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Wednesday, March 19
 

8:00am

Wednesday - Registration (8:00am - 7:00pm)
Express Conference Registration (pre-paid registration)
Tours, Guest Meal Tickets and On-Site Registration

Wednesday March 19, 2014 8:00am - 7:00pm
Hidalgo Ballroom (Westin 2nd Floor)

9:00am

12:00pm

1:00pm

1:00pm

Wednesday - Optional Tour (separate fee)
Meet in the Westin Hotel lobby at 12:45pm.
Tickets can be purchased at the Express Conference Registration Office (Hidalgo Ballroom, Westin 2nd floor).

Wednesday March 19, 2014 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Meet in the Westin Hotel Lobby

3:00pm

4:30pm

6:00pm

Wednesday - Opening Reception (beverage/dinner) BADGE OR TICKET REQUIRED
BADGE OR TICKET REQUIRED
Tickets may be purchased at On-Site Conference Registration Office or at the door of the reception.
Walking directions are included in the conference bag. Shuttle buses will be available.

Wednesday March 19, 2014 6:00pm - 8:00pm
UTSA Institutes of Texan Cultures 801 Cesar E. Chavez Blvd
 
Thursday, March 20
 

6:45am

Thursday - Registration (6:45am - 6:30pm)
Express Conference Registration (pre-paid registration)
Tours, Guest Meal Tickets and On-Site Registration

Thursday March 20, 2014 6:45am - 6:30pm
Hidalgo Ballroom (Westin 2nd Floor)

7:00am

THUR-BRT - How Can the UAA Support Institutional Member Interests (Hosted by the UAA Membership Committee)
This breakfast roundtable offers institutional members an opportunity to discuss key issues and concerns facing their institutions.  Conveners will facilitate a discussion on how the Urban Affairs Association can best represent and support institutional member interests.

Presenters
avatar for Sabina Deitrick

Sabina Deitrick

University of Pittsburgh
MN

Marla Nelson

University of New Orleans


Thursday March 20, 2014 7:00am - 8:00am
Navarro Ballroom (Westin 2nd Floor)

7:00am

THUR-BRT - Writing Winning Grant Proposals
Professors David Perry, Fritz Wagner, and Roger Caves will discuss their perspectives on how to write proposals that have a chance of being funded. They will present their insights on what to consider when developing a proposal. The session will be informal with questions encouraged.

Presenters
RC

Roger Caves

San Diego State University
DP

David Perry

University of Illinois at Chicago
FW

Fritz Wagner

University of Washington


Thursday March 20, 2014 7:00am - 8:00am
Navarro Ballroom (Westin 2nd Floor)

7:00am

7:00am

8:05am

Thursday - Plenary Session: A Different Kind of Riverwalk: Reflections on San Antonio and Latino Grassroots Movements
Ernesto Cortés, Jr., Co-director of the Industrial Areas Foundation (IAF),
David Montejano, Professor of Ethnic Studies/History and former Chair of the Center for Latino Policy Research at the University of California, Berkeley

Presenters
EC

Ernesto Cortés, Jr.

Co-Director of the Industrial Areas Foundation (IAF)
DM

David Montejano

Professor of Ethnic Studies/History and former Chair of the Center for Latino Policy Research at the University of Calif


Thursday March 20, 2014 8:05am - 9:05am
Navarro Ballroom (Westin 2nd Floor)

9:15am

TH1.08 Evaluating Whether Higher Education Institutions Are Adequately Preparing International Graduate Students To Lead Their Urban Communities
This session will focus on the impact that United States Higher Education Institutions have on international graduate students who study with the goal of returning to their home countries to pursue leadership roles in public and urban administration. The speakers will discuss both positive and negative experiences of and impacts on international graduate students. Speakers will present insights gained through their respective extensive literature reviews that focus on this subject matter. Case studies will also be incorporated to support the arguments.

Presenters
CB

Clifford Blumberg

University of Texas Arlington
NC

Nita Clark

University of Texas Arlington
ZJ

Zoranna Jones

University of Texas Arlington

Moderators
RH

Rod Hissong

University of Texas at Arlington

Thursday March 20, 2014 9:15am - 10:35am
El Rincon De Maria (Westin 1st Floor)

9:15am

TH1.13 Fiscal and Intergovernmental Influences Facing Texas Cities
UAA: Proposed Colloquy Impact of Sequestration on Texas Cities: Borders and Non-Borders Created by the Budget Control Act of 2011, the process known as “sequestration” was designed to reduce the federal deficit by making automatic defense and non-defense spending reductions totaling approximately $1 trillion from federal budgets between FY 2013 and FY 2021. The sequester went into effect March 2013, reducing federal spending about $80 billion for that year, and is scheduled to reduce spending by about $100 billion for FY 2014 and every year thereafter. Cities and states, both of which rely heavily on federal grants, will experience reductions of about $10 billion per year every year that sequestration is in effect. Cities, in particular, will experience reductions in CDBG and HOME housing funds in addition to reductions in federally-funded law enforcement grants, energy assistance programs, transportation projects, various environmental programs, infrastructure, job training, education, and emergency management, among others. Additionally, localities whose economies are heavily dependent on federal civilian and military workforces may well experience additional budget woes as sequestration cuts and resulting personnel reductions in these activities impact local property values and sales tax collections. Possibly, cities in fragile border regions will suffer from these reductions even more so than others. Some forecast consequences of almost apocalyptic proportions. Sequestration, according to the National League of Cities, would be likely to “significantly impact cities and towns and their economic recovery and growth…leading potentially to another recession.” 1 To date, though, very little is known about the actual experiences that cities and communities have had with the first round of sequestration cuts, or about its anticipated future impacts. Have budgets been trimmed, have personnel been reduced, have taxes and other revenue streams declined, are urban economies suffering? And, if so, can any of this be traced to the sequestration action and will any impacts found to differ by urban characteristics, including border proximities? To respond to these questions, we propose a colloquy consisting of both scholars and practitioners, focused on the implications of sequestration for Texas cities. The scholars will present results of a survey conducted of city managers of all Texas cities over 10,000 in population (approximately 250) designed to measure the consequences (both present and future) of these sequestration activities on local services, inter-local contracting, outsourcing, consolidation opportunities, property taxes, sales tax collections, personnel adjustments, and the like. Commenting on survey results, as well as on experiences in their own communities, will be city managers, or other appropriate officials, from selected Texas cities, including those from the North Texas area, San Antonio, and the border region. The results of the panel should give good insights, both at the macro and micro levels, into implications for cities of the federal budget sequestration decision and will examine these results by various urban characteristics, including comparing those in the border regions of Texas with others.

Presenters
RC

Richard Cole

University of Texas-Arlington
JC

Jeff Coyle

City of San Antonio
JF

James Fisher

City of Murphy
MF

Mike Foreman

City of Celina
SW

Scott Wayman

City of Live Oak

Moderators
BW

Bob Whelan

University of Texas-Dallas

Thursday March 20, 2014 9:15am - 10:35am
Encino Room (Westin 1st Floor)

9:15am

TH1.19 Urban Trends in Central & South America and the Caribbean: Poverty, Informality, Housing Policies, Labor Force and Migration in the XXI Century. [SPECIAL TRACK: URBAN ISSUES IN CENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN]
This session will focus on current trends in this region in relation to key variables explaining the urban situation: informality, underemployment, poverty, inequality, housing realities, and microfinancing both for business and housing. Speakers will present insights from a diverse body of research and actual engagement they have been involved in specific projects. They will actual urban issues in Brazil, Argentina, Peru and Mexico, as well as comparing with Latin American migrants in the US. Discussion is expected to address the variety of approaches on state interventions in the region: from strong state intervention to more market-driven policies. Labor markets and migration, both national and international, are also to be discussed in the context of the countries mentioned.

Presenters
CG

Cecilia Giusti

Texas A&M University
JL

Janina Leon

Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru, Dept. Economics
FA

Flavio A M de Souza

Head of Department, Pernambuco Federal University
MD

Mercedes Di Virgilio

Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas

Moderators
CG

Cecilia Giusti

Texas A&M University

Thursday March 20, 2014 9:15am - 10:35am
Camino Real Room (Westin 1st Floor)

9:15am

TH1.01 The Place of History in the Field of Urban Studies
Moderator: Michan Connor, University of Texas at Arlington
  • Rethinking Race and Regime: Political Space and Transition in 1970s Atlanta
    Michan Connor, University of Texas at Arlington
  • Transgressing Borders and Boundaries in an Age of Global Urbanization: Latina/os in Southwestern Cities, 1900-1970
    Jerry Gonzalez, University of Texas at San Antonio
  • Beyond Neoliberalism: Municipal Public Policies and the Environmental Degradation of East San Antonio, Texas
    Andrew R. Highsmith, University of Texas at San Antonio

Presenters
MC

Michan Connor

University of Texas at Arlington
JG

Jerry Gonzalez

University of Texas at San Antonio
AH

Andrew Highsmith

University of Texas at San Antonio

Moderators
MC

Michan Connor

University of Texas at Arlington

Thursday March 20, 2014 9:15am - 10:35am
Olivares Room (Westin River Level)

9:15am

TH1.03 'New' and 'Old' in Urban Design
Moderator: Aseem Inam, Parsons The New School for Design
  • Breaking vertical boundaries: the spatial logics and underground potential of San Antonio, Texas
    Michael R Doyle, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
  • City as Flux:  Al Azhar Park, Cairo and Urban Transformation
    Aseem Inam, Parsons The New School for Design
  • Alley Greening
    Monica Perez Baez, Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, Campus Toluca
  • The last urban frontier: New York Rooftops in American films (1980-2011)
    Catherine Seguin Griffith, Universite de Montreal
  • Apartment Complexes as "Mini-Cities": Design Ideas and Concepts for Implementation
    Jessica Sharp, Jackson State University

Presenters
MP

Monica Perez Baez

Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, Campus Toluca
MD

Michael Doyle

Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
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Catherine Seguin Griffith

Universite de Montreal
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Aseem Inam

Director, TRULAB: Laboratory for Designing Urban Transformation, The New School
Aseem Inam is Associate Professor of Urbanism at The New School in New York City and Fellow at the Center of Ethics and Transformative Values at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is the author of two peer-reviewed books, Planning for the Unplanned: Recovering from Crises in Megacities, and Designing Urban Transformation. He is also the author of several journal articles and book chapters on the institutional dynamics of... Read More →
JS

Jessica Sharp

Jackson State University

Moderators
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Aseem Inam

Director, TRULAB: Laboratory for Designing Urban Transformation, The New School
Aseem Inam is Associate Professor of Urbanism at The New School in New York City and Fellow at the Center of Ethics and Transformative Values at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is the author of two peer-reviewed books, Planning for the Unplanned: Recovering from Crises in Megacities, and Designing Urban Transformation. He is also the author of several journal articles and book chapters on the institutional dynamics of... Read More →

Thursday March 20, 2014 9:15am - 10:35am
Cedar (Contessa 2nd Floor)

9:15am

TH1.04 Internal Migration Processes: Race, Ethnicity, and Cultural Factors
Moderator: Mai Nguyen, UNC-Chapel Hill
  • Black Residential Mobility in the South: Metropolitan Determinants of Migration, Mobility, and Residential Stability, 1970-2010
    D Augustus Anderson, UNC-Chapel Hill
  • Stemming Urban Decline in the Most Urbanized State in the United States: Latino Immigration and Urban Revitalization in New Jersey
    David Gladstone, The University of New Orleans; Peter Marina, University of Wisconsin-Lacrosse
  • Imagined Borders: Latinos in the Northern States
    Ali Modarres, University of Washington Tacoma
  • The Economic Integration of Immigrants and Regional Resilience
    Mai Nguyen, UNC-Chapel Hill; William Lester, UNC-Chapel Hill
  • Recent Trend of Internal Migration in Japan
    Shigeharu Nomura, Osaka University; Masaki Takayama, Osaka University

Presenters
DA

D Augustus Anderson

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
DG

David Gladstone

The University of New Orleans
David Gladstone is an Associate Professor of Planning and Urban Studies at the University of New Orleans.
AM

Ali Modarres

Director, Urban Studies, University of Washington Tacoma
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Mai Nguyen

Associate Professor, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
SN

Shigeharu Nomura

Vice-dean, Professor, Osaka University

Co-Authors
MT

Masaki Takayama

Osaka University
PM

Peter Marina

University of Wisconsin-Lacrosse
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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.

Moderators
MN

Mai Nguyen

UNC-Chapel Hill

Thursday March 20, 2014 9:15am - 10:35am
Goraz Room (Westin River Level)

9:15am

TH1.05 New Engagements: Comparative Urban Theory and Research Part I
Moderator: Emily Cummins, Northeastern University
  • Critical Ethnography and Distant Urbans: Re-envisioning Comparison
    Emily R. Cummins, Northeastern University
  • The Global Real Fake: The Role of Fake in the Construction of Everyday Spatial Practices in Themed Residential Environments: A Comparative Study of Playa Vista, Los Angeles and Thames Town, Shanghai settlements
    Maria Francesca Piazzoni, UCLA
  • Creative Industries in Creative Ways: Case Studies from Xiamen, Taipei and Boston
    Zhijiao Wang, Northeastern University

Presenters
EC

Emily Cummins

Northeastern University
ZW

Zhijiao Wang

Northeastern University

Moderators
EC

Emily Cummins

Northeastern University

Thursday March 20, 2014 9:15am - 10:35am
Sabino Room (Westin 1st Floor)

9:15am

TH1.07 Assessing Local Perceptions of Urban Life
Moderator:  Bev Wilson, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

  • Measuring Local Resilience to Slow Moving Challenges in the Inner Suburbs of Southeastern Pennsylvania
    Suzanne Dayanim, Temple University

  • Nostalgia and Utopia. The Use of Cognitive Maps to Understand Urban Resilience in the Case Study of Lac-Mégantic Disaster and Reconstruction
    Yona Jébrak, University of Québec in Montréal

  • Does Segregation Make us Less Happy?
    Adam Okulicz-Kozaryn, Rutgers-Camden

  • Does it Matter that the Household Sector Expects Good Governance?
    Anthony M Rodriguez, Texas Southern University

  • After the Fall: The Impacts and Meaning of Deindustrialization in Hoopeston, IL
    Bev Wilson, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Presenters
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Suzanne Dayanim

Temple University
YJ

Yona Jebrak

Professor, University of Quebec in Montreal
AO

Adam Okulicz-Kozaryn

Rutgers-Camden
AR

Anthony Rodriguez

Texas Southern University
BW

Bev Wilson

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Moderators
BW

Bev Wilson

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Thursday March 20, 2014 9:15am - 10:35am
Contessa B (Contessa 2nd Floor)

9:15am

TH1.09 Transportation, Neighborhoods, and Social Equity
Moderator: Elizabeth Williams, Northeastern University


  • Transportation, Neighborhoods, and Social Equity
    Elizabeth Williams, Northeastern University

  • Representations of the Everyday Travel Experiences: The Case of Communities in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metropolitan Area
    Dian Nostikasari, University of Texas at Arlington

  • Boston's Silver Line:  The Long History of a Troubled Bus Rapid Transit Line
    Russ Lopez, Northeastern University

  • Spatial Capital: Applications to our Understanding of Spatial Inequality
    Joseph J. Galaskiewicz, University of Arizona; Daniel Duerr, University of Arizona; Kendra Thompson-Dyck, University of Arizona; Kathryn Anderson, University of Arizona




Presenters
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Joe Galaskiewicz

Professor of Sociology, University of Arizona
RL

Russ Lopez

Northeastern University
DN

Dian Nostikasari

University of Texas at Arlington
EW

Elizabeth Williams

Northeastern University

Co-Authors
DD

Daniel Duerr

University of Arizona
KA

Kathryn Anderson

University of Arizona
KT

Kendra Thompson-Dyck

University of Arizona

Moderators
EW

Elizabeth Williams

Northeastern University

Thursday March 20, 2014 9:15am - 10:35am
Contessa A (Contessa 2nd Floor)

9:15am

TH1.10 Water in Austin: Regulation, Infrastructure and Urbanism
Moderator: Sarah Dooling, The University of Texas at Austin


  • Urban Ecology Dynamics in Austin: Floodplain Regulation and Housing Affordability
    Sarah Dooling, The University of Texas at Austin

  • Selling ‘the Palisades of the Colorado': Envirotechnical Systems, Natural Urbanism, and Regional Advantage in Austin, 1937-1965
    Andrew Busch, Miami University

  • Adapting Vernacular Water Conservation, Catchment and Reuse Systems to Texas
    Katherine Lieberknecht, The University of Texas at Austin




Presenters
AB

Andrew Busch

Miami University
SD

Sarah Dooling

The University of Texas at Austin
KL

Katherine Lieberknecht

The University of Texas at Austin

Moderators
SD

Sarah Dooling

The University of Texas at Austin

Thursday March 20, 2014 9:15am - 10:35am
Magnolia (Contessa 2nd Floor)

9:15am

TH1.11 Governance, Contestation, and Social Justice
Moderator: Timothy Weaver, University of Louisville 

  • Making Policy in the Streets
    Lorraine C. Minnite, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey-Camden; Frances Fox Piven, City University of New York

  • Governance and Legitimacy of the Political System in Venezuela:  Perspectives
    María Elena Ludena Parjan, Universidad Simon Bolivar, Caracas – Venezuela

  • Urban Political Theory: Representation, Governance, and Contestation
    Alejandro Christian Soler, University of Delaware

  • A New Mode of Urban Governance: The Effects of Community Participation in Brownfield Redevelopment
    Justin Steil, Columbia University; James Connolly, Northeastern University

  • What Does Social Justice in the City Require?
    Timothy Weaver, University of Louisville




Presenters
LM

Lorraine Minnite

Rutgers University-Camden
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María Elena Ludena Parjan

Professor, Universidad Simon Bolivar, Caracas – Venezuela
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Alejandro Christian Soler

PhD student, University of Delaware
JS

Justin Steil

Columbia University
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Timothy Weaver

University of Louisville

Co-Authors
FF

Frances Fox Piven

City University of New York

Moderators
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Timothy Weaver

University of Louisville

Thursday March 20, 2014 9:15am - 10:35am
Laurel (Contessa 2nd Floor)

9:15am

TH1.14 Exploring Neighborhoods and Taxes on a Micro Level: The Case of the District of Columbia
Moderator: LaTanya Brown-Robertson, Bowie State University


  • Real Property Tax Expenditures in the District of Columbia
    Michael Bell, George Washington University; Daniel Muhammad, District of Columbia Office of Revenue Analysis Staff

  • Changes in the Distribution of Household Tax Burdens During the Great Recession: The Case of the District of Columbia 2007 to 2009
    Daniel Muhammad, District of Columbia Office of Revenue Analysis Staff; Betty Allyne, District of Columbia Office of Revenue Analysis Staff; Kelly Dinkins, District of Columbia Office of Revenue Analysis Staff; Daren Conrad, Univeristy of the West Indies

  • To Rent or to Own? Exploring Gentrified Neighborhoods in the District of Columbia
    LaTanya Brown-Robertson, Bowie State Univeristy; Daniel Muhammad, District of Columbia Office of Revenue Analysis Staff; Marvin Ward, District of Columbia Office of Revenue Analysis Staff; Michael Bell, George Washington University




Presenters
MB

Michael Bell

George Washington University
LB

LaTanya Brown-Robertson

Bowie State Univeristy
DM

Daniel Muhammad

District of Columbia Office of Revenue Analysis Staff

Co-Authors
BA

Betty Allyne

District of Columbia Office of Revenue Analysis Staff
DM

Daniel Muhammad

District of Columbia Office of Revenue Analysis Staff
DC

Daren Conrad

Univeristy of the West Indies
KD

Kelly Dinkins

District of Columbia Office of Revenue Analysis Staff
MW

Marvin Ward

District of Columbia Office of Revenue Analysis Staff
MB

Michael Bell

George Washington University

Moderators
LB

LaTanya Brown-Robertson

Bowie State Univeristy

Thursday March 20, 2014 9:15am - 10:35am
Zapata (Westin 2nd Floor)

9:15am

TH1.15 Mixed Income Housing and Neighborhood Issues
Moderator: James Hanlon, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

  • Youth in Mixed-Income Communities Replacing Public Housing Complexes: Context, Dynamics, and Response
    Robert J. Chaskin, The University of Chicago; Florian Sichling, The University of Chicago; Mark L. Joseph, Case Western Reserve University

  • Saving Public Housing by Dismantling It: A Comparative Analysis of the HOPE VI, Choice Neighborhoods, and RAD Programs
    James Hanlon, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

  • Ten Years After: Re-assessing Sense of Community post-HOPE VI in Partnership with Community Health Advocates
    JoDee G. Keller, Pacific Lutheran University; Janice Laakso, University of Washington, Tacoma; Christine A. Stevens, University of Washington, Tacoma; Cathy Tashiro, University of Washington, Tacoma

  • All Mixed Up: Defining Mixed-Income in Public Housing Redevelopment
    Lawrence J. Vale, MIT; Shomon Shamsuddin, MIT




Presenters
RC

Robert Chaskin

The University of Chicago
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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.
JK

JoDee Keller

Pacific Lutheran University
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Lawrence J. Vale

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Co-Authors
CT

Cathy Tashiro

University of Washington, Tacoma
CA

Christine A. Stevens

University of Washington, Tacoma
FS

Florian Sichling

The University of Chicago
JL

Janice Laakso

University of Washington, Tacoma
ML

Mark L. Joseph

Case Western Reserve University

Moderators
avatar for James Hanlon

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.

Thursday March 20, 2014 9:15am - 10:35am
Madero Room (Westin 2nd Floor)

9:15am

TH1.16 Planning, Revitalization, and Displacement
Moderator: Barrett A. Lee, Pennsylvania State University

  • Integrating Popular Education into a Model of Empowerment Planning
    Tara Bengle, University of North Carolina Charlotte

  • New Urbanism as a Model for Revitalizing Racially Diverse Communities
    Karl Besel, Indiana University Kokomo; Viviana Andreescu, University of Louisville; Muthusami Kumaran, University of Florida

  • Planning, Displacement, and the “Silicon Factor”: Long-Term Planning Under Pressure in the San Francisco Bay Area
    Rachel Brahinsky, University of San Francisco

  • Optimism and Realism in Shrinking Cities
    Renia Ehrenfeucht, University of New Orleans

  • Residential Displacement in the United States: Evidence from a Difficult Decade
    Barrett A. Lee, Pennsylvania State University; Christopher Prather, Pennsylvania State University




Presenters
TB

Tara Bengle

University of North Carolina at Charlotte
KB

Karl Besel

Indiana University Kokomo
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Rachel Brahinsky

Assistant Professor, Urban Affairs, University of San Francisco
RE

Renia Ehrenfeucht

University of New Orleans
CP

Christopher Prather

Pennsylvania State University

Co-Authors
BL

Barrett Lee

Pennsylvania State University
MK

Muthusami Kumaran

University of Florida
VA

Viviana Andreescu

University of Louisville

Moderators
BL

Barrett Lee

Pennsylvania State University

Thursday March 20, 2014 9:15am - 10:35am
Carranza Room (Westin 2nd Floor)

9:15am

TH1.17 The City After Abandonment
Moderator: Jason Hackworth, University of Toronto


  • Investment in Disinvestment: An Analysis of Second-auction Tax Foreclosures in Toledo Ohio
    Jason Hackworth, University of Toronto

  • Recycling Foreclosed Homes in the REO-to-Rental Market: Securing Profit through Securing the Flow of Rents
    Emily Rosenman, University of British Columbia

  • Informal Ownership and the Shrinking City: The Role of Local Policies and Practices
    Matthew D. Weber, University of Michigan

  • Empty but not Abandoned: Coping with Vacancy in Southwest Detroit
    Kimberley Kinder, University of Michigan

  • Disinvesting in the Built City: The Role of Tax Foreclosure in Detroit
    Margaret Dewar, University of Michigan; Eric Seymour, University of Michigan; Oana Druta, University of Michigan




Presenters
MD

Margaret Dewar

University of Michigan
JH

Jason Hackworth

University of Toronto
KK

Kimberley Kinder

University of Michigan
ER

Emily Rosenman

University of British Columbia
MD

Matthew D. Weber

Doctoral Candidate, University of Michigan

Co-Authors
ES

Eric Seymour

University of Michigan
OD

Oana Druta

University of Michigan

Moderators
JH

Jason Hackworth

University of Toronto

Thursday March 20, 2014 9:15am - 10:35am
Villa Room (Westin 2nd Floor)

9:15am

TH1.XX Historical Perspectives on Planning: International Experiences
Moderator: Arnon Golan, University of Haifa, Israel

  • Race and the Environment in Nixon’s Balanced Growth Policy: A Lesson for Contemporary Sustainable Land Use Planning
    James Connolly, Northeastern University

  • Jaffa and Tel Aviv: Urban Conflict, Demarcation of Boundaries, and the formation of National and Local Identities
    Arnon Golan, University of Haifa, Israel

  • New Delhi/Old Delhi: Spatial Planning and the Making of the Modern Urban Citizen
    Shoshana Goldstein, Cornell University


Presenters
JC

James Connolly

Northeastern University
AG

Arnon Golan

University of Haifa, Israel
SG

Shoshana Goldstein

Cornell University

Moderators
AG

Arnon Golan

University of Haifa, Israel

Thursday March 20, 2014 9:15am - 10:35am
Lantana Room (Westin Lobby Level)

10:35am

10:55am

TH2.01 Into the Twenty-First Century: North American Urban Governance and Development in a Global Context
This colloquy is based on a special issue in the journal Urban Research and Practice, preliminarily titled “Into the Twenty-First Century: North American Urban Governance and Development in a Global Context” (forthcoming in late 2013). We attempt to provide a comprehensive overview not merely of recent developments in North American urban studies but also to engage the nature of the field itself and its inherent fragmentation. In selecting the articles for the special issue, and the speakers for this panel, I have included a range of studies focused on common themes in our diverse discipline. We do not draw on studies focused on a dominant or common paradigm, but instead present a collection of research using different methods, different contexts, and different theoretical constructs. Mostly, this collection of research aims to demonstrate the ways in which the diversity or fragmentation of the current moment serves as a strength of the field. Colloquy speakers will also engage in a poignant debate on the new directions in which studies of North American urban politics is developing under the influence of globalization. Furthermore, the purpose of the special issue and this panel is to encourage dialogue between different perspectives and methodologies within the field in order to benefit from the great variety in approaches of urban studies scholars. Specifically, the scholars on this panel contemplate the nature of economic development, the scale of governance in North American regions, the intense debate regarding public housing in U.S. cities, and the ways in which new forms of governance continually alter the urban experience in North American cities.

Presenters
MH

Martin Horak

University of Western Ontario
LM

Lindsay Morgia

University of Massachusetts, Boston
JM

James M. Smith

Indiana University South Bend
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Thomas Vicino

Associate Professor, Northeastern University

Moderators
JM

James M. Smith

Indiana University South Bend

Thursday March 20, 2014 10:55am - 12:15pm
Olivares Room (Westin River Level)

10:55am

TH2.06 Low Wage Workers: Inspiring a New Labor Movement and Urban Social Movements
Low wage workers’ issues have erupted into the spotlight in urban areas across the U.S. through several highly visible campaigns over recent years. These new movements highlight economic justice concerns and spur new forms of labor organizing built on community support and participation. Their issues – low wages, irregular employment, wage theft, jobs safety and health – are redefining urban social justice agendas and the labor movement. From car wash workers, day laborers, agricultural workers, restaurant and fast food workers, big box workers, domestic workers, taxi drivers, workfare workers and previously incarcerated people, a new economic agenda is inspiring the public, the labor movement and community activists. Immigrant workers’ concerns are central in this agenda. These workers face many challenges and vulnerabilities. Many are in industries not protected by federal labor law in terms of rights on the job. Fair labor standards are often flagrantly violated. Immigrant workers fear being reported to immigration authorities if they speak up and demand rights. The traditional labor movement is only just beginning to grapple with how to incorporate these issues into their agenda and organizations. Numerous additional factors could be listed. Despite these obstacles, low wage vulnerable workers are asserting themselves, turning their issues into matters of public concern, with particular relevance in the urban areas in which they organize. These workers are living, breathing examples of the Occupy Movement’s “99%.” This colloquy features leading scholars involved with these issues. They are experts on immigrant worker centers, day laborers, domestic workers and other groups. They have written extensively about how these various workers organize and have deep connections to the organizations involved in these movements. The colloquy will take up the following questions: -what issues are raised by workers in these various sectors? -how do these contest the contours of neo-liberalist labor relations? -how are these workers shaping urban social movements in the current context?

