megan Heckert

Swarthmore College
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Anna-Lisa Müller

Assistant Professor, University of Bremen
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Christina Rosan

Temple University
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Joeseph Schilling

Metropolitan Institute at Virginia Tech

Moderators
MH

Megan Heckert

Swarthmore College

Thursday April 4, 2013 3:10pm - 4:30pm
Six Continents Room (Mark Hopkins Hotel)

3:10pm

4:30pm

5:15pm

5:15pm

6:00pm

7:00pm

Thursday - Dinner (on your own)
Thursday April 4, 2013 7:00pm - 8:00pm
TBA

7:00pm

 
Friday, April 5
 

6:00am

Cornell University Press (advertiser)
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Cornell University Press

Cornell University Press
Cornell University Press was established in 1869, giving it the distinction of being the first university press to be established in the United States, although it was inactive for several decades between 1890 and 1930. From that beginning, Cornell University Press has grown to be a major scholarly publisher, offering 150 new titles a year in many disciplines, including anthropology, classics, cultural studies, history, literary criticism and... Read More →


Friday April 5, 2013 6:00am - 6:30am
Advertisers

6:00am

Liverpool University Press (advertiser)
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Liverpool University Press

Liverpool University Press
Founded in 1899, Liverpool University Press is the UK's third oldest university press and one of its fastest growing publishers in recent years. | | LUP offers two planning journals, Town Planning Review and International Development Planning Review. | Click here for more info on our planning titles.


Friday April 5, 2013 6:00am - 6:30am
Advertisers

6:15am

Friday - Fun Run / Walk

Meet in the hotel lobby at 6:00am.


Friday April 5, 2013 6:15am - 7:00am
Meet in the Lobby

6:45am

Friday - Registration (6:45am-6:00pm)

Express Conference Registration (pre-paid registration)
Tours, Guest Meal Tickets and On-Site Registration


Friday April 5, 2013 6:45am - 6:00pm
Gold Room

7:00am

7:00am

7:00am

Friday - Earning Your Spot: Strategies for Getting Tenure and Being Promoted
Presenters
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Robert Collins

Conrad Hilton Endowed Professor of Urban Studies and Public Policy, Dillard University
Robert Collins is Conrad Hilton Endowed Professor of Urban Studies and Public Policy at Dillard University in New Orleans. Other positions he has held at Dillard include: Associate Provost and Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, Founding Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, and Chair of the School of Social Sciences. His research interests include: urban politics, the politics of land use planning, and disaster planning. His... Read More →
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Corey Cook

University of San Francisco
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Susan Saegert

City University of New York


Friday April 5, 2013 7:00am - 8:00am
Grand Ballroom

7:00am

Friday - Historic Preservation and Arts as an Economic Development Tool
Presenters
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Daphine Foster

Jackson State University
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Jasmine Williams-Washington

M. Sims-Williams Properties LLC.
The man that says it can not be done should not interrupt the woman doing it...


Friday April 5, 2013 7:00am - 8:00am
Grand Ballroom

7:00am

7:00am

Friday - What Have You Done for Me Lately? Institutional Members Discuss the State of the Field
Presenters
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R. Allen Hays

Director, Graduate Program in Public Policy, University of Northern Iowa
Housing, neighborhood organization and participation, anti-racism work, and social justice
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Cynthia Jackson-Elmoore

Dean and Professor, Honors College, Michigan State University


Friday April 5, 2013 7:00am - 8:00am
Grand Ballroom

7:00am

Friday - Your First (Academic or Non-Academic) Job After Grad School: Getting It and Being Successful
Presenters
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Adrienne Smith

University of Tennessee
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Gregory Squires

Professor of Sociology, George Washington University
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Phil Thompson

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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Bethany Welch

Director, Aquinas Center
Dr. Bethany Welch is the founding director of Aquinas Center in Philadelphia as well as a nonprofit management and evaluation consultant. The center is housed in a former convent re-purposed as a space to foster mutual support and shared understanding on the grounds of a diverse, inner city Catholic parish. Parishioners and guests come together to practice hospitality, promote education, and engage in service. The project is a direct result of... Read More →


Friday April 5, 2013 7:00am - 8:00am
Grand Ballroom

7:00am

7:00am

8:05am

Friday - Activist Scholar Plenary Session
Presenters
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Kitty Kelly Epstein

Professor, Holy Names University and Fielding Graduate University
In 2013 Kitty Kelly Epstein was honored with the Activist Scholar Award at the national conference of the Urban Affairs Association.  This was based on her work in Oakland, California where she led an innovation in democracy that consisted of 41 groups comprised of 800 people whose recommendations helped to change public policy on land use; the hiring of local residents on city-funded construction projects; the diversification of the teaching... Read More →
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Isaac Taggart

Director of Prison Reentry/Consultant, Do 4 Self Enterprise
I have assisted families transitioning from Welfare to Work and from Parole to Payroll for 15 years. I worked my way from a community activist to having the privilege of working for Mayor Ronald V. Dellums as his Reentry Specialist/Coordinator. I have done direct services; coordinated programs; and delveloped policy for Mayor's Office/City. I am available to speak at conferences and with staff both community based and corrections.


Friday April 5, 2013 8:05am - 9:05am
Grand Ballroom

9:15am

Friday - Case Studies of Media and Urban Crisis [BURD TRACK ON MEDIA & URBAN LIFE]

Moderator: James DeFilippis (Rutgers University)

  • Sport Media and Urban Life: Narratives from New Orleans
    Casey Knoettgen (University of New Orleans)
  • Media and the Making of Urban Housing Markets: A Cultural Economy Approach
    Susan Moore (University College London), Scott Rodgers (Birkbeck, University of London)
  • Detroit: From the Poster Child of Decline to the Poster Child of DIY?
    Laura Crommelin (University of New South Wales)

Presenters
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Laura Crommelin

Research Associate, City Futures Research Centre, University of New South Wales
My research interests cover a range of current trends in post-industrial cities, including urban revitalisation and renewal, housing affordability, place branding, place-making and DIY urban revitalisation practices.
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Casey Knoettgen

University of New Orleans
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Susan Moore

Lecturer in Urban Development and Planning, Bartlett School of Planning, University College London

Co-Authors
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Scott Rodgers

Lecturer in Media Theory, Birkbeck, University of London
I usually describe my research as a fusion of media theory and urban theory, in that it seeks to address the nature of urban social and political life in an increasingly mediated world. The trajectory I’ve taken to get to this point has been interdisciplinary and full of accidents, taking in media and cultural theory, urban sociology, human geography, science and technology studies, urban planning and political theory. My most developed area of... Read More →

Moderators
JD

James DeFilippis

Rutgers University

Friday April 5, 2013 9:15am - 10:35am
Green Room

9:15am

Friday - City and Regional Governance [URBAN ISSUES IN ASIA & PACIFIC RIM TRACK]

Moderator: Heather MacDonald (University of Technology Sydney)

  • How Location-Based Analysis of Corruption Disproves the ""Efficient Grease"" Hypothesis on the Micro-Level: Evidence from Bangalore, India
    Srikar Gullapalli (Colgate University)
  • Green, Global, and Connected: Can Sydney Solve its Metropolitan Governance Problems?
    Heather MacDonald (University of Technology Sydney)
  • Where Does China's Urban Governance Go: Insight from a Survey in Wuhan City
    Wei Chen (Zhongnan University of Economics and Law)
  • Local Pressure/Global Challenge: A Quest for Governing Jakarta City Region
    Doddy Iskandar (University of Louisville)

Presenters
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Wei Chen

lecturer, Zhongnan University of Economics and Law
SG

Srikar Gullapalli

Colgate University
DI

Doddy Iskandar

University of Louisville
HM

Heather MacDonald

University of Technology Sydney

Moderators
HM

Heather MacDonald

University of Technology Sydney

Friday April 5, 2013 9:15am - 10:35am
Crystal Room

9:15am

Friday - Issues and Problems of Implementation of Metropolitan Planning: The Quebec Example

Moderator: Laurence Bherer (Université de Montréal)

  • Greater Montreal's First-Generation Metropolitan Planning: Spatial Substance without Implementation
    Olivier Roy-Baillargeon (Université de Montréal), Franck Scherrer (Université de Montréal)
  • Establishing Urban—Metropolitan Planning Coherence in Montreal: A Course Headed for Collision? Lessons and Constraints from the Montreal City Tier
    Michel Gariépy (Université de Montréal)
  • Mobility Governance and Planning Coherence in the Montreal Metroplitan Area
    Florence Paulhiac-Scherrer (Université du Québec à Montréal)
  • Planning in the Quebec Metropolitan Community
    Francis Roy (Université Laval),
  • Planning a Downtown in a Divided Metropolis: The Case of Gatineau (Quebec, Canada)
    Guy Chiasson (Université du Québec en Outaouais), Mario Gauthier (Université du Québec en Outaouais) 

Presenters
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Guy Chiasson

Université du Québec en Outaouais
MG

Michel Gariépy

Université de Montréal
FP

Florence Paulhiac-Scherrer

Université du Québec à Montréal
FR

Francis Roy

Université Laval
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Olivier Roy-Baillargeon

Université de Montréal

Co-Authors
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Franck Scherrer

Université de Montréal
MG

Mario Gauthier

Université du Québec en Outaouais

Moderators
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Laurence Bherer

Université de Montréal

Friday April 5, 2013 9:15am - 10:35am
French Room

9:15am

Friday - Measuring Vulnerability and Resilience in the Big Picture

Moderator: Isabelle Thomas (University of Montreal)

  • Sustainable Disaster Mitigation and Economic Vulnerability and Resiliency: Lessons from the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Coast after Major Hurricanes
    Hyun Kim (University of Wisconsin-Madison), Kyle Woosnam (Texas A&M)
  • Fundamental Determinants of Urban Resilience: A Search for Indicators Applied to Public Health Crisis
    Georges Tanguay (Université du Québec à Montréal), Marie-Christine Therrien (École nationale d'administration publique), Iseut Beauregard-Guérin (École nationale d'administration publique)
  • Urban Vulnerability in a Climate Change Context: What Can We Learn from Montreal?
    Isabelle Thomas (University of Montreal), Nathalie Bleau (Ouranos)
  • Urban Growth and Social Vulnerability Dynamics: A Comparative Analysis of Three Coastal Metropolitan Areas
    Shakil kashem (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Bev Wilson (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
  • The Wall, the Door, and the Key? Exploring Resilience as a Theoretical and Practical Concept in Understanding and Managing Urban Social Problems.
    Kari Smith (University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee)

Presenters
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Shakil Kashem

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
HK

Hyun Kim

University of Wisconsin-Madison
KS

Kari Smith

Urban Studies Programs, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
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Georges A. Tanguay

Professor, Université du Québec à Montréal
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Isabelle Thomas

University of Montreal

Co-Authors
BW

Bev Wilson

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
IB

Iseut Beauregard-Guérin

École nationale d'administration publique
KW

Kyle Woosnam

Texas A&M University
MT

Marie-Christine Therrien

École nationale d'administration publique

Moderators
IT

Isabelle Thomas

University of Montreal

Friday April 5, 2013 9:15am - 10:35am
George Smith Room (Mark Hopkins Hotel)

9:15am

Friday - Megaprojects and City Branding [URBAN ISSUES IN ASIA & PACIFIC RIM TRACK]

Moderator: Earl Bossard (San Jose State University)

  • A Local Growth Coalition in China's Global Event: Marketing Shanghai in Globalization Era
    Lingyue LI (University of Hong Kong)
  • Mega-Projects and China's Neoliberal New Town Development--The Case of Songjiang New Town in Shanghai
    Jie Li (University of Hong Kong), Rebecca Chiu (University of Hong Kong)
  • Possible Lessons from Sustainable Development Approaches in Singapore New Towns
    Earl Bossard (San Jose State University)

Presenters
EB

Earl Bossard

San Jose State University
JL

Jie Li

University of Hong Kong
LL

Lingyue Li

University of Hong Kong

Co-Authors
RC

Rebecca Chiu

University of Hong Kong

Moderators
EB

Earl Bossard

San Jose State University

Friday April 5, 2013 9:15am - 10:35am
Fountain Room

9:15am

Friday - Multi-ethnic and Immigrant Communities

Moderator: David Kaplan (Kent State University)

  • Where is Filipinotown?: Cultural Tourism in Los Angeles's Ethnic Enclaves
    Joseph Bernardo (University of Washington)
  • A Polyethnic Economy in a Parisian Neighborhood
    David Kaplan (Kent State University), Charlotte Recoquillon (University of Paris 8)
  • The Best of Both Worlds? Urban Park Use in a Transnational Setting
    Kelly Main (California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo)
  • Diversity Policies in New Destination Communities and Their Impact on Immigrants
    Sang Lee (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

Presenters
JB

Joseph Bernardo

University of Washington
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David Kaplan

Professor of Geography, Kent State University
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Sang S. Lee

Doctoral Candidate, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
KM

Kelly Main

California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Co-Authors
CR

Charlotte Recoquillon

University of Paris 8

Moderators
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David Kaplan

Professor of Geography, Kent State University

Friday April 5, 2013 9:15am - 10:35am
International Room

9:15am

Friday - Negotiating Within and Around Low Income Housing Policies in the United States

Moderator: Deirdre Oakley (Georgia State University)

