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The Earlham College Border Studies Program (BSP) is an undergraduate liberal arts program based in Tucson, AZ, that uses the transnational U.S.-Mexico border region as a critical context for unpacking contemporary global realities. Students in the Border Studies Program undertake semester-long immersion education that involves academic classes, travel to communities across southern Arizona and on […]

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One Fully Funded PhD scholarships in innovation, network and regional development at HEC Montréal Application deadline: December 1, 2022 The Department of International Business, the Research Chair in Innovation and Regional Development and the Research Chair in Global Innovation Networks at HEC Montréal invite applications for one fully funded PhD positions in international business, which […]

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Working Title Assistant Professor of Sociology Appointment Type Full Time Purpose of Position The Department of Sociology, Social Work, and Anthropology at Christopher Newport University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Sociology, effective August 2023. Applicants must be committed to undergraduate education and demonstrate the potential for excellence in teaching and research with undergraduate […]

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St. Mary’s College of Maryland is hiring for two Assistant Professor positions in Environmental Studies!   1) The Environmental Studies Program at St. Mary’s College of Maryland is excited to recruit an environmental humanist or social scientist to expand our interdisciplinary academic offerings in the environment and deepen our commitment to the broad theme of […]

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Assistant Professor of Cultural and Environmental Anthropology (Req 2200150F, Pos 197463) The Department of Anthropology seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor of cultural anthropology with specialization in environmental anthropology that complements the department’s research and practice. Preference will be given to expertise in one or more of the following areas: cultural landscapes, sustainability, conservation of biocultural diversity, […]

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Assistant Professor of Geography and Women’s and Gender Studies University of New Hampshire The Departments of Geography and Women’s and Gender Studies at the University of New Hampshire invite applications for a joint tenure-track Assistant Professor appointment to start in fall 2023.  Candidates should have expertise in feminist geographies from an African American/Africana, Indigenous, Latinx/Chicanx, Asian American, or transnational perspective.  Specialization is open […]

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Postdoctoral Position on the micro-geography of innovation in an urban context (24 month, full time position) The research project “Micro-geography of innovation in an urban context (Montreal)”, which is funded the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council and collaboratively led by Prof. David Doloreux (HEC Montreal) and Richard Shearmur (McGill University). The project is a […]

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Description The Department of Geography at San Diego State University (SDSU) is hiring a tenure-track Assistant Professor with expertise in the areas of urban and environmental health to begin in Fall 2023. We are specifically looking for candidates whose research addresses the interconnected global crises of environmental degradation, climate change, migration, and racial and social inequalities and […]

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 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. Forthcoming grant and awards are as follows:   2022 […]

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 […]

Image - RSA Default Logo NEW YORK, SYRACUSE The Department of Geography and the Environment, the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University invites applications for a tenure track position in the area of Cartography and Geovisualization at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. Ph.D. is required at time of appointment. We seek a geographer whose […]

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Job no: 529427 Work type: Faculty – Tenure Track Location: Eugene, OR Categories: Foreign Languages/Linguistics, Humanities, Social Science, International Studies, Instruction Department: Global Studies (formerly known as International Studies) Rank: Assistant Professor Annual Basis: 9 Month Application Deadline October 15, 2022; position open until filled The posting is live at the University of Oregon HR site and on the Chronicle of Higher Ed […]

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 […]

In 2022, we continued to celebrate the research and work that has made an original and outstanding contribution to research concerned with the analysis of regions and regional issues. This year, some of our awards are being presented live, and some ceremonies have been held online. You can watch recordings of the online ceremonies in […]

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 […]

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.    The right to adequate housing is considered a controversial topic, with many people globally lacking this basic human right. In Canada, Bill-C-97 containing the “National Housing Strategy Act” […]

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.    Inequality is a broad concept. Over the last few decades, different disciplines and research fields have come up with distinct interpretations and concepts to reveal, track, explain, and […]

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