Presenters
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Virginia Parks

University of Chicago
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Nik Theodore

University of Illinois at Chicago

Moderators
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James DeFilippis

Rutgers University

Thursday March 20, 2014 10:55am - 12:15pm
El Rincon De Maria (Westin 1st Floor)

10:55am

TH2.09 Urban Studies Graduate Programs - Relevant and Sustainable?
Since the oldest graduate programs in urban affairs are now celebrating their "golden" anniversaries, it is an opportune time to reflect on the vitality of those programs. This colloquy brings together a group of program directors and department chairs to consider the current state of graduate student recruitment, retention, and research in urban studies. The discussion will focus on questions such as: Is urban studies still relevant to graduate students? How has the way that we train graduate students changed over time? How are we different than traditional disciplines? And is that difference (presumably interdisciplinary) still valued? How have programs adapted or changed over the years to stay vital?


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
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Dana-Ain Davis

Queens College
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Renia Ehrenfeucht

University of New Orleans
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Karen Gibson

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

Cleveland State University

Moderators
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Jasmine Alinder

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Thursday March 20, 2014 10:55am - 12:15pm
Encino Room (Westin 1st Floor)

10:55am

TH2.17 Community Land Trusts: Challenging Concepts of Propertied Citizenship
This colloquy addresses the mobilization of different approaches to discourses of citizenship that shape meanings and experiences of home in a globalized world. According to Roy (2003) the dominant U.S. paradigm of “propertied citizenship” inscribes an “ontology or way of being in the world, emphasizes a system of values and norms, requires certain epistemologies or ways of knowing, and is constantly articulated and extended” (p. 464). Roy’s paradigm helps understand how housing policies and practices have far-reaching and troubling implications for cultural and political values and norms. Ruptures in the dominant homeownership paradigm , c.f. the foreclosure crisis and homelessness, as well as alternative paradigms like Shared Equity models, deploy different discourses and practices shedding light on, and challenging the dominant paradigm. Speakers draw on different case studies to explore 1) how discourses surrounding ruptures and alternatives of home reconstruct and disrupt the discourse of “propertied citizenship” and 2) what kinds of political constraints and possibilities these discourses reveal for efforts to transform the dominant paradigm of U.S. homeownership. Oakley sets the stage by discussing failures of market-based low and moderate-income homeownership to increase economic and social capital. Caldwell explores how different, often conflicting, meanings of home and citizenship shape the NYC Community Land Initiative (NYCCLI), an effort led by homeless activists. Dozier uses City of Lakes CLT residents’ experiences to reveal reconstructions of homeownership into a social mission of accessibility and affordability. Lowe illuminates the Independence Heights CLT experiences of African American Houstonians of the tension between housing commodification and heritage/cultural sustainability.
Roy, A. (2003) City requiem, Calcutta: Gender and the politics of poverty. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.

Presenters
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Hillary Caldwell

City University of New York
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Deshonay Dozier

Graduate Center of CUNY
Dozier is a Ph.D. Student in Environmental Psychology. Her research is consider with the alternative development practices of communities of color to the colonial and capitalist institutions of property, land, and policing. Her research is based in the Southwestern region of the United States.
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Jeffrey Lowe

Texas Southern University
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Deirdre Oakley

Georgia State University
SS

Susan Saegert

City University of New York

Moderators
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Susan Saegert

City University of New York

Thursday March 20, 2014 10:55am - 12:15pm
Carranza Room (Westin 2nd Floor)

10:55am

TH2.02 Urban Impacts of International Migration
Moderator: Gordana Rabrenovic, Northeastern University
  • The Life Cycle of Immigrant Community Organizations in U.S. Metropolitan Areas in the New Century
    Chi-kan Richard Hung, University of Massachusetts Boston
  • The Impact of Race, Class and Gender on the English Proficiency of Second-generation Caribbean Immigrants in the US.
    Mauricia John, Kutztown University of PA
  • An Analysis of Welfare and Health Policy Changes on the Health Seeking Behavior of Taiwanese Immigrants Residing in the United States
    Su-Chiu Liu, Boston University

Presenters
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Chi-kan Richard Hung

University of Massachusetts Boston
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Mauricia John

Kutztown University
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Su-Chiu Liu

Boston University


Thursday March 20, 2014 10:55am - 12:15pm
Laurel (Contessa 2nd Floor)

10:55am

TH2.04 Cross-National Cases and Comparisions of Land Use and Planning
Moderator: Christopher Leo, University of Winnipeg

  • How to Regulate Urban Growth: The State of the Art in Canada
    Christopher Leo, University of Winnipeg

  • The Just City by Design:  Inclusionary and Sustainable Urban Development in the Global South
    Shelagh McCartney, Ryerson University; Eric S. Belsky, Joint Center for Housing Studies (JCHS); Nicholas DuBroff, JCHS; Daniel McCue, JCHS; Christina Harris, JCHS


  • Commercial Spaces in Talca, Chile: From the Pre Modern to the Post-modern in Ten Years
    Rodrigo Salcedo, Universidad Católica del Maule


Presenters
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Christopher Leo

Senior Scholar, University of Winnipeg
City politics, politics of urban planning, multi-level governance
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Shelagh McCartney

Assistant Professor, Ryerson University
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Rodrigo Salcedo

Universidad Católica del Maule

Co-Authors
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Eric S. Belsky

Joint Center for Housing Studies (JCHS)

Moderators
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Christopher Leo

Senior Scholar, University of Winnipeg
City politics, politics of urban planning, multi-level governance

Thursday March 20, 2014 10:55am - 12:15pm
Contessa A (Contessa 2nd Floor)

10:55am

TH2.05 Disaster Policy and Planning for Vulnerable Populations
Moderator: Shannon Van Zandt, Texas A&M University

  • Ciudad Juarez: Social Effects of Building Low Income Neighborhoods on Areas of Environmental Risk
    Sonia Bass, Universidad Autónoma de Ciudad Juárez and Instituto Politécnico Nacional; Jaime Ramírez, El Colegio de México; Rafael Mauricio, Universidad Autónoma de Ciudad Juárez

  • “Those Being Done to and Those Doing”: Charity-based Disaster Assistance in a Low-income Hispanic Neighborhood
    Michelle A. Meyer, Texas A&M University; Sara Hamideh, Texas A&M University

  • Obstacles to Housing Recovery for Socially Vulnerable Populations
    Shannon Van Zandt, Texas A&M University; Walter Gillis Peacock, Texas A&M University; Wesley Highfield, Texas A&M University-Galveston; Sara Hamideh, Texas A&M University

  • Sudden Versus Slow Death of Cities: New Orleans and Detroit
    Davia Downey, Grand Valley State University; Laura Reese, Michigan State University

  • To Rebuild or Relocate?  Using Land Swaps to Balance Competing Recovery Priorities
    Marla Nelson, University of New Orleans


Presenters
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Sonia Bass

Universidad Autónoma de Ciudad Juárez and Instituto Politécnico Nacional
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Davia Downey

Assistant Professor, Grand Valley State University
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Michelle Meyer

Texas A&M University
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Marla Nelson

University of New Orleans
SV

Shannon Van Zandt

Texas A&M University

Co-Authors
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Jaime Ramírez

El Colegio de México
LR

Laura Reese

Michigan State University
RM

Rafael Mauricio

Universidad Autónoma de Ciudad Juárez
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Sara Hamideh

Texas A&M University
WG

Walter Gillis Peacock

Texas A&M University
WH

Wesley Highfield

Texas A&M University-Galveston

Moderators
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Shannon Van Zandt

Texas A&M University

Thursday March 20, 2014 10:55am - 12:15pm
Mesquite (Contessa 2nd Floor)

10:55am

TH2.07 The Impact of Urban Environments and Urban Change on Health
Moderator: Nicole Ruggiano, Florida International University

  • Employee Wellness Program Effect on Body Mass Index (BMI) and Health Care Costs Assessing Differences in Urban versus Rural Health Care Employees
    Jennifer Fink, UW Milwaukee; Doug Ihrke, UW Milwaukee

  • The Role of Transportation in Health Self-Management among Older Adults with Chronic Conditions Living in South Florida
    Nicole Ruggiano, Florida International University; Katherine Sias, Florida International University; Natalia Shtompel, Florida International University; Karen Fortuna, Florida International University

  • Roads and Knots of STDs in Texas 
    Silviya Nikolova, University of Texas at Arlington; Jesus Trevino, Universidad Autonomade Nuevo Leon; Eusebius Small, University of Texas at Arlington; Sunil Madanu, University of Texas at Arlington; Cecilia Mengo, University of Texas at Arlington






Presenters
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Jennifer Fink

Research, Aurora Research Institute
Much of my career I have been working in clinical trials as a mentor and coordinator. I have 14 years of experience working with patients in diverse health care settings, coordinating clinical trials in diabetes, asthma, oncology, neurology, pain management, dermatology and psychiatry. As a coordinator, I have a vast understanding of ICH/GCP guidelines for human research and code of Federal Regulations for Human Subjects. | | My doctoral... Read More →
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Silviya Nikolova

University of Texas at Arlington
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Nicole Ruggiano

Florida International University

Co-Authors
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Cecilia Mengo

University of Texas at Arlington
DI

Douglas Ihrke

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
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Eusebius Small

University of Texas at Arlington
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Jesus Antonio Trevino Cantu

Professor, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Mexico
Professor of the graduate department at the School of Architecture. PhD in planning and public policy (University of Texas at Arlington), Master in Urban Development (El Colegio de Mexico), and Bachelor in Economics (Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo León). Current research interests: industrial location and spatial patterns of urban poverty.
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Karen Fortuna

Florida International University
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Katherine Sias

Florida International University
NS

Natalia Shtompel

Florida International University
SM

Sunil Madanu

University of Texas at Arlington

Moderators
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Nicole Ruggiano

Florida International University

Thursday March 20, 2014 10:55am - 12:15pm
Magnolia (Contessa 2nd Floor)

10:55am

TH2.10 Identifying and Addressing Racial Discrimination
Moderator: Diane K. Levy, Urban Institute


  • Housing Discrimination against Racial and Ethnic Minorities: Findings from the HDS 2012 Report
    Margery Turner, Urban Institute; Rob Santos, Urban Institute; Diane Levy, Urban Institute; Doug Wissoker, Urban Institute; Robert Pitingolo, Urban Institute; Claudia Aranda, Urban Institute

  • Linguistic Profiling and Discrimination in Housing Markets and Lending Institutions Based on Racial Inferences from Telephone Calls
    John Baugh, Washington University in St. Louis

  • The Future of Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Data and Implications for Understanding Discrimination
    Kathryn Pettit, Urban Institute




Presenters
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John Baugh

Washington University in St. Louis
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Kathy Pettit

Senior Reesearch Associate, The Urban Institute
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Robert Pitingolo

Research Associate, Urban Institute

Co-Authors
CA

Claudia Aranda

Urban Institute
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Diane Levy

Urban Institute
DW

Doug Wissoker

Urban Institute
MT

Margery Turner

Urban Institute
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Rob Santos

Urban Institute

Moderators
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Diane Levy

Urban Institute

Thursday March 20, 2014 10:55am - 12:15pm
Goraz Room (Westin River Level)

10:55am

TH2.11 Responding to Global and Local Pressures in Urban Development
Moderator: Susanna F. Schaller, The City College of New York, CUNY

  • Globalization vs. Transactive Planning Approaches – The Collision of the Global and the Local in Metro Vancouver
    Wayne Beggs, University of Texas at Arlington

  • Borders and Bounders and Islamic Meaning in the Public Spaces  Case study:Shaherak e garb, Narmak and Beryanak neighborhoods, Tehran,Iran
    Narciss M. Sohrabi, Université Paris Ouest - Nanterre - La Défense

  • Policy Mobility: Interrogating the Business Improvement District Model in the US and Germany
    Susanna F. Schaller, The City College of New York, CUNY

  • Toronto’s Governance Crisis: A Global City Under Pressure
    Meghan Joy, Ryerson University; Ronald Vogel, Ryerson University




Presenters
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Wayne Beggs

University of Texas at Arlington
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Susanna Schaller

The City College of New York, CUNY
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narciss m. sohrabi

Université Paris Ouest - Nanterre - La Défense
Narcisse M. Sohrabi est doctorante a l université paris ouest, Depuis 2010, elle poursuit Ph.D. études à l'Ecole doctorale EOS et laboratoire de dames à l'Université de Paris Nanterre la Defance (France) Sur direction M. Guy BURGEL sur sujet “L’influence de la révolution Iraniennes sur l’espace public dans trois quartiers différents de Téhéran”. Depuis 2005, elle travaillé comme chercheur principalement sur les villes de... 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.

Co-Authors
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Meghan Joy

Ryerson University

Moderators
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Susanna Schaller

The City College of New York, CUNY

Thursday March 20, 2014 10:55am - 12:15pm
Sabino Room (Westin 1st Floor)

10:55am

TH2.12 Service Sharing and Policy Coordination in Diverse Institutional Settings: Interlocal Cooperation in Asia, Europe, and North America
Moderator: Jered B. Carr, University of Missouri-Kansas City


  • The Costs of Cooperation: What Research from Europe, Latin America, and the United States Tells Us about Managing the Risks of Shared Services.
    Jered B. Carr, University of Missouri-Kansas City; Christopher Hawkins, University of Central Florida; Antonio Tavares, University of Minho - Gualtar Campus

  • Informal Mechanisms for Metropolitan Governance in Mexico
    Edgar Ramírez de la Cruz, Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas

  • The Dynamics of Municipal Cooperation in Canadian Metropolitan Areas
    Zachary Spicer, University of Toronto

  • The Institutional Collective Action Framework: An Application to Regional Governance in Europe
    Antonio Tavares, University of Minho; Richard Feiock, Florida State University


Presenters
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Jered Carr

University of Missouri-Kansas City
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Edgar Ramírez de la Cruz

Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas
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Zachary Spicer

University of Toronto
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Antonio Tavares

University of Minho, Portugal

Co-Authors
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Antonio Tavares

University of Minho, Portugal
BN

Brent Never

University of Missouri-Kansas City
CV

Christopher V. Hawkins

University of Central Florida

Moderators
JC

Jered Carr

University of Missouri-Kansas City

Thursday March 20, 2014 10:55am - 12:15pm
Lantana Room (Westin Lobby Level)

10:55am

TH2.13 Attracting Outsiders: Toursim and Urban Public Relations
Moderator: Joan Wesley, Jackson State University

  • Lost in Translation? The Diffusion of Tim Hortons’ Restaurants in the Great Lakes Borderlands
    Michael Broadway, Northern Michigan University

  • Place Branding as a Tool of Economic Development: Examining the Perceptions of Municipal Practitioners in Ontario, Canada
    Evan Cleave, University of Western Ontario; Godwin Arku, University of Western Ontario

  • Modeling Image: The Components of Place Representation
    Candi Clouse, Cleveland State University

  • Rural Tourism in Mississippi: Leveraging Assets, Diversifying the Economy
    Joan Wesley, Jackson State University; Shalonda Carlisle, Jackson State University; Edmund Merem, Jackson State University


Presenters
MB

Michael Broadway

Northern Michigan University
EC

Evan Cleave

University of Western Ontario
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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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Joan Wesley

Jackson State University

Co-Authors
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Edmund Merem

Jackson State University
GA

Godwin Arku

University of Western Ontario
SC

Shalonda Carlisle

Jackson State University

Moderators
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Joan Wesley

Jackson State University

Thursday March 20, 2014 10:55am - 12:15pm
Contessa B (Contessa 2nd Floor)

10:55am

TH2.14 Suburban Issues for the 21st Century
Moderator: Ryan Allen, Humphrey School of Public Affairs

  • Suburban Reinvestment: The Redevelopment of Baltimore Suburbs
    Bernadette Hanlon, Ohio State University; Whitney Airgood-Obrycki, Ohio State University

  • What Explains the Resolution of Property Tax Delinquency Prior to Tax-Forfeiture? Evidence from Hennepin County, Minnesota
    Ryan Allen, Humphrey School of Public Affairs

  • Analyzing Property Values in U.S. Suburbs, 1980 to 2010
    Katrin Anacker, George Mason University

  • Structural Conditions and Local Responses: Explaining Different forms of Local Governance in Swiss Suburban Development
  • Lineo Umberto Devecchi, University of Zurich




Presenters
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Whitney Airgood-Obrycki

Ohio State University
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Ryan Allen

Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota
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Katrin Anacker

George Mason University
LD

Lineo Devecchi

University of Zurich, Department of Political Science

Co-Authors
BH

Bernadette Hanlon

Ohio State University

Moderators
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Ryan Allen

Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota

Thursday March 20, 2014 10:55am - 12:15pm
Zapata (Westin 2nd Floor)

10:55am

TH2.15 Housing Values, Foreclosure, and Neighborhood Change
Moderator: Andrew Carswell, University of Georgia

  • Monitoring Neighborhood Changes in Mortgage Fraud-Impacted Areas
    Andrew Carswell, University of Georgia; Martin Seay, Kansas State University; Ron Malega, Missouri State University

  • The Neighborhood Effects of Tax Delinquency and Seizures on Residential Sale Price
    Deborah Carroll, The University of Georgia; Christopher Goodman, Rutgers University

  • Starter-Home Resiliency and the Great Recession. An Assessment of the Economic Performance of Sixty Communities in Charlotte, North Carolina.
    Melissa A. Currie, University of North Carolina at Charlotte




Presenters
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Andy Carswell

University of Georgia
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Melissa Currie

Lecturer, University of Alabama in Huntsville
I am an experienced assistant professor, licensed landscape architect, and have extensive educational and professional experience in the land planning, landscape architecture, and civil engineering fields. My research focuses on neighborhood-level community resilience and the impacts of the built environment on health. I enjoy scuba diving, the beach, and traveling. Education: Ph.D. Geography and Urban Regional Analysis: UNC Charlotte... Read More →
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Christopher Goodman

Assistant Professor, Rutgers University

Co-Authors
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Deborah Carroll

The University of Georgia
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Martin Seay

Kansas State University
RM

Ron Malega

Missouri State University

Moderators
AC

Andy Carswell

University of Georgia

Thursday March 20, 2014 10:55am - 12:15pm
Madero Room (Westin 2nd Floor)

10:55am

TH2.16 Housing Issues from Cities Around the World
Moderator: Yiping Fang, Portland State University

  • Rethinking Dubai's Urbanism: Generating Sustainable Form-Based Urban Design Strategies for an integrated Neighborhood in Dubai
    Khaled Alawadi, Masdar Institute of Science and Technology; Sarah Dooling, The University of Texas at Austin

  • Housing Differences in Urbanizing China
    Yiping Fang, Portland State University

  • The House they Design X the House that I Live: Customization in Apartments Projects in Recife - Brazil
    Cristiana Griz, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco - Brazil




Presenters
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Khaled Alawadi

Assistant Professor, Masdar Institute of Science and Technology
Rethinking the city through sustainability paradigm. Khaled’s research and teaching are focused on the role of urban design and planning in promoting sustainable development and the big question is: “Which urban forms, technological solutions, and policy initiatives will effectively deliver greater environmental, social, and economic coherence in our regions, cities, and neighborhoods?”
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Yiping Fang

Portland State University
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Cristiana Griz

Professor Adjunto I, UFPE (Universidade Federal de Pernambuco)

Co-Authors
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Sarah Dooling

The University of Texas at Austin

Moderators
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Yiping Fang

Portland State University

Thursday March 20, 2014 10:55am - 12:15pm
Villa Room (Westin 2nd Floor)

10:55am

TH2.18 Sustainability, Resilience, and Disaster [SPECIAL TRACK: URBAN ISSUES IN CENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN]
Moderator: Edad Mercier, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

  • Real Estate Ventures: A New Land Use of the Brazilian Coastline
    Cristina Pereira de Araujo, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco

  • Gender-Responsive Planning in Post-Earthquake Haiti
    Edad Mercier, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

  • Incorporating Sustainability and Resiliency for Housing in Earthquake Prone Areas of Latin America and the Caribbean
    Victoria Basolo, University of California - Irvine; Santina Contreras, University of California - Irvine




Presenters
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Cristina Pereira de Araujo

Universidade Federal de Pernambuco
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Santina Contreras

University of California, Irvine
EM

Edad Mercier

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Co-Authors
AC

Ana Carolina Cupello

Pontifical Catholic Univ of Rio de Janeiro PUC-Rio
VB

Victoria Basolo

University of California - Irvine

Moderators
EM

Edad Mercier

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Thursday March 20, 2014 10:55am - 12:15pm
Cedar (Contessa 2nd Floor)

10:55am

TH2.19 Informality, Infrastructure and Urban (Re)Development in Latin America: Cases from Mexico, Colombia and the Dominican Republic [SPECIAL TRACK: URBAN ISSUES IN CENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN]
Moderator: Bjorn Sletto, The University of Texas at Austin


  • Challenging Local Governance in Mexico City’s Urban Fringe: Stories from the Cuenca de Guadalupe
    Patricia A. Wilson, The University of Texas at Austin; Enrique Juárez Nuñez, Universidad Albert Einstein; Rafael Castañeda Olvera, Universidad Tecnológica Fidel Velázquez; Sara Itzel Bejarano Martinez, Secretaria de Medio Ambiente del Estado de México; Samuel Siegel, The University of Texas at Austin; Alan Bush, The University of Texas at Austin

  • Housing Access and Governance: Densification Efforts in Mexico City, 2001-2012
    Laura Alejandra Reyes Ruiz del Cueto, The University of Texas at Austin

  • Climate Change and its Challenges for Mexican Cities: A Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of Cancun, Mexico City, Monterrey and Tijuana
    Ariadna Itzel Reyes Sanchez, The University of Texas at Austin

  • Integration of Informal Settlements in Contemporary Latin American Metropolises: The Cases of Juan XXIII in Bogotá and Villa 31 in Buenos Aires
    Juan Guillermo Yunda, The University of Texas at Austin and Universidad Piloto, Bogota, Colombia; Sophie Naue, Leuphana University and HafenCity University, Germany

  • Participatory Planning and Curriculum Engagement in Informal Settlements: Working with Children and Youth in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
    Omar Diaz, The University of Texas at Austin; Bjorn Sletto, The University of Texas at Austin




Presenters
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Omar Diaz

The University of Texas at Austin
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alejandra reyes

DOCTORAL FELLOW, University of Texas at Austin
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Ariadna Itzel Reyes Sanchez

Phd Student in Community and Regional Planning, University of Texas at Austin
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Patricia Wilson

Professor, patriciawilson@utexas.edu
Participatory action research | Contemplative pedagogy for emergence | Community development | Latin America, Mexico | Leadership for resilient systems
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Juan Guillermo Yunda

The University of Texas at Austin and Universidad Piloto, Bogota

Co-Authors
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Alan Bush

The University of Texas at Austin
BS

Bjorn Sletto

The University of Texas at Austin
EJ

Enrique Juárez Nuñez

Universidad Albert Einstein
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Rafael Castañeda Olvera

Universidad Tecnológica Fidel Velázquez
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Samuel Siegel

The University of Texas at Austin
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Sophie Naue

Leuphana University and HafenCity University, Germany

Moderators
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Bjorn Sletto

The University of Texas at Austin

Thursday March 20, 2014 10:55am - 12:15pm
Camino Real Room (Westin 1st Floor)

12:20pm

1:30pm

TH3.05 Connecting People and Place: Improving Communities through Integrated Data Systems
Moderator: Kathryn Pettit, The Urban Institute

Integrated data systems (IDS) are those that merge together data from various human service agencies on people at the individual level. An IDS can be used to improve case management for individuals, or analyzed to inform advocacy, policymaking, targeting, and program evaluation. This type of system might include data from social safety net programs, child welfare agencies, juvenile justice records, student enrollment and performance, Medicaid claims, and homeless information systems. An IDS allows one to study public policy in a more holistic manner and not from the perspective of an individual’s contact with only one agency. With support from the Annie E. Casey Foundation, the National Neighborhood Indicators Partnership (NNIP) launched a cross-site project in six cities to bring policy research using IDS one step further, to connect IDS data to information about neighborhoods and place. During this colloquy we will present early findings from our cross-site work and hear from two sites involved in the project. In Cleveland, our partner at Case Western Reserve University who built and operates an IDS for Cuyahoga County will work with the Ohio Longitudinal Data Archive at Ohio State University’s Ohio Education Research Center to understand how child welfare and juvenile justice involvement affects high school graduation and college matriculation rates. In Pittsburgh, the NNIP Partner, Pittsburgh Neighborhood and Community Information System will work with the Allegheny County Department of Human Services to study how neighborhood characteristics affect absenteeism in public schools in three school districts.

Presenters
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Claudia Coulton

Case Western Reserve University
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Sabina Deitrick

University of Pittsburgh
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Leah Hendey

Senior Research Associate, Urban Institute

Moderators
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Kathy Pettit

Senior Reesearch Associate, The Urban Institute

Thursday March 20, 2014 1:30pm - 2:50pm
El Rincon De Maria (Westin 1st Floor)

1:30pm

TH3.09 Toward a New Politics for Urban America? Possibilities and Prospects in the Post-Obama Age
Politics in America is, invoking Orwell, in a bad way.  America remains politically trapped in a liberal-conservative/red-blue/left-right/Democrat-Republican vortex.  To say this about American politics is also to say it about urban American politics, for increasingly they are one in the same.  Additionally, one significant result of this political quagmire is that the social problems of America – which are, for the most part, the urban problems of America – continue to fester.  Problems of employment, living standards, schooling, housing, criminal justice, and – perhaps most fundamental to all of these – economic and racial inequality all grow deeper and deeper in absence of the political conditions necessary to address them in a serious way.

So, if we need a new American politics, how might it come about? Where are the openings to forge new political alliances, including those that might help us break free from the current ideological vortex? What might a restructured (and reconstituted) American politics look like? What sort of policy/institutional design agendas might help facilitate the development of this new politics? What might its ideological (idea-based) appeal be? Where might its material basis be located?  What are its overall prospects and possibilities to serve as the foundation for the kind of social change necessary to address in a serious way the urban problems of America?                   

The presenters for this colloquy will engage these (and related) questions with an eye to generating broader discussion and debate about how to begin to engage the most important American urban issues of our time.

Presenters
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James DeFilippis

Rutgers University
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Desiree Fields

Assistant Professor, Queens College, City University of New York
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David Imbroscio

University of Louisville
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Elvin Wyly

University of British Columbia

Moderators
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David Imbroscio

University of Louisville

Thursday March 20, 2014 1:30pm - 2:50pm
Sabino Room (Westin 1st Floor)

1:30pm

TH3.16 Place-Based Philanthropy and Community Development – Challenges, Innovations, and Lessons from the Field
Philanthropy’s intersection with comprehensive community development continues to grow as evidenced by the Obama Administration’s Promise Neighborhoods program, the increasing engagement of health care foundations in place-based initiatives, and the interest of the Federal Reserve in developing public-private partnerships to rebuild low-income communities. A recent survey identified approximately 60 examples of philanthropic support for comprehensive community development. Despite their shared desire to catalyze community change, these efforts vary by scope, approach, philosophies of change, and outcomes. As more foundations focus their resources on holistic place-based revitalization, it is worthwhile to consider the lessons learned from these cases. This colloquy will examine best practices based on innovations from the field as presented by practitioners and analysts. Reflecting the location of UAA’s annual meeting, this panel focuses on philanthropic support for place-based revitalization efforts in Sunbelt city neighborhoods that have not received the same attention as East Coast, postindustrial sites. Of particular importance will be lessons learned from case studies in Dallas, Los Angeles, and San Diego. Drs. Martinez-Cosio and Rabinowitz Bussell are co-authors of Catalysts for Change: 21st Century Philanthropy and Community Development (Routledge, 2013), one of the first comprehensive studies of private philanthropy’s role in community change initiatives. Joe Horiye is the V.P. for Community Development for the Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation, a family foundation in San Diego that garnered headlines by offering an IPO to residents of an underserved community in order to share the profits of a shopping center it developed. Tom Dewar co-authored the seminal Voices from the Field III: Lessons and Challenges from Two Decades of Community Change Efforts with Anne C. Kubisch, Patricia Auspos, and Prudence Brown (The Aspen Institute, 2010).

Presenters
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Joe Horiye

Independent Consultant
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Maria Martinez-Cosio

Asst. Vice Provost Faculty Affairs, University of Texas - Arlington
I am interested in faculty development and student success. I am the PI of a $2.6M Department of Education Title V grant aimed at improving the success of transfer students, specifically those from underserved populations. My research is on private foundations engaged in comprehensive community change, and the role of immigrants and low-income residents in this change process.