  • Why Do Low Income Families Move? Exploring the Differing Housing Careers of Assisted and Unassisted Households
    Kim Skobba (University of Georgia), Ed Goetz (University of Minnesota)
  • Landlord Intimidation in the Unassisted Low Income Housing Market
    Clement Thery (Columbia University)
  • Public Housing as Political Spaces of Resident Mobilization
    Akira Drake (Rutgers University)
  • Two Years Out: Landlords, Neighborhoods, and Post-Relocation Satisfaction Among Atlanta's Former Public Housing Residents
    Erin Ruel (Georgia State University), Lesley Reid (Georgia State University), Deirdre Oakley (Georgia State University)
  • What Matters Most for Self-sufficiency among HOPE VI Families: Informal or Formal Community and Supportive Services?
    Mai Nguyen (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), William Rohe (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), Mary Donegan (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), Hye-Sung Han (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

Presenters
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Mai Nguyen

Associate Professor, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
AD

Akira Drake Rodriguez

Rutgers University
ER

Erin Ruel

Associate Professor, Georgia State University
KS

Kim Skobba

University of Georgia
CT

Clement Thery

Columbia University

Co-Authors
DO

Deirdre Oakley

Georgia State University
EG

Edward Goetz

University of Minnesota
HH

Hye-Sung Han

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
LR

Lesley Reid

Georgia State University
MD

Mary Donegan

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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William M Rohe

Cary C. Boshamer Distinguished Professor and Director, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Affordable housing, central city and neighborhood revitalization

Moderators
DO

Deirdre Oakley

Georgia State University

Friday April 5, 2013 9:15am - 10:35am
Venetian Room

9:15am

Friday - Participants and Processes in Urban Design

Moderator: Robin Boyle (Wayne State University)

  • DIY Urbanism: Teaching Participatory Planning and Transformative Practice
    Jose Gamez (University of North Carolina at Charlotte), Janni Sorensen (University of North Carolina at Charlotte)
  • Design Codes for Healthy Communities: The Potential of Form-Based Codes to Create Walkable Urban Streets
    Gail Hansen de Chapman (University of Florida)
  • Designing Ownership: Rethinking Systems through Multi-Strategy Urban Planning
    Zane Murray (Parsons the New School for Design)
  • We're Gonna Make this Place Good for Kids!""- Redesigning Plazas with 'Citizen Kid' in Melbourne, Australia
    Andrea Cook (University of Melbourne), Carolyn Whizman (University of Melbourne), Paul Tranter (University of New South Wales)

Presenters
GH

Gail Hansen de Chapman

University of Florida
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Andrea Cook

University of Melbourne & Red Road Consulting
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Zane Murray

Parsons the New School for Design
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Janni Sorensen

University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Co-Authors
CW

Carolyn Whizman

University of Melbourne
JG

Jose Gamez

University of North Carolina at Charlotte
PT

Paul Tranter

University of New South Wales

Moderators
RB

Robin Boyle

Wayne State University

Friday April 5, 2013 9:15am - 10:35am
Stanford Room (Mark Hopkins Hotel)

9:15am

Friday - Political Parties & Political Segregation

Moderator: Vladimir Kogan (Ohio State University)

  • How Voters View Local Candidates: An Examination of Race and Partisanship in Local Elections
    Vladimir Kogan (Ohio State University), Craig M. Burnett (Appalachian State University)
  • A Comparison of Canadian Local Political Parties with those of the United States and Europe
    Bherer Laurence (University of Montreal), Sandra Breux (INRS-UCS (Montreal)
  • What About Municipal Parties in Québec ?
    Anne Mevellec (University of Ottawa), Manon Tremblay (University of Ottawa)
  • Race, Political Segregation, and Metropolitan Public Housing
    Katherine Einstein (Boston University)

Presenters
LB

Laurence Bherer

Université de Montréal
KL

Katherine Levine Einstein

Boston University
VK

Vladimir Kogan

Ohio State University
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Anne Mevellec

University of Ottawa

Co-Authors
CM

Craig M. Burnett

Appalachian State University
MT

Manon Tremblay

University of Ottawa

Moderators
VK

Vladimir Kogan

Ohio State University

Friday April 5, 2013 9:15am - 10:35am
California Room

9:15am

Friday - Politics, Social Media and the Emerging Urban System

Moderator: Robert Warren (University of Delaware)

  • Social Media and Governance in China: Evolving Dimensions of Transparency, Participation, and Accountability
    Robert Warren (University of Delaware), Yingying Zeng
  • Social Media and Leaderless Social Movement Organizations:  Emerging Issues for Urban Studies
    John McNutt (University of Delaware), Katherine Boland (Rowan University)
  • Internet Banging: Trends in Social Media and Gang Violence, Masculinity and Hip Hop
    Desmond Patton (University of Michigan), Robert Eschmann (University of Chicago), Dirk Butler (U.S Department of Health and Human Services)

Presenters
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Robert Eschmann

Doctoral Student, University of Chicago
Robert D. Eschmann is a fourth year doctoral student studying urban education reform, the geography of poverty, and adolescent experiences with violence, prejudice, and discrimination. He is currently working on several research projects. The first draws from a sample of high achieving African American males in a violent Chicago neighborhood and explores the relationship between deviant peer networks, informal social control, and social cohesion... Read More →
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John McNutt

University of Delaware
RW

Robert Warren

University of Delaware

Co-Authors
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Desmond Patton

Assistant Professor, University of Michigan
Assistant Professor at the University of Michigan School of Social Work.
DB

Dirk Butler

U.S Department of Health and Human Services
KB

Katherine Boland

Rowan University

Moderators
RW

Robert Warren

University of Delaware

Friday April 5, 2013 9:15am - 10:35am
Vanderbilt Room

9:15am

Friday - Poverty, Segregation and Well Being

Moderator: Jochen Albrecht (Hunter College of the City University of New York)

  • Concentrated Poverty: Components of Change
    Tom Kingsley (Urban Institute), Rob Pitingolo (Urban Institute)
  • Where are the Poor?: Race, Class, and Space
    Sigmund Shipp (Hunter College of the City University of New York), Lynn McCormick (Hunter College of the City University of New York), Mary Rocco (University of Pennsylvania)
  • Income Inequality and Well-being
    Adam Okulicz-Kozaryn (Rutgers University, Camden)
  • Where Poor Children Live: Household Structure and Change in Composition through the Eyes of Children
    Nola du Toit (University of Chicago), Catherine Haggerty (University of Chicago), Kate Bachtell (University of Chicago)
  • Unpacking Poverty: Stress as a Pathway from Neighborhood Conditions to Social Problems
    Jochen Albrecht (Hunter College of the City University of New York), Mimi Abramovitz (Hunter College of the City University of New York)

Presenters
JA

Jochen Albrecht

Associate Professor, Hunter College of the City University of New York
Anything that is hard to do with current GIS: spatio-temporal dynamics, big data, qualitative reasoning
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Kate Bachtell

Senior Survey Director, NORC at the University of Chicago 
GT

G. Thomas Kingsley

Urban Institute
AO

Adam Okulicz-Kozaryn

Rutgers-Camden
SS

Sigmund Shipp

Hunter College

Co-Authors
CH

Catherine Haggerty

University of Chicago 
LM

Lynn McCormick

Hunter College of the City University of New York
MR

Mary Rocco

University of Pennsylvania
MA

Mimi Abramovitz

Hunter College of the City University of New York
ND

Nola du Toit

Survey Methodologist, NORC at the University of Chicago
RP

Rob Pitingolo

Urban Institute

Moderators
JA

Jochen Albrecht

Associate Professor, Hunter College of the City University of New York
Anything that is hard to do with current GIS: spatio-temporal dynamics, big data, qualitative reasoning

Friday April 5, 2013 9:15am - 10:35am
Hunt Room

9:15am

Friday - Preserving and Interpreting Meaning in Historic Spaces

Moderator: Robert Blair (University of Nebraska Omaha)

  • There's No Place Like Home: Museum Reconstructions of Shelter and the Interpretation of the Great Depression & the 1930s.
    Meighen Katz (Monash University)
  • Values, Traditions, and Local Development: A Comparative Study of US and Norway
    Robert Blair (University of Nebraska Omaha), Dag Olav Torjesen (University of Agder), Jerome Deichert (University of Nebraska Omaha)
  • The Negotiation of Historic Value in the Redevelopment of Coney Island
    Juan Rivero (Rutgers University)
  • Historic Preservation in a Shrinking City: Exploring Marketless Approaches to Conserving Industrial Age Icons in Buffalo, N.Y.
    Daniel Campo (Morgan State University)

Presenters
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Robert Blair

Associate Professor of Public Administration and Urban Studies, University of Nebraska at Omaha
I am passionate about professional local government management and the potential of its application to other countries, respecting their traditions, history, and political culture. I am also less passionate about the Chicago Cubs
DC

Daniel Campo

Morgan State University
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Meighen Katz

Australian Catholic University
As a public historian, my areas of interest mix urban studies, housing, history of medicine, and the use of the arts as interpretive tools. I'm particularly interested in public narratives of vulnerability and how they are presented, negotiated and interpreted. My last project looked at museum interpretation of the Great Depression and the 1930. | | I'm also interested in the history of prefab housing and that style of building has, and... Read More →
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Juan J. Rivero

Rutgers University; Bloustein School of Planning

Co-Authors
DO

Dag Olav Torjesen

University of Agder, Kristiansand
JD

Jerome Deichert

University of Nebraska Omaha

Moderators
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Robert Blair

Associate Professor of Public Administration and Urban Studies, University of Nebraska at Omaha
I am passionate about professional local government management and the potential of its application to other countries, respecting their traditions, history, and political culture. I am also less passionate about the Chicago Cubs

Friday April 5, 2013 9:15am - 10:35am
Garden Room

9:15am

Friday - The Education of At-Risk Youth

Moderator: Deborah Ward (Rutgers University)

  • Multivariate Analysis of At-risk Factors Associated with High School Graduation: A Case Study of Newark Public Schools
    Laurie Cohen (Rutgers University)
  • Best Practices: Urban School Reform and Data-Driven Policymaking
    Deborah Ward (Rutgers University)
  • Inclusion, Innovation, and Globalization: 21st Century Education in the 21st Century City
    Haley Woodside-Jiron (University of Vermont)

Presenters
LC

Laurie Cohen

Rutgers University, School of Public Affairs and Administration
DW

Deborah Ward

Rutgers University
HW

Haley Woodside-Jiron

University of Vermont

Moderators
DW

Deborah Ward

Rutgers University

Friday April 5, 2013 9:15am - 10:35am
Empire Room

9:15am

Friday - The Local Politics of Financialization II: Tensions, Contradictions and Contestation in Community Practice and Urban Governance

Moderator: Kate Davidoff (Rutgers University)

  • The Community Development Industry System in the Post-Industrial, Financialized City
    Kate Davidoff (Rutgers University)
  • Financialization of Property Tax Liens
    Irene Tung (Rutgers University)
  • Tax increment financing, economic development professionals, and the financialization of urban politics
    Josh Pacewicz (Brown University)
  • Climate Change and the Financialization of the US Local State
    Sarah Knuth (University of California, Berkeley) 

Presenters
KD

Kate Davidoff

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
SK

Sarah Knuth

University of California, Berkeley
JP

Josh Pacewicz

Brown University
IT

Irene Tung

Rutgers University

Moderators
KD

Kate Davidoff

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Friday April 5, 2013 9:15am - 10:35am
Pavillion Room

9:15am

Friday - The Politics of a Global Urban Condition

Moderator: Delacey Tedesco (University of Victoria)

  • The Politics of an Urban World
    Delacey Tedesco (University of Victoria)
  • Rethinking the Urban and Global Assemblage through Burning Cars and Concrete
    Helen Arfvidsson (The Open University)
  • If You Build a Global City, The World Will Come: World City Aspirations in Kigali, Rwanda
    Sharon M. Meagher (The University of Scranton)
  • Everyday Politics Amidst Urban Erosions and Explosions: Detroit, Lagos and the Practice of Citizenship in an era of Spatial Transformation
    Stephen Marr (Malmö University) 

Presenters
HA

Helen Arfvidsson

Open University
SM

Stephen Marr

Malmö University
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Sharon M. Meagher

Professor of Philosophy and Chair of the Dept. of Latin Am. Studies and Women's Studies, University of Scranton
I am a publicly engaged philosopher who works on urban issues as well as general efforts to turn the discipline of philosophy towards the city and public life. I also work on feminist theory and practical issues concerning women and development in the global South.
DT

Delacey Tedesco

University of Victoria

Moderators
DT

Delacey Tedesco

University of Victoria

Friday April 5, 2013 9:15am - 10:35am
Terrace Room

9:15am

Friday - Tourism and Economic Development

Moderator: Elizabeth Strom (University of South Florida)

  • Mountains and Muses: Cultural Tourism Strategies for Urban Development in Asheville, NC
    Elizabeth Strom (University of South Florida), Robert Kerstein (University of Tampa)
  • Storming Tourisms' "City on the Hill:" Family Values, Natural Beauty, and Limits to Growth in Branson, Missouri
    David Derossett (Drury University)
  • Dark Tourism: The Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Syndrome
    Taika Baillargeon (Université du Québec à Montréal), Sylvain Lefebvre (Université du Québec à Montréal)

Presenters
TB

Taika Baillargeon

PhD candidate, Université du Québec à Montréal
DD

David Derossett

Assistant Professor of Sociology, Drury University
ES

Elizabeth Strom

University of South Florida

Co-Authors
RK

Robert Kerstein

University of Tampa
SL

Sylvain Lefebvre

Université du Québec à Montréal

Moderators
ES

Elizabeth Strom

University of South Florida

Friday April 5, 2013 9:15am - 10:35am
Grand Ballroom Lounge

9:15am

Friday - Towards Participatory Governance

Moderator: David Swindell (University of North Carolina at Charlotte)

