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POSITION OVERVIEW Position title: Postdoctoral Fellowship in Climate Justice & Community Engagement Salary range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. The posted UCSC salary scales set the minimum pay based on the individual’s Experience Level, which is determined by the number of months of postdoctoral service at any institution. See the salary scale titled, Postdoctoral Scholar-Employee […]

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Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Geography with expertise in GI Science/Geographic Information Systems Hofstra University The Department of Global Studies and Geography at Hofstra University seeks a broadly trained candidate for the tenure-track, full-time position of Assistant Professor of Geography to teach and perform research in Geographic Information Science/Geographic Information Systems. We seek candidates who are […]

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Cornell is hiring an Associate or Full Professor, Tenure-track, in Environmental Justice, Law, and Policy in the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences. The new hire will join a Cohort Faculty Hire in ‘Advancing Environmental Justice’. The Advancing Environmental Justice cohort of scholars will examine the legacy and contemporary dynamics of […]

Geographies of Refugee Resettlement and Post-industrial Urban Renewal in Rust Belt Cities Refugees are active agents of urban change. According to the United Nations, 60 percent of the world’s refugees are in cities and as such, cities of today are uniquely positioned to seek solutions that address refugee concerns alongside interrelated urban social justice and […]

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NTT Teaching Instructor Rutgers University, School of Environmental and Biological Sciences, Department of Human Ecology is seeking applicants for an AY non-tenure track (NTT) position of Teaching Instructor. This instructor will have a 100% teaching appointment and will thus be expected to teach six courses per year, or equivalent. This position will teach Human Ecology […]

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The Cornell Mui Ho Center for Cities (the Center) at The College of Architecture, Art, and Planning at Cornell University (Cornell AAP) invites applications for a Postdoctoral Associate as part of the Center’s High Impact Initiative on Just and Equitable Cities (https://centerforcities.aap.cornell.edu/initiatives/overview). We invite applications from candidates who will have completed their Ph.D. degree no earlier than September 1, 2018, in City […]

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article.   Newfoundland and Tasmania, Australia, have been described as ‘mirror islands’ with striking linkages. Site of one of the field excursions during the authors’ 12-day exchange to Tasmania, Australia. (Author Provided, Brady Reid)   In an era of “global […]

Grete Gansauer is an economic geographer and interdisciplinary public policy researcher focused on regional development, infrastructure, and the local state in peripheral regions and ‘left behind’ places. She is a US Department of Agriculture Predoctoral Fellow and PhD Candidate in Geography in the Resources and Communities Research Group at Montana State University. Her dissertation examines […]

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2024 International Conference on Urban Affairs April 24-27, 2024 | Marriott Marquis Hotel | New York City Sponsored by: Urban Affairs Association (UAA), European Network for Housing Research (ENHR), and European Urban Research Association (EURA) Cities on the Edge: Promoting Equity and Resiliency through Research, Activism, Planning, and Policy Cities are home to more than 55% […]

Jennifer Clark is Knowlton School Distinguished Professor and Head of the City and Regional Planning Section in the College of Engineering at The Ohio State University. She is also a Visiting Professor of City and Regional Planning with the School of Business at the University of Stavanger in Norway. She has authored numerous articles, chapters, […]

It was great to see six sessions at RSA 2023 in Ljubljana as part of a theme on Climate Change, Energy & Environmental Sustainability. Several other sessions were focused on sustainability as well. Many of the papers presented technical analyses of supporting blue or green economy initiatives. While these are much needed, we also need […]

Jennifer Clark is Knowlton School Distinguished Professor and Head of the City and Regional Planning Section in the College of Engineering at The Ohio State University. She is also a Visiting Professor of City and Regional Planning with the School of Business at the University of Stavanger in Norway. She has authored numerous articles, chapters, […]

Small Grant Scheme on Pandemics, Cities, Regions & Industry: Racial Disparities of the Paycheck Protection Program: Focusing on Structural Differences in Banking Infrastructure This project examines the distributional outcomes of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), which was implemented by the U.S. federal government to preserve jobs in small businesses in response to the 2020 coronavirus […]

The Regional Studies Association (RSA) provides a range of research funding opportunities to suit different career stages and we are pleased to share with you details on forthcoming application deadlines. We encourage non-members to apply for a grant and join the RSA at the same time. Deadlines for the 2023 RSA Awards and Funding are as […]

This blog was written for the RSA Blog Student Summer Series that will highlight graduate student success in regional studies across the globe throughout the summer.    During the COVID-19 pandemic, select regions around the globe formed ‘travel/quarantine bubbles’ with imposed hard borders such as the ‘Trans-Tasman Bubble’ involving New Zealand and Australia and the […]

The RSA is pleased to announce that its Research Network Grant Scheme is open once more. The scheme was placed on hold during the Covid-19 pandemic and has now been reinstated with a deadline of 29 November 2022. The maximum funding for a Research Network is: £10,000 (c. $13,300; c. €11,800) for newly established networks; £7,500 (c. $10,000; […]

Sign up for an RSA membership* before midnight on the 21st August 2022 and you can participate in our Free Book Offer, where you can get a free book from our Regions and Cities Series.  See below for a full list of the books available. Please be aware that there are a limited number of […]

This blog was written for the RSA Blog Student Summer Series that will highlight graduate student success in regional studies across the globe throughout the summer.    If the American West could be defined by one characteristic, it would be aridity. Water quantity and quality deficiencies perennially frame development controversies across the West– particularly in […]

This blog was written for the RSA Blog Student Summer Series that will highlight graduate student success in regional studies across the globe throughout the summer.    Various studies have acknowledged and highlighted the significant contribution of an integrated system to adopt and execute climate action plans. This article will attempt to unveil the influence […]

This blog follows the launch of the new book Border Cities and Territorial Development   The new book focuses on territorial development processes associated with border cities. In this light, the 12 chapters cut across not only economic, but also governance and cross-border planning processes and innovation, in both European and North American border cities, […]

Brady is working towards a Ph.D. in Rural Studies at the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada. His research interests intersect environmental stewardship, rural community development, and Indigenous self-determination in policy and development decision-making processes. As a settler (non-Indigenous) scholar with English/Mi’kmaw ancestry, Brady explores the roles and responsibilities of researchers engaging in community-based participatory […]

Joan Fitzgerald is a Professor of Urban and Public Policy at Northeastern University. She focuses on urban climate governance and the connections between urban sustainability and economic development and innovation. Her third book, Emerald Cities: Urban Sustainability and Economic Development (Oxford Univ. Press, 2010), examines how cities are creating economic development opportunities in several green […]

Whether we call it cohesion, levelling up, lagging regions, or place-based policy; regional inequality has been a long-term persistent problem.   I started to become really interested in how places adapt, and what we would find if we begin from the starting point of adaptation – particularly using the Deleuzian Assemblage and the complex adaptive […]

The RSA Ambassador to USA is Michael Glass, Director of the Urban Studies Program at the University of Pittsburgh. As the United States ambassador for the RSA, it’s my pleasure to assist anyone who wants to address the unruly, diverse, and essential set of regionalisms that exist across the country. I look forward to working […]

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