Moderators
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Maria Martinez-Cosio

Asst. Vice Provost Faculty Affairs, University of Texas - Arlington
I am interested in faculty development and student success. I am the PI of a $2.6M Department of Education Title V grant aimed at improving the success of transfer students, specifically those from underserved populations. My research is on private foundations engaged in comprehensive community change, and the role of immigrants and low-income residents in this change process.

Thursday March 20, 2014 1:30pm - 2:50pm
Villa Room (Westin 2nd Floor)

1:30pm

TH3.19 Detroit, A City in Crisis: Recent Research in the Journal of Urban Affairs (JUA)
Moderator: Laura Reese, Michigan State University


  • Is Detroit Dead?
    Peter Eisinger, The New School

  • Structural Causes of Detroit’s Fiscal Crisis: The Urban Disassembly Line
    George Galster, Wayne State University

  • Assessment Inequity in a Declining Housing Market: The Case of Detroit
    Tim Hodge, Allegheny College

  • Neighborhood Disinvestment, Abandonment and Crime Dynamics
    Erica Raleigh, Data Driven Detroit


Presenters
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Peter Eisinger

The New School
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George Galster

Wayne State University
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Tim Hodge

Allegheny College
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Erica Raleigh

Acting Director, Data Driven Detroit

Moderators
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Laura Reese

Michigan State University

Thursday March 20, 2014 1:30pm - 2:50pm
Madero Room (Westin 2nd Floor)

1:30pm

TH3.01 ‘Informal Networks at the Border: the Mexico/US Case’
Moderator: Jose Carlos G. Aguiar, Leiden University


  • Informality as a Resource: Cross-Border Trade and Non-Hegemonic Globalization'
    José Carlos G. Aguiar, Leiden University

  • Conceptualizing Human Trafficking Along the US/Mexico Border
    Jenny Clark, South Texas College

  • Inequalities and Global Flows in Mexico’s Northeastern Border: The Effects of Migration, Commerce, Hydrocarbons, and Transnational Organized Crime'
    Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera, The University of Texas at Brownsville

  • Changes and Continuities in the Use of Networks for Undocumented Border Crossing in Northern Mexico
    Juan Carlos Narváez Gutiérrez, Centro de Estudios Migratorios; Salvador Cobo, Instituto Politécnico Nacional

  • US-Mexican Border Enforcement and Drug Trafficking Networks'
    Michelle Keck, University of Texas at Brownsville

  • Understanding Learning in Participatory Budgeting: Identifying Dialectic Tensions + Resolutions using a Discourse Analysis Approach
    Presenter: José W. Melendez, University of Illinois at Chicago


Presenters
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José Carlos G. Aguiar

Leiden University
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Jenny Bryson Clark

South Texas College
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Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera

Associate Professor and Chair, The University of Texas at Brownsville
Dr. Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera is Associate Professor and Chair of the Government Department of the University of Texas at Brownsville. Her areas of expertise are Mexico-U.S. relations, border security, immigration, and organized crime. Her teaching fields include comparative politics, Latin American politics, U.S.-Mexico relations, U.S.-Mexico border policy, comparative public policy and public administration, and American Hispanic politics... Read More →
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Juan Carlos Narváez Gutiérrez

Centro de Estudios Migratorios
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Michelle Keck

University of Texas at Brownsville
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José W. Melendez

Doctoral Candidate and Research Assistant, University of Illinois, Chicago
José is a political junkie, a world traveler and a dancer who loves theater and the arts. His talents and background give him unique perspective on urban planning, and have influenced his field of study: learning in community development. At the University of Illinois, Chicago, José is studying the participatory budgeting process in Chicago's 49th ward. His active research agenda focuses on the interrelation between how the environment... Read More →

Co-Authors
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Salvador Cobo

Instituto Politécnico Nacional

Moderators
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José Carlos G. Aguiar

Leiden University

Thursday March 20, 2014 1:30pm - 2:50pm
Lantana Room (Westin Lobby Level)

1:30pm

TH3.02 Industrial Place-making vs. Community Governance
Moderator: Janice Bockmeyer, John Jay College - City University of New York

  • Community Governance and ‘Reinventing Detroit’: The Impact of Shrinking City Dynamics on Neighborhood Strategic Planning
    Janice Bockmeyer, John Jay College - City University of New York

  • The Road of Contention. When the Future of an Expressway is challenged by Community Organizations in the Bronx (NYC).
    Aurelie Delage, University of Lyon, France / Hunter College (CUNY)

  • Institutional Rape Revisited: Anchor Institutions and Residential Displacement in Buffalo, NY.
    Robert Silverman, University at Buffalo; Jade Lewis, University at Buffalo; Kelly Patterson, University at Buffalo

  • Social Organizing, Entrepreneurship & Programming as Design  
    Jayon You, Drury University


Presenters
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Janice Bockmeyer

Associate Professor, City University of New York - John Jay College
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Aurelie Delage

University of Lyon, France / Hunter College (CUNY)
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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.
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Jayon You

Drury University

Co-Authors
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Jade Lewis

University at Buffalo
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Kelly Patterson

University at Buffalo

Moderators
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Janice Bockmeyer

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

Thursday March 20, 2014 1:30pm - 2:50pm
Contessa A (Contessa 2nd Floor)

1:30pm

TH3.03 Crime and the American City
Moderator: Martha J. Smith, Wichita State University

  • Urban Unrest: Crime Control in American Cities and the Sociological Implications of Police Strategy
    David Karas, University of Delaware

  • Spatial Concentration of Vulnerable Transit Riders in Chicago:  Neighborhood Crime and Mode of Travel
    Sung-suk Violet Yu, John Jay College; Martha J. Smith, Wichita State University

  • Examining the Designs Associated with Traffic Safety around Schools
    Chia-Yuan Yu, Texas A&M University


Presenters
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David Karas

Ph.D. Student, Urban Affairs and Public Policy, University of Delaware
David is pursuing a Ph.D. in Urban Affairs and Public Policy at the University of Delaware, after receiving his M.A. in 2012. He also serves as a Policy Strategist to the City Council in the City of Wilmington, Delaware.
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Martha Smith

Wichita State University
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Chia-Yuan Yu

Texas A&M University

Co-Authors
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Sung-suk Violet Yu

John Jay College

Moderators
MS

Martha Smith

Wichita State University

Thursday March 20, 2014 1:30pm - 2:50pm
Retama (Contessa 2nd Floor)

1:30pm

TH3.04 Risk and Resilience: Manging the Next Disaster
Moderator: Jennifer Shea, San Francisco State University

  • Collaborative Planning for Post-Disaster Recovery: Galveston after Ike
    Sara Hamideh, Texas A&M University; Shannon Van Zandt, Texas A&M University; Walter Peacock, Texas A&M University

  • Engaging the whole community of stakeholders to build urban resilience and mitigate disasters
    Quintus Jett, Rutgers University; Arturo Osorio, Rutgers University

  • Risk Perception and Protective Action Adoption: The Case of 2012 West Nile Outbreak
    Rejina Manandhar, University of North Texas

  • Putting Compassion to Work: Strategies for Comprehensively Incorporating Disaster Relief Volunteerism Directly into Disaster Planning
    Jason Rivera, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Camden; Zachary Wood, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Camden

  • Building Community Resilience?  Using Social Network Analysis to Identify Goals & Measure Effectiveness
    Jennifer Shea, San Francisco State University


Presenters
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Sara Hamideh

Texas A&M University
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Quintus Jett

Rutgers University
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Rejina Manandhar

University of North Texas
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Jason Rivera

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Camden
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Jennifer Shea

Assistant Professor, San Francisco State University

Co-Authors
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Arturo Osorio

Rutgers University
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Walter G. Peacock

Texas A&M University
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Zachary Wood

Rutgers University - Camden

Moderators
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Jennifer Shea

Assistant Professor, San Francisco State University

Thursday March 20, 2014 1:30pm - 2:50pm
Mesquite (Contessa 2nd Floor)

1:30pm

TH3.06 Measuring Social Justice in Public Transportation
Moderator: Joe Grengs, University of Michigan

  • Job Access and Transportation Costs for Poor Populations in the Phoenix Metropolitan Area
    Steven Howland, Portland State University

  • Access to Everything: Accessibility Metrics Reconsidered from Within the Central City
    Alexis Perrotta, Columbia University

  • Equity of What in Transportation? Accessibility Evaluation in Intermetropolitan Comparison
    Joe Grengs, University of Michigan
  • Respatializing Racial Inequality: The Open Case of the Atlanta Beltline
    Jacob Brown, London School of Economics and Political Science

Presenters
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Jacob Brown

London School of Economics and Political Science
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Joe Grengs

University of Michigan
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Steven Howland

Portland State University
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Alexis Perrotta

Columbia University

Moderators
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Joe Grengs

University of Michigan

Thursday March 20, 2014 1:30pm - 2:50pm
Cedar (Contessa 2nd Floor)

1:30pm

TH3.07 Transforming Sustainability: Urban Resilience and Sustainable Redevelopment in Legacy Cities
Moderator: Wendy A. Kellogg, Cleveland State University


  • Bricolage - Playing Around with Ideas for Sustainable and Healthy Communities
    Nick Zingale, Cleveland State University; Aritree Samanta, Cleveland State University

  • Recognizing Resilience: Community Gardens in the Context of Legacy Cities
    Helen Liggett, Cleveland State University

  • Adaptive Capacity at the Edge: Emergence and Function of a Resilient Watershed Governance Network
    Wendy A. Kellogg, Cleveland State University


Presenters
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Wendy Kellogg

Cleveland State University
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Helen Liggett

Cleveland State University
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Nick Zingale

Cleveland State University

Co-Authors
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Aritree Samanta

Doctoral Candidate, Cleveland State University

Moderators
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Wendy Kellogg

Cleveland State University

Thursday March 20, 2014 1:30pm - 2:50pm
Magnolia (Contessa 2nd Floor)

1:30pm

TH3.08 Governing Sustainable Urbanization in China
Moderator: Youqiang Wang, Tsinghua University


  • Urbanization and Migration in China: Pattern, Challenges and Policies
    Chen Wang, Tsinghua University

  • Development Regulation in Urban Planning for Sustainable Urbanization in China
    Chengzhi Yin, Tsinghua University; Dongfeng Yang, Dalian University of Technology

  • Understanding Impact of Supporting Policies on the Urban Development: An Empirical Study on the Smart City Related Policies in Wuxi
    Nan Zhang, Tsinghua University; Xiaopei He, Tsinghua University; Sheng Chen, Chongqing University

  • Structure and Operational Process of Urban District Level Government: Case Study of Social Management in Shangcheng
    Lan Ye, Tsinghua University

  • Personal Experience, Personality Traits and Political Attitude: Evidence from China’s Healthcare Sector
    Yongheng Yang, Tsinghua University




Presenters
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Sheng Chen

Chongqing University
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Chen Wang

Tsinghua University
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Yongheng Yang

Tsinghua University
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Lan YE

School of Public Policy & Management, Tsinghua University
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Chengzhi Yin

Tsinghua University

Co-Authors
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Dongfeng Yang

Dalian University of Technology
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Nan Zhang

School of Public Policy and Management, Tsinghua University
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Xiaopei He

Tsinghua University

Moderators
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Youqiang Wang

School of Public Policy and Management, Tsinghua University

Thursday March 20, 2014 1:30pm - 2:50pm
Laurel (Contessa 2nd Floor)

1:30pm

TH3.10 Seeking the Inclusive City
Moderator: Mara Sidney, Rutgers University-Newark

  • Beyond Participation: A Review of Best Practices in Inclusive Problem Solving
    Barbara Brown Wilson, University of Texas at Austin; Nicole Joslin, University of Texas at Austin

  • Immigration and the Marketing of Indianapolis as a ‘Global City’
    Sang S. Lee, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

  • Reducing the Perception of Cycling Danger in the African American Community
    Talia McCray, The University of Texas at Austin; Teri Durden, The University of Texas at Austin; Eileen Schaubert, Independent Cycling Instructor

  • Understanding Learning in Participatory Budgeting: Identifying Dialectic Tensions + Resolutions using a Discourse Analysis Approach 
    José W. Melendez, University of Illinois at Chicago

  • Beyond Workers and Criminals: How Local Immigrant Organizations in the U.S. and Canada Resist National Policy Designs
    Mara Sidney, Rutgers University-Newark


Presenters
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Sang S. Lee

Doctoral Candidate, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Talia McCray

University of Texas at Austin
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Mara Sidney

Rutgers University-Newark
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Barbara Brown Wilson

University of Texas at Austin

Co-Authors
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Eileen Schaubert

Independent Cycling Instructor
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Nicole Joslin

Development Manager, Austin Community Design & Development Center
After working for Architecture for Humanity on a Hurricane Katrina recovery program in Biloxi, MS, Nicole moved to Austin and co-founded Women.Design.Build to provide more opportunities for women to engage in community driven design and construction activities. She concurrently worked for the architecture firm BOKA Powell on local mixed-use developments and received her architectural license in 2012. Her background in architecture, development... Read More →
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Teri Durden

The University of Texas at Austin

Moderators
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Mara Sidney

Rutgers University-Newark

Thursday March 20, 2014 1:30pm - 2:50pm
Goraz Room (Westin River Level)

1:30pm

TH3.11 Annexation, Amalgamation and Territorial Reforms in an Era of Soft Spaces and Fuzzy City Boundaries
Moderator: Eran Razin, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem


  • City Boundary-Drawing: A Tool of Governance, an Expression of Identity, a Measure of Control
    Eran Razin, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

  • The Boundary Problem:  Investigating International Trends in Municipal Boundary Demarcation Criteria
    John Meligrana, Queen's University

  • Annexation, Contested Local Environments and Minority Voting Power
    Mary M. Edwards, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Bev Wilson, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

  • Economic Segregation, Economic Change, and Municipal Bankruptcies: Revenue Sharing and De Facto Territorial Reform in the US
    Stephanie Gerretsen, University of Michigan; Mark S. Rosentraub, University of Michigan




Presenters
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Mary Edwards

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Stephanie Gerretsen

Doctoral Student, University of Michigan
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John Meligrana

Queen's University
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Eran Razin

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Co-Authors
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Bev Wilson

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Mark S. Rosentraub

University of Michigan

Moderators
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Eran Razin

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Thursday March 20, 2014 1:30pm - 2:50pm
Contessa B (Contessa 2nd Floor)

1:30pm

TH3.12 Local Financial Policies and Urban Development
Moderator: TBD

  • Rethinking the Disbursement of Land Tax Revenue: A spatial model for the just distribution of land tax revenue
    Reza Amindarbari, North Carolina State University; Perver Baran, North Carolina State University

  • The Role of Socio-Economic Factors on the Estimation of Residential Property Values in Texas
    Rod Hissong, University of Texas at Arlington; Robert Hawley, University of Texas at Arlington
  • Improving Tax Management in Cities: The World Bank Tool for Assessing the Property Tax Management in Latin America
    Jose Manuel Rodriguez Alvarez, World Bank, Senior Public Sector Specialist; Enrique Fanta Ivanovic, World Bank, Senior Public Sector Specialist


Presenters
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Reza Amindarbari

North Carolina State University
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Rod Hissong

University of Texas at Arlington
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Jose Manuel Rodriguez-Alvarez

Senior Public Sector Specialist, World Bank
I am working in Public Sector Management in the Region of Latin America and the Caribbean of the Worl Bank. I am also especialized in urban planning and management, with a large experience on urban issues in Spain and in international organizations (OECD, Council of Europe, World Bank). I am particularly interested in urban and metropolitan planning, governance, institutions, management and fiscal sustainability. I have also large experience... Read More →

Co-Authors
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Enrique Fanta Ivanovic

World Bank, Senior Public Sector Specialist
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Perver Baran

North Carolina State University
RH

Robert Hawley

University of Texas at Arlington

Moderators
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Jose Manuel Rodriguez-Alvarez

Senior Public Sector Specialist, World Bank
I am working in Public Sector Management in the Region of Latin America and the Caribbean of the Worl Bank. I am also especialized in urban planning and management, with a large experience on urban issues in Spain and in international organizations (OECD, Council of Europe, World Bank). I am particularly interested in urban and metropolitan planning, governance, institutions, management and fiscal sustainability. I have also large experience... Read More →

Thursday March 20, 2014 1:30pm - 2:50pm
Encino Room (Westin 1st Floor)

1:30pm

TH3.13 Promoting Opportunity from the Bottom Up?: Community Based Efforts to Support the Economic Integration and Mobility of Low-Wage Workers
Moderator: M. Anne Visser, University of California, Davis


  • Promoting Inclusion from the Margins: Social Economy Organizations and the SocioeconomicI Integration of Migrants Engaged in Informal Employment
    M. Anne Visser, University of California, Davis

  • Transcending Localism: Applying the ACF to Social Economy Organizations Engaged in the Policy Process Surrounding the Low Wage Service Industry
    Lisa Kresge, University of California, Davis

  • Employee Ownership in the US: A Critical Perspective
    Jessica Thomas, University of Texas at Austin; Katie Sobering, University of Texas at Austin; Christine Williams, Unviersity of Texas at Austin




Presenters
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Lisa Kresge

University of California, Davis
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Jessica Thomas

University of Texas at Austin
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M. Anne Visser

University of California, Davis

Co-Authors
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Christine Williams

University of Texas at Austin
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Katie Sobering

The University of Texas at Austin

Moderators
MA

M. Anne Visser

University of California, Davis

Thursday March 20, 2014 1:30pm - 2:50pm
Olivares Room (Westin River Level)

1:30pm

TH3.14 Affordable Housing Preservation and Gentrification
Moderator: Kathryn Howell, George Mason University

  • Portland Community Reinvestment Initiatives: Rooting Community Despite Disinvestment and Gentrification
    Karen J. Gibson, Portland State University; Maxine Fitzpatrick, Portland Community Reinvestment Initiatives, Inc.

  • Preserving Community: Affordable Housing and Changing Neighborhoods in Washington DC
    Kathryn Howell, George Mason University

  • Immigration and the Evolution of Gentrification in U.S. Cities
    Jackelyn Hwang, Harvard University

  • Divergent Recoveries: The Great Recession and Gentrification in Chicago, New York, and Washington, DC
    Jacob Rugh, Brigham Young University; Derek Hyra, Virginia Tech




Presenters
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Karen Gibson

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

George Mason University
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Jackelyn Hwang

Ph.D. Candidate, Harvard University
I'm a Ph.D. candidate in Sociology and Social Policy at Harvard. My research interests are in the areas of urban sociology, race and ethnicity, immigration, and inequality. My current research projects examine how racial and ethnic contexts impact and are impacted by gentrification and the recent housing crisis.
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Jacob Rugh

Assistant Professor, Brigham Young University

Co-Authors
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Derek Hyra

Associate Professor, Virginia Tech
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Maxine Fitzpatrick

Portland Community Reinvestment Initiatives, Inc.

Moderators
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Kathryn Howell

George Mason University

Thursday March 20, 2014 1:30pm - 2:50pm
Zapata (Westin 2nd Floor)

1:30pm

TH3.15 Public Housing and the Community
Moderator: Beverly McLean, University at Buffalo

  • Home Sweet Home: Determinants of Tenure Among Public Housing Residents
    Prentiss Dantzler, Rutgers University - Camden

  • Does Case Management Support Improve Self-sufficiency Outcomes Among Public Housing Residents?
    Kirstin P. Frescoln, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Mary K. Donegan, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Mai T. Nguyen, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; William M. Rohe, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  • Privatization in Times of Recession: The Evolution of  Chicago’s Public Housing Reforms
    Amy Khare, University of Chicago

  • The Potential for Senior Housing Projects for Community Revitalization
    Beverly McLean, University at Buffalo

  • Public Housing after Hurricane: Urban Renewal or Removal? The Case Study of Beaumont and Galveston, Texas
    Tho Tran, Texas A&M University




Presenters
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Prentiss Dantzler

Fellow / Visiting Assistant Professor, Colorado College
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Kirstin Frescoln

PhD Candidate, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
My work focuses on community engagement to improve health and well-being for vulnerable populations. My current work is focused in public housing. I am the former North Carolina State Drug Treatment Court Manager and continue to provide national consultation on local, state, and national treatment court issues.
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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 →
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Beverly McLean

University at Buffalo
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Tho Tran

Texas A&M University

Co-Authors
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Mai Nguyen

UNC-Chapel Hill
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Mary K. Donegan

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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William M. Rohe

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Moderators
BM

Beverly McLean

University at Buffalo

Thursday March 20, 2014 1:30pm - 2:50pm
Carranza Room (Westin 2nd Floor)

1:30pm

TH3.18 Learning from Latin America in Texas: How Housing Informality Continues to Trump Formality [SPECIAL TRACK: URBAN ISSUES IN CENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN]
Moderator: Peter Ward, University of Texas at Austin


  • Vacant Lots and Property Abandonment: Colonias and Informal Subdivisions in Texas
    Peter Ward, University of Texas at Austin; Noah Durst, University of Texas at Austin

  • Low-Income Homeowners in Texas: Trends of Informality and Policy Implications
    Heather Way, University of Texas at Austin Law School; Lucille Wood, University of Texas at Austin Law School

  • The Rise of Renters and Renting in Texas Colonias
    Noah Durst, University of Texas at Austin

  • Energy, Housing and Income in South Texas Colonias
    Carlos Olmedo, University of Texas at Austin




Presenters
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Noah Durst

LBJ School of Public Affairs, U. of Texas at Austin
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Carlos Olmedo

University of Texas at Austin (LBJ School of Public Affairs)
My dissertation research investigates the intersection between poverty, human capital and low income housing along the Texas-Mexico border.
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Peter Ward

Assoc Dean of Research, LBJ SChool of Public Affairs, University of Texas-Ausitin
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Heather Way

University of Texas at Austin Law School

Co-Authors
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Lucille Wood

University of Texas at Austin Law School

Moderators
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Peter Ward

Assoc Dean of Research, LBJ SChool of Public Affairs, University of Texas-Ausitin

Thursday March 20, 2014 1:30pm - 2:50pm
Camino Real Room (Westin 1st Floor)

2:50pm

3:10pm

TH4.17 Place-based Initiatives of the Obama Administration: Emerging Findings about Choice and Promise Neighborhoods
The Obama Administration has launched an agenda specifically considering the value of local places. Its policies concern strategic investments of federal resources. It has two prominent place-based initiatives, awarded to over 75 local communities. Promise Neighborhoods aims to improve educational outcomes of children and youth through educational programs and family and community supports. Choice Neighborhoods aims to replace distressed assisted housing developments with mixed-income housing while improving resident services and neighborhood assets. This colloquy will share emerging findings from a national research evaluation for Choice and a technical assistance contract for Promise currently being conducted by the Urban Institute and other partners. The colloquy will also bring to life--through deeper description and interpretation--how these federal policies are being shaped and implemented by people working and living in three Promise and Choice sites: Washington, DC; Langley Park, Maryland; and San Antonio. For Choice, we will explore early insights into key research questions, including: What did the grantees set out to accomplish and how did these goals evolve over time? How did the federal-level policy design influence implementation decisions? How have the investments been coordinated and leveraged? How have the intended beneficiaries been engaged in planning and to what end? For Promise, we will address key research questions, including: How are grantees using data to both improve the quality of their programs and services and to evaluate the success of their initiatives? What key data sources are grantees using and how are they involving the communities they serve in data collection? What lessons are emerging about how communities share data and track performance for a common target population? The panel participants will share both opportunities and challenges of these two initiatives, as well as implications for national policy design and practice.

Presenters
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Megan Gallagher

Senior Research Associate, The Urban Institute
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Sarah Gillespie

The Urban Institute
LM

Laura McKiernan

Community Information Now
MS

Molly Scott

Senior Research Associate, The Urban Institute
Teen employment, good jobs strategies
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Peter Tatian

The Urban Institute

Co-Authors
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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 →

Moderators
RP

Rolf Pendall

Urban Institute

Thursday March 20, 2014 3:10pm - 4:30pm
Madero Room (Westin 2nd Floor)

3:10pm

TH4.01 Urban Design and Urban (Re)Development
Moderator: Ramzi Farhat, California State Polytechnic University - Pomona

  • Urban Design and Economic Regeneration: The Untold Story
    Ramzi Farhat, California State Polytechnic University - Pomona

  • Do Residents Live Longer in Better Designed Neighborhood?
    Yunmi Park, Texas A&M University; George O. Rogers, Texas A&M University

  • Modern Russian City: The Traditional Urban Space in Contemporary Conditions (On the Example of the City of Vologda)
    Maria Suvorova, Vologda State Pedagogical University (Russia)




Presenters
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Ramzi Farhat

California State Polytechnic University - Pomona
YP

Yunmi Park

Texas A&M University
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Maria Suvorova

Vologda Business Institute

Co-Authors
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George Rogers

Texas A&M University

Moderators
RF

Ramzi Farhat

California State Polytechnic University - Pomona

Thursday March 20, 2014 3:10pm - 4:30pm
Retama (Contessa 2nd Floor)

3:10pm

TH4.03 Global Experiences: Urbanization and Migration
Moderator: Miriam Billig, Ariel University, Israel

  • Effects of Drastic Changes in Living Environment on Migrant Families and Communities
    Miriam Billig, Ariel University, Israel; Samaria and Jordan Rift R&D Center

  • Can Devolution and Rural Capacity Trigger De-urbanisation? Case Studies in Kenya and Malaysia Respectively
    Andrew Munya, The University of Auckland; Huzeima Hussain, The University of Auckland; Bernard Mugwima, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology

  • Coming "Home" to Istanbul? Comparative Analysis of Second Generation Americans and Germans of Turkish Ancestry Living in Parents' Homeland.
    Sherri Grasmuck, Temple University; Annika Hinze, Fordham University




Presenters
MB

Miriam Billig

Ariel University; S.& J.R&D center
SG

Sherri Grasmuck

Temple University
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Andrew Munya

Doctoral Candidate, The University of Auckland
urban growth, urban food production, energy,policy and governance in urban areas.