  • Can Grassroots Organizations Really Deliver Urban Services?
    David Swindell (University of North Carolina at Charlotte)
  • The Interrelationship of Electoral Success with Governing Achievement in the Urban Sector
    Robert Oden (California State University, Sacramento)
  • Analysing the Participatory Budget of Mexico City: Where Does it Stand?
    Arturo Flores (National Autonomous University of Mexico)
  • Urban Governance and Participatory Revitalization in Montreal: Integrated Urban Revitalization in Two Neighborhoods
    Sarah Kraemer (McGill University), Lisa Bornstein (McGill University)

Presenters
AF

Arturo Flores

National Autonomous University of Mexico
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Sarah Kraemer

Independent consultant, McGill University
RO

Robert Oden

California State University, Sacramento
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David Swindell

Associate Professor of Public Policy, Political Science, and Public Administration, University of North Carolina Charlotte

Co-Authors
LB

Lisa Bornstein

McGill University

Moderators
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David Swindell

Associate Professor of Public Policy, Political Science, and Public Administration, University of North Carolina Charlotte

Friday April 5, 2013 9:15am - 10:35am
Far East Room

9:15am

Friday - Urban Sustainability II: Strategies and Ideas from the United States and the World

Moderator: Julia Lourenco (Universidade do Minho)

  • Role of Human Values for Urban Sustainability: An Indian Perspective
    Doddaswamy Ravishankar (Housing and Urban Development Corporation Ltd.), Krishne Gowda (University of Mysore), Sridhara M. V. (University of Mysore)
  • Assessing Urban Sustainability Through Infrastructure Design
    Julia Lourenco (University of Minho), Cristina Danko (University of Minho), Ricardo Bento (University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro), Isabel Bentes (University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro)
  • Urban Sustainability and Local Institutions: The Politics and Economics of Smart Grid in the U.S. Cities
    Zafar Siddiqui (Florida State University)

Presenters
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Julia Lourenco

Assistant Professor, University of Minho
DR

Doddaswamy Ravishankar

Housing and Urban Development Corporation Ltd (India)

Co-Authors
CD

Cristina Danko

University of Minho
IB

Isabel Bentes

University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro
KG

Krishne Gowda

Professor of Urban and Regional Planning, University of Mysore
Prof. Krishne Gowda: For the past 26 years, Krishne Gowda is engaged in teaching of Urban and Regional Planning ans supervising PhD research work, M TechURP Thesis/Dissertation works at the Institute of Development Studies, University of Mysore, Mysore-570 006, India. In addition, he has published more than 50 papers in national and international journals and participated 60 conferences/seminars/workshops and presented papers both at national and... Read More →
RB

Ricardo Bento

University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro
SM

Sridhara M. V.

University of Mysore

Moderators
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Julia Lourenco

Assistant Professor, University of Minho

Friday April 5, 2013 9:15am - 10:35am
Six Continents Room (Mark Hopkins Hotel)

10:35am

10:55am

Friday - Urban Policy in the Age of Obama: An Assessment of the First Term; Colloquy Session III: Place-based initiatives and the Obama administration

Moderator: Amy Khare (University of Chicago)

  • Jim Fraser (Vanderbilt University)
  • Derek Hyra (Virginia Tech)
  • Amy Khare (University of Chicago)
  • Rolf Pendall (Urban Institute)
  • Alex Schafran (University of California, Berkeley)
  • Todd Swanstrom (University of Missouri-St. Louis)

Presenters
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Jim Fraser

Associate Professor, Vanderbilt University
http://jamescfraser.com/
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Derek Hyra

Associate Professor, Virginia Tech
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Amy Khare

Ph.D. Candidate, University of Chicago
Amy Khare’s research seeks to shape solutions to persistent poverty and structural inequality, with a specific focus on affordable housing, community development, and market-driven policies. Her central line of inquiry examines how urban politics influences the privatization of public resources in a restructured U.S. welfare state. She aims to produce scholarship that is guided by and has implications for local activism and policy changes... Read More →
RP

Rolf Pendall

Urban Institute
AS

Alex Schafran

University of California, Berkeley
TS

Todd Swanstrom

University of Missouri-St. Louis

Moderators
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Amy Khare

Ph.D. Candidate, University of Chicago
Amy Khare’s research seeks to shape solutions to persistent poverty and structural inequality, with a specific focus on affordable housing, community development, and market-driven policies. Her central line of inquiry examines how urban politics influences the privatization of public resources in a restructured U.S. welfare state. She aims to produce scholarship that is guided by and has implications for local activism and policy changes... Read More →

Friday April 5, 2013 10:55am - 12:15pm
Terrace Room

10:55am

Friday - A New Horizon in Urban Housing: On Ways to Augment Permanently Affordable Homeownership through the Community Land Trust Model.

Moderator: Serge Atherwood (Pennsylvania State University)

  • Preserving Affordability in LIHTC Projects through Shared Equity Homeownership: Exploring the Community Land Trust Model
    Marla Nelson (University of New Orleans)
  • Whither the Community in Community Land Trusts?
    Brian Stromberg (Rutgers University), James DeFilippis (Rutgers University)
  • Community Land Trusts and Fair Property Taxation: Evaluation of Policies at the State and Local Levels
    Serge Atherwood (Pennsylvania State University), Rebecca Walter (Florida Atlantic University), Yanmei  Li (Florida Atlantic University) 

Presenters
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Serge Atherwood

Masters candidate in community and economic development, Pennsylvania State University
I'm a graduate student in community and economic development keen on understanding the interwoven ways that urban places can get better in all the aspects that matter. I've lately become passionate about urban housing and the social psychology of public spaces, among other things.
MN

Marla Nelson

University of New Orleans
BS

Brian Stromberg

Rutgers University

Co-Authors
JD

James DeFilippis

Rutgers University
RW

Rebecca Walter

Florida Atlantic University
YL

Yanmei Li

Florida Atlantic University

Moderators
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Serge Atherwood

Masters candidate in community and economic development, Pennsylvania State University
I'm a graduate student in community and economic development keen on understanding the interwoven ways that urban places can get better in all the aspects that matter. I've lately become passionate about urban housing and the social psychology of public spaces, among other things.

Friday April 5, 2013 10:55am - 12:15pm
Venetian Room

10:55am

Friday - Bottom Up Views on Race and Diversity

 Moderator: Anna Livia Brand (University of New Orleans)

  • From Foodies to Food Justice: Gender, Race, Class, and the Commons of Urban Agriculture in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
    Jennifer Cadenas (University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee)
  • "The Best Place to Get a Mocha": Views of Gentrification from Youth in Public Housing
    Molly Makris (Rutgers University, Newark)
  • Middle Class Families and Diversity in Gentrified Neighborhoods of Paris and San Francisco
    Sonia Lehman-Frisch (University of Cergy), Jean-Yves Authier (University Lyon 2)
  • Rooted in Place: The Geography of Memory and Survival in Historic Black New Orleans
    Anna Livia Brand (University of New Orleans)

Presenters
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Anna Livia Brand

University of New Orleans
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Jennifer Cadenas

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
SL

Sonia Lehman-Frisch

Associate Professor, University of Cergy
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Molly Makris

Ph.D. Candidate, Rutgers University, Newark

Co-Authors
JA

Jean-Yves Authier

University Lyon 2

Moderators
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Anna Livia Brand

University of New Orleans

Friday April 5, 2013 10:55am - 12:15pm
California Room

10:55am

Friday - Citizen Participation in Urban & Community Development

Moderator: Cecilia Giusti (Texas A&M University)

  • Texas Colonias: Citizen Participation and Community Development
    Cecilia Giusti (Texas A&M University)
  • Political Activism, Institutions and Community Nonprofits: The Case of Detroit's 'Shrinking Cities' Planning Process
    Janice Bockmeyer (John Jay College of the City University of New York)
  • Innovative Urban Design through Inclusion: Voices to Vision
    Fern Tiger (University of Washington Tacoma), Liz Newman (Fern Tiger Associates)

Presenters
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Janice Bockmeyer

Associate Professor, City University of New York - John Jay College
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Cecilia Giusti

Texas A&M University
FT

Fern Tiger

University of Washington Tacoma

Co-Authors
LN

Liz Newman

Fern Tiger Associates

Moderators
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Cecilia Giusti

Texas A&M University

Friday April 5, 2013 10:55am - 12:15pm
French Room

10:55am

Friday - Continuity and Change in Cities [URBAN ISSUES IN ASIA & PACIFIC RIM TRACK]

Moderator: G Zhiyong Lan (Arizona State University/Renmin University)

  • Achieving Suburban Consolidation in Auckland, New Zealand
    Lee Beattie (University of Auckland), Errol Haarhoff (University of Auckland)
  • Planning Under Rapid Urbanization: Market Tension, Social Segregation, Service Fragmentation in Ahmedabad
    Anthony Boanada-Fuchs (Graduate Institute)
  • Constructing City-Regions in the Context of Rescaling China: The Rise of A City-Region in the Middle Range of Yangtze River
    Lei Wang (Wuhan University), Dan Shen (Wuhan Univesity)
  • Urban Government Reform in China: An Intergovernmental Relations Perspective
    G Zhiyong Lan (Arizona State University/Renmin University), Aimin Miao

Presenters
LB

Lee Beattie

University of Auckland (New Zealand)
AB

Anthony Boanada-Fuchs

PHD Student, Graduate Institute Geneva
GZ

G Zhiyong Lan

Arizona State University/Renmin University
LW

Lei Wang

Wuhan University

Co-Authors
DS

Dan Shen

Wuhan Univesity
EH

Errol Haarhoff

Professor of Architecture, University of Auckland

Moderators
GZ

G Zhiyong Lan

Arizona State University/Renmin University

Friday April 5, 2013 10:55am - 12:15pm
Crystal Room

10:55am

Friday - Disaster Planning and Resilient Cities [URBAN ISSUES IN ASIA & PACIFIC RIM TRACK]

Moderator: Ha Hwang (University of Florida)

  • A House of (Concrete) Cards: Small Cities and the Future of Disaster in Urban India
    Andrew Rumbach (University of Hawaii)
  • New to New Zealand's Shores: A Meta-context for Urban-regeneration Policy Transfer
    Christopher Worth (Victoria University of Wellington)
  • Future Threats and Our Provisions: Diagnosis and Supplement through the Master Plans in World Cities
    Ha Hwang (University of Florida), Jaeseop Yang (Seoul Institute)
  • The Impacts of Urbanization on the Thermal Environment and Residents' Behaviors in Jakarta, Indonesia
    Akinobu Murakami (University of Tsukuba), Shinji Kurihara (Nihon University), Koji Harashina (Iwate University)

Presenters
HH

Ha Hwang

University of Florida
AM

Akinobu Murakami

University of Tsukuba
AR

Andrew Rumbach

University of Hawaii
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Christopher Worth

Doctor of Government Student (Part-time), Victoria University of Wellington
My area of research is on models of urban regeneration applicable to the New Zealand context. I also work in the field, as a senior policy advisor for the New Zealand government. I have previously worked extensively in local government, in strategic and landuse planning. I am passionate about making our cities livable; cities that work well for all residents.

Co-Authors
JY

Jaeseop Yang

Seoul Institute
KH

Koji Harashina

Iwate University
SK

Shinji Kurihara

Nihon University

Moderators
HH

Ha Hwang

University of Florida

Friday April 5, 2013 10:55am - 12:15pm
Fountain Room

10:55am

Friday - Dynamics of Intergovernmental Relations: Local and Global

Moderator: Ann Bowman (Texas A&M University)

  • City School Districts: Intergovernmental Revenue Distribution in Georgia
    Tyler Reinagel (University of Georgia)
  • Fiscal Decentralization and the Provision of Local Public Services: Evidence from the Province-Managing-County Fiscal Reform in Heilongjiang, China
    Yan Wu (City University of Hong Kong)
  • How Do Cities Fare when the State Legislature is in Session?
    Ann Bowman (Texas A&M University), Richard Kearney (North Carolina State University)

Presenters
AB

Ann Bowman

Texas A&M University
TR

Tyler Reinagel

University of Georgia
YW

Yan Wu

City University of Hong Kong

Co-Authors
RK

Richard Kearney

North Carolina State University

Moderators
AB

Ann Bowman

Texas A&M University

Friday April 5, 2013 10:55am - 12:15pm
Vanderbilt Room

10:55am

Friday - Environmental Justice, the Built Environment and Environmental Policies in Urban Areas

Moderator: J.R. Estes (Portland State University)

  • Enhancing the Civic Capacity of Environmental Justice Communities: The Case Study of Farmworkers in Oxnard, California
    Haco Hoang (California Lutheran University), Michelle Vargas (University of Southern California), Kaitlyn Noli (University of California, Santa Barbara)
  • How Did We Get Here? A History of Health and the Built Environment in the United States
    Russ Lopez (Northeastern University)
  • The Prevalence of Obesity among Residents of Low-income Neighborhoods: Assessing the Factors of Lifestyle, Socioeconomic Status and Built Environment
    Deden Rukmana (Savannah State University), Sujin Kim (Savannah State University)
  • Environmental Policy Innovation: Do We Mean the Same Thing?
    J.R. Estes (Portland State University)

Presenters
JJ

J.R. (Jones) Estes

Director, Freshmen Year Experience in University Studies, Portland State University
interests: culture and environmental policy, political economy of public policy, and activist scholarship
HH

Haco Hoang

California Lutheran University
RL

Russ Lopez

Northeastern University
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Deden Rukmana

Associate professor and coordinator of Urban Studies and Planning program, Savannah State University
Deden Rukmana is an associate professor and coordinator of Urban Studies and Planning Program at Savannah State University, USA. He received a PhD degree in Urban and Regional Planning from Florida State University and completed master’s degrees from the University of Southern California as well as Bandung Institute of Technology. Prior to joining Savannah State University, he worked as a planning analyst with the Florida Department of... Read More →

