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New Fellows of the Regional Studies Association (FeRSA)

The Regional Studies Association are delighted to announce the appointment of the new RSA Fellows (FeRSA) for 2021. RSA Fellows are individual members who have been continuous members for a minimum of 5 years and who have also been defined as “active members”. This means that they have contributed to the life of the Association […]

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Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Geospatial Cybersecurity, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, Florida, USA

Job Description The Department of Security Studies and International Affairs (SSIA) at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, FL., invites candidates to apply for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in geospatial cybersecurity.  The successful candidate should have experience in one or more of the domains related to computer and network technologies, cybersecurity tools and incident response, […]

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Assistant/Associate Professor: Future Studies with application to Cities, University of Waterloo, Canada

The Faculty of Environment, University of Waterloo, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor (salary range $90,000 to $150,000 per annum) with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2021, or shortly thereafter. The successful applicant will be jointly appointed to both the Faculty of Environment […]

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Assistant Professor of Food Studies, Syracuse University, New York State, USA

The Department of Nutrition and Food Studies is seeking to hire an Assistant Professor of Food Studies to begin in the Fall of 2021. This position is part of an ambitious Invest Syracuse Cluster Hire Initiative in the broad area of Energy and Environment. As an integral part of this investment, Syracuse University is seeking […]

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Postdoctoral Scholar: Regional Equity, University of California Santa Barbara, USA

RECRUITMENT PERIOD Open date: December 3rd, 2020 Next review date: Thursday, Dec 17, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee. Final date: Sunday, Feb 28, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be […]

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Public Administration Careers Guide, USA

If you have obtained or are thinking of obtaining a degree in public administration, you are probably wondering how this degree can be applied in the workplace. The name itself can have some broad interpretations, which can be confusing for new degree-seekers or individuals that do not currently have experience working in the public domain. […]

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Assistant Professor, Department of Geography & Environmental Planning, Towson University, Maryland, USA

Assistant Professor
 Department of Geography & Environmental Planning College of Liberal Arts
 Towson University Towson, MD CLA-3401   Position: The College of Liberal Arts invites applications for a tenure track, 10-month Assistant Professor position in the Department of Geography & Environmental Planning beginning August 2021.  Qualifications: PhD in geography. PhD in cognate field will be […]

Awards 2020

Nominations (both self-nominations and third-party nominations) of current members are being sought for the following awards in regional studies and related fields: Nathaniel Lichfield Award – this award is for recent Masters graduate who have graduated within the previous year; Paul Benneworth PhD Student Award – this award is for registered PhD students who have […]

COVID-19 and Cottage Country: Exploring place, power, and policy in the ‘right to be rural’

Ashleigh Weeden is a rural futurist and PhD Candidate in the School of Environmental Design and Rural Development in the Ontario Agricultural College at the University of Guelph. Her work is focused on investigating place-based rural innovation, community capacity building, and public policy renewal. In addition to her current doctoral research, Ashleigh coordinates the Canadian Rural Revitalization Foundation’s Rural […]

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Webinar Pathways to a Green, Equitable, Covid-19 Recovery

Open to all and free to attend, this webinar series aims to bring experts in the field of regional studies, science and policy to you. The webinar can be watched live but will also available on demand. The webinars will run live once a month and feature researcher and policymaker experts. They include time for […]

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Webinar Whatever Happened to Uneven Development? in Conversation with Professor Jamie Peck and Dr Marion Werner

Open to all and free to attend, this webinar series aims to bring experts in the field of regional studies, science and policy to you. The webinar can be watched live but will also available on demand. The webinars will run live once a month and feature researcher and policymaker experts. They include time for […]

Politics of Displacement, Identity and Urban Citizenship in Migratory Contexts

The RSA Research Network on Politics of Displacement, Identity and Urban Citizenship in Migratory Contexts organised an event: Participatory Action Research and Ethnographic Theatre: I Am Rohingya: Staging a Genocide, a presentation by Yusuf Zine held on March 10, 2020 in Toronto, Canada. Organisers: Hulya Arik is an assistant professor at the Human Geography at […]

Uneven Innovation: The Work of Smart Cities

Jennifer Clark is Professor and Head of the City and Regional Planning Section at the Knowlton School of Architecture in the College of Engineering at The Ohio State University. She specializes in urban and regional economic development planning. She is the Deputy Editor-in-Chief of Regional Studies and a Fellow of the American Association of Geographers (AAG) […]

Participatory action research and ethnographic theatre: I Am Rohingya: Staging a Genocide

10 March 2020

Cultural Production and the Contemporary Visual Narratives of Migration, Refuge and Borders - CANCELLED

25 May 2020

The Theory, Practice, and Potential of Regional Development: The Case of Canada

Edited by Kelly Vodden, David J.A. Douglas, Sean Markey, Sarah Minnes, and Bill Reimer (See bios below) Canadian regional development today involves multiple actors operating within nested scales from local to national and even international levels. Recent approaches to making sense of this complexity have drawn on concepts such as multi-level governance, relational assets, integration, […]

2020 RSA Sessions at the AAG - Cancelled

6 April 2020

The geography of immigrants’ inventive activity in the US during the Age of Mass Migration

Andrea Morrison is currently Marie-Curie Fellow at the Department of Management and Technology, Bocconi University and Associate Professor in Economic Geography at Utrecht University. His research interests lie in the areas of evolutionary economics, innovation studies, economic geography and economic development. He has investigated extensively topics like system of innovation, industrial clusters, knowledge networks, global […]

Unexpected Impacts of Uneven Regional Economic Development: Newspapers

Anthony Frigon is a PhD Candidate in Geography at UCLA. He is interested in the relationship between industrial dynamics, labor and firm mobility, and regional economic development. His current projects focus on the role of technological proximity in agglomeration settings and spatial knowledge sourcing for multi-locational firms in Canada and the United States. The recent […]

2020 RSA Awards Nominations - Call Now Open

Nominations (both self-nominations and third-party nominations) of current members are being sought for the following awards in regional studies and related fields: Nathaniel Lichfield Award – this award is for recent Masters graduate who has graduated within the previous year; RSA PhD Student Award – this award is for registered PhD students who have not yet received […]

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