Co-Authors
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Annika Marlen Hinze

Fordham University
DM

Dr.Bernard Mugwima

Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology
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Huzeima Hussain

The University of Auckland

Moderators
MB

Miriam Billig

Ariel University; S.& J.R&D center

Thursday March 20, 2014 3:10pm - 4:30pm
Lantana Room (Westin Lobby Level)

3:10pm

TH4.04 'Shrinking' Cities: Can Planning Make a Difference?
Moderator: Jacob Wagner, University of Missouri - Kansas City

  • Uneven Development and Redevelopment in “Shrinking” Cities: A Call for Equity Planning
    Joanna Ganning, University of Utah; J. Rosie Tighe, Appalachian State University

  • Planning Decisions for Vacant Lots in the Context of Shrinking Cities: A Survey and Comparison of Practices in the United States
    Leah Hollstein, The University of Texas at Austin

  • Analysis of the Effecting Factors for Successful Regeneration of Vacant Land
    Boah Kim, Texas A&M University; Galen Newman, Texas A&M University
  • Reflections of a Reluctant Scholar of Shrinking Cities
    Jacob Wagner, University of Missouri - Kansas City

Presenters
JG

Joanna Ganning

University of Utah
LH

Leah Hollstein

The University of Texas at Austin
BK

Boah Kim

Texas A&M University
JW

Jacob Wagner

University of Missouri-Kansas City

Co-Authors
GN

Galen Newman

Texas A&M University
JR

J. Rosie Tighe

Appalachian State University

Moderators
JW

Jacob Wagner

University of Missouri-Kansas City

Thursday March 20, 2014 3:10pm - 4:30pm
Contessa A (Contessa 2nd Floor)

3:10pm

TH4.05 Welfare Regimes, Informal Support, and the State
Moderator: Christian King, Georgia State University

  • Money-go-round and Circles of Support: Helping Families to Get By
    Elaine Batty, Sheffield Hallam University

  • Father’s Incarceration, Family Financial Hardship and Child Housing Conditions
    Christian King, Georgia State University

  • Illegal Urban Entrepreneurship? The Case of Street Vendors in Lagos, Nigeria
    Taibat Lawanson, University of Lagos, Nigeria

  • Neoliberal Reform, Welfare Regimes, and Urban Governance: the Case of Affordable Housing in Chinese Cities
    Xiaoye She, University at Albany, State University of New York (SUNY)




Presenters
EB

Elaine Batty

Sheffield Hallam University
CK

Christian King

University of Nebraska - Lincoln
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Taibat Lawanson

University of Lagos, Nigeria
Embracing Life, Love and Laughter
XS

Xiaoye She

University at Albany, State University of New York (SUNY)

Moderators
CK

Christian King

University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Thursday March 20, 2014 3:10pm - 4:30pm
El Rincon De Maria (Westin 1st Floor)

3:10pm

TH4.06 Politics, Political Participation, and the Role of NGOs
Moderator: Zachary D Wood, Rutgers University - Camden

  • Towards a New Typology of Nonprofit Political Behavior: A New Level of Precision
    Zachary D Wood, Rutgers University - Camden

  • How Much Is Enough: Determining the Over- and Under-supply of Nonprofit Organizations in Metropolitan Areas
    Joseph Cochran, University of North Carolina Charlotte; David Swindell, Arizona State University

  • Private Regulation and Urban Governance: The Role of Agency Accreditation in the Planning of Services for Street-Involved Youth
    Fleurie Hunter, York University






Presenters
JC

Joseph Cochran

University of North Carolina Charlotte
FH

Fleurie Hunter

York University
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Zachary Wood

Rutgers University - Camden

Co-Authors
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David Swindell

Director, Center for Urban Innovation, Arizona State University
David Swindell is the Director of the Center for Urban Innovation and an associate professor in the School of Public Affairs at Arizona State University. His work focuses primarily on community and economic development, especially public financing of sports facilities, the contribution of sports facilities to the economic development of urban space, alternative financing mechanisms for smart city investments, as well as collaborative arrangements... Read More →

Moderators
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Zachary Wood

Rutgers University - Camden

Thursday March 20, 2014 3:10pm - 4:30pm
Mesquite (Contessa 2nd Floor)

3:10pm

TH4.08 Greening the City: Gardens, Green Space, and Low-Carbon Development
Moderator: Megan Heckert, Swarthmore College

  • The Environmental Benefits of Planting Trees on Vacant Lots: True Potential or Barking up the Wrong Tree?
    Megan Heckert, Swarthmore College

  • Planning Low Carbon Urban Development in Malaysia Using the Concept of Low Carbon Society
    Chin Siong HO, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia; Loon Wai Chau, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia; Yuzuru Matsuoka, Kyoto University

  • Revolutionary Spaces: Learning to Bicycle in a Car World
    Do Lee, The Graduate Center, CUNY

  • Green Area and Parks in Lima: A Study of Ecological Corridors in Two Quarter of Lima: San Miguel and Chorrillos
    Ana Sabogal, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú; Maria Isabel Martinez, Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru

  • The Organizational Life Cycle of Community Gardens
    Danny Tarng, Rutgers University, Camden




Presenters
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Megan Heckert

Swarthmore College
CS

Chin Siong HO

University of Technology Malaysia
DJ

Do J. Lee

The Graduate Center at the City University of New York, Environmental Psychology
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Ana Sabogal

Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú
DT

Danny Tarng

Doctoral Candidate and Graduate Assistant, Rutgers University, Camden

Co-Authors
LW

Loon Wai Chau

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
MI

Maria Isabel Martinez

Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru
YM

Yuzuru Matsuoka

Kyoto University

Moderators
MH

Megan Heckert

Swarthmore College

Thursday March 20, 2014 3:10pm - 4:30pm
Magnolia (Contessa 2nd Floor)

3:10pm

TH4.09 The Generative Potential of Urban Crisis
Moderator: Julia Nevarez (Kean University)

  • Urban Apocalypse! or, What We Can Learn from Imagining the End of the City
    Robert Kirkman, Georgia Institute of Technology

  • Failure or Fallibility? Critical Irony in the Construction of Urban Public Policy
    Robert Lake, Rutgers University

  • Urban Governance in Times of Fiscal Stress: Muddling through Efficiency and Democracy
    Miguel Rodrigues, EsACT-IPB/NEAPP-UM

  • Exploiting Crisis for the People! Prefiguration and the Reclaiming of the Urban Public Policy Agenda
    Adam Uddin, Wayne State University; Stephen Polk, University of Colorado Denver




Presenters
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Robert Kirkman

Associate Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology
RL

Robert Lake

Rutgers University
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Miguel Rodrigues

Polytechnic Institute of Bragança
AU

Adam Uddin

Wayne State University

Co-Authors
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Stephen Polk

University of Colorado Denver

Moderators
JN

Julia Nevarez

Kean University

Thursday March 20, 2014 3:10pm - 4:30pm
Olivares Room (Westin River Level)

3:10pm

TH4.10 Urban Elites, Democratic Process, and the Politics of Urban Development
Moderator: Carolyn T. Adams, Temple University

  • Nonprofit Land Developers and Urban Growth Coalitions
    Carolyn T. Adams, Temple University

  • A Study of Factors Influencing Public Elected Officials and City Planners to Engage the Citizenry in Governmental Land Use Decisions
    Nana K Appiah, University of Texas at Dallas

  • Urban Decline, Municipal Takeover, and Local Democracy
    Ashley E Nickels, Rutgers University-Camden




Presenters
CA

Carolyn Adams

Temple University
NA

Nana Appiah

University of Texas at Dallas
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Ashley Nickels

Rutgers University- Camden

Moderators
CA

Carolyn Adams

Temple University

Thursday March 20, 2014 3:10pm - 4:30pm
Encino Room (Westin 1st Floor)

3:10pm

TH4.11 Segregation in the City
Moderator: Paul A. Jargowsky, Rutgers University - Camden

  • How and for Whom Does School Choice Work? Evidence from a Choice District
    Amanda Bancroft, Rice University

  • Bringing Clarity: How American Racial Residential Segmentation has Changed from 1980 to 2010
    Junia Howell, Rice University

  • Not Black and White: Taking Account of Multiracial Individuals in Segregation Studies
    Paul A. Jargowsky, Rutgers University - Camden

  • Packaging Racism: The Politics and Science of Finding Segregation in a Racially-Mixed World
    Dan Monti, Saint Louis University; Robert Cropf, Saint Louis Univeristy; Scott Cummings, Saint Louis University; Thomas Hare, Saint Louis University




Presenters
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Amanda Bancroft

Rice University
JH

Junia Howell

Rice University
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Paul A. Jargowsky

Director, Center for Urban Research and Education, Rutgers University - Camden
DM

Dan Monti

Saint louis University

Co-Authors
RC

Robert Cropf

Saint Louis Univeristy
SC

Scott Cummings

Saint Louis University
TH

Thomas Hare

Saint Louis University

Moderators
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Paul A. Jargowsky

Director, Center for Urban Research and Education, Rutgers University - Camden

Thursday March 20, 2014 3:10pm - 4:30pm
Goraz Room (Westin River Level)

3:10pm

TH4.12 Cooperation, Non-Cooperation in the Production of Urban Policy and Governance
Moderator: Jill Simone Gross, Hunter College of the City Univeristy of New York

  • Interrogating Regional Power: The Dynamics of Transport Decision Making in New York
    Jill Simone Gross, Hunter College of the City Univeristy of New York; Jen Nelles, Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College CUNY

  • Planning Alone: An Examination of the Provision of Land Use, Economic Development, and other Planning Services
    George C. Homsy, Binghamton University

  • Regional Governance Chicago-Style
    Bonnie Lindstrom, Northwestern University

  • Drilling Down Natural Gas Well Permitting Policy:  Examining the Effects of Institutional Arrangements on Citizen Participation and Policy Outcomes
    Laurie Long, University of North Texas

  • Regional Voting for Transportation and Transit Investment: The Failed Case of the Atlanta City-Region
    Michael Leo Owens, Emory University




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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George C. Homsy

Assistant Professor, State University of New York, Binghamton
Local government and neighborhood level sustainability efforts
BL

Bonnie Lindstrom

Northwestern University
LL

Laurie Long

University of North Texas
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Michael Leo Owens

Associate Professor of Political Science, Emory University
Yes, I really am deaf in my left ear. I've been partially deaf for nearly all of my life.

Co-Authors
JN

Jen Nelles

Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College CUNY

Moderators
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Jill Simone Gross

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

Thursday March 20, 2014 3:10pm - 4:30pm
Sabino Room (Westin 1st Floor)

3:10pm

TH4.13 Concepts and Challenges in Sustainable Entrpreneurship
Moderator: Elsie Harper--Anderson, Virginia Commonwealth University

  • Re-conceptualizing Entrepreneurship: Moving Toward a Full Spectrum Approach to Understanding Business Ownership and Business Assistance
    Elsie Harper--Anderson, Virginia Commonwealth University

  • Impact of the Small and Medium Enterprises Equity Investment Scheme (SMEEIS) On Strategic Market Performance of SMEs in Lagos, Nigeria
    Oluponmile Olonilua, Texas Southern Univesity; Adekunle Wright, Lagos State Pension Commission

  • Innovation as Competitive Advantage in the Artisan Enterprises in Tonala, Jalisco
    José G Vargas-Hernández, University Center for Economic and Managerial Sciences, University of Guadalajara; Fernando de Jesús Salcedo-Medina, University Center for economic and Managerial Sciences, University of Guadalajara

Presenters
EH

Elsie Harper-Anderson

Virginia Commonwealth University
OO

Oluponmile Olonilua

Texas Southern University
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José Vargas-Hernández

Research Professor, Universidad de Guadalajara UdeG CUCEA
Organizational economics, strategic management, global marketing, organizational theories

Co-Authors
AW

Adekunle Wright

Lagos State Pension Commission
FD

Fernando de Jesús Salcedo-Medina

University Center for economic and Managerial Sciences, University of Guadalajara

Moderators
EH

Elsie Harper-Anderson

Virginia Commonwealth University

Thursday March 20, 2014 3:10pm - 4:30pm
Cedar (Contessa 2nd Floor)

3:10pm

TH4.14 Exploring Economic Development and Growth
Moderator: Allison Bramwell, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

  • Racing to the Middle? The Political Economy of Ordinary Cities
    Allison Bramwell, University of North Carolina at Greensboro; Neil Bradford, Western University

  • Key Neighborhood Factors Driving Location Choice of New Business Establishments
    Jae Teuk Chin, Saint Louis University

  • Ethical Markets: Portland DIY Production as an Alternative to Globalization
    Renee Curtis, Portland State University

  • Economic Development, Growth, and Urban Inequalities
    Mobin Khan, University of Louisville

  • Finding Community at the Bottom of a Pint Glass: An Assessment of Microbreweries’ Impacts on Local Communities
    Junfeng Jiao, University of Texas at Austin; Maxwell Dillivan, LSL Planning, Inc


Presenters
AB

Allison Bramwell

University of North Carolina at Greensboro
JT

Jae Teuk Chin

Saint Louis University
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Renee Bogin Curtis

Portland State University
JJ

Junfeng Jiao

University of Texas at Austin
MK

Mobin Khan

University of Louisville

Co-Authors
MD

Maxwell Dillivan

LSL Planning, Inc
NB

Neil Bradford

Western University

Moderators
AB

Allison Bramwell

University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Thursday March 20, 2014 3:10pm - 4:30pm
Laurel (Contessa 2nd Floor)

3:10pm

TH4.15 Social Cohesion, Capital, and Tenure in Low Income Neighborhoods
Moderator: Sara Martucci, CUNY Graduate Center

  • Variations in Social Cohesion Across Time with a Representative Sample of Low to Moderate-income Neighborhoods
    Daniel Brisson, University of Denver; Laurie Walker, Arizona State University

  • Attachment to Place (or Lack thereof) as a Defining Characteristic of Neighborhood-University Partnership
    Janni Sorensen, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte; Joe Howarth, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte; Elizabeth Shockey, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte

  • Residential Relocation, Social Capital and Residential Satisfaction in Moderate to Low-Income Neighborhoods in Beijing, China
    Zhilin LIU, Tsinghua University; Lu LIAO, Tsinghua University

  • Changes in Religious Ecology and Socioeconomic Correlates for Communities in a Metropolitan Region
    Nancy T. Kinney, University of Missouri - St. Louis

  • Whose Neighborhood is This? Measuring Cultural Displacement Among Residents
    Sara Martucci, CUNY Graduate Center


Presenters
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Daniel Brisson

University of Denver
TH

Thomas Howarth

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte
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Nancy Kinney

Associate Professor, University of Missouri - St. Louis
ZL

Zhilin LIU

Associate Prfessor, Tsinghua University
SM

Sara Martucci

City University of New York, Graduate Center

Co-Authors
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Elizabeth Shockey

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte
JS

Janni Sorensen

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte
LW

Laurie Walker

Arizona State University
LL

Lu LIAO

Tsinghua University
I'm a master candidate from Tsinghua University. I'm quite interested in urbanization, public housing and social welfare.

Moderators
SM

Sara Martucci

City University of New York, Graduate Center

Thursday March 20, 2014 3:10pm - 4:30pm
Villa Room (Westin 2nd Floor)

3:10pm

TH4.16 Using Community Development to Leverage Systems Change: Early Lessons from The Integration Initiative
Moderator: Avis Vidal, Wayne State University


  • Improving Opportunities for the Poor through Systems Change and Place-based Strategies: An Evaluation of The Integration Initiative
    Devon Winey, Mt. Auburn Associates; Beth Siegel, Mt. Auburn Associates

  • Moving to Scale Through Collaborative Leadership – Lessons from the Baltimore Integration Partnership
    Scott Hebert, Community Science

  • Collaborative Leadership and Neighborhood Networks—Lessons from the Cleveland Integration Initiative
    Kathryn Hexter, Cleveland State University

  • Linking Goals, Projects, and System Change Outcomes: Lessons from the Cleveland Integration Initiative
    Ziona Austrian, Cleveland State University; Serineh Baboomian, Cleveland State University

  • Creating Opportunity and Changing Systems Against the Odds: Early Lessons from The Woodward Corridor Initiative
    Avis Vidal, Wayne State University




Presenters
ZA

Ziona Austrian

Cleveland State University
SH

Scott Hebert

Community Science
KH

Kathryn Hexter

Cleveland State University
AV

Avis Vidal

Wayne State University
DW

Devon Winey

Mt. Auburn Associates

Co-Authors
BS

Beth Siegel

Mt. Auburn Associates
SB

Serineh Baboomian

Cleveland State University

Moderators
AV

Avis Vidal

Wayne State University

Thursday March 20, 2014 3:10pm - 4:30pm
Carranza Room (Westin 2nd Floor)

3:10pm

TH4.18 Governance in a Global Perspective I [SPECIAL TRACK: URBAN ISSUES IN CENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN]
Moderator: Sonia Uribe, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle, France.

  • Invisible Borders and Brazil’s Statute of the City: Can Urban Policy Narrow the Gap?
    Abigail Friendly, University of Toronto

  • The Coffee Cultural Landscape of Colombia: Strategy for a Solid Governance
    Sonia Uribe, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle, France.; Cesar Velandia, Heritage Office, Colombian Ministry of Culture

  • Policy Mobilities and Urban Change in Latin America: Remaking Urban Landscapes and Rethinking Urban Planning through Implementation of BRT Policies
    Diego Silva Ardila, Universidad Industrial de Santander

  • Metropolitan or Local Governance: Autonomy Challenges in Recent Urban Rrowth by Density in Lima
    Marta Vilela, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú; Pablo Vega Centeno, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú; Viktor Bensus, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú


Presenters
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Diego Silva Ardila

Universidad Industrial de Santander
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Abigail Friendly

University of Toronto
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Sonia Uribe

Researcher, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris 3, France.
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Cesar Velandia

Heritage Office, Colombian Ministry of Culture.
MV

Marta Vilela

Centro de Investigación de la Arquitectura y la CIudad CIAC, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú

Co-Authors
PV

Pablo Vega Centeno

Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú

Moderators
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Sonia Uribe

Researcher, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris 3, France.

Thursday March 20, 2014 3:10pm - 4:30pm
Camino Real Room (Westin 1st Floor)

3:10pm

TH4.19 Housing Matters in the 21st Century [SPECIAL TRACK: URBAN ISSUES IN CENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN]
Moderator: Flavio A M de Souza, Pernambuco Federal University

  • Housing as a Right to the City: An Experience of Dwelling Supply in São Paulo, Brazil
    Adriano Botelho, Ministério de Relações Exteriores - Brasil

  • Housing, Finance, and Policy: The Roles of the State and the Markets in the XXI Century
    Flavio A M de Souza, Pernambuco Federal University; Ana C R Cavalcanti, Pernambuco Federal University

  • Homeownership and Urban Development in Peru
    Lauren M. Ross, Temple University


Presenters
avatar for Adriano Botelho

Adriano Botelho

Ministério de Relações Exteriores - Brasil
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Lauren Ross

Doctoral Candidate, Temple University
FA

Flavio A M de Souza

Head of Department, Pernambuco Federal University

Co-Authors
AC

Ana C R Cavalcanti

Pernambuco Federal University

Moderators
FA

Flavio A M de Souza

Head of Department, Pernambuco Federal University

Thursday March 20, 2014 3:10pm - 4:30pm
Zapata (Westin 2nd Floor)

4:30pm

5:15pm

6:00pm

7:00pm

Thursday - Dinner (on your own)
Thursday March 20, 2014 7:00pm - 8:00pm
TBA

7:00pm

 
Friday, March 21
 

6:15am

Friday - Fun Run / Fun Walk
Meet in Westin Hotel lobby at 6:00am.

Friday March 21, 2014 6:15am - 7:00am
Meet in the Westin Hotel Lobby

6:45am

Friday - Registration (6:45am-6:00pm)
Express Conference Registration (pre-paid registration)
Tours, Guest Meal Tickets and On-Site Registration

Friday March 21, 2014 6:45am - 6:00pm
Hidalgo Ballroom (Westin 2nd Floor)

7:00am

FRI-BRT - Students: Making the Most of Your UAA Membership (Hosted by the UAA Membership Committee)
This breakfast roundtable is open to all members, and is organized specifically to facilitate an open discussion about how student members can make the most of their participation in our Urban Affairs Association. We are explicitly motivated to help students use the conference to develop useful network connections and engage in conversations about research with scholars across a variety of disciplines and institutions. Conveners will briefly reflect on their experiences as student members of UAA and suggest strategies that may help students, and then facilitate a student-led conversation about student participation at the conference and membership in the organization.

Presenters
avatar for Derek Hyra

Derek Hyra

Associate Professor, Virginia Tech
CK

Colby King

Bridgewater State University


Friday March 21, 2014 7:00am - 8:00am
Navarro Ballroom (Westin 2nd Floor)

7:00am

FRI-BRT Creating Livable Communities: Academic Perspectives
This breakfast roundtable will present perspectives from a group of academics from across the US on the topic of creating livable, healthy and sustainable communities. The development of such communities is becoming an important part of community development, urban design, policy planning and urban affairs. With the desire by urban scholars throughout N. America and Europe to move from communities that are often described as sterile and boring places to live, it is important to understand the factors that make communities livable. This roundtable will discuss what has gone wrong in many communities and will offer suggestions for making them more livable.

Presenters
EB

Elise Bright

Texas A and M
JB

Jane Brooks

University of New Orleans
RC

Roger Caves

San Diego State University
FW

Fritz Wagner

University of Washington


Friday March 21, 2014 7:00am - 8:00am
Navarro Ballroom (Westin 2nd Floor)

7:00am

FRI-BRT Using System Dynamics Models to Support Collaboration and Decision-making with Diverse Groups
The purpose of this roundtable is to discuss experiences and lessons learned in the use of system dynamics models to support shared decision making, particularly among diverse stakeholders with varying levels of technical knowledge. Sophisticated models of complex systems are increasingly prevalent and accessible. When well designed and based on solid science they are powerful tools, applying more extensive data and simulating more complicated interactions than even seasoned experts in a given subject can do mentally. The ability to test alternative interventions and compare plausible long-term trends virtually before committing significant resources in the real world has great potential to assist decision makers. The discussion leaders have been directly involved in the application of numerous system dynamics models, primarily in the areas of health promotion, disease prevention, and health system transformation. The conversation will not be limited to these content areas, however, as it will focus on issues such as how these tools are explained to audiences that may include math wizards and technophobes; how their use is facilitated in groups; challenges and successes in the application of models, and other related experiences of participants.

Presenters
avatar for Jane Branscomb

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


Friday March 21, 2014 7:00am - 8:00am
Navarro Ballroom (Westin 2nd Floor)

7:00am

7:00am

8:05am

9:15am

FR1.01 Beyond Complete Streets: Reclaiming San Antonio’s Streets to Promote Active, Healthy Living
Streets take up about 30% of the land area in the average American city. Why not use streets to promote active living and healthy communities instead of just for driving? re:Streets -- a new approach to fully utilizing the public realm through cutting edge best practices -- can radically transform a community and set a new direction for the development of healthy human habitats. The session will highlight how the Hemisfair Park Area in San Antonio is being transformed with multi-pronged community engagement to incorporate re:Streets concepts and revitalize and catalyze the neighborhood. A vibrant multi-modal streetscape environment is being created that dramatically improves pedestrian access, safety and comfort; incorporates bicycle facilities and streetcar and transit improvements; and uses tools to incentivize change and activate the street. The Hemisfair Park streetscape incorporates a diverse set of sustainable design solutions – from context sensitive planting to integrated stormwater management. The project celebrates and strengthens the area’s unique identity by incorporating iconic art, gateways, well-designed wayfinding and signage, and programmable open spaces that host festivals and other cultural activities.
The case study and presentations will illustrate the results of re:Streets -- a three-year research effort funded by the National Endowment for the Arts. re:Streets is a fundamental rethinking of America’s streets based on the most recent research. re:Streets explores the future of streets and what America's roadways would be like if they were designed for living, instead of just driving. The research effort has built a nationwide constituency for translating research into action. re:Streets goes beyond Complete Streets to examine nine areas that expand the function of streets to support active living.

Presenters
AA

Andres Andujar

Hemisfair Park Area Redevelopment Corporation

Moderators

Friday March 21, 2014 9:15am - 10:35am
Retama (Contessa 2nd Floor)

9:15am

FR1.02 The Right to the City: Resistance and Informal Activity
Moderator: Yasminah Beebeejaun, University College London

  • Negotiating Exceptions and Rights: Politics of Urban Informality in Neoliberalizing Istanbul
    Mert Arslanalp, Northwestern University

  • Weapons of the Urban Weak: Right to the City and Everyday Tactics of Resistance in Phoenix
    Nabil Kamel, Arizona State University

  • Recovering Public Space by Losing the Right to the City? A Comparative Analysis of Lima and Bogota’s Street Trade Policies 2006-2008
    Lissette Aliaga Linares, University of Nebraska at Omaha


Presenters
MA

Mert Arslanalp

Northwestern University
NK

Nabil Kamel

Western Washington University
LA

Lissette Aliaga Linares

Office of Latino/Latin American Studies (OLLAS)- University of Nebraska at Omaha

Moderators
YB

Yasminah Beebeejaun

Lecturer, University College London

Friday March 21, 2014 9:15am - 10:35am
Goraz Room (Westin River Level)

9:15am

FR1.03 New Engagements: Comparative Urban Theory and Research (Part II)
Moderator: Yingchan Zhang, Northeastern University


  • Reconsidering the Global North/South Division: Urban Stratification, Spatial Restructuring, and Changing Citizenship
    Yingchan Zhang, Northeastern University

  • The Comparative Study as a Method of Enriching our Theoretical Understanding: The Case of Urban Movements
    Esin Ozdemir, Middle East Technical University

  • Fast Urbanization in China: The Emerging and Innovative Chinese Urban Planning System and Development Process
    Guoqiang Shen, The University of Oklahoma




Presenters
avatar for Esin

Esin

Middle East Technical University
GS

Guoqiang Shen

The University of Oklahoma
YZ

Yingchan Zhang

Northeastern University

Moderators
YZ

Yingchan Zhang

Northeastern University

Friday March 21, 2014 9:15am - 10:35am
Olivares Room (Westin River Level)

9:15am

FR1.04 Dimensions of Social Control and Re-Entry
Moderator: Robert Eschmann, University of Chicago

  • The Multiple Dimensions of Adolescents’ Views of the Police Presenter
    Edith Barrett, University of Connecticut

  • Collective Efficacy, Resilient Youth, and Alternative Forms of Social Cohesion and Informal Social Control in Violent Neighborhoods
    Robert Eschmann, University of Chicago; Desmond Patton, University of Michigan

  • The Problem of Proximity: Black Male Incarceration  and the Urban Environment
    Keith Reeves, Swarthmore College; Megan Heckert, Swarthmore College


Presenters
avatar for Edith Barrett

Edith Barrett

Director, Urban and Community Studies, University of Connecticut
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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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Keith Reeves

Assoc. Professor of Political Science & Faculty Director, Swarthmore College

Co-Authors
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Desmond Patton

University of Michigan
MH

Megan Heckert

Swarthmore College

Moderators
avatar for Robert Eschmann

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 →

Friday March 21, 2014 9:15am - 10:35am
Mesquite (Contessa 2nd Floor)

9:15am

FR1.05 Disaster Planning and Policy Perceptions
Moderator: Thomas Wuerzer, Boise State University


  • Policy, Practice and Perception (PPP): A comparison of the Aftermath of Two Earthquakes in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
    Handi Chandra-Putra, Rutgers University

  • "Does Transformational Leadership Matter in Building Organizational Resiliency?”
    Jesus N.Valero, University of North Texas; Kyujin Jung, University of North Texas; Simon  Andrew, University of North Texas

  • Got Wildfires?  Awareness and Preparedness Beyond Communities’ Boundaries
    Thomas Wuerzer, Boise State University; Eric Lindquist, Boise State University




Presenters
HC

Handi Chandra-Putra

Rutgers University
JV

Jesus Valero

University of North Texas
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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
EL

Eric Lindquist

Boise State University
SA

Simon A. Andrew

University of North Texas

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.