Co-Authors
KN

Kaitlyn Noli

University of California, Santa Barbara
MV

Michelle Vargas

University of Southern California
SK

Sujin Kim

Savannah State University

Moderators
JJ

J.R. (Jones) Estes

Director, Freshmen Year Experience in University Studies, Portland State University
interests: culture and environmental policy, political economy of public policy, and activist scholarship

Friday April 5, 2013 10:55am - 12:15pm
Six Continents Room (Mark Hopkins Hotel)

10:55am

Friday - Global Perspectives on Urban Design

Moderator: Robert Pallitto (Seton Hall University)

  • Evolving Inclusivity of a Historic Urban Park in the Rapidly Growing Urbanscape of Ankara
    Nihan Memlük (Gazi University), Müge Akkar Ercan (Middle East Technical University)
  • From Theory to Design: A Exploratory Study of China's Urban Village to Sustainable Community
    Danfei Ni (Hong Kong Polytechnic University), Edwin H.W. Chan (Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
  • Bargaining with the Machine: A Framework for Describing Encounters with Surveillance Technologies
    Robert Pallitto (Seton Hall University)

Presenters
NM

Nihan Memlük

Gazi University
DN

Danfei Ni

Hong Kong Polytechnic University
RP

Robert Pallitto

Seton Hall University

Co-Authors
EH

Edwin H.W. Chan

Hong Kong Polytechnic University
MA

Müge Akkar Ercan

Middle East Technical University

Moderators
RP

Robert Pallitto

Seton Hall University

Friday April 5, 2013 10:55am - 12:15pm
Garden Room

10:55am

Friday - Government and Governance in Disaster Preparation and Recovery

Moderator: Yona Jébrak (Université du Québec à Montréal)

  • The Relationship between Place Attachment, Memory and Resiliency. The Case of Post-Katrina New Orleans.
    Nada Toueir (University of Montreal)
  • Rebuilding Community at the Epicenter: Learning from Participatory Governance in Post-earthquake Haiti
    Jayne Engle-Warnick (McGill University), Lisa Bornstein (McGill University), Gonzalo Lizarralde (Université de Montréal)
  • Community Boundaries & Community Resilience: Taking a Network Perspective
    Jennifer Shea (San Francisco State University)
  • Participatory Planning in Post-disaster Reconstruction. The Case of Christchurch, New Zealand
    Yona Jébrak (Université du Québec à Montréal)
  • Building Regional Resiliency: A Test of Bonding and Bridging Effects
    Kyujin Jung (University of North Texas), Simon Andrew (University of North Texas), Sudha Arlikatti (University of North Texas)

Presenters
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Jayne Engle-Warnick

McGill University
YJ

Yona Jebrak

Professor, University of Quebec in Montreal
KJ

Kyujin Jung

University of North Texas
JS

Jennifer Shea

Assistant Professor, San Francisco State University
NT

Nada Toueir

PhD Candidate, University of Montreal

Co-Authors
GL

Gonzalo Lizarralde

Université de Montréal
LB

Lisa Bornstein

McGill University
SA

Simon Andrew

University of North Texas
SA

Sudha Arlikatti

University of North Texas

Moderators
YJ

Yona Jebrak

Professor, University of Quebec in Montreal

Friday April 5, 2013 10:55am - 12:15pm
George Smith Room (Mark Hopkins Hotel)

10:55am

Friday - Immigration, Politics and Policy

Moderator: Thomas Vicino

  • The Impact of Political Context on English Acquisition and Homeownership among Latino Immigrants
    Hiromi Ishizawa (George Washington University), Ryan Allen (University of Minnesota)
  • The Determinants of Local Government Policies to Recruit Immigrants
    Richard Smith (Wayne State University)
  • Impossible Subjects, Citizen Enforcers, and Administrative Discretion
    Margaretha Warnicke (Arizona State University), Joanna Lucio (Arizona State University)
  • "On Both Sides of the Bay:" 21st Century Asian Pacific American Politics in the Gateway Cities of San Francisco and Oakland
    James Lai (Santa Clara University), Kim Geron (California State University at East Bay)

Presenters
HI

Hiromi Ishizawa

George Washington University
Hiromi Ishizawa is Assistant Professor of Sociology at The George Washington University. Her main areas of research include social and family demography, immigration, sociology of language, and urban sociology. Her primary research goal is to understand diversity in immigrants’ pathways of incorporation into a host society. In particular, she focuses on the residential and familial contexts in which immigrants and their children reside, and how... Read More →
JL

James Lai

Santa Clara University
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Richard Smith

Assistant Professor, Wayne State University
MW

Margaretha Warnicke

Arizona State University

Co-Authors
JL

Joanna Lucio

Arizona State University
KG

Kim Geron

California State University at East Bay
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Ryan Allen

Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota

Moderators
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Thomas Vicino

Associate Professor, Northeastern University

Friday April 5, 2013 10:55am - 12:15pm
International Room

10:55am

Friday - Investors on the Block: How Distressed Property Investors are Changing the Dynamics of American Regions, Cities and Neighborhoods, Part 2

Moderator: Danielle Wallace (Arizona State University)

  • Building Inequality: The Subprime Crisis and Poverty in the Suburbs
    Carolina K. Reid (University of California, Berkeley), Chris Schildt (PolicyLink)
  • Investors, Foreclosures, and Crime in the Phoenix Suburbs
    Deirdre Pfeiffer (Arizona State University), Danielle Wallace (Arizona State University), Alyssa Chamberlain (Arizona State University)
  • Who Owns Your Neighborhood? The Role of Investors in Post-Foreclosure Oakland
    Steve King (Urban Strategies Council) 

Presenters
SK

Steve King

Urban Strategies Council
CK

Carolina K. Reid

Assistant Professor, University of California, Berkeley
DW

Danielle Wallace

Arizona State University

Co-Authors
AC

Alyssa Chamberlain

Arizona State University
CS

Chris Schildt

PolicyLink

Moderators
DW

Danielle Wallace

Arizona State University

Friday April 5, 2013 10:55am - 12:15pm
Pavillion Room

10:55am

Friday - Jobs and Issues of Equity in Urban America

Moderator: Colleen McTague (University of Cincinnati)

  • A Help or Hindrance? African American Spatial Concentration and Self-employment in Three Metropolitan Areas
    Sara Gleave (University of North Carolina at Charlotte), Qingfang Wang (University of North Carolina at Charlotte), Tetiana Lysenko (University of North Carolina at Charlotte)
  • The Uneven Geography of Employment Intermediaries and the Neighborhood Context of Labor Markets: Evidence from post-Recession Chicago
    Robby Habans (University of Illinois at Chicago), Sarah O'Neill Kohl (University of Illinois at Chicago)
  • Labor Marginalization: American Felons Struggle for Economic Equality in the Day Labor Market
    Colleen McTague (University of Cincinnati), Kevin Raleigh (University of Cincinnati)
  • Domestic Short-Term Outcome Measures of Paid Parental Leave
    Beth Neary (University of Connecticut)

Presenters
SG

Sara Gleave

University of North Carolina at Charlotte
RH

Robby Habans

University of Illinois at Chicago
CM

Colleen McTague

University of Cincinnati
BN

Beth Neary

University of Connecticut

Co-Authors
KR

Kevin Raleigh

University of Cincinnati
QW

Qingfang Wang

University of North Carolina at Charlotte
SO

Sarah O'Neill Kohl

University of Illinois at Chicago
TL

Tetiana Lysenko

University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Moderators
CM

Colleen McTague

University of Cincinnati

Friday April 5, 2013 10:55am - 12:15pm
Far East Room

10:55am

Friday - Measuring Sustainability and Urban Form Across Cities

Moderator: Lauren Ross (Temple University)

  • Capturing Urban Intensity
    Andres Sevtsuk (Singapore University of Technology and Design), Onur Ekmekci (SUTD City Form Lab), Farre Nixon (SUTD City Form Lab)
  • Measuring Growth and Change in Metropolitan Form
    Reza Amindarbari (Singapore University of Technology and Design), Andres Sevtsuk (Singapore University of Technology and Design)
  • Creating the Sustainable Communities Indicators Catalog
    Eugenie Birch (University of Pennsylvania), Stuart Andreason (University of Pennsylvania), Amy Lynch (University of Pennsylvania)
  • Malaysian Urban Rural National Indicators Network on Sustainable Development (MURNInets)
    Dahlia Rosly (Malaysia Ministry of Housing and Local Government), Azmizam Abdul Rashid (Malaysia Ministry of Housing and Local Government), Shamsaini Shamsuddin (Malaysia Ministry of Housing and Local Government), Mohd Faizalnizam Md Zain (Federal Department of Town and Country Planning Malaysia Ministry of Housing and Local Government)

Presenters
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Reza Amindarbari

Singapore University of Technology and Design, City Form Lab
EB

Eugenie Birch

University of Pennsylvania
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Andres Sevtsuk

Assistant Professor of Architecture and Planning; PI City Form Lab., City Form Lab, Singapore University of Technology and Design
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Shamsaini Shamsuddin

Senior Principal Assistant Director, Federal Department of Town and Country Planning Peninsular Malaysia

Co-Authors
AL

Amy Lynch

University of Pennsylvania
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Andres Sevtsuk

Assistant Professor of Architecture and Planning; PI City Form Lab., City Form Lab, Singapore University of Technology and Design
AA

Azmizam Abdul Rashid

Malaysia Ministry of Housing and Local Government
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Dr Dahlia Rosly

DEPUTY GENERAL DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT, FEDERAL DEPARTMENT OF TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING, MALAYSIA MINISTRY OF HOUSING AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT
FN

Farre Nixon

SUTD City Form Lab
MF

Mohd Faizalnizam Md Zain

Federal Department of Town and Country Planning Malaysia Ministry of Housing and Local Government
OE

Onur Ekmekci

SUTD City Form Lab
SA

Stuart Andreason

Doctoral Candidate, University of Pennsylvania

Moderators
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Lauren Ross

Doctoral Candidate, Temple University

Friday April 5, 2013 10:55am - 12:15pm
Stanford Room (Mark Hopkins Hotel)

10:55am

Friday - Social Capital, Civic Identity and Collective Efficacy

Moderator: Daniel Monti (Saint Louis University)

  • When, How, and Why Did Boston Go Civil?
    Daniel Monti (Saint Louis University)
  • Neighborhood Crime and Collective Efficacy: Informal Neighborhood Ties and Attitudes Towards Crime Control
    R. Allen Hays (University of Northern Iowa)
  • A Gateway for Everyone to Believe: Restoring Identity in New Orleans through Football
    Brandon Haynes (University of New Orleans)
  • All in it Together? The Implications of Residential Patterns for Societal Cohesion through their Effects upon Political Attitudes
    Ade Kearns (University of Glasgow), Nick Bailey (University of Glasgow), Maria Gannon (University of Glasgow), Mark Livingston (University of Glasgow)

Presenters
BH

Brandon Haynes

University of New Orleans
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R. Allen Hays

Director, Graduate Program in Public Policy, University of Northern Iowa
Housing, neighborhood organization and participation, anti-racism work, and social justice
AK

Ade Kearns

University of Glasgow
DM

Dan Monti

Saint louis University

Co-Authors
MG

Maria Gannon

University of Glasgow
ML

Mark Livingston

University of Glasgow
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Nick Bailey

Professor of Urban Regeneration, University of Westminster
Understanding neighbourhood governance, community dynamics and the ways in which organisations impact on them.

Moderators
DM

Dan Monti

Saint louis University

Friday April 5, 2013 10:55am - 12:15pm
Empire Room

10:55am

Friday - The Politics of Urban Policy Circulation I: Mobilizing People and Policies

Moderator: Sergio Montero (University of California, Berkeley)

  • Constructing Relational Urbanism: Urban Policy Mobility and the Role of Conference Space
    Cristina Temenos (Simon Fraser University)
  • The politics of urban strategies and visions: Following the global-local ‘value chain’
    Nathan Marom (University of California, Berkeley)
  • Constructing Bogotá’s Ciclovía: From Urban Experiment to International “Best Practice”
    Sergio Montero (University of California, Berkeley)
  • The Context of Mobility; How the International Concept of Bus Rapid Transit Was Implemented in South Africa
    Astrid Wood (University College London)
  • It’s all in the framing:  A case study of Bus Rapid Transit traveling from Bogota, Colombia to Jinan, China
    Alainna Thomas (University of California, Berkeley) 

Presenters
NM

Nathan Marom

University of California, Berkeley
SM

Sergio Montero

University of California, Berkeley
CT

Cristina Temenos

Simon Fraser University
AT

Alainna Thomas

University of California, Berkeley
AW

Astrid Wood

University College London

Moderators
SM

Sergio Montero

University of California, Berkeley

Friday April 5, 2013 10:55am - 12:15pm
Hunt Room

10:55am

Friday - The Return of Urban Fiscal Crisis

Moderator: Vladimir Kogan (Ohio State University)

  • San Diego: From Fiscal/Pension Crisis to Reform Exemplar?
    Steven Erie (University of California, San Diego)
  • Managing the Fiscal Metropolis: The Financial Policies, Practices, and Health of Suburban Chicago Municipalities
    Rebecca M. Hendrick (University of Illiniois at Chicago)
  • The Ins and Outs of Urban Fiscal Crisis in Rhode Island
    Hilary Silver (Brown University) 

Presenters
SP

Steven P. Erie

University of California, San Diego
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Rebecca M. Hendrick

University of Illiniois at Chicago
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Hilary Silver

Professor of Sociology and Urban Studies and Professor of Public Policy, Brown University
Editor of City & Community, the journal of the Community and Urban Sociology Section of the American Sociological Association and Director of Urban Studies, Brown University.

