Urban Research Day

Urban Research Seminars

Every semester, the Urban Initiative hosts scholars from a variety of disciplines to share research on urban topics. See our event calendar below for upcoming seminars! Click the speaker's name for registration details. 

Spring 2023 Speakers

January 31
K-Sue Park
Associate Professor of Law
Georgetown University

February 7
Lily Geismer
Associate Professor of History 
Claremont McKenna College

February 28
Brandi Summers
Associate Professor of Geography
University of California Berkeley 

March 21
Junia Howell
Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology
University of Illinois Chicago

April 18
Ravi Sundaram and Yasminah Beebeejaun
Co-founder of the Sarai program at the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, and Professor of Urban Politics and Planning at  University College London

Fall 2022 Speakers

September 13
Rashad Shabazz
Associate Profesor, SST African & African American Studies
Arizona State University

September 27
Eva Rosen
McCourt School of Public Policy
Georgetown University

October 18
Rahim Kurwa
Assistant Professor, Criminology, Law, and Justice; Sociology
University of Illinois Chicago

November 1
Michael Leo Owens
Associate Professor of Political Science
Emory University

November 15
Catherine D'Ignazio
Assistant Professor, Urban Science, and Planning
Please note: This event will begin at 12:45 pm 

November 29
Jennifer Chudy
Knafel Assistant Professor of Social Science; Assistant Professor of Political Science
Wellesley College

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