Friday March 21, 2014 9:15am - 10:35am
Magnolia (Contessa 2nd Floor)

9:15am

FR1.06 Changing Systems, Changing Neighborhood and the Link to Education
Moderator: Corey Bunje Bower, Niagara University

  • How do Promise Neighborhoods’ Initiatives Align with the Evidence from Research on Poverty and Education?
    Corey Bunje Bower, Niagara University; Rachael J. Rossi, Niagara University

  • Educational Reform in Detroit: The Role of Race and Politics in Urban Schools
    Leanne Kang, University of Michigan, Kelly E. Slay, University of Michigan

  • The End of School Desegregation: Its Impact on Residential Segregation
    Sun Jung Oh, Syracuse University, Robert Bifulco, Syracuse University

  • Systems Change from the Bottom Up: Building a Postsecondary Success Strategy in Miami, Philadelphia, and San Francisco
    Wendy Sedlak, OMG Center




Presenters
avatar for Corey Bunje Bower

Corey Bunje Bower

Assistant Professor of Leadership & Policy, Niagara University
Corey Bunje Bower is currently Assistant Professor of Leadership & Policy at Niagara University in New York. In August, 2015, he will start a new position as Assistant Professor at SUNY-Buffalo working on a new joint program in Economics and Education Policy Analysis. | | He finished his Ph.D. in Leadership & Policy Studies at Vanderbilt's Peabody College in 2013. Prior to grad school, he taught 6th grade and coached debate at a... Read More →
LK

Leanne Kang

University of Michigan
avatar for Sun Jung Oh

Sun Jung Oh

Ph.d. Candidate, Syracuse University
Education and Urban Policy | Program Evaluation
avatar for Wendy Sedlak

Wendy Sedlak

OMG Center
KE

Kelley E. Slay

University of Michigan

Co-Authors
RJ

Rachael J. Rossi

Niagara University
RB

Robert Bifulco

Syracuse University

Moderators
avatar for Corey Bunje Bower

Corey Bunje Bower

Assistant Professor of Leadership & Policy, Niagara University
Corey Bunje Bower is currently Assistant Professor of Leadership & Policy at Niagara University in New York. In August, 2015, he will start a new position as Assistant Professor at SUNY-Buffalo working on a new joint program in Economics and Education Policy Analysis. | | He finished his Ph.D. in Leadership & Policy Studies at Vanderbilt's Peabody College in 2013. Prior to grad school, he taught 6th grade and coached debate at a... Read More →

Friday March 21, 2014 9:15am - 10:35am
El Rincon De Maria (Westin 1st Floor)

9:15am

FR1.07 Sustainable Planning and Transit Infrastructure: Lessons Learned
Moderator: Victoria Basolo (University of California)

  • Sustainable Planning and Transit Infrastructure: Lessons Learned
    Accessing the Mega-Region: Evaluating the Role of Greenways in Austin, TX Mega-Region Transportation Planning
    Billy Fields, Texas State University

  • Off-Track: The Failure of Commuter Rail in Greater Milwaukee
    Neal A. Johnson, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

  • Big Events and Impacts in the Urban Mobility System
    Decio Rigatti, UniRitter – Laureate International Universities, Porto Alegre, Brazil

  • Strategic Integration of Public Transport Networks with Airport Infrastructure in the Megalopolis of Mexico City: Evolution and Challenges
    Carlos Rafael Salinas Gonzalez, Delft University of Technology; Diana Garcia Cejudo, Delft University of Technology; Arjan Van Timmeren
  • Transit dependence and transit equity in the Portland, OR region                        Jennifer Dill, Portland State University; Lisa Bates, Portland State University; Eugenio Arriaga, Portland State University; Jake Warr, Portland State University

Presenters
avatar for Eugenio Arriaga

Eugenio Arriaga

Portland State University
DG

Diana Garcia Cejudo

Delft University of Technology
BF

Billy Fields

TexasState University
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Neal Johnson

Graduate Student/Research Assistant, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
avatar for Decio Rigatti

Decio Rigatti

UniRitter – Laureate International Universities, Porto Alegre, Brazil

Co-Authors
Moderators
HY

Hwan Yong Kim

Texas A&M University

Friday March 21, 2014 9:15am - 10:35am
Contessa A (Contessa 2nd Floor)

9:15am

FR1.09 Remaking the City: Concepts, Principles, and Proposed Solutions
Moderator: Jonathan Davies, De Montfort University
  • The Problem of Problematizing Story in Urban Affairs Research
    Jack Appleton, Jackson State University
  • FM 1960 Rethink
    J. Craig Babe, University of Houston & Texas A&M University
  • Complexity Theory Concepts: An Open-ended Discussion of their Insights and Meanings for Urban Theory
    Nathanael Proctor Rosenheim, Texas A&M University

Presenters
avatar for Jack Appleton

Jack Appleton

Jackson State University
Editor: Values in Sustainable Development, Routledge, 2014; working on a 2nd book- American Trends in Sustainable Development. My area of interest is conserving those areas that are still able to support diverse flora and fauna
JC

J. Craig Babe

University of Houston & Texas A&M University
avatar for Nathanael Proctor Rosenheim

Nathanael Proctor Rosenheim

Texas A&M University

Moderators
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 →

Friday March 21, 2014 9:15am - 10:35am
Laurel (Contessa 2nd Floor)

9:15am

FR1.10 Ethnicity, Identity, and Urban Politics
Moderator: Bai L Hoang, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

 

  • Urban Ethnicity and African-American Candidate Support: Assessing Turning Points in the Relationship Using Segmented Polynomial Regression Models
    Karen Callaghan, Texas Southern University

  • Houston’s Super Neighborhood Initiative: Evaluation of Stakeholder Participation in Minority versus Non-Minority Communities.
    Ronald E. Goodwin, Prairie View A&M University

  • Exploring the Communicative Environment between Local Elites and Citizens
    Bai L Hoang, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor


Presenters
KC

Karen Callaghan

Texas Southern University
RG

Ronald Goodwin

Prairie View A&M University
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Bai L Hoang

PhD Candidate, University of Michigan

Moderators
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Bai L Hoang

PhD Candidate, University of Michigan

Friday March 21, 2014 9:15am - 10:35am
Sabino Room (Westin 1st Floor)

9:15am

FR1.11 Urban Spaces, Identities, and Politics
Moderator: Claire Poitras, INRS
  • The Need to Move Beyond Cultural Competence to Accommodate a Global World
    Karina Gil, University of Texas at San Antonio; Martell Teasley, University of Texas at San Antonio
  • The Native American in the City: The Case of the San Francisco Bay Area
    Benjamin Leclere, the French Institute of Geopolitics, University of Paris 8
  • The Suburban Electorate under Obama: Place-Level Differences and Political Opinion
    Christopher Niedt, Hofstra University

Presenters
avatar for Karina Gil

Karina Gil

Lecturer I, University of Texas at San Antonio
avatar for Benjamin Leclere

Benjamin Leclere

PhD student, the French Institute of Geopolitics, University of Paris 8
CN

Christopher Niedt

Academic Director, National Center for Suburban Studies, Hofstra University

Co-Authors
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Martell Teasley

University of Texas at San Antonio

Moderators
CP

Claire Poitras

Institut national de la recherche scientifique - Urbanisation Culture Société

Friday March 21, 2014 9:15am - 10:35am
Cedar (Contessa 2nd Floor)

9:15am

FR1.12 Fiscal Constraints: The Challenge for Subnational Public Management
Moderator: Nancy Y. Augustine, George Washington University

  • Understanding the Role of Fiscal Capacity in Local Government Collaboration
    Nancy Y. Augustine, George Washington University; Patricia S. Atkins, George Washington Institute of Public Policy

  • Fiscal Stress, Professionalism and Budgetary Retrenchment of Small Midwest Cities
    Gary  A. Mattson, Northern Kentucky University

  • Recognizing and Defining the Fiduciary Responsibility of State and Local Elected Officials
    Michael Peddle, Northern Illinois University

  • Glocalization and Fiscal Decentralization
    Alberto Porto, Departamento de Economia, Universidad Nacional de La Plata; Natalia Porto, Departamento de Economia, Universidad Nacional de La Plata; Dario Tortarolo, Departamento de Economia, Universidad Nacional de La Plata


Presenters
GA

Gary A. Mattson

Master of Public Administration Program, University of Northern Kentucky
MT

Michael T. Peddle

Northern Illinois University
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Dario Tortarolo

Research Assistant, Dep. of Economics, UNLP
economics.dtortarolo.com.ar

Co-Authors
AP

Alberto Porto

Departamento de Economia, Universidad Nacional de La Plata
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Nancy Augustine

Visiting Professor, George Washington University
NP

Natalia Porto

Departamento de Economia, Universidad Nacional de La Plata
PS

Patricia S. Atkins

George Washington Institute of Public Policy

Moderators
avatar for Nancy Augustine

Nancy Augustine

Visiting Professor, George Washington University

Friday March 21, 2014 9:15am - 10:35am
Encino Room (Westin 1st Floor)

9:15am

FR1.13 Development Policies: Evaluations and Critiques
Moderator: Eric Stokan, George Washington University

  • Cities and City Governments in Urban Economic Development
    Jeong J. Ahn, Arizona State University; Thomas J. Catlaw, Arizona State University

  • The Empowerment Zone in Tucson: A Program Toolkit or just another Program Tool?
    Ljubinka Andonoska, University of Texas at El Paso

  • A Multi-Level Framework for the Impact of Economic Development Incentives on Economic Growth
    Eric Stokan, George Washington University


Presenters
JJ

Jeong Joo Ahn

Arizona State University
LA

Ljubinka Andonoska

Assistant Professor, University of Texas at El Paso
ES

Eric Stokan

George Washington University

Co-Authors
TJ

Thomas J. Catlaw

Arizona State University

Moderators
ES

Eric Stokan

George Washington University

Friday March 21, 2014 9:15am - 10:35am
Contessa B (Contessa 2nd Floor)

9:15am

FR1.14 Affordable Housing and Homeownership
Moderator: Jeffrey Lowe, Texas Southern University

  • Forty Years of Rent Control: Reexamining the Impact of Moderate Rent Controls on New Jersey Cities After the Crash
    Joshua Ambrosius, University of Dayton; John Gilderbloom, University of Louisville; W. Dennis Keating, Cleveland State University; William Steele, University of Dayton; Wesley Meares, University of Louisville 

  • Community Land Trusts and Limited Equity Cooperatives: A Marriage of Affordable Homeownership Models?
    Meagan Ehlenz, University of Pennsylvania

  • Community Land Trusts: So Much More than Housing and a New Twist in our Conception of the ‘American Dream’
    Kristen A. Hackett, Graduate Center of the City University of New York; Susan Saegert, Graduate Center of the City University of New York; Deshonay Dozier, Graduate Center of the City University of New York; Mariya Marinova, Graduate Center of the City University of New York

  • Community Land Trust In Houston's Third Ward: A Viable Option?
    Jeffrey Lowe, Texas Southern University




Presenters
avatar for Joshua Ambrosius

Joshua Ambrosius

Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of Dayton
ME

Meagan Ehlenz

PhD Candidate, University of Pennsylvania
KH

Kristen Hackett

The Graduate Center of the City University of New York
JL

Jeffrey Lowe

Texas Southern University

Co-Authors
DD

Deshonay Dozier

Graduate Center of CUNY
Dozier is a Ph.D. Student in Environmental Psychology. Her research is consider with the alternative development practices of communities of color to the colonial and capitalist institutions of property, land, and policing. Her research is based in the Southwestern region of the United States.
JG

John Gilderbloom

University of Louisville
MM

Mariya Marinova

Graduate Center of the City University of New York
SS

Susan Saegert

City University of New York
WD

W. Dennis Keating

Cleveland State University
WM

Wesley Meares

University of Louisville
WS

William Steele

University of Dayton

Moderators
JL

Jeffrey Lowe

Texas Southern University

Friday March 21, 2014 9:15am - 10:35am
Zapata (Westin 2nd Floor)

9:15am

FR1.15 Planning, Revitalization, and Displacement II
Moderator: Peter Rosenblatt, Loyola University Chicago

  • Mapping Landscapes of Gentrification: Analyzing the Spatialities of Accumulation by Dispossession in the making of Global Manila
    Arnisson Andre Ortega, University of the Philippines

  • Beyond ‘Free Market Choice’: Rental Market Dynamics and the Changing Concentration of Housing Choice Voucher Users during the 2000s
    Peter Rosenblatt, Loyola University Chicago; Steven Sacco, Loyola University Chicago

  • Hoping for More: Renewing and Redeveloping Public Housing Without Marginalizing Low-Income Residents
    Shomon Shamsuddin, MIT; Lawrence J. Vale, MIT


Presenters
avatar for Arnisson Andre Ortega

Arnisson Andre Ortega

Assistant Professor, University of the Philippines
PR

Peter Rosenblatt

Loyola University Chicago

Co-Authors
avatar for Lawrence J. Vale

Lawrence J. Vale

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
SS

Steven Sacco

Loyola University Chicago

Moderators
PR

Peter Rosenblatt

Loyola University Chicago

Friday March 21, 2014 9:15am - 10:35am
Villa Room (Westin 2nd Floor)

9:15am

FR1.16 The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program at 40
Moderator: Derek Hyra, Virginia Tech


  • How CDBG Came to Pass
    John Weicher, Hudson Institute

  • Reinforcing Inequalities: The Impact of the CDBG Program on Post-Katrina Rebuilding
    Fox Gotham, Tulane University

  • Where Does the Bucket Leak? Sending Money to the Poor Via the Community Development Block Grant Program
    Leah Brooks, Federal Reserve Board




Presenters
LB

Leah Brooks

Federal Reserve Board
KG

Kevin Gotham

Tulane University

Moderators
avatar for Derek Hyra

Derek Hyra

Associate Professor, Virginia Tech

Friday March 21, 2014 9:15am - 10:35am
Carranza Room (Westin 2nd Floor)

9:15am

FR1.17 Housing Instability: Causes and Consequences
Moderator: Rachel Garschick Kleit, Ohio State University

  • Instability or Mobility?  Differentiating among the Moves of Low-Income Households
    Seungbeom Kang; Rachel Garshick Kleit, Ohio State University; Corianne Payton Scally, University at Albany, State University of New York

  • Negotiation and Adaptation in Securing Housing among Very Low-Income Households
    Kimberly Skobba, University of Georgia; Edward G. Goetz, University of Minnesota

  • Public Housing, Disability Insurance and Income Assistance, and Employment for Persons with Disabilities
    Debra Brucker, University of New Hampshire; Corianne Payton Scally, University at Albany, State University of New York

  • Moving On?: The Geography of Risk and Post-Foreclosure Residential Displacement
    Andrew J. Greenlee, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign




Presenters
avatar for Andrew Greenlee

Andrew Greenlee

Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
avatar for Rachel Garshick Kleit

Rachel Garshick Kleit

Professor, Ohio State University
I'm a researcher and urban planner interested in poverty reduction and the social impacts of housing on the lives of the poor.
avatar for Corianne Payton Scally

Corianne Payton Scally

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

Kim Skobba

University of Georgia

Co-Authors
DB

Debra Brucker

University of New Hampshire
EG

Edward Goetz

University of Minnesota
avatar for Rachel Garshick Kleit

Rachel Garshick Kleit

Professor, Ohio State University
I'm a researcher and urban planner interested in poverty reduction and the social impacts of housing on the lives of the poor.

Moderators
avatar for Rachel Garshick Kleit

Rachel Garshick Kleit

Professor, Ohio State University
I'm a researcher and urban planner interested in poverty reduction and the social impacts of housing on the lives of the poor.

Friday March 21, 2014 9:15am - 10:35am
Madero Room (Westin 2nd Floor)

9:15am

FR1.18 Urban Identity and Place Making [SPECIAL TRACK: URBAN ISSUES IN CENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN]
Moderator: Scott Salmon, New School University

  • Deconstructing the Urban Identity of Mexico City
    Alvaro Arellano-Farias, The Johns Hopkins University

  • The Post Cause Celebre: After A Decade of Ousting U.S Navy From the Island of Vieques in Puerto Rico
    Sujee Jung, Rutgers University

  • Marvelous City or City of Exception?  Mega-events, Favelas, the Global Gaze and the Struggle over Urban Space in Rio de Janeiro
    Scott Salmon, New School University

  • The Historic Center of Puebla and its Plaza Mayor: Revitalization, Appropriation and Identity
    Hélène Bélanger, Université du Québec à Montréal




Presenters
avatar for Alvaro Arellano-Farias

Alvaro Arellano-Farias

Principal, Alvaro Arellano / Arquitectos & Urbanistas
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Helene Belanger

Professor, Université du Québec à Montréal
avatar for Sujee Jung

Sujee Jung

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
SS

Scott Salmon

New School University

Moderators
SS

Scott Salmon

New School University

Friday March 21, 2014 9:15am - 10:35am
Camino Real Room (Westin 1st Floor)

9:15am

FR1.19 Mobility and Transportation [SPECIAL TRACK: URBAN ISSUES IN CENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN]
Moderator: Nancy Merary Jiménez Martínez, El Colegio de México

  • Urban Mobility and its Sustainable Influences on Urban Development: A Case Study of Metrocable in Medellin, Colombia
    Qian Jiang, Institute of Geography, University of Hamburg, Germany

  • Urban Passenger Rail in the Caribbean Islands: The Past, Present, Future in Cuba, Jamaica, Haiti, Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico.
    Walter Baker Council, II, Texas Southern University

  • Outcomes of Decentralization on Primary Education in Arequipa, Peru: Implications for Reform
    Angel Manrique, Instituto Gobierno y Desarrollo Humano; Eithel Manrique, Cornell University

  • Solid Waste Management in Mexico: Current Situation
    Nancy Merary Jiménez Martínez, El Colegio de México






Presenters
avatar for Qian Jiang

Qian Jiang

Institute of Geography, University of Hamburg, Germany
avatar for Eithel Manrique

Eithel Manrique

MPA Student, Cornell University
avatar for Nancy Merary Jiménez Martínez

Nancy Merary Jiménez Martínez

Student, El Colegio de México, Centro de Estudios Demográficos, Urbanos y Ambientales

Co-Authors
AM

Angel Manrique

Instituto Gobierno y Desarrollo Humano

Moderators
avatar for Nancy Merary Jiménez Martínez

Nancy Merary Jiménez Martínez

Student, El Colegio de México, Centro de Estudios Demográficos, Urbanos y Ambientales

Friday March 21, 2014 9:15am - 10:35am
Lantana Room (Westin Lobby Level)

10:35am

10:55am

FR2.01 Publishing in the Journal of Urban Affairs
This colloquy is organized by the editors of the Journal of Urban Affairs. Panelists will discuss "how to" and "what not to do" to publish successfully in the JUA along with particular topics and methods of interest. The panel will also discuss the role of reviewers and how to be a good reviewer.

Presenters
avatar for Jill Simone Gross

Jill Simone Gross

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

David Imbroscio

University of Louisville
CJ

Cynthia Jackson-Elmoore

Dean and Professor, Honors College, Michigan State University
avatar for Rachel Garshick Kleit

Rachel Garshick Kleit

Professor, Ohio State University
I'm a researcher and urban planner interested in poverty reduction and the social impacts of housing on the lives of the poor.

Moderators
LR

Laura Reese

Michigan State University

Friday March 21, 2014 10:55am - 12:15pm
Zapata (Westin 2nd Floor)

10:55am

FR2.02 Street Gangs and Subcultures, Underground Economies, and Urban Transformation: Historical Perspectives
Moderator: William S. Bush, Texas A&M University-San Antonio


  • The ‘School-to-Prison Pipeline’: Where Did It Come From?
    William S. Bush, Texas A&M University-San Antonio

  • San Antonio’s Barrio Gangs: Origins and Modern Formations
    Mike Tapia, University of Texas-San Antonio

  • Mexican American Street Gangs: Race, Migration, and Urbanization, 1976-1995
    E. Mark Moreno, Texas A&M University-Commerce


Presenters
WB

William Bush

Texas A&M University-San Antonio
avatar for E. Mark Moreno

E. Mark Moreno

Assistant Professor of History, Texas A&M University-Commerce
My work centers around relationships between race, community, identity, and violence. In research on Chicana/o history, I study the development of street gangs in the context of urban transformation and de facto racial segregation.
MT

Mike Tapia

Asst. Prof., University of Texas-San Antonio
I aim to explore the origins of particular Chicano/Latino gangs in cities. I am particularly interested in new formations in non-traditional Latino destinations in the U.S. far from the Southwestern region.

Moderators
WB

William Bush

Texas A&M University-San Antonio

Friday March 21, 2014 10:55am - 12:15pm
Cedar (Contessa 2nd Floor)

10:55am

FR2.03 Urban Communication
Moderator: Annie Cruz-Porter, University of Sheffield

  • Does ‘Joining in the #Conversation’ Really Matter? Geographical Perspectives of Clout, Class and Media Divides in Sheffield
    Annie Cruz-Porter, University of Sheffield

  • Social Media Use for Building Community Resiliency: Following Urban Emergency Management Networks in the Seoul Metropolitan Area, South Korea
    Kyujin Jung, University of North Texas; Ji Won Kim, University of Texas at Austin; Yonghee Kim, Kangwon National University

  • Evaluating Participation, Innovation, and Outcomes Around City Open Data Initiatives
    Jonathan Stiles, Rutgers University

  • Localism, Local TV & Service Agreements
    Danilo Yanich, University of Delaware




Presenters
AC

Annie Cruz-Porter

University of Sheffield
KJ

Kyujin Jung

University of North Texas
The Donald C. and Alice Stone Award, American Society for Public Administration's section on the intergovernmental affairs and management, 2013 | | The Quick Response Grant from the National Science Foundation via the Natural Hazards Center, 2012
JS

Jonathan Stiles

Rutgers University
avatar for Danilo Yanich

Danilo Yanich

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

Co-Authors
JW

Ji won Kim

University of Texas at Austin
YK

Yonghee Kim

Kangwon National University

Moderators
AC

Annie Cruz-Porter

University of Sheffield

Friday March 21, 2014 10:55am - 12:15pm
Mesquite (Contessa 2nd Floor)

10:55am

FR2.04 Urban Development Planning: From Crisis to Innovation
Moderator: Carolyn G. Loh, Wayne State University

  • Evaluating the Promise of Regional Planning in Michigan
    Nina Palmy David, University of Delaware

  • Looking Through the Lens of Size: Land Use Regulations and Micro-Apartments
    Charles J. Gabbe, University of California, Los Angeles

  • The Everyday Emergency: Planning and Democracy Under Austerity Regimes
    Carolyn G. Loh, Wayne State University

  • Planning or Predacity?  A Special Purpose Planning District in Texas
    James Vaughan, University of Texas at San Antonio




Presenters
ND

Nina David

University of Delaware
avatar for Charles Gabbe

Charles Gabbe

University of California, Los Angeles
CL

Carolyn Loh

Wayne State University
avatar for James Vaughan

James Vaughan

Faculty, University of Texas at San Antonio

Moderators
CL

Carolyn Loh

Wayne State University

Friday March 21, 2014 10:55am - 12:15pm
Contessa A (Contessa 2nd Floor)

10:55am

FR2.05 Global Cities: Urban Challenges
Moderator: Mia Renauld, Northeastern University

  • Political Experiences and Urban Development: A Cross-National Analysis
    Robert M. Anthony, Shepherd University

  • Socio-economic and Demographic Challenges in Housing Systems of a Globalizing East Asia
    Hyunjeong Lee, Kyung Hee University, Seoul

  • Moving the Core to the Periphery: Forced Movement of Delhi's Urban Poor
    Mia Renauld, Northeastern University

Presenters
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Robert M Anthony

Assistant Professor of Sociology, Shepherd University
My professional interests are in sociological theory, global urbanization, and political change/conflict.
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Hyunjeong Lee

Kyung Hee University, Seoul
MR

Mia Renauld

Ph.D. Candidate, Northeastern University

Moderators
MR

Mia Renauld

Ph.D. Candidate, Northeastern University

Friday March 21, 2014 10:55am - 12:15pm
Lantana Room (Westin Lobby Level)

10:55am

FR2.06 Mapping Inequality
Moderator: David Elesh, Temple University

  • Deep Poverty in the Central Cities and Suburbs of the 25 Largest Metro Areas
    David Elesh, Temple University

  • Planning for Equity in Mexico: The Case of Water Access across Communities
    Marcela Gonzalez Rivas, University of Pittsburgh

  • Earnings Inequality across US Metropolitan Regions in the New Economy
    Colby R. King, Bridgewater State University


Presenters
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David Elesh

Temple University
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Colby King

Bridgewater State University
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Marcela Gonzalez Rivas

University of Pittsburgh

Moderators
DE

David Elesh

Temple University

Friday March 21, 2014 10:55am - 12:15pm
El Rincon De Maria (Westin 1st Floor)

10:55am

FR2.08 Urban Infrastructure Challenges and Sustainability Successes
Moderator: Jane Futrell Winslow, The University of Texas at Austin


  • Waste Land Harmonic: The Landfill as Public Space
    Stephen Caffey, Texas A&M University

  • Water and Sanitation Policies in the Mercosul: The Case of Brazil-Uruguay Border Cities
    Livia Salomão Piccinini, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul; Flavio José Piccinini, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul; Heleniza Avila Campos, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul; Paulo Edison Reyes, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul

  • Socio-political Undercurrents of Water and Sanitation Expansion in Vientiane Capital: Developing an Enabling Policy Framework
    Andrea Restrepo-Mieth, Cornell University

  • Rain to Recreation: Evolution of a Sustainable Community Based Program in Lenexa, Kansas
    Jane Futrell Winslow, The University of Texas at Austin

  • Toward a Typology for Mainstreaming Urban Green Infrastructure
    Robert F. Young, University of Texas at Austin; Julie Zanders, University of Auckland; Katherine Lieberknecht, University of Texas at Austin; Elizabeth Fassman, University of Auckland




Presenters
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Stephen Caffey

Texas A&M University
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Livia Salomão Piccinini

researcer-lecturer, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul
AR

Andrea Restrepo-Mieth

Cornell University
JF

Jane Futrell Winslow

The University of Texas at Austin
RY

Robert Young

University of Texas at Austin

Co-Authors
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Elizabeth Fassman

University of Auckland
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Flavio José Piccinini

Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul
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Heleniza Avila Campos

Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul
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Julie Zanders

University of Auckland
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Katherine Lieberknecht

The University of Texas at Austin
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Paulo Edison Reyes

Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul

Moderators
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Jane Futrell Winslow

The University of Texas at Austin

Friday March 21, 2014 10:55am - 12:15pm
Contessa B (Contessa 2nd Floor)

10:55am

FR2.09 Addressing Climate Change and Environmental Justice
Moderator: Sara Hughes, National Center for Atmospheric Research

  • It Takes a Village: Sustainability, Social Inequalities, and the Political Potentials of the Transit Village Model
    Jen Gray-O'Connor, UCSC

  • Governing Urban Climate Change Adaptation: Actual and Potential Justice Implications in U.S. Cities
    Sara Hughes, National Center for Atmospheric Research

  • Environmental Degradation, Place, and Premature Death
    John I. Gilderbloom, University of Louisville;  Gregory D. Squires, George Washington University;  Stella Capek, Hendrix College;  Joshua Ambrosius, University of Dayton;  Wesley Meares, University of Louisville

Presenters
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John Gilderbloom

University of Louisville
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Jen Gray-O'Connor

University of California, Santa Cruz
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Sara Hughes

Assistant Professor, University of Toronto Mississauga

Co-Authors
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Charles Porter Stevens

University of Louisville
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Gregory D. Squires

George Washington University
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Joshua Ambrosius

Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of Dayton
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Stella Capek

Hendrix College
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Wesley Meares

University of Louisville

Moderators
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Sara Hughes

Assistant Professor, University of Toronto Mississauga

Friday March 21, 2014 10:55am - 12:15pm
Magnolia (Contessa 2nd Floor)

10:55am

FR2.10 The Social/Political Construction of Urban Space
Moderator: Leigh T Graham, John Jay College of Criminal Justice/CUNY Graduate Center

  • Permeable Boundaries: The Sociopolitical Construction of Public Space in the Context of Occupy Social Movements
    Silvano De la Llata, Cornell University

  • Building More Inclusive Cities: A Theory of Urban Symbolic and Socio-spatial Boundary Transformation
    Leigh T Graham, John Jay College of Criminal Justice/CUNY Graduate Center

  • Urban Cohesion vis-à-vis Organic Spatialization of the Third Places in Khobar City, Saudi Arabia
    Khondokar Nahiduzzaman, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM); Adel Aldosary, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM)

  • The Survival of Community in a Global Age:  Evidence from the Policy Choices of a Progressive City
    Donald Rosdil

  • Constructive Feminism: Building Women's Rights into the City
    Daphne Spain, University of Virginia




Presenters
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Leigh Graham

John Jay College of Criminal Justice
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Silvano De la Llata

Cornell University
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Kh Md Nahiduzzaman

Assistant Professor, Department of City & Regional Planning, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM)
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Daphne Spain

University of Virginia

Co-Authors
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Adel Aldosary

King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM)

Moderators
LG

Leigh Graham

John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Friday March 21, 2014 10:55am - 12:15pm
Laurel (Contessa 2nd Floor)

10:55am

FR2.11 Beyond the Alamo: Policy and Politics in San Antonio
Moderator: Heywood Sanders, University of Texas at San Antonio


  • Reshaping the Environment
    Francine Romero, University of Texas at San Antonio

  • San Antonio’s Urban and Mayoral Politics--The Case of PreK4SA
    Arturo Vega, St. Mary's University

  • Divided City; Divided Elites: The Contest over San Antonio's Development
    Heywood Sanders, University of Texas at San Antonio




Presenters
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Francine Romero

University of Texas at San Antonio
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Heywood Sanders

University of Texas at San Antonio
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Arturo Vega

St. Mary's University

Moderators
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Heywood Sanders

University of Texas at San Antonio

Friday March 21, 2014 10:55am - 12:15pm
Sabino Room (Westin 1st Floor)

10:55am

FR2.12 Gendered Issues in Cities
Moderator: Ulrik Kjaer, University of Southern Denmark

  • Women’s Representation in Urban Politics – Municipal size, Urbanization and Center/Periphery Location
    Ulrik Kjaer, University of Southern Denmark; Richard Matland, Loyola University Chicago

  • From Ecuador to Spain: Gendered Migrations and Family Impacts
    Eleanor Pratt, Swarthmore College

  • Bringing the Body into Planning: Visceral Methods, Fear, and Gender Violence
    Elizabeth L. Sweet, Temple University; Sara Ortiz Escalante, University of British Columbia




Presenters
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Ulrik Kjaer

University of Southern Denmark
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Eleanor Pratt

Swarthmore College
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Elizabeth Sweet

Geography and Urban Studies, Temple University

Co-Authors
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Richard Matland

Loyola University Chicago
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Sara Ortiz Escalante

University of British Columbia

Moderators
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Ulrik Kjaer

University of Southern Denmark

Friday March 21, 2014 10:55am - 12:15pm
Goraz Room (Westin River Level)

10:55am

FR2.13 Cooperation, Non-Cooperation in the Productioni of Urban Policy and Governance II
Moderator: Donald Norris, University of Maryand, Baltimore County

  • Transcending Local Boundaries: Local Characteristics associated with Inter-Jurisdictional Cooperation
    Sarin Adhikari, University of Louisville

  • Governance and Cooperation in Metropolitan America:  A Survey of Councils of Government
    Donald Norris, University of Maryand, Baltimore County; Gretchen Shaub University of Maryand, Baltimore County

  • Regionalism and Rationality in Land Use: Explaining Attitudes Toward Joint Municipal Planning in Michigan
    Thomas Skuzinski, University of Michigan

  • Measuring and Understanding Perceptions on Inter-governmental Cooperation in Local Governments
    Kari Smith, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee; Douglas Ihrke, University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee

  • Globalization, Inter-Local Cooperation, and Urban Governance: A Comparative Case Study Analysis
    Eric Yankson, University of Louisville




Presenters
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Sarin Adhikari

University of Louisville
DN

Donald Norris

University of Maryland, Baltimore County
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Thomas Skuzinski

Doctoral Candidate + Researcher, University of Michigan
I research why alternative governance arrangements are chosen and how policies translate differently through these structures. My dissertation focuses on regionalism expressed as inter-local land use agreements in Michigan. What are the mechanisms driving attitudes of local elected officials and planners toward such arrangements? How do such arrangements transform land use practice and outcomes, if at all?
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Kari Smith

Urban Studies Programs, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
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Eric Yankson

University of Louisville

Co-Authors
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Douglas Ihrke

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
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Gretchen Shaub

University of Maryand, Baltimore County

Moderators
DN

Donald Norris

University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Friday March 21, 2014 10:55am - 12:15pm
Encino Room (Westin 1st Floor)

10:55am

FR2.14 Local Fiscal Policy: Influences and Outcomes
Moderator: Hal Wolman, The George Washington University

  • Leviathan or Flypaper: Earmarked Local Sales Taxes for Transportation
    Whitney Afonso, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  • Performance of Local Government Investment Pools: A Test of Participation Theory
    Robert L Bland, University of North Texas; Julius A. Nukpezah, University of North Texas

  • Misdiagnosing the Market: Local Economic Development Failures and the Absence of Voice
    Jill Tao, Incheon National University

  • National Government Fiscal Policy and its Effect on Local Governments During the Great Recession: Comparing the U.S. to Other OECD Countries.
    Hal Wolman, The George Washington University




Presenters
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Whitney Afonso

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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Julius Nukpezah

University of North Texas
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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.
HW

Hal Wolman

George Washington University

Co-Authors
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Robert L Bland

University of North Texas and University of Texas, Austin

Moderators
HW

Hal Wolman

George Washington University

Friday March 21, 2014 10:55am - 12:15pm
Olivares Room (Westin River Level)

10:55am

FR2.15 Urban Blight, Foreclosures, and Low Income Households
Moderator: Deirdre Pfeiffer, Arizona State University

  • Modifications versus Foreclosures:  Effects on Stress and Health
    Mark Lindblad, University of North Carolina--Chapel Hill; Yutuan Gao, University of North Carolina--Chapel Hill; Alexandra F. Browning, University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill

  • Housing Finance and the Restructuring of Inequality Patterns: How Mortgage Practices Have Shaped Wealth and Status Mobility in the United States
    Megan K. Peppel, University of California - Berkeley

  • The Effect of Foreclosures on Section 8 Recipients in Phoenix
    Deirdre Pfeiffer, Arizona State University; Joanna Lucio, Arizona State University

  • Hot Money, Small Banks and the Makings of a  Collapse: Wholesale Funding and the Increase in Bank-Owned Real Estate in the U.S. Financial Crisis
    Elora Raymond, Georgia Institute of Technology

  • Gaining Sight of Blight: A Spatial Analysis Identifying the Cause of Urban Blight
    Jesseca Short, University of North Texas; Kyujin Jung, University of North Texas; Simon A. Andrew, University of North Texas




Presenters
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Mark Lindblad

UNC-Chapel Hill Center for Community Capital
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Megan K. Peppel

University of California Berkeley
DP

Deirdre Pfeiffer

Arizona State University
ER

Elora Raymond

PhD Student, Georgia Institute of Technology
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Jesseca Short

University of North Texas

Co-Authors
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Alexandra F. Browning

University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
JL

Joanna Lucio

Arizona State University
SA

Simon A. Andrew

University of North Texas
YG

Yutuan Gao

University of North Carolina--Chapel Hill

Moderators
DP

Deirdre Pfeiffer

Arizona State University

Friday March 21, 2014 10:55am - 12:15pm
Madero Room (Westin 2nd Floor)

10:55am

FR2.16 Global Issues of Housing, Residential Segregation, and Development
Moderator: Ayse Pamuk, San Francisco State University

  • Transformation of Housing under Rapid Economic Growth and Urbanization: The Case of Turkish cities
    Ayse Pamuk, San Francisco State University
  • (In)Visible Boundaries: The Negotiation of Urban Citizenship in the Uneven Housing Development of Nanjing
    Sarah Tynen, University of Colorado-Boulder

  • The Role of Planners in Severing the Vicious Circle of Residential Segregation and Inequality of Opportunity
    Ayoung Woo, Texas A&M University; Shannon Van Zandt, Texas A&M University; Kenneth Joh, Texas A&M University

  • Frontier or Boundary?: Amenities Surrounding Gated Communities in China and the US
    Xuefan Zhang, Arizona State University; Joanna Lucio, Arizona State University

Presenters
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Ayse Pamuk

Professor of Urban Studies and Planning, San Francisco State University
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Sarah Tynen

University of Colorado-Boulder
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Ayoung Woo

Texas A&M University
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Xuefan Zhang

Arizona State University

Co-Authors
JL

Joanna Lucio

Arizona State University
KJ

Kenneth Joh

Texas A&M University

Moderators
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Ayse Pamuk

Professor of Urban Studies and Planning, San Francisco State University

Friday March 21, 2014 10:55am - 12:15pm
Carranza Room (Westin 2nd Floor)

10:55am

FR2.17 The Contested Value of Place: Land, Property, and Community Development
Moderator: Ryan M Good, Rutgers University


  • Of or Above the Neighborhood: CDCs, Place, and the Politics of Community Development
    Ryan M Good, Rutgers University; Kathe Newman, Rutgers University

  • [Re]placing Steel: Imagining Value Amidst Pittsburgh's Post-industrial Waterfront
    Joseph Pierce, Florida State University

  • Property Abandonment, Market Rationality, & the Limits to Policy
    Lee Polonsky, Rutgers University

  • Black Branding as a Redevelopment Strategy: Reducing or Reinforcing Racial Stereotypes?
    Derek Hyra, Virginia Tech

  • The Politics of Value: Speculation in Rent-Regulated Multifamily Housing in New York City
    Benjamin F. Teresa, Rutgers University




Presenters
avatar for Ryan M. Good

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 →
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Derek Hyra

Associate Professor, Virginia Tech
JP

Joseph Pierce

Florida State University
LP

Lee Polonsky

Rutgers University
BF

Benjamin F Teresa

Rutgers University

Co-Authors
KN

Kathe Newman

Rutgers University

Moderators
avatar for Ryan M. Good

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 →

Friday March 21, 2014 10:55am - 12:15pm
Villa Room (Westin 2nd Floor)

10:55am

FR2.18 Urbanization Patterns [SPECIAL TRACK: URBAN ISSUES IN CENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN]
Moderator: Jose Julio Lima, Pará Federal University

  • Mobility Patterns and Urban Sprawl: A Study on Urban Development in Belem, Northern Brazil
    Jose Julio Lima, Pará Federal University; Raul Ventura, Campinas State University

  • A Comparison of the Social Implications of Rapid Urbanization in Lima and Santiago de Chile
    Ann Carpenter, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta; Myriam Quispe-Agnoli, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

  • New Peripheries: Emerging Patterns of Urban Growth in Mexico City, Monterrey, and Houston
    Gregory Marinic, University of Houston

  • Prescribing Catalytic Opportunities: A Spectrum of the Modern American Urban Landscape
    Edna Ledesma, Texas A&M University

  • The not Intra-urban Residential Mobility: A Housing Opportunity? 
    María Alejandra Núñez Villalobos, El Colegio de México


Presenters
AC

Ann Carpenter

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
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Edna Ledesma

Texas A&M University
JJ

Jose Julio Lima

Pará Federal University
GM

Gregory Marinic

University of Houston, College of Architecture

Co-Authors
MQ

Myriam Quispe-Agnoli

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
RV

Raul Ventura

Campinas State University

Moderators
JJ

Jose Julio Lima

Pará Federal University

Friday March 21, 2014 10:55am - 12:15pm
Camino Real Room (Westin 1st Floor)

12:20pm

2:05pm

FR3.07 The Past, Present, and Use of Urban Regime Theory across Disciplines: Twenty-Fifth Anniversary Colloquy on Regime Politics
Theme: Scholars will discuss how urban regime theory and Regime Politics has been used in various fields – political science, geography, and sociology – in the past, how they use it, and how it may be used in the future. Clarence Stone, author of Regime Politics, will answer panelists’ questions, share his views on the use of urban regime theory and Regime Politics use in the field, and how the concept may be utilized in the future.

Presenters
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Katy Guimond

University of California, Berkeley
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Katherine Hankins

Associate Professor, Georgia State University
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Cameron Herman

PhD Candidate, Michigan State University
MO

Marion Orr

N, Brown University
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Clarence Stone

George Washington University
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Michael Webb

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

Moderators
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Marion Orr

N, Brown University

Friday March 21, 2014 2:05pm - 3:25pm
Sabino Room (Westin 1st Floor)

2:05pm

FR3.16 Teaching: Institutional Contexts and Pedagogy—What Really Matters?
Moderator: Jocelyn Taliaferro, North Carolina State University

  • Yasminah Beebeejaun, University College London

  • Barbara Ferman, Temple University

  • Laura Solitare, Texas Southern University

  • Noah Toly, Wheaton College


Presenters
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Yasminah Beebeejaun

Lecturer, University College London
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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 →
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Laura Solitare

Texas Southern University
NT

Noah Toly

Wheaton 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 March 21, 2014 2:05pm - 3:25pm
El Rincon De Maria (Westin 1st Floor)

2:05pm

FR3.01 From Coney Island to the High Line: Perspectives on Public Space and Urban Development in 21st c. NYC
Moderator: Juan J. Rivero, Rutgers University


  • The High Line and Olmsted's Vision for Public Space in New York
    Alexander Reichl, Queens College, CUNY

  • Fantastic Landscapes: The Contentious Greening of the North Brooklyn Waterfront
    Daniel Campo, Morgan State University

  • Cultural Boundaries Between the Hasidic Community and the ‘Artisten’ in Williamsburg, Brooklyn: A Clash or an Opportunity?
    Côme A. Perotin, French Institute of Geopolitics

  • Contesting “Public Space” in the Redevelopment of Coney Island
    Juan J. Rivero, Rutgers University






Presenters
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Daniel Campo

Morgan State University
CP

Côme Perotin

French Institute of Geopolitics
AR

Alexander Reichl

Queens College, CUNY
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Juan J. Rivero

Rutgers University; Bloustein School of Planning

Moderators
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Juan J. Rivero

Rutgers University; Bloustein School of Planning

Friday March 21, 2014 2:05pm - 3:25pm
Contessa A (Contessa 2nd Floor)

2:05pm

FR3.02 International City Networks
Moderator: Jerome Hodos, Franklin & Marshall College

  • The Level of Integrity of Singapore as a Pacific Asian Global City Into the World City Network
    Mohammad Ali Behbahani, Politecnico di Milano

  • Understanding Public Engagement in Municipal International Cooperation
    Patricia Ciorici, Rutgers University

  • Unpacking the Global City Formation Process in Philadelphia and Shanghai: A Comparison of Least-Similar Cases
    Jerome Hodos, Franklin & Marshall College; Richardson Dilworth, Drexel University

  • Globalization and the Impact on the Routine of Women
    Valerie A. Purry, Jackson State University

  • Marketization, Public Services and the City: The Potential for Polanyian Counter Movements
    Mildred Warner, Cornell University; Judith Clifton, University of Cantabria, Spain




Presenters
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Mohammad Ali Behbahani

PhD Candidate in Spatial Planning and Urban Development, Politecnico di Milano
I research on the areas of urban and regional planning; local and regional competitiveness in specialized economic circuits; governance structure, institutions, policies, and regulations analysis; decision making models; the emergence of new towns with specialized-function in (post) oil-based economic countries; economies of agglomeration; urbanization; globalization and world city network; analysis and evaluation of Middle East's (in... Read More →
PC

Patricia Ciorici

Rutgers University
RD

Richardson Dilworth

Drexel University
JH

Jerome Hodos

Franklin & Marshall College
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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 →
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Mildred Warner

Cornell University

Co-Authors
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Judith Clifton

University of Cantabrida, Spain

Moderators
JH

Jerome Hodos

Franklin & Marshall College

Friday March 21, 2014 2:05pm - 3:25pm
Olivares Room (Westin River Level)

2:05pm

FR3.03 Using the Data to Talk About Communities
Moderator: Natasha Tursi, Rutgers University

  • Accelerating Health Improvement: Community Commons and the Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) Toolkit
    Christopher Fulcher, CARES - University of Missouri; Christopher Barnett, CARES - University of Missouri; Erin Barbaro, CARES - University of Missouri; Roxanne Medina-Fulcher, Institute for People, Place and Possibility

  • Charlotte Neighborhood Quality of Life Study: Building a Successful Urban Policy Tool
    Owen J. Furuseth, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte

  • Moving from Measurement to Action: A Reexamination of Greater Portland Pulse
    Meg Merrick, Portland State University

  • Measuring Neighborhood Change: Longitudinal Data Collection and Interactive Mapping of Changing Neighborhoods in Camden, NJ
    Natasha Tursi, Rutgers University




Presenters
CF

Christopher Fulcher

Director, CARES - University of Missouri
OF

Owen Furuseth

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte
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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.
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Natasha Tursi

Associate Director, Center for Urban Research and Education, Rutgers University

Co-Authors
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Christopher Barnett

CARES - University of Missouri
EB

Erin Barbaro

CARES - University of Missouri
RM

Roxanne Medina-Fulcher

Institute for People, Place and Possibility

Moderators
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Natasha Tursi

Associate Director, Center for Urban Research and Education, Rutgers University

Friday March 21, 2014 2:05pm - 3:25pm
Goraz Room (Westin River Level)

2:05pm

FR3.04 Ethnicity and Neighborhood Economics I
Moderator: Julia R. Elmer, The Ohio State University

  • Exploratory Research on Immigrant Entrepreneurship in Shrinking Cities
    Julia R. Elmer, The Ohio State University

  • The Differential Impacts of the Foreclosure Crisis on Asian Americans and Asian American-Serving Organizations
    C. Aujean Lee, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

  • The Role of Community Development Financial Institutions in Lending to Ethnic Entrepreneurs in Los Angeles
    R. Varisa Patraporn, California State University, Long Beach


Presenters
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Julia Elmer

The Ohio State University
CA

C. Aujean Lee

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
RV

R. Varisa Patraporn

California State University, Long Beach

Moderators
JE

Julia Elmer

The Ohio State University

Friday March 21, 2014 2:05pm - 3:25pm
Carranza Room (Westin 2nd Floor)

2:05pm

FR3.05 Organizational Networks and Collaboration
Moderator: Mark Chupp, Case Western Reserve University

  • Health Care Accessibility in Suburbia: Effect of Informational Networks
    Karabi C. Bezboruah, University of Texas at Arlington

  • Unifying Community Development: How the Merger of 3 Citywide Nonprofits Fosters Transformative, Comprehensive Neighborhood Revitalization in Cleveland
    Mark Chupp, Case Western Reserve University; David Fitz, Strategy Design Partners; Michael Graham, Strategy Design Partners; Colleen Gilson, Cleveland Neighborhood Progress; Jeff Kipp, Cleveland Neighborhood Progress

  • The Impact of Local Institutional Arrangements on Nonprofit Boundary Spanning Activity
    Kirk A Leach, Rutgers University

  • Foundations and Community Organizations in Montreal: Various Grants, but a Few Key Ones
    Richard Morin, Université du Québec à Montréal; Jean-Marc Fontan, Université du Québec à Montréal; Pierre Hamel, Université de Montréal




Presenters
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Karabi Bezboruah

University of Texas at Arlington
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Mark Chupp

Assistant Professor, Case Western Reserve University
I have been on a vision quest throughout my career, seeking to build community across identity groups. I spent years as a practitioner in community building, community organizing and conflict transformation. Social work provided the strongest theoretical and practice foundation for this work. I pursued this quest for community-led social change in both my social work practice and studies. Having initiated several change movements and nonprofit... Read More →
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Kirk Leach

Rutgers University
RM

Richard Morin

Université du Québec à Montréal

Co-Authors
CG

Colleen Gilson

Cleveland Neighborhood Progress
DF

David Fitz

Strategy Design Partners
JF

Jean-Marc Fontan

Université du Québec à Montréal
JK

Jeff Kipp

Cleveland Neighborhood Progress
MG

Michael Graham

Strategy Design Partners
PH

Pierre Hamel

Université de Montréal

Moderators
avatar for Mark Chupp

Mark Chupp

Assistant Professor, Case Western Reserve University
I have been on a vision quest throughout my career, seeking to build community across identity groups. I spent years as a practitioner in community building, community organizing and conflict transformation. Social work provided the strongest theoretical and practice foundation for this work. I pursued this quest for community-led social change in both my social work practice and studies. Having initiated several change movements and nonprofit... Read More →

Friday March 21, 2014 2:05pm - 3:25pm
Retama (Contessa 2nd Floor)

2:05pm

FR3.06 Development, Sanitation, and Waste Management
Moderator: Edith Barrett, University of Connecticut
  • Globalization, Logistics and the Treadmill of Production in Metropolitan Waste Management: Case of Turkish Firms
    Albert Fu, Kutztown University
  • Navigating Waste Streams: The Role of Human Behavior and Separation Strategies in Municipal Composting Programs
    Sally Geislar, University of California, Irvine
  • São Paulo’s Green Trash: the Social, Technological, and Biophysical Impacts of the Bandeirantes Landfill Development
    Kristine Stiphany, The University of Texas at Austin; Jason Sowell, The University of Texas at Austin

Presenters
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Albert Fu

Assistant Professor, Kutztown University
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Sally Geislar

PhD Candidate, University of California, Irvine
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Kristine Stiphany

National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow, The University of Texas at Austin
My research and practice focus upon the intersection of sociospatial analysis, participatory methods, and urban design.

Co-Authors
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Jason Sowell

The University of Texas at Austin

Moderators
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Edith Barrett

Director, Urban and Community Studies, University of Connecticut

Friday March 21, 2014 2:05pm - 3:25pm
Magnolia (Contessa 2nd Floor)

2:05pm

FR3.08 Contested Spaces: Socio-economic Factors
Moderator: John J. Betancur, University of Illinois at Chicago

  • Race and Gentrification in the USA: Evidence from Chicago
    John J Betancur, University of Illinois at Chicago

  • An Assessment of the Houston Region’s Most Severe Environmental Justice Census Tracts
    Gwendolyn C. Goodwin, Texas Southern University; Jamaal Schoby, Texas Southern University; Walter Council, Texas Southern University

  • Stories that Validate the Need for Youth Participatory Action Research (YPAR)
    Joan T. Wynne, Florida International University

Presenters
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John J Betancur

Department of Urban Planning and Policy (UPP), University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)
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Gwendolyn Goodwin

Texas Southern University-Center for Transportation Training and Research
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Joan Wynne

Visiting Associate Professor, The Algebra Project
I'm passionate about teaching, children, my Sun-Daughter, husband, Mama2 daughters, family, friends and our small planet earth. I'm also committed to ridding schools of racism, sexism, classism, and homophobia. I love writing and research and I'm passionate about the work of the Algebra Project, the Young People's Project, and the Dream Defenders.

Co-Authors
Moderators

Friday March 21, 2014 2:05pm - 3:25pm
Laurel (Contessa 2nd Floor)

2:05pm

FR3.09 Activism in Cities, Suburbs, and Metropolitan Regions
Moderator: Lori A Riverstone-Newell, Illinois State University

  • Changing modes of Urban Governance under Fiscal Stress: Evidence from Six Cities in England and Spain
    Ismael Blanco, Autonomous University of Barcelona; Jonathan Davies, De Montfort University; Vivien Lowndes, Nottingham University

  • Transforming local democracy? Local innovations for increasing citizen influence and democratic legitimacy in Bristol and Mexico City
    Joanna Howard, University of Bristol; Arturo Flores, National Autonomous University of Mexico

  • Assessing Local Activism as it Relates to Fiscal Scarcity
    Lori A Riverstone-Newell, Illinois 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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Joanna Howard

University of Bristol
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Lori Riverstone-Newell

Illinois State University

Co-Authors
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Arturo Flores

National Autonomous University of Mexico
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Ismael Blanco

Autonomous University of Barcelona
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Vivien Lowndes

Nottingham University

Moderators
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Lori Riverstone-Newell

Illinois State University

Friday March 21, 2014 2:05pm - 3:25pm
Encino Room (Westin 1st Floor)

2:05pm

FR3.10 Managing Local Services and Initatives
Moderator: Susan Mason, Boise State University

  • Urban Informatics in Public Policy: Exploring the Collateral Effects of Data-driven Policy Enforcement in New York City
    Brian Baldor, Rutgers University

  • Determinants of Conflict on Wisconsin School Boards
    Michael Ford, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh; Douglas Ihrke, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

  • Social Network Analysis: A Means to Discovering the Tipping Point in Gaining Cooperation?
    Susan Mason, Boise State University; Don Holley, Boise State University; Aaron Wells, Boise State University; Alark Joshi, Boise State University; Amit Jain, Boise State University; Thomas Wuerzer, Boise State University

  • Developing Capacity: Facilitator Led Dialogue and Social Agency
    Josephine Gatti Schafer, Kansas State University

  • Collaborative Local Services: Overcoming Barriers to Working Together
    David Swindell, Arizona State University




Presenters
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Brian Baldor

Rutgers University
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Michael Ford

University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
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Susan Mason

Boise State University
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Josephine Schafer

Kansas State University
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David Swindell

Director, Center for Urban Innovation, Arizona State University
David Swindell is the Director of the Center for Urban Innovation and an associate professor in the School of Public Affairs at Arizona State University. His work focuses primarily on community and economic development, especially public financing of sports facilities, the contribution of sports facilities to the economic development of urban space, alternative financing mechanisms for smart city investments, as well as collaborative arrangements... Read More →

Co-Authors
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Aaron Wells

Boise State University
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Alark Joshi

Boise State University
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Amit Jain

Boise State University
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Don Holley

Boise State University
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Douglas Ihrke

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
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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.

Moderators
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Susan Mason

Boise State University

Friday March 21, 2014 2:05pm - 3:25pm
Cedar (Contessa 2nd Floor)

2:05pm

FR3.11 Resilience and Redevelopment
Moderator: Elizabeth Strom, University of South Florida

  • Creating Resilient Downtowns
    Michael Burayidi, Ball State University

  • Economic Restructuring and the Art of Adaptive Resilience
    Margaret (Maggie) Cowell, Virginia Tech

  • Exploring the Resiliency of Las Vegas
    Al Gourrier, University of Nevada Las Vegas

  • Tourism, Arts and Downtown Revitalization in Asheville, NC
    Elizabeth Strom, University of South Florida; Robert Kerstein, University of Tampa


Presenters
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Michael Burayidi

Ball State University
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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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Al Gourrier

University of Nevada Las Vegas
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Elizabeth Strom

University of South Florida

Co-Authors
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Robert Kerstein

University of Tampa

Moderators
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Elizabeth Strom

University of South Florida

Friday March 21, 2014 2:05pm - 3:25pm
Contessa B (Contessa 2nd Floor)

2:05pm

FR3.12 Perceiving and Experienceing Risk in Urban Neighborhoods
Moderator: Lyke Thompson, Wayne State University

  • Blaming the Pit Bull: A Narrative Analysis of Changing Public Perceptions of Stray and Feral Dogs in Detroit
    Erin Krcatovich, Indiana University - South Bend; Laura Reese, Michigan State University

  • Assessing Home Health Risks in Three Cities
    Lyke Thompson, Wayne State University

  • Payday Lending and Crimes in the Neighborhood
    Yilan Xu, University of Illinois




Presenters
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Erin Krcatovich

Indiana University - South Bend
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Lyke Thompson

Wayne State University
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Yilan Xu

Assistant Professor, University of Illinois

Co-Authors
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Laura Reese

Michigan State University

Moderators
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Lyke Thompson

Wayne State University

Friday March 21, 2014 2:05pm - 3:25pm
Zapata (Westin 2nd Floor)

2:05pm

FR3.13 Neighborhood Effects and Housing (In)Stability
Moderator: David Bartelt, Temple University

  • Ecological Predictors of Entry into Philadelphia’s Homeless Shelter System
    David Bartelt, Temple University; Karin Eyrich-Garg, Temple University; Brian Lockwood, Monmouth University

  • A Sustainable Neighborhood Plan for Linden Village: Empowering Residents through a Comprehensive Participatory Community Design Process
    Jesus  J. Lara, The Ohio State University; Q. Victoria Chen, The Ohio State University; Charisma S. Acey, University of California Berkeley

  • “It’s a Swinging Door Situation”: Barriers to Affordable Housing in Polk County, Iowa
    Jane M. Rongerude, Iowa State University


Presenters
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David Bartelt

Temple University
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Jesus J. Lara

Associate Professor, The Ohio State University
Dr. Jesus J. Lara is an Associate Professor in the Knowlton School’s City and Regional Planning Section. His research and pedagogy are centered on sustainable urban design, Latino Urbanism, community development, and sociocultural factors in community design, from urban environments and poverty stricken areas to empty suburban malls and commercial areas at the intersection of upscale developments and highway commerce, and university‐community... Read More →
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Jane Rongerude

Iowa State University

Co-Authors
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Brian Lockwood

Monmouth University
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Charisma S. Acey

University of California Berkeley
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Karin Eyrich-Garg

Temple University
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Q. Victoria Chen

The Ohio State University

Moderators
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David Bartelt

Temple University

Friday March 21, 2014 2:05pm - 3:25pm
Villa Room (Westin 2nd Floor)

2:05pm

FR3.14 Resistance to Public Housing Transformation
Moderator: Edward G. Goetz, University of Minnesota


  • Resistance was Futile: The Case of Public Housing Elimination in Atlanta
    Deirdre Oakley, Georgia State University

  • RePHRAMING Public Housing in Richmond, Virginia: Segregation, Resident Resistance, and the Future of Redevelopment
    Amy Howard, University of Richmond; Thad Williamson, University of Richmond

  • From Skepticism to Outrage: A Short Ride on HUD’s Choice Neighborhood Express
    Ken Reardon, University of Memphis

  • Mobilizing Public Housing Residents to Shape The Redevelopment of Cayce Homes
    James Fraser, Vanderbilt University

  • Critically Reconstructing Chicago Public Housing: Making Social Space Matter
    Janet L. Smith, University of Illinois, Chicago




Presenters
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Jim Fraser

Associate Professor, Vanderbilt University
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Amy Howard

University of Richmond
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Deirdre Oakley

Georgia State University
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Ken Reardon

Professor in City and Regional Planning, University of Memphis
I am a professor in city and regional planning at the University of Memphis where I am involved in research, teaching, and outreach in the areas of resident-led planning, community/university development partnerships, and municipal government reform.
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Janet Smith

University of Illinois Chicago

Co-Authors
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Thad Williamson

University of Richmond

Moderators
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Edward Goetz

University of Minnesota

Friday March 21, 2014 2:05pm - 3:25pm
Madero Room (Westin 2nd Floor)

2:05pm

FR3.15 Governance in a Global Perspective II [SPECIAL TRACK: URBAN ISSUES IN CENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN]
Moderator: Camila Pereira, Howard University

  • Strategies in Latin America’s Urban Margins: Lessons from Informal Interventions in the Region
    Luis Diego Quiros Pacheco, University of Maryland

  • Inequalities in Deliberative Democracy: Measuring two practices of Participatory Budgeting
    Eduardo Salinas, University of Illinois at Chicago

  • The views and perceptions of beneficiaries of the Bolsa Família Program: a field research in Fazenda Coutos, Salvador/Bahia- Brazil
    Camila Pereira, Howard University

  • Citizen Participation and Citizen Security in El Salvador: Refining Hypotheses
    Tom Hare, Saint Louis University

  • The Drug Wars and Democracy in Mexico:  National Trends and Subnational Deviations
    Mary Fran Malone, University of New Hampshire; Alejandro Diaz-Dominguez, Vanderbilt University; Jonathan Hiskey, Vanderbilt University


Presenters
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Tom Hare

Saint Louis University
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Mary Fran Malone

University of New Hampshire
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Luis Diego Quiros Pacheco

University of Maryland
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Camila Pereira

Executive Reentry Solutions
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Eduardo Salinas

University of Illinois at Chicago

Co-Authors
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Alejandro Diaz-Dominguez

Vanderbilt University
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Jonathan Hiskey

Vanderbilt University

Moderators
CP

Camila Pereira

Executive Reentry Solutions

Friday March 21, 2014 2:05pm - 3:25pm
Camino Real Room (Westin 1st Floor)

2:05pm

FR3.17 Historic Preservation Across the Space and Place
Moderator: Dawn Jourdan, University of Oklahoma



  • A Company Town Turned into a Suburban Town: Industrial Wasteland, Preservation, and Identity in Sugar Land, Texas
    Gabriela Campagnol, Texas A&M University

  • The Relationship between Historic Districts and Community-Based Organizations
    Emily Alice Goldman, Cornell University

  • Networking Urban Conservation As Collective Actions to Sustainable Transformation: A Social Capital Integrated Place Management Approach
    Jie HAN, Department of Architecture,SDE,National University of Singapore; Liangliang WANG, Department of Architecture,SDE,National University of Singapore; Chye Kiang HENG, Department of Architecture,SDE,National University of Singapore

  • Preserving Public Housing: Federal, State and Local Efforts to Preserve the Social and Architectural Forms Associated with Housing for the Poor
    Dawn Jourdan, University of Oklahoma; Stephanie Pilat, University of Oklahoma


Presenters
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Gabriela Campagnol

Texas A&M University
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Emily Alice Goldman

Cornell University
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Jie Han

National University of Singapore
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Dawn Jourdan

University of Oklahoma

Co-Authors
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Stephanie Pilat

University of Oklahoma

Moderators
DJ

Dawn Jourdan

University of Oklahoma

Friday March 21, 2014 2:05pm - 3:25pm
Lantana Room (Westin Lobby Level)

2:05pm

FR3.18 Neoliberal Urbanism: Reflections on Theory from the Arab World--Part I
Moderator: Mona Fawaz, American University of Beirut                         




  • Neoliberalism and other Adversities: Notes from the Back Alleys
    Petra Kuppinger, Monmouth College

  • Turning Sand into Gold: Assembling Aqaba Special Economic Zone
    Pascal Debruyne, University of Ghent

  • The Limits of Neoliberal Urbanism in Syria
    Valerie Clerc, Institut de Recherche pour le Développement, Paris

  • Post-Fordism without Fordism? Interpreting neoliberal spatial policy in Lebanon
    Marieke Krijnen, University of Ghent

  • From State to Market? Neoliberalization in Two Arab Capital Cities
    Najib Hourani, Michigan State University


Presenters
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Valerie Clerc

Institut de Recherche pour le Développement, Paris
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Pascal Debruyne

University of Ghent
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Najib Hourani

Michigan State University
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Marieke Krijnen

University of Ghent
PK

Petra Kuppinger

Monmouth College

Moderators
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Mona Fawaz

American University of Beirut

Friday March 21, 2014 2:05pm - 3:25pm
Mesquite (Contessa 2nd Floor)

3:30pm

3:30pm

FR-PS10 [POSTER] The Integrating Public Space (IPS): Strategic Procedure For Urban Architectural Projects To Eliminate Borders In Marginal Neighborhoods
At the beginning of the twenty first century, the focus from municipal management on open public spaces acquired special relevance as a way of integrating marginal neighborhoods. Metropolitan parks are a successful urban intervention due to their large span and massive turnout. However, restricted or close access characteristics generate more limits in their use and more physical and visual borders. As a counterbalance, one could ask: How do the physical and social components of the neighborhood scale contribute to an IPS design with functions and spaces for their neighbors? This paper discusses bibliography pertinent to this question and the last information and statistical analysis of housing and population census. The quantitative and qualitative analysis is accomplished by comparing metropolitan and neighborhood scales with the IPS strategic procedure experienced from conception to functioning. As a case study, the two most representative space scales are taken from Metropolitan Lima's Carabayllo District. Main results: The three components are valued: neighborhood, strategic process, and urban-architectural projects. Neighborhood influences citizen´s behaviors and allows defining the IPS as a social space marker and an extension of home, in good habitability and security conditions. Strategic process defines the reinforcement of neighborhood actors' capacities for their active participation in obtaining the IPS. Urban-architectural projects, whose conception and design as a daily use allows their insertion in the physical and social fabric, eliminating borders and existing limitations. The result shows that the strategic procedure permits generating the positive effects sought on the IPS, as opposed to the metropolitan scale, which only satisfies needs inside public space. The challenge is to replicate the positive aspects of the proposed strategic procedure and reorient public investment towards more IPS.