Moderators
VK

Vladimir Kogan

Ohio State University

Friday April 5, 2013 10:55am - 12:15pm
Grand Ballroom Lounge

10:55am

Friday - Urban Media Culture: Adoption and Adaptation [BURD TRACK ON MEDIA & URBAN LIFE]

Moderator: Jocelyn Taliaferro (North Carolina State University)

  • Teaching Urban Issues Using the HBO Series The Wire
    Tia Gaynor (Marist College), Jocelyn Taliaferro (North Carolina State University)
  • Uneven Adoption: A County-level Analysis of the Distribution of Radios and Weekly Papers in the United States
    Dominic Zarecki (Boston University)
  • Cultural Gatekeepers of the Restaurant World: How the Restaurant Industry Interacts with Social Media in the Cultivation of Taste and the Business of Food.
    Vivian Wang (University of Southern California)
  • Garden Cities v2.1: Reimagining the City of To-morrow Through Food Movements and Social Media
    Alexander Tarr (University of California, Berkeley)

Presenters
avatar for Jocelyn Taliaferro

Jocelyn Taliaferro

Associate Professor & Director of The Graduate Program, North Carolina State University
If you only look at what is, you might never attain what could be!
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Alexander Tarr

PhD Candidate, University of California Berkeley Department of Geography
VW

Vivian Wang

University of Southern California
DZ

Dominic Zarecki

Boston University

Co-Authors
TG

Tia Gaynor

Marist College

Moderators
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Jocelyn Taliaferro

Associate Professor & Director of The Graduate Program, North Carolina State University
If you only look at what is, you might never attain what could be!

Friday April 5, 2013 10:55am - 12:15pm
Green Room

12:20pm

2:05pm

Friday - Re-framing Our Conversations About Cities: A Discussion

Moderator: Bill Barnes

  • Susan Clarke (University of Colorado)
  • Chris Hoene (California Budget Project)
  • Matthew Leigninger (Deliberative Democracy Consortium)
  • Michael Pagano (University of Illinois at Chicago)

Presenters
SC

Susan Clarke

University of Colorado
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Chris Hoene

Executive Director, California Budget Project
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Matt Leighninger

Executive Director, Deliberative Democracy Consortium
MP

Michael Pagano

Dean, College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs, University of Illinois at Chicago
city finances, urban affairs, infrastructure, development, intergovernmental system,soccer

Moderators
WB

William Barnes

(retired), Self

Friday April 5, 2013 2:05pm - 3:25pm
Vanderbilt Room

2:05pm

Friday - The City in Global Affairs

Moderator: Noah Toly (Wheaton College)

  • Saskia Sassen (Columbia University)
  • Sofie Bouteligier (Wageningen University)
  • Michele Acuto (University of Oxford)
  • Noah Toly (Wheaton College)
  • Richard LeGates (San Francisco State University)

Presenters
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Michele Acuto

Stephen Barter Fellow, University of Oxford
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Richard LeGates

Professor emeritus, Department of Urban Studies and Planning, San Francisco State University
I semi-retired after 35 years teaching in the Department of Urban Studies and Planning at San Francisco State University in 2005 and fully retired in 2010. Since 2005 I have been lecturing frequently in China (Tongji University, Renmin University, elsewhere), the Universities of Leister and Dundee in the UK (2007), Charles University in the Czech Republic (2008), the American University of Sharjah (2010) and Institut Teknologi Bandung ITB (2012... Read More →
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Saskia Sassen

Robert S. Lynd Professor of Sociology and Co-Chair, Committee on Global Thought, Columbia University
Saskia Sassen is the Robert S. Lynd Professor of Sociology and Co-Chair, The Committee on Global Thought, Columbia University (www.saskiasassen.com). Her recent books are Territory, Authority, Rights: From Medieval to Global Assemblages ( Princeton University Press 2008), A Sociology of Globalization (W.W.Norton 2007), and the 4th fully updated edition of Cities in a World Economy (Sage 2012). She is currently working on When Territory Exits... Read More →
NT

Noah Toly

Wheaton College

Moderators
NT

Noah Toly

Wheaton College

Friday April 5, 2013 2:05pm - 3:25pm
Empire Room

2:05pm

Friday - The City Speaks [BURD TRACK ON MEDIA & URBAN LIFE]

Moderator: Peter Haratonik (The New School)

  • Susan Drucker (Hofstra University)
  • Gary Gumpert (Urban Communication Foundation)

Presenters
SD

Susan Drucker

Hofstra University
GG

Gary Gumpert

Urban Communication Foundation

Moderators
PH

Peter Haratonik

The New School

Friday April 5, 2013 2:05pm - 3:25pm
Green Room

2:05pm

Friday - Who Rules American Cities?: Reflections on the Contributions of G. William Domhoff to the Understanding of Urban Power Structures

Moderator: David Imbroscio (University of Louisville)

  • David Imbroscio (University of Louisville)
  • Louise Jezierski (Michigan State)
  • Ronald Vogel (Ryerson University)
  • Harvey Molotch (New York University)
  • G. William Domhoff (University of California Santa Cruz) 

Presenters
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G. William Domhoff

Distinguished Professor Emeritus and Research Professor of Sociology, University of California, Santa Cruz
I continue to work on issues related to urban power from a growth-coalition theory perspective, which I have shown to fit all the "classic" case studies from Middletown through the 1970s. In that context, in 2005 I updated my analysis of Dahl's claims on New Haven with new archival research. See my "Who Really Ruled In Dahl's New Haven?" which concludes that the growth coalition ruled and Mayor Lee and his aides governed. This time I name names... Read More →
DI

David Imbroscio

University of Louisville
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Louise Jezierski

Michigan State University
I have been a professor at Michigan State since 1997.My MA and PhD are in Sociology from UC Berkeley, and my BA is from Boston University in Sociology and Geography.
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Harvey Molotch

New York University
Professor of Sociology and Metropolitan Studies at New York University, Harvey Molotch publishes across a wide array of topics, including city growth and urban security as well as product design and development. He has also studied arts districts, neighborhood racial change, and the environment. |   | His awards include prizes for Lifetime Achievement in two fields: Urban Studies and in the Sociology of Technology and the Environment... Read More →
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Ronald Vogel

Department of Politics and Public Administration, Ryerson University
My research interests focus on metropolitan governance, global cities, and comparative urban politics.

Moderators
DI

David Imbroscio

University of Louisville

Friday April 5, 2013 2:05pm - 3:25pm
Terrace Room

2:05pm

Friday - Community Indicators in Local Policy-making

Moderator: Meg Merrick (Portland State University)

  • Defining, Tracking, and Displaying Regional Equity Conditions: Two Approaches from the Portland-Vancouver Metropolitan Region
    Meg Merrick (Portland State University)
  • Healthy, Liveable, Sustainable Cities: What are the Key Indicators?
    Billie Giles-Corti (University of Melbourne), Melanie Lowe (University of Melbourne), Carolyn Whitzman (University of Melbourne), Lu Aye (University of Melbourne), Dominique Hes (University of Melbourne), Lain Butterworth (University of Melbourne), Melanie Davern (University of Melbourne), Hannah Badland (University of Melbourne)
  • Using Local Government Data to Inform Policy for Urban Neighborhoods
    Kara Serrano (Ochs Center for Metropolitan Studies)

Presenters
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Meg Merrick

Research Associate and Community Geography Project Coordinator, Inst. of Portland Metropolitan Studies, PSU, Portland State University
I am passionate about cities, vibrant neighborhoods, meaningful public participation, architecture, mapping and maps, arts and culture, travel, and hiking - for a start.
KS

Kara Serrano

Ochs Center for Metropolitan Studies
CW

Carolyn Whitzman

University of Melbourne

Co-Authors
BG

Billie Giles-Corti

University of Melbourne
DH

Dominique Hes

University of Melbourne
HB

Hannah Badland

University of Melbourne
LB

Lain Butterworth

University of Melbourne
LA

Lu Aye

University of Melbourne
MD

Melanie Davern

University of Melbourne
ML

Melanie Lowe

University of Melbourne

Moderators
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Meg Merrick

Research Associate and Community Geography Project Coordinator, Inst. of Portland Metropolitan Studies, PSU, Portland State University
I am passionate about cities, vibrant neighborhoods, meaningful public participation, architecture, mapping and maps, arts and culture, travel, and hiking - for a start.

Friday April 5, 2013 2:05pm - 3:25pm
Stanford Room (Mark Hopkins Hotel)

2:05pm

Friday - Comparative Approaches to Race, Community and Politics: National Rhetoric, Local Reality

Moderator: Harris Beider (Coventry University)

  • White working class perspectives on neighbourhood, identity and change
    Harris Beider (Coventry University)
  • The governance of religious diversity inside urban integration agendas: Cases from the Ruhr Area in Germany
    Eva Dick (Technische Universität Dortmund)
  • Studies of segregation and policies of dispersion in Chile: a theory-policy relationship
    Javier Ruiz-Tagle (University of Illinois at Chicago)

Presenters
avatar for Harris Beider

Harris Beider

Professor in Community Cohesion, Coventry University
Harris is tenured Professor in Community Cohesion in Centre for Social Relations at Coventry University since 2007. Previously from 2001 he was Senior Fellow at the Centre for Urban and Regional Studies at the University of Birmingham. Between 1997-2001 Harris was Executive Director of the Federation of Black Housing Organisations (a network of over 150 black led housing and community organisations). Here he was involved in national policy making... Read More →
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Eva Dick

Research fellow and lecturer, Technische Universität Dortmund
JR

Javier Ruiz-Tagle

University of Illinois at Chicago

Moderators
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Harris Beider

Professor in Community Cohesion, Coventry University
Harris is tenured Professor in Community Cohesion in Centre for Social Relations at Coventry University since 2007. Previously from 2001 he was Senior Fellow at the Centre for Urban and Regional Studies at the University of Birmingham. Between 1997-2001 Harris was Executive Director of the Federation of Black Housing Organisations (a network of over 150 black led housing and community organisations). Here he was involved in national policy making... Read More →

Friday April 5, 2013 2:05pm - 3:25pm
International Room

2:05pm

Friday - Education in Local Context: Design, Policy and Governance

Moderator: Cecilia Giusti (Texas A&M University)

  • Universities: Globalized Non-Profits and Networks of Innovation in Small and Mid-size Cities
    Ramon Borges-Mendez (Clark University)
  • Disaster as Opportunity: Post-Katrina Public Education in New Orleans
    Matthew Thomas (California State University, Chico), Peter Burns (Loyola University, New Orleans)
  • The Evolution of Campus Design in North America
    Scott Varga (University of Alberta)
  • School Board Governance in a Post-Collective Bargaining Wisconsin
    Michael Ford (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)
  • Revisiting Neighborhood Change in West Philadelphia
    Harley Etienne (University of Michigan)

Presenters
RB

Ramon Borges-Mendez

Clark University
HE

Harley Etienne

University of Michigan Ann Arbor
MF

MIchael Ford

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
MT

Matthew Thomas

Professor, California State University, Chico
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Scott Varga

Graduate Student, Researcher at City-Region Studies Centre, University of Alberta

Co-Authors
PB

Peter Burns

Loyola University, New Orleans

Moderators
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Cecilia Giusti

Texas A&M University

Friday April 5, 2013 2:05pm - 3:25pm
Far East Room

2:05pm

Friday - Entrepreneurial Approaches to Economic Development

Moderator: Darrene Hackler (George Mason University)

  • Cultivating Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Local Job Creation Policy and Initiatives
    Darrene Hackler (George Mason University)
  • Technical Assistance for Delinquent Clients
    Takashi Koseki (University of Pennsylvania)
  • Innovation and New Technological Path Creation: Urban Innovation in the Wind Energy Industry in Germany and the UK
    Juliet Carpenter (Université de Lyon 2), James Simmie (Oxford Brookes University), Rolf Sternberg (Leibniz Universität Hannover)
  • Growing an Industrial Cluster: Movie Production Incentives and the Georgia Film Industry
    Richard Kolenda (Georgia State University)

Presenters
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Juliet Carpenter

Marie Curie Research Fellow, ENS de Lyon - Université de Lyon 2
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Ric Kolenda

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Planning, Appalachian State University
Creative industries & economies | Equality of opportunity | The motion picture industry | Bike commuting & alternative transportation
TK

Takashi Koseki

University of Pennsylvania

Co-Authors
JS

James Simmie

Oxford Brookes University
RS

Rolf Sternberg

Leibniz Universität Hannover

Moderators

Friday April 5, 2013 2:05pm - 3:25pm
Grand Ballroom Lounge

2:05pm

Friday - Foreclosures and the Housing Crisis: Differential Impacts and Responses

Moderator: Frederick Douzet (University of Paris 8)

  • Will the Housing Crisis Reshape Cities? Foreclosures, Buy-ups and the Future of African-Americans in Oakland.
    Frederick Douzet (University of Paris 8)
  • The Effect of the Residential Mortgage Foreclosure on Income Segregation of Neighborhoods: A Case Study in Miami-Dade County, Florida
    Young Sun Kwon (University of Florida)
  • Evicted: Household Effects of Home Foreclosure Sale
    Mark Lindblad (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), Roberto Quercia (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
  • Should I Stay or Should I Go? A Sociological Analysis of Strategic Default
    Lindsay Owens (Stanford University)
  • When Upward Mobility Leads to "Double-Disparities": The Housing Crisis and its Aftermath for Blacks and Latinos in the Sunbelt
    Jacob Rugh (Brigham Young University)

Presenters
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Frederick Douzet

University of Paris 8
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Young Sun Kwon

University of Florida
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Mark Lindblad

UNC-Chapel Hill Center for Community Capital
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Lindsay Owens

Stanford University
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Jacob Rugh

Assistant Professor, Brigham Young University

Co-Authors
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Roberto Quercia

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Moderators
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Frederick Douzet

University of Paris 8

Friday April 5, 2013 2:05pm - 3:25pm
French Room

2:05pm

Friday - From People's Plans to Official Plans: Community Planning and Land Value Capture (LVR) in San Francisco

Moderator: Nico Calavita (San Diego State University)

  • The People’s Plan and Public Benefit Zoning in San Francisco
    Peter Cohen (Council of Community Housing Organizations, San Francisco)
  • Community Demand for Public Benefit Zoning in San Francisco: The Case of the Eastern Neighborhood Plan
    Sarah Phillips (San Francisco Planning Department)
  • The challenges of extracting community benefits through land value capture in a hyper-urban context: The case of the Transit Center District Plan in San Francisco
    Jose Campos (San Francisco Planning Department)

Presenters
avatar for José Campos

José Campos

Manager of Planning and Urban Design, SF OCII
José Campos is currently with the City of San Francisco's Office of Community Investment and Infrastructure. Previously, he was Director of Citywide Planning at the San Francisco Planning Department and Planning Division Manager at the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency. He started his career as a planner at the San Diego Planning Department, and then as project manager at the San Diego Redevelopment Agency. He oversaw the planning and... Read More →
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Peter Cohen

Council of Community Housing Organizations, San Francisco
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Sarah Dennis Phillips

Manager of General Plans & Programs, San Francisco Planning Department
As an urban planner with over 16 years of experience working with the public sector to create better physical places, Sarah has a diverse background spanning policy planning, urban design and master planning, and streetscape design and landscape architecture. Sarah holds master's degrees in landscape architecture from Harvard University, and urban planning from the University of Virginia.

Moderators
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Nico Calavita

San Diego State University
2016 Activist Scholar Awardee; Professor Emeritus, San Diego State University

Friday April 5, 2013 2:05pm - 3:25pm
Garden Room

2:05pm

Friday - Gentrification and Urban Development

Moderator: Yvonne Franz (University of Vienna)

  • Between Urban Decay and Urban Rejuvenation: Regulatory Gentrification As A New Instrument for Adaptive Neighbourhood Development.
    Yvonne Franz (University of Vienna)
  • Hasidic Jews in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, and Gentrification: New Frontiers?
    Côme Pérotin (Université Paris 8)
  • Who Let the Dogs Out?: Loft and Skid Row Resident Relations in a Gentrifying Downtown Los Angeles Neighborhood
    Monica Lomeli (University of California, Santa Barbara)
  • Evaluating Socially-mixed Public Housing Redevelopment in Toronto's Regent Park
    Martine August (University of Toronto)

Presenters
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Martine August

Postdoctoral Fellow, Rutgers University
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Yvonne Franz

University of Vienna
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Monica Lomeli

Ph.D. Candidate, Sociology, University of California, Santa Barbara
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Côme Perotin

French Institute of Geopolitics

Moderators
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Yvonne Franz

University of Vienna

Friday April 5, 2013 2:05pm - 3:25pm
Pavillion Room

2:05pm

Friday - Going Green in the Urban Environment: U.S. and International Perspectives

Moderator: William Holt (Birmingham-Southern College)

  • Regulations or Incentives? Clean Energy Policies and Green Jobs
    Rachel Krause (University of Texas at El Paso), Taedong Lee (City University of Hong Kong)
  • The Greens of Mysore:  An Appraisal of Their Contribution to Environment
    Krishne Gowda (University of Mysore), Sridhara M. V. (University of Mysore), Doddaswamy Ravishankar (Housing and Urban Development Corporation Ltd (India))
  • Green Construction on the International Stage: Eco-Community Building as Development
    Shoshana Goldstein (Cornell University)
  • Going Green Globally: Comparing the Origins of Sustainable Development Practices in the Global North and South
    William Holt (Birmingham-Southern College)

Presenters
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Shoshana Goldstein

Cornell University
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Krishne Gowda

Professor of Urban and Regional Planning, University of Mysore
Prof. Krishne Gowda: For the past 26 years, Krishne Gowda is engaged in teaching of Urban and Regional Planning ans supervising PhD research work, M TechURP Thesis/Dissertation works at the Institute of Development Studies, University of Mysore, Mysore-570 006, India. In addition, he has published more than 50 papers in national and international journals and participated 60 conferences/seminars/workshops and presented papers both at national and... Read More →
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William Holt

Birmingham-Southern College
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Rachel Krause

University of Texas at El Paso

Co-Authors
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Doddaswamy Ravishankar

Housing and Urban Development Corporation Ltd (India)
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Sridhara M. V.

University of Mysore
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Taedong Lee

City University of Hong Kong

Moderators
WH

William Holt

Birmingham-Southern College

Friday April 5, 2013 2:05pm - 3:25pm
Six Continents Room (Mark Hopkins Hotel)

2:05pm

Friday - Motivations Driving Civic Participation

Moderator: Andrew Sancton (University of Western Ontario)

  • Comparative Research on Local Citizen Participation: Experiences from a Joint Chinese-Canadian Project
    Andrew Sancton (University of Western Ontario)
  • Effects of Public Service Motivation on Citizen Participation
    Nana Appiah (University of Texas at Dallas)
  • The Urban Structure of the American Political System: Democratic Realignment or Disintegration in Metropolitan Detroit and Beyond
    Richard Sauerzopf (Michigan State University)
  • The Erosion of the Political Legitimacy. Political Dissonance, Participation and National Identity. The case of Catalonia.
    Joan Barcelo Soler (New York University)
  • Lateral Networks of Homeowners Associations and the Making of Citizenship in Urban China
    Ngai-ming Yip (City University of Hong Kong), Yihong Jiang (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)

Presenters
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Nana Appiah

University of Texas at Dallas
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Andrew Sancton

University of Western Ontario
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Richard Sauerzopf

Visiting Research Associate, Michigan State University
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Joan Barcelo Soler

New York University
avatar for Ngai-ming Yip

Ngai-ming Yip

City University of Hong Kong

Co-Authors
Moderators
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Andrew Sancton

University of Western Ontario

Friday April 5, 2013 2:05pm - 3:25pm
California Room

2:05pm

Friday - Neighborhood Change, Social Diversity and Neighborhood Dynamics

Moderator: Huston Gibson (Kansas State University)

  • The Non-gated Gated Community of Stapleton, Colorado
    Huston Gibson (Kansas State University), Jessica Canfield (Kansas State University)
  • The Resilience of a Heritage Neighborhood to Residential Turnover: A Case Study of Montréal's Cité-Jardin du Tricentenaire.
    Sylvie Paré (Université du Québec à Montréal)
  • Patterns of Neighbourly Problems and Complaints in an Australian City: How Neighbourhood Factors Influence Neighbourly Tensions
    Lynda Cheshire (University of Queensland), Robin Fitzgerald (University of Queensland)
  • Innovative Solutions to Include Romanian Roma in Europe? Slums, Alternative Housing and Challenges to Public Action in a French City
    Mathilde Costil (Université Paris 8)

Presenters
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Lynda Cheshire

Australian Research Council Future Fellow & Associate Professor in Sociology, The University of Queensland
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Mathilde Costil

Université Paris 8
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Huston Gibson

Assistant Professor of Regional and Community Planning, Kansas State University
Scholarly Umbrella: Sustainable Community Infrastructure
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Sylvie Paré

Professeure titulaire, University of Quebec in Montreal
Je m'intéresse aux questions de genre, d'ethnicité et de classes sociales dans la ville, à Montréal ou à Toronto. Pour le moment, mes travaux portent essentiellement sur les femmes immigrantes entrepreneures de Montréal, le genre et territoire et la transition du quartier de la Cité-Jardin du Tricentenaire.

Co-Authors
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Jessica Canfield

Kansas State University
RF

Robin Fitzgerald

University of Queensland

Moderators
avatar for Huston Gibson

Huston Gibson

Assistant Professor of Regional and Community Planning, Kansas State University
Scholarly Umbrella: Sustainable Community Infrastructure

Friday April 5, 2013 2:05pm - 3:25pm
Venetian Room

2:05pm

Friday - New Directions In Urban Planning [URBAN ISSUES IN ASIA & PACIFIC RIM TRACK]

Moderator: Markus Jung (Monash University Melbourne)

  • New Urbanism in New Delhi, India
    Muthusami Kumaran (University of Florida), Karl Besel (Indiana University – Kokomo)
  • Changing Attitudes in Urban Planning: From Suburbanization to Inner Densification and Transformation, Combining Bottom Up and Top Down as Strategies
    Markus Jung (Monash University Melbourne), Maud Cassaignau (Monash University)
  • Hong Kong at the Crossroads: Contesting the Structural Basis of Urban Form
    Bart Wissink (City University of Hong Kong)
  • Privately Owned Public Space: The International Experience
    Christian Dimmer (University of Tokyo), Takefumi Kurose (University of Tokyo)

Presenters
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Christian Dimmer

Assistant Professor, The University of Tokyo
avatar for Markus Jung

Markus Jung

Senior Lecturer, MADA Monash University Melbourne
www.xpace.cc | www.cremorne2025.org
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Kumaran Kumaran

University of Florida
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Bart Wissink

City University of Hong Kong

Co-Authors
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Karl Besel

Indiana University – Kokomo
MC

Maud Cassaignau

Monash University
TK

Takefumi Kurose

University of Tokyo

Moderators
avatar for Markus Jung

Markus Jung

Senior Lecturer, MADA Monash University Melbourne
www.xpace.cc | www.cremorne2025.org

Friday April 5, 2013 2:05pm - 3:25pm
Crystal Room

2:05pm

Friday - The Politics of Urban Policy Circulation II: Eco-cities and Sustainable Urbanism

Moderator: I-Chun Catherine Chang (University of Minnesota)

  • Chinese Eco-cities: Transnational Connections and Domestic Failure
    I-Chun Catherine Chang (University of Minnesota)
  • Sustainable Territories: Transnational Expertise and the Politics of Green Development in China
    Jia-Ching Chen (University of California, Berkeley)
  • Exporting Swedish Best - Practice Sustainable Development to China
    Anna Hult (KTH - Royal Institute of Technology)
  • Globalizing “best practice” in sustainable urban planning and design: The role of precedent studies and study tours
    Elizabeth Rapoport (University College London)

Presenters
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I-Chun Catherine Chang

University of Minnesota
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Jia-Ching Chen

University of California, Berkeley
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Anna Hult

Cities
i like the city
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Elizabeth Rapoport

University College London

Moderators
IC

I-Chun Catherine Chang

University of Minnesota

Friday April 5, 2013 2:05pm - 3:25pm
George Smith Room (Mark Hopkins Hotel)

2:05pm

Friday - Urban and Rural Renewal [URBAN ISSUES IN ASIA & PACIFIC RIM TRACK]

Moderator: Tingwei Zhang (University of Illinois at Chicago)

  • Port Reuse for Innovative Local Development: The Case of Shanghai
    Tingwei Zhang (University of Illinois at Chicago)
  • Institutional Choice to Promote Land Redevelopment: An Empirical Study of Shenzhen, China
    Yani Lai (Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
  • Revitalization of Post-Industrial Sites Though Emerging Large Scale Urban Entertainment Center Development: Application of the Special Planning District Regulation
    Soe Won Hwang (Seoul National University), IL Lee (Seoul National University)
  • Rural Renewal and Urban Upgrades in the Face of Economic Transformation in the Pearl River Delta, China
    Lanchih Po (University of California, Berkeley)
  • Spatial Planning for Inter-city Railway Investment and Transit-Oriented Development in Pearl River Delta
    Jiawen Yang (Georgia Institute of Technology), Guicai Li (Peking University)

Presenters
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Soe Won Hwang

Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Seoul National University
YL

Yani Lai

Hong Kong Polytechnic University
LP

Lanchih Po

University of California, Berkeley
JY

Jiawen Yang

Georgia Institute of Technology
TZ

Tingwei Zhang

University of Illinois at Chicago

Co-Authors
GL

Guicai Li

Peking University
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IL Lee

Ph.d Candidate, Seoul National University

Moderators
TZ

Tingwei Zhang

University of Illinois at Chicago

Friday April 5, 2013 2:05pm - 3:25pm
Fountain Room

2:05pm

Friday - Urban Management and Public Service Provision

Moderator: Kimberly Libman (Hunter College of the City University of New York)

  • Terminating Interlocal Contracts for Police Service Delivery
    Eric Zeemering (University of Maryland, Baltimore County)
  • What Has Become Of The Smoke-Eater? Occupational Subculture and Its Impact On Social Equity
    Barry Goetz (Western Michigan University)
  • The Synoptic Error: Food Governance and Policy in New York and London
    Kimberly Libman (Hunter College of the City University of New York)

Presenters
BG

Barry Goetz

Western Michigan University
KL

Kimberly Libman

Hunter College of the City University of New York
EZ

Eric Zeemering

University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Moderators
KL

Kimberly Libman

Hunter College of the City University of New York

Friday April 5, 2013 2:05pm - 3:25pm
Hunt Room

3:30pm

Friday - Coffee Break
Friday April 5, 2013 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Gold Room

3:30pm

Friday - [POSTER] A CBPR Intervention Aimed at Improving Social Determinants of Health and Access to Care: Preliminary Results
Presenters
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Johanna Schuch

University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Co-Authors
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Brisa Urquieta de Hernandez

University of North Carolina at Charlotte
HS

Heather Smith

Efficiency Improvement Specialist, Akken Inc
Efficiency Improvement Specialist | Akken Inc
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Laura Simmons

University of North Carolina at Charlotte
MC

Maren Coffman

University of North Carolina at Charlotte
MD

Michael Dulin

Carolinas Healthcare System
ME

Miriam Espaillat

University of North Carolina at Charlotte
OF

Owen Furuseth

University of North Carolina at Charlotte
PS

Patricia Sanchez

Carolinas Healthcare System
TL

Thomas Ludden

University of North Carolina at Charlotte
YT

Yhenneko Taylor

University of North Carolina at Charlotte


Friday April 5, 2013 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Gold Room

3:30pm

Friday - [POSTER] A Science-based Approach for Environmental Policy Development: Groundwater Under Direct Influence (GUDI) of surface water Terms of Reference Review
Presenters
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Alex Ho Shing Chik

Consortium Integration and Planning Intern / MES Candidate in Planning, Canadian Water Network / University of Waterloo

Co-Authors
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Aziz Ahmed

Ontario Ministry of Environment
BC

Bernadette Conant

Canadian Water Network
ME

Monica Emelko

Canadian Water Network/University of Waterloo


Friday April 5, 2013 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Gold Room

3:30pm

Friday - [POSTER] A Spatial Analysis of School District Segregation, Finance, and Educational Outcomes in Western New York
Presenters
avatar for Robert Silverman

Robert Silverman

Professor and PhD Program Director, University at Buffalo
Rob Silverman's research focuses on the non-profit sector, the role of community-based organizations in urban neighborhoods, education reform, and inequality in inner city housing markets. His current research projects include studies of non-profit finance and advocacy,school reform,shrinking cities, and fair housing.