Presenters
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Graciela Fernández de Córdova

Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú


Friday March 21, 2014 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Navarro Ballroom (Westin 2nd Floor)

3:30pm

FR-PS12 [POSTER] Analyzing the Use of Affordable Housing Development as a Neighbourhood Revitalization Tool in Shrinking Cities
Property abandonment and disinvestment are major planning and policy concerns for shrinking cities. Vacant and abandoned properties tend to lead to more abandonment, continuing disinvestment and deteriorating housing conditions. Traditional planning strategies that rely on the private sector to redevelop vacant and abandoned properties have been shown in the literature to be largely ineffectual. A more effective strategy might be to facilitate the transfer of these vacant and abandoned properties to non-profits for conversion into community assets such as affordable housing, which might then act as a redevelopment catalyst or stabilizing force. However, some scholars have argued against building government-assisted housing in declining cities because of potential detrimental impacts on fragile housing markets that already have a surplus of housing and where replacement (construction) costs exceed the local housing values.

My doctoral research will explore the empirical validity of both perspectives by using Detroit as a case study to investigate the role affordable housing development has played and could play in revitalizing neighbourhoods in shrinking cities. This poster will present the findings from a situational analysis of subsidized housing development in Detroit, which provides the necessary foundational understanding of the historical development patterns of affordable housing production in the city from 1990-2010.

Presenters
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Julie Mah

University of Toronto


Friday March 21, 2014 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Navarro Ballroom (Westin 2nd Floor)

3:30pm

FR-PS13 [POSTER] Individual Determinants of Community Development Engagement in Jamaica [SPECIAL TRACK: URBAN ISSUES IN CENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN]
The discourse on the role of civil society and citizen participation in promoting social and economic development is not novel. In fact, such a discussion can be found in Plato‘s Republic where his concepts of assembly, voting, and freedom are all basic tenets of modern day democratic states and citizen engagement. In the 1990s, the rise of civil society and diverse social movements became an influential force in development. Many countries have renewed their focus on participatory approaches to strengthen their society‘s social capital, to improve community development outcomes, and to improve governance systems. Jamaica is one these countries and explicitly includes ―strengthen [ing] the process of citizen participation in governance‖ as part of its Vision 2030: National Development Plan. The focus on promoting citizen participation raises the question of what individual characteristics are associated with participation in community development projects. In this paper, I use 2006 survey data from the Latin American Public Opinion Project (LAPOP) to analyze what individual characteristics are associated with the likelihood of participation in community development projects in Jamaica. The results from the logistic regression model indicate that location, sex, job type and language spoken at home impact an individual‘s likelihood of participating in community development projects in Jamaica

Presenters
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Karelle Samuda

School of Public Policy, George Mason University


Friday March 21, 2014 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Navarro Ballroom (Westin 2nd Floor)

3:30pm

FR-PS14 [POSTER] Ticket to Ride: Access to Public Transportation and Improved Livelihoods in Bogota, Colombia [SPECIAL TRACK: URBAN ISSUES IN CENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN]
There is a growing consensus that transit systems can be an effective means to address poverty alleviation and should target it as a goal. Literature suggests that the urban poor benefit disproportionately to benefits in public transportation relative to middle- or upper-class city residents. Still, little is known about the specific extents to which transit access correlates to poverty and poverty improvements. This paper tests the relationship between transit systems and poverty alleviation through looking at the case of Bogota, Colombia’s Transmilenio system. The Transmilenio is the city’s much-lauded bus rapid transit (BRT) system. When it was developed, the Transmilenio signified an emphatic policy turn toward prioritizing public transportation over expanding the highway system, which predominantly served the car-owning middle and upper classes. To what extent has access to the Transmilenio improved the well-being of the urban poor in Bogota? This paper analyzes the relation between expansions in transit access and changes in poverty rates over time. Using geostatistical analysis (GIS) to compare distance from the transit network with income and transit-use data over time, this research contributes a quantitative analysis which substantiates existing literature on the effectiveness of the Transmilenio as a transit system in relation to poverty. The research contributes a granular and quantitative analysis, as well as temporal analysis of the data (based on the first two stages of the Transmilenio project, from 2000-2011) to substantiate the case that the Transmilenio is, in fact, a significant contributor to poverty alleviation over time in Bogota.

Presenters
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Kate Brunette

Partnerships and Campaign Coordinator, Code.org
Community organizer with Housing Now Seattle, advocating for affordable housing solutions. Talk to me about: equity, inclusive planning, sustainability, civic tech

Co-Authors
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Eve Bratman

Assistant Professor, American University, School of International Service
American University


Friday March 21, 2014 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Navarro Ballroom (Westin 2nd Floor)

3:30pm

FR-PS15 [POSTER] Early Effects of Neighborhood Stabilization in Los Angeles
As a result of the mounting housing crisis, the U.S. economy in 2008 declined significantly. Comprising over a fifth of Gross Domestic Product nationally, the fallout of the housing market ushered in a whole series of economic crises in U.S. cities. As a part of the Obama Administration’s response to the crises, they initiated and Congress approved stimulus programs that targeted neighborhoods greatly affected by the economic downturn. One such program is the Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP). This program was formulated to immediately address unprecedented foreclosures and abandonment in 2008. In 2009 and 2010 subsequent re-authorizations helped to continue efforts to stabilize neighborhoods. Nationally, over 500 grantees have received funds estimating $6 billion. In this paper we ask the question, are there positive local economic development impacts that can be reported now, only four years after the first check was written to execute the acquisition, rehabilitation/construction, and mortgaging of foreclosed and vacant properties? Utilizing a method of cluster analysis typically used in geography, our methods allow us to examine the immediate areas around the parcels of properties acquired. In the half mile buffers we are looking to examine key economic development, housing market, and job variables to provide an early picture of how neighborhood stabilization affected local neighborhoods in the Los Angeles metropolitan era. We will compare the pre NSP period (2007) with the post NSP period (2011). Where would grantee neighborhoods be without the creation of the NSP program? Taking into account the characteristics of the neighborhood, the results will shed light on the immediate effects of putting foreclosed and abandoned properties back in service.

Presenters
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Kenya Covington

California State University Northridge

Co-Authors
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Geoffrey West

California State University Northridge


Friday March 21, 2014 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Navarro Ballroom (Westin 2nd Floor)

3:30pm

FR-PS18 [POSTER] Shrinking Cities: Examining the Definition, Drivers, Effects and Overarching Theories
Demographically and economically, there is an ongoing major global shift that has resulted in the emergence of both ‘global’ and ‘shrinking’ cities. International production systems and global networks have transferred considerable manufacturing jobs from developed to developing countries, resulting in the population shrinkage of industrial cities. Aging populations and low fertility rates, characteristics of a second demographic transition, have also impacted population levels in OECD countries - as have post-socialist transitions in Eastern Europe. As these demographic and economic changes have occurred over the past century, urban change theories have evolved alongside. This paper examines the variance in proposed ‘shrinking cities’ definitions and consolidates the various relevant theoretical perspectives from the economic, social and urban literature to determine how they have evolved alongside major population shifts and global economic restructuring. Lastly, a conceptual framework for urban shrinkage is presented, which details the (1) drivers, (2) economic, social and environmental effects, (3) relevant social and economic theories and (4) the urban and regional planning policies and strategies.

Presenters
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Maxwell Hartt

School of Planning, University of Waterloo


Friday March 21, 2014 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Navarro Ballroom (Westin 2nd Floor)

3:30pm

FR-PS19 [POSTER] The Effect of Teacher Race-Ethnicity and Gender on Student Expectation for Receiving Quality Teaching
Improving the quality of teaching and increasing student achievement outcomes are shared goals among college educators. It is well documented throughout higher education literature that particular teacher characteristics and teaching techniques affect how and what a student learns. However, far less research exists examining the impact of a teacher’s race, ethnicity, and gender on student expectations for receiving quality teaching, particularly at the community college level. This study advances higher education literature by challenging us to think more broadly and critically about factors that influence the classroom environment and academic success. Therefore, this study’s central question is whether a teacher’s race-ethnicity and gender impact student expectations regarding quality instruction. This study argues that students come into the classroom environment with certain perceptions and develop particular expectations based on a teacher’s race-ethnicity and gender. Such race-ethnic and gender based expectations, arguably, influence how students evaluate the quality of teaching. This proposition is tested by using original data collected from community college students across one academic school year. Students were given a questionnaire at the beginning of the course asking about their initial expectations regarding quality teaching and a follow-up questionnaire towards the end of the course. Findings suggest students have lower expectations for receiving quality teaching from minority and female teachers compared to their white and male counterparts.

Presenters
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Millie Black

Collin College


Friday March 21, 2014 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Navarro Ballroom (Westin 2nd Floor)

3:30pm

FR-PS20 [POSTER] Affordable Housing Provision and Inner City Regeneration: A Public Private Partnership in São Paulo, Brazil[SPECIAL TRACK: URBAN ISSUES IN CENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN]
This study analyzes the effect of public private partnerships (PPP) for urban renovation and affordable housing on social and territorial outcomes of global city regions. Specifically, it looks at the challenges and opportunities related to the Casa Paulista PPP, an initiative by São Paulo state government which combines federal, state, municipal and private resources to foster affordable housing production and economic renovation in downtown São Paulo city. This study uses literature review, analysis of planning documents, newspaper publications, and interviews with state representatives and real estate developers, in order to identify challenges and opportunities related to Casa Paulista PPP. It finds out that the policy is innovative with regard to the use of new financial tools regulated by national and state level finance policy reforms, and for partnering with the private sector for delivery and management of affordable housing. However, the policy also repeats old models of housing production implemented in the country and associated with social exclusion. Specifically, Casa Paulista does not engage with local residents and the civil society as a whole at the early stages of the policy design process, it has a narrow focus on housing production, and offers no guidelines with regard to local economic and workforce development strategies. This study concludes that while Casa Paulista may succeed in attracting private investments to downtown São Paulo, it may fall short of its broader goals of social inclusion and downtown economic transformation.

Presenters
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Priscila Izar

PhD student, VTech
I am a doctoral student and graduate research assistant in the Planning, Governance and Globalization Program at Virginia Tech. My research covers the intersect of globalization, economic development and urban transformation, and my doctoral work is a comparative analysis of neighborhood change and large-scale real estate redevelopment in the Washington DC metro area and São Paulo, Brazil.


Friday March 21, 2014 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Navarro Ballroom (Westin 2nd Floor)

3:30pm

FR-PS23 [POSTER] Citizens' Bill of Rights and Responsibilities
This poster session will document the process and outcome of developing a Citizens' Bill of Rights and Responsibilities for the City of San Antonio, Texas. The document was created by an Advanced Communities class in the Department of Social Work at the University of Texas at San Antonio, in connection with the Mayor's SA 2020 initiative, a comprehensive effort whose goal was to engage the citizens of San Antonio in creating a vision for the future of the city. The Bill of Rights and Responsibilities was developed as part of the Government Accountability and Civic Engagement Vision Area that was developed during the first phase of the SA2020 initiative. Students conducted focus groups and town hall meetings with citizens in each of the City's 10 Council Districts in coming up with the document. This document is notably different than similar documents developed for other jurisdictions across the country in that it contains BOTH rights AND responsibilities. This effort could serve as a model process for other communities with similar initiatives.

Presenters
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Robert Ambrosino

The University of Texas at San Antonio

Co-Authors
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Eve Bratman

Assistant Professor, American University, School of International Service
American University


Friday March 21, 2014 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Navarro Ballroom (Westin 2nd Floor)

3:30pm

FR-PS25 [POSTER] Vehicular Emissions in Sao Paulo Metropolitan Area (Brazil) [SPECIAL TRACK: URBAN ISSUES IN CENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN]
Sao Paulo Metropolitan Area (RMSP) is the largest urban agglomeration in Brazil. Located in Sao Paulo State, which is the most populous and richest Brazilian state. The RMSP is composed of 39 municipalities and currently has about 20 million inhabitants, concentrated in an area of 7800 km², with a population density of 2532 inhabitants/km². It has an urbanization degree of 98.86% its per capita income is U.S. $ 413.00. The air pollution effects on human health has been an important theme of public health. Until the 1980´s, air pollution in the RMSP was predominantly due to industrial sources. In 1980, the State Government created the Pollution Control Program by to allocate resources for financing air pollution control systems including equipment and source relocation, consequently, many industries changed from oil boilers to electric ones with positive impact on SO2 and dust. In 1990´s, many industries have moved to other areas due to the increased control enforcement and changes in land use. Currently, vehicles are the main source of air pollution in the SPMA. The estimated current fleet is to be 6.7 million vehicles. The fleet emissions estimative for 2012 are about 220 thousand tons of local pollutants and about 15 million tons of greenhouse gases (GHG).The main source of these emissions are gas and ethanol light duty vehicle, diesel heavy-duty trucks and buses. This fleet is responsible for precursor ozone formation (nitrogen oxides - NOx and Volatile Organic Compounds - VOC) and particle matter (PM). The SPMA air quality-sampling network has 28 automatic stations. In July 2013, Sao Paulo State government adopted new standards for air quality and was included fine particles (PM2,5) which has a higher risk of serious health hazard. The main air quality concern in SPMA is due to ozone and particulate matter standard exceedence.

Presenters
avatar for Silmara Silva

Silmara Silva

Analyst, CETESB – Sao Paulo State Environmental Agency


Friday March 21, 2014 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Navarro Ballroom (Westin 2nd Floor)

3:30pm

FR-PS26 [POSTER] Food Deserts in Urban and Rural Areas: A Comparison
The study of healthy food alternatives and their availability in urban areas has been of growing concern (Walker, Block, & Klawachi, 2012). Specifically, it appears that some residents live in what has been called a “food desert” in that the only meat options are friend chicken and hamburgers from fast food restaurants and the only fruit or vegetable options are canned vegetables from corner convenience stores (e.g., Circle K, 7-Eleven). We evaluated the healthy food availability of several foods in various supermarkets in an urban area and in a more rural area. The zip codes of the supermarkets were used to assess general levels of socioeconomic status. We found that the Socio-economic differences do seem to be related to the ready access to less healthy food options. Implications and recommendations are discussed.

Presenters
SH

Seve Hartlaub

Frostburg State University

Co-Authors
LB

Laura Bierstedt

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
MH

Mark Hartlaub

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi


Friday March 21, 2014 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Navarro Ballroom (Westin 2nd Floor)

3:30pm

FR-PS27 [POSTER] Community Healthcare Redefined: The Role of Grass-Roots Community Health Organizations and Outreach Workers in Education and Access
This paper catalogues approaches to ground-level healthcare services by means of using indigenous community resources as well as leveraging the existent healthcare system. This helps alleviate the mismatch between primary care and overburdened public hospitals. The other ‘side-benefit’ is taking hold of public expenditures through making better use of preventative services. Poverty-fighting strategies are pertinent to increasing equity and social justice. In this respect, emerging economies provide a salient backdrop for studying innovative strategies for increasing equity by improving health outcomes. Community health workers are documented to bring a unique value to low-income and marginalized patients struggling with illness. Some of the greatest impacts have been seen among immigrants, the elderly, and working poor. In spite of well-intended policies, tangible disparities remain, and community groups and their health programs can have an impact. The paper evaluates organizations providing community-based healthcare services, facilitating between individuals, families, and system resources.

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
LB

Laura Bierstedt

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
MH

Mark Hartlaub

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
SH

Seve Hartlaub

Frostburg State University


Friday March 21, 2014 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Navarro Ballroom (Westin 2nd Floor)

3:30pm

FR-PS29 [POSTER] The Construction of Metropolitan Management Practices from Two Experiences of Territorial Associations in the Metropolitan Region of Curitiba, Brazil
Since the Constitution of 1988, metropolitan management in Brazil has been under construction. Its greatest difficulty has been to overcome the dichotomy between functional metropolis and institutional metropolis. As the metropolitan areas are not managed as territorial units, what prevails is the segregated metropolis logic, either from a social, cultural or political view. Within this thematic field, as Brazilian metropolitan management is frail and there is significant development of territorial association practices engaging in managing sectorial policies, our aim in this doctoral research is to give an answer to the following question: Have the experiences of territorial associations in the metropolitan region of Curitiba contributed to the construction of metropolitan management practices? How? Why? We examined Conselho Gestor dos Mananciais (CGM) and Gestão dos Resíduos Sólidos Urbanos (CONRESOL). For this, we raised some major specific questions to this study, such as: 1) How much cooperation is there in both experiences?; 2) Why is there inter-municipal cooperation? (their aims); 3) How the process of generating and mobilizing knowledge for problem identification was established in order to offer alternatives and a solution decision-making?, and 4) Is there metropolitan management? If so, why or why not? This research work consists of some narratives obtained through open interviews, records (produced by several institutes and research centers - IBGE, IPARDES and Observatório das Metrópoles) and from documents and literature review on the topic. In building the plots on the stories of Região Metropolitana de Curitiba (RMC), CGM and CONRESOL, we found that, although there is no metropolitan management in RMC, these experiences have contributed to its construction by establishing inter-sectorial policies, constituting inter-municipal links and spreading some metropolitan territorial unit awareness.

Presenters
avatar for William Borges

William Borges

Universidade Estadual de Maringá, Paraná, Brazil
Professor at the State University of Maringá (Paraná, Brazil). Ph.D. in Public Administration and Government, Fundação Getulio Vargas - SP, FGV-SP, Brazil. Graduate at Administração from State University of Maringá (2001) and master's at Geography from State University of Maringá (2004). Has experience in Administration, working mainly with the following subjects: metropolitan governance, territorial associations, urban network, public... Read More →


Friday March 21, 2014 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Navarro Ballroom (Westin 2nd Floor)

3:30pm

FR-PS3 [POSTER] Commandeering Suburbia: Should Shrinking Cities Annex Their Neighbors?
As suburbanization has lead to cities “hollowing” out over the past several decades, cities have undergone significant fiscal strife as the number of taxpayers has substantially decreased. As suburbs flourish, the urban core may go into decline; as these suburbs are able to derive benefits from the central city — such as stadiums, museums, and transit – without directly contributing to the public subsidies that these institutions need to survive; while also imposing negative externalities of traffic and pollution onto the cities. For these reasons, strong public interest in mergers, such as annexation and city-county consolidation, has recently returned after a forty-year hiatus. Milwaukee and Indianapolis performed mergers in the 1960s; Louisville and Kansas City (Kansas) recently underwent mergers in the early 2000s; while Cincinnati and Pittsburgh are now currently exploring the option. Many others, including St. Louis and Chattanooga, start the process and fail to complete it, usually because voters reject it at referendum. This poster will display information on these eight rust belt cities, all chosen for geographic proximity and other similarities. This poster will also graphically represent and compare the changes in total population, inner-core population, economic development, and property values over the past fifty years to see if annexation made a difference, with attempts to solve the questions: What are the common characteristics, as well as the mitigating factors, that make merger efforts succeed or fail? Why do the benefits materialize or not? Most importantly, can this strategy be successfully used to turn around shrinking cities?

Presenters
AZ

Austin Zwick

University of Toronto


Friday March 21, 2014 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Navarro Ballroom (Westin 2nd Floor)

3:30pm

FR-PS30 [POSTER] Well being of Slum Households in Addis Ababa City, Ethiopia
Health status is a key indicator of human well being. Environmental pollution affects human health in many ways and contributes to a wide variety of diseases. Increasing attention is being devoted both domestically and globally to how environmental pollution affects human health. The agenda for the Sept 2002 World Summit on Sustainable Development identified health as an integral component of sustainable development, and called for a more efficient, equitable, accessible and appropriate health care system for the populations that rely on them. Scientific method for the assessment and management of related risks to human health and the environment is imperative for a developing country like Ethiopia where the exposure levels and variability are relatively higher. This paper examines the well being of the households in slums of Addis Ababa City, in terms of selected parameters. This study used two-stage random sampling technique. In the first stage three slum areas had been selected and in the second stage households were selected. A survey questionnaire used to collect required information. Findings: The study reveals that migrant households live in unhygienic and congested places devoid of basic necessities for a healthy life like housing, water supply, drainage and sanitation. Women and children are the worst victims. Physically, mentally and emotionally they are affected. The rehabilitation programme of the City project is totally inadequate in relation to the mushroom growth of slums. Hence, a comprehensive package incorporating measures to improve urban environment and health status should be launched on a massive scale.

Presenters
avatar for Zafu Assefa

Zafu Assefa

PhD candidate, Ethiopian Civil Service University, Department of Urban Plannig and Development

Co-Authors
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George Galvis

Communities United for Restorative Youth Justice


Friday March 21, 2014 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Navarro Ballroom (Westin 2nd Floor)

3:30pm

FR-PS31 [POSTER] A User Study of Techniques for Geovisualizing Uncertainty in Survey Data for Urban Planning
Surveys such as the American Community Survey, undertaken by the U.S. Census Bureau, produce statistics that are often mapped. A key characteristic of these statistics is that they are estimates of a quantity rather than actual, true counts. This means that there is some uncertainty in how well the estimate reflects the true value of the statistic. Although the Census Bureau publishes information about the uncertainty in the statistics, not everyone consults these tables. This research works towards developing methods for including uncertainty information directly in maps of statistics from surveys like the American Community Survey. That way, users of these statistics can easily see the uncertainty in the statistics and consider how it affects decisions they make based upon the mapped statistics.  In this poster, we present findings from interviews and surveys with urban planning students in Portland to highlight their response to reading/interpreting maps for various decision-driven scenarios.  These findings will prove critical for our next stage of the research, which involves investigating the effectiveness of different visualization techniques designed to communicate that uncertainty to professional planners.

Presenters
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Jason R. Jurjevich

Portland State University

Co-Authors
avatar for Meg Merrick

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 March 21, 2014 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Navarro Ballroom (Westin 2nd Floor)

3:30pm

FR-PS32 [POSTER] Sanctuary City, Open Borders, No Border: Migration and Urban Possibilities
Numerous US cities, and recently the first Canadian city, Toronto, have become “sanctuary cities” by adopting municipal policies to provide non-status immigrants with access to municipal services without having to fear detention and deportation. These policies have been widely praised as an important step towards equality and social justice for illegalized immigrants. While many of the activists and NGOs involved in campaigning for the sanctuary city are driven by practical considerations, Canadian activists are grounding their efforts in open-border and no-border politics. This poster examines sanctuary city, open-borders, and no-border arguments, and explores the material and ontological conditions under which these ideas may be possible.

Presenters
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Harald Bauder

Ryerson Centre for Immigration & Settlement


Friday March 21, 2014 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Navarro Ballroom (Westin 2nd Floor)

3:30pm

FR-PS33 [POSTER] Haitians in Miami: Acculturation and Status Attainment after Public Policy Change
The United States is dependent on a steady flow of immigrants for population and economic growth. How the U.S. as a host country, receives an immigrant group is important because it impacts the way in which immigrant groups choose to accept and adopt American culture. This study examines the Haitian immigrant community in Miami to test the model of acculturation developed by E. H. Cohen (2011). Cohen’s model is unique, because it takes into account the attitudes of the established immigrant community in the host country as a determinant in immigrant acculturation.  Although acculturation is an internal process, it can be observed at the community level. This study measures changes in socioeconomic status and political representation as indicators of acculturation.  The Haitian community is represented by the residents of the Little Haiti neighborhood in Miami (Census tracts 20.03 and 20.04).  Although not representative of the entire Haitian-American community in Miami, Little Haiti is still considered the cultural center. Cohen’s model is tested by measuring the SES and political representation of the Haitian community after a change in policy that removed the favored “refugee” status from Haitian immigrants. Cohen’s theory predicts a change in the attitudes of the host country towards the immigrant community would produce a change in the level of acculturation. The results show that the change in policy had little impact on the Little Haiti neighborhood. Changes in SES did not significantly vary between Little Haiti and Miami overall. However, the larger Haitian-American community in Miami may have experienced an increased rate of acculturation, as evidenced by the increase in political representation. This may be due to the reduction of the immigrant flow from Haiti. More research is needed to understand the factors that influence Haitian immigrant acculturation in Miami.