Friday April 5, 2013 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Gold Room

3:30pm

3:30pm

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3:30pm

3:30pm

3:30pm

Friday - [POSTER] Building Sustainability through Partnering: Transportation and Material Reuse in New York City
Presenters
AC

Alison Conway

City College of New York

Co-Authors
BR

Benjamin Rose

New York City Department of Sanitation
DH

David Hirschler

New York City Department of Sanitation
TM

Thomas Marano

New York City Department of Sanitation
VD

Vasil Diyamandoglu

City College of New York


Friday April 5, 2013 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Gold Room

3:30pm

3:30pm

3:30pm

3:30pm

Friday - [POSTER] Geographic Access to Healthy and Unhealthy Foods for the Older Population in Florida: Case Study of Sarasota County, FL
Presenters
avatar for Sulhee (Sunny) Yoon

Sulhee (Sunny) Yoon

Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Urban and Regional Planning at University of Florida
Sulhee (Sunny) is a doctoral candidate at the Department of Urban and Regional Planning at University of Florida. She also pursues her doctoral minor degree in Health Service Research. Her research applies spatial statistics and GIS to integrate built environment and public health that enables to actively contribute to the vision healthy built environment. Her recent research includes an access to primary health care providers.


Friday April 5, 2013 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Gold Room

3:30pm

3:30pm

3:30pm

Friday - [POSTER] Job-Housing Imbalance for Social Housing Residents in China: The Case of Guangzhou
Presenters
avatar for Tingting Chen

Tingting Chen

RS, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Co-Authors
EC

Eddie C. M. Hui

Hong Kong Polytechnic University
FK

Francis K. W. Wong

Hong Kong Polytechnic University


Friday April 5, 2013 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Gold Room

3:30pm

3:30pm

3:30pm

3:30pm

Friday - [POSTER] Planning the Undocumented City
Presenters
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Josh Levin

Georgia Institute of Technology


Friday April 5, 2013 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Gold Room

3:30pm

3:30pm

3:30pm

Friday - [POSTER] Revisiting Lessons from HUD's COPC Program: University-Community Partnerships for Community Development 10 years later
Presenters
avatar for Jennifer Fuqua

Jennifer Fuqua

University of Delaware
Jennifer Fuqua is pursuing her PhD in Urban Affairs and Public Policy, while working on a variety of research projects. An organizer and activist, her professional history includes the design and implementation of an alternative transfer high school in New York City for over-age, under-credited youth, as well as the fundraising, design, staff development and management for multiple youth programs in Queens.


Friday April 5, 2013 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Gold Room

3:30pm

3:30pm

Friday - [POSTER] Social Impact of Globalization and Urbanization in India: Study of a Less Developed Region
Presenters
avatar for Vipin Saini

Vipin Saini

Lecturer (Associate Professor Grade), Government Dungar College, Bikaner, India


Friday April 5, 2013 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Gold Room

3:30pm

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3:30pm

Friday - [POSTER] Women of Faith and Hope: A Case Study Approach to Community Healthcare Education, Outreach, and Social Change
Presenters
avatar for Straso Jovanovski

Straso Jovanovski

PhD Candidate, Public Affairs (Community Development track), Rutgers University - Camden
I am interested in community-level health care delivery; studying the impact of health care initiatives and programs targeted at vulnerable populations in the distressed urban environment. I like using GIS mapping software in portraying trends and patterns relating to health care disparities.

Co-Authors
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Spencer Clayton

Rutgers University - Camden


Friday April 5, 2013 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Gold Room

3:30pm

[POSTER] Taking Stock of Neighborhood: Citizen Engagement and Community Assessment
Presenters
avatar for Yunwoo Nam

Yunwoo Nam

University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Yunwoo Nam is an Associate Professor of Community and Regional Planning at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and a faculty fellow of the CALMIT (Center for Advanced Land Management Information Technologies). He obtained his Ph.D degree in City and Regional Planning at the University of Pennsylvania.

Co-Authors
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Kyeyoung Choi

JBF Nebraska


Friday April 5, 2013 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Gold Room

3:30pm

4:05pm

Friday - The HOPE SF Mixed-Income Initiative San Francisco’s Unique Approach to Public Housing Transformation

Moderator: Rich Gross (Enterprise Community Partners)

  • Isaac Dozier (Urban Strategies)
  • Olson Lee (Mayor's Office of Housing, City of San Francisco)
  • Uzuri Pease-Greene (Rebuild Potrero at BRIDGE Housing)
  • Ellie Rossiter (The San Francisco Foundation)
  • Steve LaFrance (LFA Group)

Presenters
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Isaac Dozier

Urban Strategies
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Steven LaFrance

LFA Group: Learning for Action
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Olson Lee

Mayor's Office of Housing, City of San Francisco
UP

Urzuri Pease-Greene

Jr. Community Builder, Bridge Housing
I am in my third year of college at the University of Phoenix. I will get my BA in Human Service Management and then go on to get my Masters in Familly Counseling. I love making a difference in my community and will be able to do more once I graduate from school and start my own non-profit that will deal with the youth ages 18-35. Out reach and change is my passion and I always look forward to helping individuals better themselvesas mI have.
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Ellie Rossiter

San Francisco Foundation

Moderators
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Rich Gross

Enterprise Community Partners

Friday April 5, 2013 4:05pm - 5:25pm
Venetian Room

4:05pm

Friday - UAA Asian Collaboration Roundtable [URBAN ISSUES IN ASIA & PACIFIC RIM TRACK]

Moderator: Jill Gross (Hunter College at the City University of New York)

  • G Zhiyong Lan (Arizona State University/Renmin University)
  • Douglas Webster (U.S./Asia)
  • Margaret Wilder (Discussant from UAA)
  • Tingwei Zhang (China)

Presenters
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john doe

Executive Director, Urban Affairs Association
Ph.D. in Urban Geography and Urban Planning (University of Michigan); M.A. and B.A. degrees from University of Texas-Arlington. Began faculty career at Indiana University, attained tenure as faculty member at Cornell, served as a department chair at SUNY-Albany and graduate program director and full professor at University of Delaware. Recipient of Best Paper awards from UAA and American Planning Association. Chair of UAA Governing Board... Read More →
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G Zhiyong Lan

Arizona State University/Renmin University
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Douglas Webster

Professor, Arizona State University
Douglas Webster is Professor of East Asian Urbanization at Arizona State University. He holds a PhD in City Planning from the University of California, Berkeley. He has held academic positions worldwide, including the University of British Columbia, Stanford University, Utrecht University, and the University of Calgary (where he directed the urban planning program). He is currently Visiting Professorship at the Institute for Geographic Sciences... Read More →
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Tingwei Zhang

University of Illinois at Chicago

Moderators
avatar for Jill Simone Gross

Jill Simone Gross

Director Graduate Program in Urban Affairs, Hunter College of the City University of New York

Friday April 5, 2013 4:05pm - 5:25pm
Crystal Room

4:05pm

Friday - Citizen Participation in Local Decision Making: Fiscal Crises and Beyond

Moderator: Ulrik Kjaer (University of Southern Denmark)

  • Urban Political Leadership ? Consensual Style
    Ulrik Kjaer (University of Southern Denmark)
  • Urban Voters and Municipal Pension Reform
    Marion Orr (Brown University), Emily Farris (Brown University), Domingo Morel (Brown University)
  • Are You Really Listening to Me? : Elite Responsiveness to Citizen Political Participation
    Bai Linh Hoang (University of Michigan)

Presenters
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Bai L Hoang

PhD Candidate, University of Michigan
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Ulrik Kjaer

University of Southern Denmark
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Marion Orr

N, Brown University

Co-Authors
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Domingo Morel

Brown University
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Emily Farris

Brown University

Moderators
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Ulrik Kjaer

University of Southern Denmark

Friday April 5, 2013 4:05pm - 5:25pm
California Room

4:05pm

Friday - Contesting the Meaning of Public and Private

Moderator: Keally McBride (University of San Francisco)

  • Home, Sweet Home
    Clarissa Hayward (Washington University in St. Louis)
  • Privatization and Protest
    Margaret Kohn (University of Toronto, Scarborough)
  • Who is Opposed to Accessibility and Why?
    Thad Williamson (University of Richmond)

Presenters
avatar for Clarissa Hayward

Clarissa Hayward

Washington University in Saint Louis
I'm a political theorist at Washington University in St. Louis who writes about power, identity, and cities.
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Margaret Kohn

University of Toronto, Scarborough
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Thad Williamson

University of Richmond

Moderators
KM

Keally McBride

University of San Francisco

Friday April 5, 2013 4:05pm - 5:25pm
Vanderbilt Room

4:05pm

Friday - Farming and gardening in the city: the politics and practices of urban agriculture in the 21st century

Moderator: Lindsay K. Campbell (USDA Forest Service /Rutgers University)

  • You can’t feed the city through urban farming': Discursive practices and governance networks of urban agriculture and community gardens in New York City
    Lindsay K. Campbell (USDA Forest Service /Rutgers University)
  • Urban farms as blight remedies?: Spatial distribution of the potentials and the realities of urban agriculture in New Orleans
    Yuki Kato (Tulane University), Cate Irvin (Tulane University)
  • Whose right to (farm) the city?: Race and food justice activism in post-Katrina New Orleans
    Catarina Passidomo (University of Georgia)
  • Growing a sustainable city? Urban agriculture in Philadelphia
    Hamil Pearsall (Temple University), Christina Rosan (Temple University) 

Presenters
avatar for Hamil

Hamil

Assistant Professor, Geography and Urban Studies Department, Temple University
avatar for Lindsay K. Campbell

Lindsay K. Campbell

Research Social Scientist, USDA Forest Service / Rutgers University
My current research explores the dynamics of urban politics, natural resource stewardship, and sustainability policymaking.
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Yuki Kato

Tulane University
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Catarina Passidomo

University of Georgia

Co-Authors
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Cate Irvin

Tulane University
CR

Christina Rosan

Temple University

Moderators
avatar for Lindsay K. Campbell

Lindsay K. Campbell

Research Social Scientist, USDA Forest Service / Rutgers University
My current research explores the dynamics of urban politics, natural resource stewardship, and sustainability policymaking.

Friday April 5, 2013 4:05pm - 5:25pm
Stanford Room (Mark Hopkins Hotel)

4:05pm

Friday - Governing Sustainable Communities through Conflict and Crisis

Moderator: Richard Foglesong

  • Foreclosures, Economic Recession and Political Fragmentation: A Recipe for Fiscal Disaster in California Central Valley Cities
    Hugo Lefebvre (Institut Français de Géopolitique)
  • Transit-Oriented Development in the Greater Montreal Area? Planning a "Compact Metropolis" through Urban/Suburban Conflict and Highway Extensions
    Olivier Roy-Baillargeon (Université de Montréal), Michel Gariépy (Université de Montréal)
  • Will Capacity Building Lead to Implementation? The EPA's Building Blocks for Sustainable Communities Program
    Josephine Gatti Schafer (Kansas State University)
  • Governing the Broke City: State Policy and the Politics of Urban Fiscal Crisis
    Sara Hinkley (University of California, Berkeley)
  • The 'Auckland Effect' and the Future of Local Governance in New Zealand
    Christine Cheyne (Massey University)

Presenters
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Christine Cheyne

Massey University
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Sara Hinkley

Doctoral Candidate, UC Berkeley
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Hugo Lefebvre

Stanford University
avatar for Olivier Roy-Baillargeon

Olivier Roy-Baillargeon

Université de Montréal
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Josephine Schafer

Kansas State University

Co-Authors
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Michel Gariépy

Université de Montréal

Moderators
avatar for Richard Foglesong

Richard Foglesong

George and Harriet Cornell Professor of Politics, Rollins College

Friday April 5, 2013 4:05pm - 5:25pm
Far East Room

4:05pm

Friday - Growth and Development: Fragmented or Smart?

Moderator: Paul Lewis (Arizona State University)

  • Moral Intuitions and Smart Growth: The Political Psychology of Attitudes toward Compact Development
    Paul Lewis (Arizona State University)
  • Exploring the Genesis of Newly Incorporated Municipalities (NIMs)
    Russell Smith (Winston-Salem State University), Leora Waldner (Troy University), Kathryn Rice (Building Quality Communities)
  • Investigating Dynamics of Land Use Change at the Metropolitan Scale, 1990-2000
    Andrea Sarzynski (University of Delaware), George Galster (Wayne State University)
  • Investigating Patterns of Urban Land Development under Decentralized Local Governance
    Jae Hong Kim (University of California, Irvine)
  • Impacts of Natural and Regulatory Constraints on Urban Growth: A Global Analysis
    Paavo Monkkonen (University of California, Los Angeles)

Presenters
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Jae Hong Kim

University of California, Irvine
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Paul Lewis

Associate Professor, School of Politics and Global Studies, Arizona State University
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Paavo Monkkonen

University of California, Los Angeles
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Andrea Sarzynski

University of Delaware
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Russell Smith

Assistant Professor of Geography, Winston-Salem State University
I am interested in urban and political geography. Specifically research related to local government boundary change (e.g. annexation and incorporation) and a variety of urban planning issues including urban sustainability. I am the author of several research publications, contracted reports, and presentations. I have been published in Urban Geography, Southeastern Geographer, State and Local Government Review, and Geographical Review... Read More →

Co-Authors
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George Galster

Hillberry Professor of Urban Affairs, Wayne State University
justice, beauty and the world
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Kathryn Rice

Building Quality Communities
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Leora Waldner

Troy University

Moderators
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Paul Lewis

Associate Professor, School of Politics and Global Studies, Arizona State University

Friday April 5, 2013 4:05pm - 5:25pm
Garden Room

4:05pm

Friday - Institutional Roles in Community Development: Government, Foundations and Street Level

Moderator: Corianne Scally (University at Albany, SUNY)

  • Foundations Funding Strategies towards Community Organizations in Montréal
    Richard Morin (Université du Québec à Montréal), Jean-Marc Fontan (Université du Québec à Montréal), Pierre Hamel (Université de Montréal)
  • The Role of Government in Urban Low-Income Rental Housing: A Comparative Analysis of the U.S. and China
    Corianne Scally (University at Albany, SUNY), Youquin Huang (University at Albany, SUNY)
  • Beyond Econometrics: The Role of Federal Policy in Driving the Homeownership Rate
    Elizabeth Williams (Northeastern University)
  • Examining the Role of Street-level Bureaucrats in the Implementation of an Affordable Rental Housing Policy for Extremely Low Income Households
    Rod Williams (University of Arkansas)

Presenters
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Richard Morin

Université du Québec à Montréal
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Corianne Payton Scally

Assistant Professor, University at Albany, State University of New York
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Elizabeth Williams

Northeastern University
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Rod Williams

University of Arkansas
I am a Realtor, Visionary Entrepreneur, and Community Development Expert in the Greater Capitol Region. I am also completing my doctorate in Public Policy, specializing in Community Development.

Co-Authors
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Jean-Marc Fontan

Université du Québec à Montréal
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Pierre Hamel

Université de Montréal
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Youquin Huang

University at Albany, SUNY

Moderators
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Corianne Payton Scally

Assistant Professor, University at Albany, State University of New York

Friday April 5, 2013 4:05pm - 5:25pm
Green Room

4:05pm

Friday - Location, Location, Location: Three Perspectives on Residential Location Choice

Moderator: Lisa K. Bates (Portland State University)

  • If you could live anywhere in Oakland or the Bay Area, where would it be? The location decisions and desires of 85 families in Oakland, CA
    Carrie Makarewicz (University of California, Berkeley)
  • What is a “Good Neighborhood?”: Poor Families’ Geographic and Social Imaginaries of Portland
    Lisa K. Bates (Portland State University), Ellen M. Bassett (University of Virginia)
  • Inaccessible accessibility: are low-income families being priced out of accessible neighborhoods?
    Arlie Adkins (Portland State University) 

Presenters
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Arlie Adkins

PhD Candidate and Instructor, Portland State University
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Lisa Bates

Portland State University
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Carrie Makarewicz

Assistant Professor, University of Colorado Denver
University of Colorado Denver

Co-Authors
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Ellen M. Bassett

University of Virginia

Moderators
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Lisa Bates

Portland State University

Friday April 5, 2013 4:05pm - 5:25pm
French Room

4:05pm

Friday - Metropolitan Governance: Impacts on Public Services and Economic Development

Moderator: Daniel Scheller (New Mexico State University)

  • Between the Megacity and the Fragmented Metropolis: A Decentralized Model for the City of Montreal
    Jean-Philippe Meloche (University of Montreal), François Vaillancourt (Fellow CIRANO and University of Montreal)
  • Local Government Fragmentation & the Local Public Sector: A Public Employment Approach
    Christopher Goodman (Rutgers University)
  • City-County Consolidation and Economic Development
    Daniel Scheller (New Mexico State University)
  • Economic Impact of Urban Sprawl: The Demarcation of Core Urban City Jobs and the Development of Suburban Economics.
    Al Gourrier (University of Nevada Las Vegas)
  • Evaluating the 'Success' of a Directly Elected Mayor: The Case of Bristol, UK
    Robin Hambleton (University of the West of England, Bristol), David Sweeting (University of Bristol), Joanna Howard (University of Bristol)

Presenters
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Christopher Goodman

Assistant Professor, Rutgers University
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Al Gourrier

University of Nevada Las Vegas
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Jean-Philippe Meloche

Universite de Montreal
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Daniel Scheller

New Mexico State University
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David Sweeting

University of Bristol, UK

Co-Authors
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François Vaillancourt

Fellow CIRANO and University of Montreal
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Joanna Howard

University of Bristol
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Robin Hambleton

University of the West of England, Bristol

Moderators
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Daniel Scheller

New Mexico State University

Friday April 5, 2013 4:05pm - 5:25pm
Fountain Room

4:05pm

Friday - Neighborhood as Environment: Walkability, Open Space and Connection

Moderator: Julia Koschinsky (Arizona State University)

  • The Implicit Price of Urban Public Parks and Greenways: A Spatial-Neighborhood Context Hedonic Approach
    Seth Payton (Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis)
  • The High Permeability of Pragmatic Gated Communities in High Density Hong Kong: The Planning influence and Social Implications
    Rebecca Chiu (University of Hong Kong)
  • Affordable Housing and Walkable Neighborhoods: A National Urban Analysis
    Julia Koschinsky (Arizona State University), Emily Talen (Arizona State University)
  • Does Walkability Matter? Exploring the Relationship Between Walkability and Housing, Foreclosures and Crime
    William Riggs (California Polytechic State University, San Luis Obispo), John Gilderbloom (University of Louisville), Wesley Meares (University of Louisville)

Presenters
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Chihsin Chiu

Assistant Professor, Department of Landscape Architecture, Fu Jen Catholic University
urban management and governannce, contestations and exclusions in public spaces and cities, environmental psychology, architecture and landscape arch
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Julia Koschinsky

Arizona State University
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Seth Payton

Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis
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William Riggs

Assistant Professor, CalPoly, San Luis Obispo
Academic, Athlete and Artist focused on Sustainable Urban Form including Housing, Environment & Transport

Co-Authors
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Emily Talen

Arizona State University
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John Gilderbloom

University of Louisville
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Wesley Meares

University of Louisville

Moderators
JK

Julia Koschinsky

Arizona State University

Friday April 5, 2013 4:05pm - 5:25pm
Pavillion Room

4:05pm

Friday - Post-Industrial Development Strategies

Moderator: Margaret Cowell (Virginia Tech)

  • The Atlanta Way: Lessons from the Making of Atlanta for Other Cities
    Harvey Newman (Georgia State University), Andrea Young (Andrew J. Young Foundation), Kelechi Uzochukwu (Georgia State University)
  • Detroit River Renaissance: An Amenity Driven Redevelopment Strategy
    Robert Heuton (Wayne State University)
  • Sustainable Economic Development and Transport Options for Cities in Transition: Lessons from Buffalo, Lille, and Manchester
    Margaret Cowell (Virginia Tech)
  • Spatial Representation, Economy, and Marginalization of the Poor: Three Discourses on Two Theme Parks
    Lisa Feldstein (University of California, Berkeley)

Presenters
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Margaret Cowell

Assistant Professor, Urban Affairs and Planning, Virginia Tech
Margaret Cowell, PhD is an Assistant Professor of Urban Affairs and Planning at Virginia Tech. Her research focuses on economic development, urban economy, and public policy. Her research has been funded by the MacArthur Foundation and United States Economic Development Administration.
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Lisa Feldstein

Doctoral Candidate, University of California, Berkeley, Department of City & Regional Planning
I seek to enhance our understanding of land use as a tool for social and economic justice. A lifetime urbanite, I love cities - their histories, presents, and future promise. Politics and planning are two of the primary ways through which I understand our urban environments, and I love learning and teaching about these aspects of cities. A New York City native, public transit is so integral to my understanding of the places I live that as a... Read More →
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Robert Heuton

Wayne State University and University of Windsor
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Harvey Newman

Georgia State University

Co-Authors
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Andrea Young

Andrew J. Young Foundation
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Kelechi Uzochukwu

Adjunct Professor, Georgia State University and Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Community development, public participation in local governance, low-income and minority populations

Moderators
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Margaret Cowell

Assistant Professor, Urban Affairs and Planning, Virginia Tech
Margaret Cowell, PhD is an Assistant Professor of Urban Affairs and Planning at Virginia Tech. Her research focuses on economic development, urban economy, and public policy. Her research has been funded by the MacArthur Foundation and United States Economic Development Administration.

Friday April 5, 2013 4:05pm - 5:25pm
Grand Ballroom Lounge

4:05pm

Friday - Public Transportation Challenges and Opportunities

Moderator: Bradley Lane (University of Texas at El Paso)

  • Not So New Directions in Urban Transportation Planning: Long Road Towards Inclusion
    Dian Nostikasari (University of Texas at Arlington)
  • Toward Estimating the Efects of Time and Place in the Influence of Gasoline Prices on Urban Public Transportation
    Bradley Lane (University of Texas at El Paso)
  • The Use of Qualitative Methodologies to Engage Low-Income Populations in the Visualization of Travel Behaviors and Mobility Barriers.
    Christopher Watson (New Jersey Institute of Technology), Laxmi Ramasubramanian (Hunter College of the City University of New York), Deborah Stattel (Hunter College of the City University of New York)

Presenters
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Bradley Lane

University of Texas at El Paso
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Dian Nostikasari

University of Texas at Arlington
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Christopher A. Watson

PhD Student, College of Architecture and Design, New Jersey Institute of Technology
My research interests coalesce around some of the most enduring themes of urban scholarship: the intersections of poverty, race, and class; and the physical and socio-political impacts and consequences of gentrification in American cities. | | | |

Co-Authors
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Deborah Stattel

Hunter College of the City University of New York
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Laxmi Ramasubramanian

Hunter College of The City University of New York

Moderators
BL

Bradley Lane

University of Texas at El Paso

Friday April 5, 2013 4:05pm - 5:25pm
George Smith Room (Mark Hopkins Hotel)

4:05pm

Friday - Race, Ethnicity and Metropolitan Segregation

Moderator: Karen Gibson (Portland State University)

  • The Abandonment of Public Housing Desegregation Policy in the U.S.
    James Hanlon (Southern Illinois University Edwardsville)
  • Southern, Central, and Eastern European Immigration and Metropolitan Fragmentation
    David Elesh (Temple University)
  • Portlandia: A Historical Perspective on the "Melanin-Free" Zone
    Karen Gibson (Portland State University)

Presenters
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David Elesh

Temple University
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Karen Gibson

Associate Professor, Toulan School of Urban Studies & Planning, Portland State University
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James Hanlon

Associate Professor, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Assistant Professor of Geography. Research interests in urban geography, public and affordable housing, urban policy, and racial segregation and inequality.

Moderators
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Karen Gibson

Associate Professor, Toulan School of Urban Studies & Planning, Portland State University

Friday April 5, 2013 4:05pm - 5:25pm
Hunt Room

4:05pm

Friday - The Politics of Urban Policy Circulation III: Planning and Redevelopment

Moderator: Kevin Ward (University of Manchester)

  • Urban plans, global imaginations: ‘worlding’ Sydney via metropolitan planning
    Thomas Baker (University of Newcastle), Kristian Ruming (Macquarie University)
  • Made in Singapore? How Singapore’s Policy ‘Factory’ is More Complex (and Contradictory) than it Might Seem
    Jason Luger (King's College London)
  • Instrumented Cities? A Critical Analysis of IBM's Smarter Cities Initiatives
    Donald McNeill (University of Western Sydney)
  • Urban Policy Circulation and the Politics of Revitalization: The Calgary Municipal Lands Corporation and the “East Village Experience”
    Andrew Shmuely (University of British Columbia)
  • Financing urban redevelopment: the policy mobilities and immobilities of the Tax Increment Financing (TIF) model
    Kevin Ward (University of Manchester)

Presenters
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Thomas Baker

PhD Candidate, University of Newcastle
Tom’s research looks at the formation of policy initiatives in Australian cities and its entanglement in global policy geographies. His Ph.D research focuses on the sphere of homelessness, exploring recent global-urban shifts in policy and programmes targeting street homelessness. The research is broadly interested in how policy mobilities offer insight into: the (re)formation of structural effects; urban spatialities, visions and politics... Read More →
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Jason Luger

PhD Candidate, King's College London
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Donald McNeill

University of Western Sydney
AS

Andrew Shmuely

University of British Columbia
KW

Kevin Ward

University of Manchester

Co-Authors
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Kristian Ruming

Macquarie University

Moderators
KW

Kevin Ward

University of Manchester

Friday April 5, 2013 4:05pm - 5:25pm
Terrace Room