Presenters
JN

Joy Neilson

University of Wisconsin Milwaukee


Friday March 21, 2014 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Navarro Ballroom (Westin 2nd Floor)

3:30pm

FR-PS4 [POSTER] The Housing Bubble in Brazil, Housing Policy and the Formation of the Urban Development Process, 2005-2012.
Is there a housing bubble in Brazil? The recent growth in the civil construction sector, along with the dramatic increase in property prices (132% between 2008 and 2012 in city of Sao Paulo), divided specialists in relation to the possibility of the existence of a bubble real estate in Brazil. On the other hand, countries like the USA and Spain are the economic, social and urban future artificial formation of a promising real estate market. The aim of this paper is to identify the processes of formation of a housing bubble and its implications for the formation of the urban territory. Therefore, we will study the recent Spanish case with the intention to verify correlations with the current reality of the city of Sao Paulo. Its methodology is based on the analysis of economic data and their relation to the processes of urbanization in new territories or transformation of established urban grid. The aim is to provide the tools necessary and relevant in the socio-economic-architectural and urban area in the real estate market, in order to promote discussion on the current situation of Brazilian cities.

Presenters
Co-Authors
LS

Leandro Silva Medrano

UNICAMP, University of Campinas, Sao Paulo


Friday March 21, 2014 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Navarro Ballroom (Westin 2nd Floor)

3:30pm

FR-PS7 [POSTER] Tax Increment Financing and Economic Growth – A National Perspective
Tax-increment financing (TIF) has emerged as one of the most popular public tools of development finance. With its gain in popularity, the question remains whether governments that use this tool experience more economic growth than those that do not. Existing research aimed at this question have used site-specific case studies and a national phone survey to determine TIF use led to property value growth of any kind. But the question remains whether across jurisdictional lines any distinctions in economic growth exist broadly between cities that use TIF and cities that do not. This paper seeks to answer that question by examining job, property value and per capita income growth from 2000 to 2010 for a random sample of 60 cities with over 100,000 residents. Using US Census Bureau job growth and income data and property value data from city financial reports, this paper uses multiple and panel regression analysis to determine whether TIF users tend to experience higher levels of property value, job, and income growth than non-users. The paper finds that on average, TIF use has no statistically significant effects on property value growth, job growth, or per capita income growth, however the long-term TIF use produces some negative effects.

Presenters
avatar for Christopher Wheeler

Christopher Wheeler

Rutgers University Camden

Co-Authors
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.


Friday March 21, 2014 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Navarro Ballroom (Westin 2nd Floor)

4:05pm

FR4.01 Arts, Culture, and Development
Moderator: Andrew Molloy, Cape Breton University


  • Industrial and Product Design Collections as Tools of Economic and Community Development
    Kelly Kinahan, Cleveland State University

  • The Impact of the Music and Visual Arts, Crafts, and Design sectors
    Iryna Lendel, Cleveland State University

  • The Use of Public Art to Stimulate Economic Development and Cultural Activity in a Post-industrial City: A Case Study of the Christ of St. John of the Cross
    Andrew Molloy, Cape Breton University

  • Art-making or Place-making? The Impact of Open-Air Performance Venues on Neighborhood Change
    Joanna Woronkowicz, Indiana University - Bloomington (SPEA)


Presenters
KK

Kelly Kinahan

Cleveland State University
avatar for Iryna Lendel

Iryna Lendel

Assistant Director, Center for Economic Development, Cleveland State University
AM

Andrew Molloy

Cape Breton University
avatar for Joanna Woronkowicz

Joanna Woronkowicz

Indiana University - Bloomington (SPEA)
Joanna is an assistant professor in the School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University in Bloomington.  Prior to this she was the Senior Research Officer at the National Endowment for the Arts. She conducts research on cultural facility development, specifically in regard to nonprofit management and urban development.  Joanna received her Ph.D. in Public Policy from the University of Chicago.

Moderators
AM

Andrew Molloy

Cape Breton University

Friday March 21, 2014 4:05pm - 5:25pm
Mesquite (Contessa 2nd Floor)

4:05pm

FR4.02 Intra-metropolitian Location: Entrepreneurs and Migration
Moderator: Sylvie Paré, Université du Québec à Montréal

  • Residential Clustering and Immigrant High-Tech Entrepreneurship in Urban Areas
    Cathy Liu, Georgia State University; Gary Painter, University of Southern California; Xi Huang, Georgia State University

  • Hispanic Dispersion and Exposure to Diversity in Metropolitan America
    Barrett A. Lee, Pennsylvania State University; Michael J.R. Martin, Pennsylvania State University; Christopher Prather, Pennsylvania State University

  • Measuring the Suburb: Impacts of Alternative Definitions
    Amanda C. Micklow, Cornell University

  • The Role of One-stop Service Organizations for Female Immigrant Entrepreneurs in Montreal: Where are We Now?
    Sylvie Paré, Université du Québec à Montréal




Presenters
XH

Xi Huang

Georgia State University & Georgia Institute of Technology
BL

Barrett Lee

Pennsylvania State University
AM

Amanda Micklow

Cornell University
avatar for Sylvie Paré

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
CL

Cathy Liu

Georgia State University
CP

Christopher Prather

Pennsylvania State University
GP

Gary Painter

University of Southern California
MJ

Michael J.R. Martin

Pennsylvania State University

Moderators
avatar for Sylvie Paré

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.

Friday March 21, 2014 4:05pm - 5:25pm
Goraz Room (Westin River Level)

4:05pm

FR4.03 Urban inequality and regulation in Austin, Texas (local host panel)
Moderator: Elizabeth Mueller, University of Texas at Austin


  • Restricting Austin: Private Covenants, Public Planning, and the Federal Government
    Eliot M. Tretter, University of Calgary

  • Equity via Certification: A Sustainable Solution to Labor Inequities in Green Building?
    Jennifer L. Scott, University of Texas at Austin; Sarah Dooling, University of Texas at Austin

  • Planned vulnerability: Renting in Austin, Texas.
    Elizabeth J. Mueller, University of Texas at Austin




Presenters
EJ

Elizabeth J. Mueller

University of Texas
JS

Jennifer Scott

The University of Texas at Austin
ET

Eliot Tretter

University of Calgary

Co-Authors
SD

Sarah Dooling

The University of Texas at Austin

Moderators
EJ

Elizabeth J. Mueller

University of Texas

Friday March 21, 2014 4:05pm - 5:25pm
Lantana Room (Westin Lobby Level)

4:05pm

FR4.05 Community and Neighborhood Context for School Reform
Moderator: Anna Santiago, Case Western Reserve University

  • Will Moving to a Better Neighborhood Help?  Mobility, Change of Context, and Young-Adult Educational Attainment
    Pat Goldsmith, Texa A & M University; William Velez, UW-Milwaukee; Marcus Britton, UW-Milwaukee

  • The Tale of Two Types of Cities:  Exploration of the Research and Reform Implications Resulting from Urban District Size
    Craig Hochbein, Lehigh University; Kristin Harbour, University of Louisville

  • Turning Around Failing Urban Neighborhood Public Schools to Give All Kids a Chance: A Case Study of a “Hybrid” School Model in Newark NJ
    Dorothy J. Knauer, Rutgers University Newark

  • Connecting Education Reform to Neighborhood Context: Identifying Community Needs and Assets as a First Step to Developing Programs to Improve Outcomes
    Molly Vollman Makris, Rutgers University, Newark; Ryan Coughlan, Rutgers University, Newark

  • Neighborhood Context and Educational Performance: Evidence from a Natural Experiment
    Anna Santiago, Case Western Reserve University; George Galster, Wayne State University; Lisa Stack, Wayne State University




Presenters
PR

Pat Rubio Goldsmith

Texas A & M University
CH

Craig Hochbein

Lehigh University
DK

Dorothy Knauer

Rutgers University- Newark NJ
MM

Molly Makris

Guttman Community College, City University of New York
AS

Anna Santiago

Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University

Co-Authors
GG

George Galster

Wayne State University
KH

Kristin Harbour

University of Louisville
MB

Marcus Britton

UW-Milwaukee
RC

Ryan Coughlan

Rutgers University, Newark
WV

William Velez

UW-Milwaukee

Moderators
AS

Anna Santiago

Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University

Friday March 21, 2014 4:05pm - 5:25pm
Zapata (Westin 2nd Floor)

4:05pm

FR4.06 The Role of Labor and Employment in Urban Development
Moderator: Janet M. Kelly, University of Louisville

  • Home-based Workers in Mexico City, Sector and Occupation 2005 and 2012
    Valentin Ibarra, El Colegio de México; Andrea Bautista, El Colegio de México

  • Evaluating Metropolitan Skills Mismatch
    Janet M. Kelly, University of Louisville; Barry Kornstein, University of Louisville

  • The Long Term Employment Impacts of Gentrification in the 1990s
    T. William Lester, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Daniel Hartley, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

  • Technological Change and Urban Jobs in Mexico
    Humberto Merritt, National Polytechnic Institute (IPN), MEXICO

  • Employment Growth and State Incentives for the Entertainment Industry: A Multi-State Analysis
    Ric Kolenda, Georgia State University  & Georgia Institute of Technology




Presenters
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Valentin Ibarra

El Colegio de México
JK

Janet Kelly

University of Louisville
avatar for Ric Kolenda

Ric Kolenda

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

Humberto Merritt

National Polytechnic Institute (IPN), MEXICO

Co-Authors
AB

Andrea Bautista

Research Assistant, El Colegio de México
BK

Barry Kornstein

University of Louisville
DH

Daniel Hartley

Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

Moderators
JK

Janet Kelly

University of Louisville

Friday March 21, 2014 4:05pm - 5:25pm
Olivares Room (Westin River Level)

4:05pm

FR4.08 Walkability and Pedestrian Infrastructure in the City
Moderator: Kenneth Joh, Texas A&M University

  • The Role of Built Environment on Social Interaction
    Hee-Jung Jun, University of West Georgia; Misun Hur, East Carolina University

  • Multifamily Housing and Walkable Neighborhoods: Assessing Economic and Social Equity Impacts
    Kenneth Joh, Texas A&M University; Wei Li, Texas A&M University; Chanam Lee, Texas A&M University; Jun-Hyun Kim, Texas A&M University; Han Park, Texas A&M University; Ayoung Woo, Texas A&M University

  • From Car-Dependent Neighborhoods To Walkers’ Paradise: Estimating Walkability Premiums in the Condominium Housing Market
    Wei Li, Texas A&M University; Kenneth Joh, Texas A&M University; Chanam Lee, Texas A&M University; Jun-Hyun Kim, Texas A&M University; Han Park, Texas A&M University; Ayoung Woo, Texas A&M University

  • Infrastructure for Walkability: Is the Goal Place-making or Creating Safe Pedestrian Networks?
    Kathleen Meghan Wieters, University of Oklahoma

  • Pedestrian Zones and Traffic System ——Comparative Analysis of Pedestrian Zones in German, American and Chinese Cities
    Qidong Zhao, Chongqing University; Haoyan Wei, Chongqing University




Presenters
KJ

Kenneth Joh

Texas A&M University
HJ

Hee-Jung Jun

University of West Georgia
WL

Wei Li

Texas A&M University
avatar for Kathleen Meghan Wieters

Kathleen Meghan Wieters

University of Oklahoma
This will be my second year at UAA and I am excited to meet more people! I am very interested in perspectives from different disciplines on how we can encourage our communities to value equity issues -- access to land uses, access to transportation options, access to health care, and safe, healthy places to live for all incomes and people.
QZ

Qidong Zhao

Graduate Student, Faculty of Architecture and Urban Planning, Chongqing University

Co-Authors
avatar for Ayoung Woo

Ayoung Woo

Texas A&M University
CL

Chanam Lee

Texas A&M University
HP

Han Park

Texas A&M University
HW

Haoyan Wei

Faculty of Architecture and Urban Planning, Chongqing University
JK

Jun-Hyun Kim

Texas A&M University
KJ

Kenneth Joh

Texas A&M University
MH

Misun Hur

East Carolina University
WL

Wei Li

Texas A&M University

Moderators
KJ

Kenneth Joh

Texas A&M University

Friday March 21, 2014 4:05pm - 5:25pm
Contessa B (Contessa 2nd Floor)

4:05pm

FR4.09 Citizenship, Participation, and Volunteerism
Moderator: Deborah Puntenney, Northwestern University
  • Urbanite vs. Ruralite: Differences in Generosity by Urban-Rural Status
    Patricia Snell Herzog, University of Arkansas
  • Beyond the Contentious and Beyond the Local: LGBT Movement Activism in Warsaw
    Nawojka Lesinski, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Social Capital and Community Health: Engaging Urban Residents Around the Social Determinants of Health
    Deborah Puntenney, Northwestern University; Barbara Zappia, Greater Rochester Health Foundation
  • Inter-Group Collaboration in Transnational Urban Space
    Bethany Welch, Aquinas Center
  • Citizen Participation in Urban Renewal: A Comparative Case Study of Regulatory Takings and Residential Relocations in Shanghai
    Zhumin Xu, University of New Orleans

Presenters
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Patricia Snell Herzog

University of Arkansas
NL

Nawojka Lesinski

University of Illinois at Chicago
avatar for Deborah Puntenney

Deborah Puntenney

Research Associate Professor, Northwestern University
Deborah Puntenney, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor on the research faculty in the School of Education and Social Policy at Northwestern University. She works in community development and has taught courses in social policy, philanthropy, gender, and the family. She is a member of the adjunct faculty at the University of Chicago’s School of Social Service Administration, where she teaches a course on U.S. social welfare policy. Deborah... Read More →
avatar for Bethany Welch

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 →
ZX

Zhumin Xu

University of New Orleans

Co-Authors
BZ

Barbara Zappia

Greater Rochester Health Foundation

Moderators
avatar for Deborah Puntenney

Deborah Puntenney

Research Associate Professor, Northwestern University
Deborah Puntenney, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor on the research faculty in the School of Education and Social Policy at Northwestern University. She works in community development and has taught courses in social policy, philanthropy, gender, and the family. She is a member of the adjunct faculty at the University of Chicago’s School of Social Service Administration, where she teaches a course on U.S. social welfare policy. Deborah... Read More →

Friday March 21, 2014 4:05pm - 5:25pm
Retama (Contessa 2nd Floor)

4:05pm

FR4.10 Urban Planning and Sustainable Development
Moderator: Susan Opp, Colorado State University

  • The Role of Sustainability in Local Economic Development
    Susan Opp, Colorado State University; Jeffery L Osgood, West Chester University of Pennsylvania

  • The Opportunities and Limits of Urban Sustainability Planning
    Christina Rosan, Temple University

  • The Green Dividend of Sustainable Planning Practice: How Portland Provides a Compass
    Charles Stevens, University of Louisville; John Gilderbloom, University of Louisville

  • The Smart Grid and Green Infrastructure, Applying Patrick Geddes to Metropolitan Infrastructure in the 21st Century
    Kristina Tajchman, University of Texas

  • The Impact of LEED Neighborhood Certification on Condo Prices
    Julia Freybote, Portland State University; Hua Sun, California State University, San Bernardino; Xi Yang, Portland State University




Presenters
SO

Susan Opp

Colorado State University
CR

Christina Rosan

Temple University
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Charles Stevens

Student, University of Louisville
KT

Kristina Tajchman

University of Texas, Community & Regional Planning
XY

Xi Yang

Portland State University

Co-Authors
HS

Hua Sun

California State University, San Bernardino
JL

Jeffery L Osgood

West Chester University of Pennsylvania
JG

John Gilderbloom

University of Louisville
JF

Julia Freybote

Portland State University

Moderators
SO

Susan Opp

Colorado State University

Friday March 21, 2014 4:05pm - 5:25pm
Magnolia (Contessa 2nd Floor)

4:05pm

FR4.11 Progressive Cities, Then and Now
Moderator: Greg Schrock, Portland State University


  • The Progressive City Over Time: Longer Term Outcomes in Selected Cities
    Pierre Clavel, Cornell University

  • Social Equity and Urban Climate and Sustainability Planning: Evidence from U.S. Cities
    Greg Schrock, Portland State University; Ellen Bassett, University of Virginia; Jamaal Green, Portland State University

  • Progressive Aspirations: Race, Equity and Waterfront Planning in Philadelphia
    Steve McGovern, Haverford College

  • Progressive Ideals in Declining Cities: Participation and Redistribution in Cincinnati
    Marisa Zapata, Portland State University


Presenters
PC

Pierre Clavel

Cornell University
SM

Steve McGovern

Haverford College
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Greg Schrock

Portland State University
MZ

marisa zapata

Assistant professor, Portland State University

Co-Authors
EB

Ellen Bassett

University of Virginia
JG

Jamaal Green

Portland State University

Moderators
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Greg Schrock

Portland State University

Friday March 21, 2014 4:05pm - 5:25pm
Sabino Room (Westin 1st Floor)

4:05pm

FR4.12 Leadership in Cities and Suburbs
Moderator: David Sweeting, University of Bristol, UK

  • Place-based Leadership and the Inclusive City: An International Analysis    
    Robin Hambleton, University of the West of England, Bristol

  • The Leadership Qualities of Successful Canadian City Managers
    David Siegel, Brock University

  • Does Having a Directly Elected Mayor Make a Difference?  Drawing Lessons from the Reform of Urban Political Leadership in Bristol, England
    David Sweeting, University of Bristol, UK; Robin Hambleton, University of the West of England, UK


Presenters
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Robin Hambleton

Professor of City Leadership, University of the West of England, Bristol
I am interested in understanding the power of local, place-based civic leadership in our globalizing world. I have a new international book out on 'Leading the Inclusive City. Place-based innovation for a bounded planet' (Policy Press). The UAA is always a great place for international exchange relating to new ideas in the broad field of progressive urban politics... the San Diego conference will be no exception!
DS

David Siegel

Brock University
DS

David Sweeting

University of Bristol, UK

Co-Authors
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Robin Hambleton

Professor of City Leadership, University of the West of England, Bristol
I am interested in understanding the power of local, place-based civic leadership in our globalizing world. I have a new international book out on 'Leading the Inclusive City. Place-based innovation for a bounded planet' (Policy Press). The UAA is always a great place for international exchange relating to new ideas in the broad field of progressive urban politics... the San Diego conference will be no exception!

Moderators
DS

David Sweeting

University of Bristol, UK

Friday March 21, 2014 4:05pm - 5:25pm
Encino Room (Westin 1st Floor)

4:05pm

FR4.13 Theories and Trends in Regional Economics
Moderator: Daniel Scheller, University of Texas at El Paso

  • The Influence of Multiple Specializations on Regional Economic Performance
    Saheum Hong, Texas A&M University; Yu Xiao, Texas A&M University

  • Income Mobility at Scale: Regional and Megaregional Patterns of Income Mobility
    John Laycock, City of Austin; Donald Jackson, University of Texas

  • Amalgamation and De-amalgamation in Montreal: Searching for Fiscal Equity and Efficiency at the Metropolitan Scale
    Jean-Philippe Meloche, University of Montreal; Maxime Leblanc-Desgagne, University of Montreal

  • City-County Consolidation:  Factors Affecting its Consideration and Adoption
    Daniel Scheller, University of Texas at El Paso; Denise Terrazas, Teach for America


Presenters
SH

Saheum Hong

Texas A&M University
JL

John Laycock

City of Austin
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Jean-Philippe Meloche

Universite de Montreal
DS

Daniel Scheller

Assistant Professor, University of Texas at El Paso

Co-Authors
DT

Denise Terrazas

Teach for America
DJ

Donald Jackson

University of Texas
ML

Maxime Leblanc-Desgagne

University of Montreal
YX

Yu Xiao

Texas A&M University

Moderators
DS

Daniel Scheller

Assistant Professor, University of Texas at El Paso

Friday March 21, 2014 4:05pm - 5:25pm
Laurel (Contessa 2nd Floor)

4:05pm

FR4.14 Ethnicity and Neighborhood Economic Development
Moderator: Elizabeth Korver-Glenn, Rice University

  • Paseo Boricua: Alternative Regimes of Ownership
    Ivis Garcia Zambrana, University of Illinois at Chicago

  • How Does Collaborative Community Building Governance Work? Evaluating Collaborative Community Building Practices in Korea
    Sangmin Kim, University of Southern California

  • Non-Poor Latinos, Property, and Culture in Houston’s Northside Barrio
    Elizabeth Korver-Glenn, Rice University




Presenters
SK

Sangmin Kim

University of Southern California
EK

Elizabeth Korver-Glenn

Rice University
IG

Ivis Garcia Zambrana

University of Utah

Moderators
EK

Elizabeth Korver-Glenn

Rice University

Friday March 21, 2014 4:05pm - 5:25pm
Carranza Room (Westin 2nd Floor)

4:05pm

FR4.15 The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program at 40 (Panel II)
Moderator: George Galster, Wayne State University

  • The Role of the CDBG Program in Rural America
    Keith Wiley, Housing Assistance Council

  • Community Development And Fair Housing: A Work Still In Progress
    Laurence Pearl, Retired from HUD; Current chair of the DC Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights

  • Federally Sponsored Local Economic And Community Development: A Look At Hud’s Section 108 Program
    Brett Theodos, Urban Institute
  • Using Community Development Block Grant Dollars to Revitalize Neighborhoods: The Impact of Program Spending in Philadelphia
    Karen Beck Pooley




Presenters
LP

Laurence Pearl

Retired from HUD; Current chair of the DC Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights
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Karen Beck Pooley

Senior Associate, czb, LLC
I am a Senior Associate at czb LLC, a neighborhood planning firm, and teach at Muhlenberg College and Lehigh University. I previously worked for the Redevelopment Authority of the City of Allentown and New York City’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development. I have a Master of Urban Planning & Policy from New School University’s Milano Graduate School, and a Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania’s Department of City and... Read More →
BT

Brett Theodos

Urban Institute
KW

Keith Wiley

Housing Assistance Council

Moderators
GG

George Galster

Wayne State University

Friday March 21, 2014 4:05pm - 5:25pm
Madero Room (Westin 2nd Floor)

4:05pm

FR4.16 Living in the Boundaries. A Comparative View of Livability Conditions in the Mexico City Periphery.
Moderator: Ann Varley, University College London


  • The Second Class City: Urban Experiences from the Periphery of Mexico City
    María Cristina Bayón, Instituto de Investigaciones Sociales, UNAM

  • “The Logic of Necessity”: Increasing Use-value in Low-income Housing (Colonias Populares)
    Clara Salazar, El Colegio de México, Centro de Estudios Demográficos, Urbanos y Ambientales; Landy Sánchez, El Colegio de México, Centro de Estudios Demográficos, Urbanos y Ambientales

  • Borders and Boundaries in Ixtapaluca: Differing Ways to Use and Make Sense of the Territory
    María Teresa Esquivel, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana – Azcapotzalco

  • Social Interest Urban Housing Projects and Social Integration: An Approach from the Subjective Standpoint
    Vicente Moctezuma, Centro de Investigación y Estudios en Antropología Social, México

  • Belonging at the Margins: Building a Local Sense of Belonging in Mexico City’s Periphery
    Angela Giglia, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana – Iztapalapa, México




Presenters
MC

María Cristina Bayón

Instituto de Investigaciones Sociales, UNAM
MT

María Teresa Esquivel

Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana – Azcapotzalco
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Angela Giglia

Profesora-investigadora titular de tiempo completo, UAM Iztapalapa
Urban space, urban anthropology, urban precariat
VM

Vicente Moctezuma

Centro de Investigación y Estudios en Antropología Social, México.
LS

Landy Sánchez

El Colegio de México, Centro de Estudios Demográficos, Urbanos y Ambientales

Co-Authors
CS

Clara Salazar

El Colegio de México, Centro de Estudios Demográficos, Urbanos y Ambientales

Moderators
AV

Ann Varley

University College London

Friday March 21, 2014 4:05pm - 5:25pm
Villa Room (Westin 2nd Floor)

4:05pm

FR4.17 Urban Planning and Regulatory Zoning [SPECIAL TRACK: URBAN ISSUES IN CENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN]
Moderator: Marla Nelson, University of New Orleans
  • The New World Riviera: Architecture, Planning, and Politics in Freeport, Bahamas (1955-1973)
    Serge Ambrose, Ambrose+Sabatino; Michelangelo Sabatino, University of Houston
  • Stakeholder Engagement and Planning Processes: The Land-use and Transportation Plan Blueprint Denver and the Plan Urbano Ambiental de Buenos Aires
    William Lamborn, Universidad de Buenos Aires
  • Inclusionary Zoning in Fortaleza, Brazil: Effects of Regulatory Policies in Land Prices
    Clarissa Freitas, Federal University of Ceará


Presenters
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Serge Ambrose

Architect, Ambrose+Sabatino
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Clarissa Freitas

Professor, Universidade Federal do Ceará
WL

William Lamborn

Universidad de Buenos Aires

Co-Authors
MS

Michelangelo Sabatino

Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture, University of Houston

Moderators
MN

Marla Nelson

University of New Orleans

Friday March 21, 2014 4:05pm - 5:25pm
Contessa A (Contessa 2nd Floor)

4:05pm

FR4.18 Neoliberal Urbanism: Reflections on Theory from the Arab World--Part II
Moderator: Najib Hourani, Michigan State University


  • The Master Planning Effect
    Mona Fawaz, American University of Beirut

  • Speaking of the City: Establishing Urban Expertise in the Persian/Arab Gulf
    Ahmed Kanna, University of the Pacific

  • City as Microcosm: Reflections on Neoliberalism in the Arab World
    Koenraad Bogaert,  University of Ghent

  • Neoliberal Authoritarianism in the City - Lessons from Pre-war Damascus
    Yannick Suderman, Edinburgh University

  • Neoliberalism and the Iconography of the Local: Place Making and Power
    Christopher Parker, University of Ghent


Presenters
KB

Koenraad Bogaert

University of Ghent
MF

Mona Fawaz

American University of Beirut
AK

Ahmed Kanna

University of the Pacific
CP

Christopher Parker

University of Ghent
YS

Yannick Suderman

Edinburgh University

Moderators
NH

Najib Hourani

Michigan State University

Friday March 21, 2014 4:05pm - 5:25pm
Camino Real Room (Westin 1st Floor)

4:05pm

FR4.XX Education in Community Contexts
Moderator: Barbara Ferman (Temple University)


  • Connection, Collaboration and Context: CURA’s Path of Mutual Enrichment and Continued Relevance in Community-University Partnerships
    Patricia Cavanaugh, Carleton College

  • Border-Crossing and Risk-Taking: Teaching Student Resiliency through Community-Based Learning
    J.R. "Jones" Estes, Portland State University

  • Academic Achievement and Voter Behavior in Local School Elections: Evidence from a Field Experiment
    Vladimir Kogan, Ohio State University; Zachary Peskowitz, Ohio State University; Stéphane Lavertu, Ohio State University

  • The Flight Back In- Middle Class Parents that Opt Back into Struggling Urban Schools
    Cara Kronen, Borough of Manhattan Community College- CUNY

  • Constructing Race and Class in the Neighborhood School: Media, Gentrification and Schools
    Leslie Martin, University of Mary Washington


Presenters
PC

Patricia Cavanaugh

Carleton College
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
VK

Vladimir Kogan

Ohio State University
CK

Cara Kronen

Borough of Manhattan Community College- CUNY
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Leslie Martin

University of Mary Washington

Co-Authors
SL

Stéphane Lavertu

Ohio State University
ZP

Zachary Peskowitz

Ohio State University

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 →

Friday March 21, 2014 4:05pm - 5:25pm
El Rincon De Maria (Westin 1st Floor)

5:30pm

7:00pm

Friday - Dinner (on your own)
Friday March 21, 2014 7:00pm - 8:00pm
TBA
 
Saturday, March 22
 

8:00am

8:00am

8:30am

Saturday - Registration (8:00am-10:30am)
Express Conference Registration (pre-paid registration)
Tours, Guest Meal Tickets and On-Site Registration

Saturday March 22, 2014 8:30am - 10:30am
Hidalgo Ballroom (Westin 2nd Floor)

9:00am

SA1.01 Race, Ethnicity, and Urban Development
Moderator: Karen Gibson, Portland State University
  • LULUs and Livability: A Case Study of Strip Clubs in Portland, Oregon Neighborhoods
    Moriah McSharry McGrath, Portland State University

  • Residential Segregation by Race or Ethnicity in Houston 1980-2011: Trends, Patterns and Black Neighborhoods
    Chunhui Ren, University of Texas at Austin

  • Towards a Mediterranean 'Superdiverse' Small Town? Immigration and Sustainability in Empuriabrava Neighborhood, Catalonia, Spain
    Dawid Wladyka, University of Texas at Brownsville and Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain; Ricard Moren-Alegret, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain

Presenters
MM

Moriah McSharry McGrath

Portland State University
CR

Chunhui Ren

The Institute for Urban Policy Research and Analysis, University of Texas at Austin
DW

Dawid Wladyka

Autonomous University of Barcelona

Co-Authors
RM

Ricard Moren-Alegret

Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain

Moderators
KG

Karen Gibson

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

Saturday March 22, 2014 9:00am - 10:20am
Zapata (Westin 2nd Floor)

9:00am