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Post-doctoral Researcher Position in Urbanism, University of Chicago, USA

The University of Chicago is seeking to fill a Post-Doctoral Researcher position in Urbanism, working under the supervision of Emily Talen, Professor and Director of the Urbanism Lab at the University of Chicago. The position will start July 1, 2020. The initial term of the position will be one year, with the possibility of renewal. […]

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 […]

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 has graduated within the previous year; RSA PhD Student Award – this award is for registered PhD students who have not […]

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2 full funded graduate positions in Critical Urban Food Studies (PhD and MA level), University of Calgary, Canada

I am looking for up to 2 new graduate students within my field of research (Critical Urban Food Geographies) for Master and PhD level studies in the Department of Geography, University of Calgary for program start in Sept 2020. Supervision: Dr. Marit Rosol, Canada Research Chair in Global Urban Studies and Associate Professor of Geography […]

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Assistant Professor in Latinx Geographies, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, USA

Review of applications will begin December 6, 2019 The Department of Geography and the Department of Latino and Caribbean Studies (LCS) at Rutgers University invite applicants for a Tenure Track position of Assistant Professor in Latinx Geographies. The search will seek a candidate whose appointment would be split between Geography and LCS and whose teaching […]

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Graduate and Undergraduate Research Assistants, Michigan Technological University, University of Alaska Anchorage, and The Pennsylvania State University, USA

The project will hire six graduate students and many undergraduates to be located at The Pennsylvania State University, Michigan Technological University, and University of Alaska Anchorage. The students will be members of a large interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary research team. The students will participate in research, educational, and outreach activities of the POLARIS project and conduct […]

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Research Technician, University of Alaska Fairbanks, USA

The POLARIS, or Pursuing Opportunities for Long-term Artic Resilience for Infrastructure and Society, is a newly funded NSF project that studies environmental migration, food security, and human-environment conflicts in coastal Arctic Indigenous communities and identifies the important assets (social, environmental, infrastructural, institutional) to help them adapt and become more resilient to climate-related changes. More information […]

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Assistant Research Professor, Social Science Research Institute (SSRI) and Population Research Institute (PRI), Penn State University, USA

The POLARIS, or Pursuing Opportunities for Long-term Artic Resilience for Infrastructure and Society, is a newly funded NSF project that studies environmental migration, food security, and human-environment conflicts in coastal Arctic Indigenous communities and identifies the important assets (social, environmental, infrastructural, institutional) to help them adapt and become more resilient to climate-related changes. More information […]

Mattia Casula

Name of event: 4th edition of the International Conference on Public Policy (ICPP4) The 4th edition of the International Conference of Public (ICPP4) was organized by the International Public Policy Association (IPPA), a leading international organization in the field of policy science.  It aims to promote the international diffusion of knowledge on public policy, disseminating […]

Student and Early Career Representative Board Member positions available January 2020

Two exciting opportunities have arisen for an enthusiastic PhD Student and an Early Career Researcher to join the Board of the Regional Studies Association. The RSA is an established global Association and a place on the Board will enable successful candidates to engage with colleagues, from students and early career researchers through to high profile […]

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2019 RSA North America Conference Plenary Speakers

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Abigail Cooke

Abigail Cooke is Assistant Professor of Geography at University at Buffalo (SUNY). She is also a co-director of the Center for Trade, Environment, and Development (CTED, formerly CUSTAC). Her research focuses on the local and regional impacts of global flows. She has studied the impacts of low-wage country import competition in the US and the […]

Joshua Barrett

Joshua Barrett is Manager of Planning and Accountability for the Climate Change Branch in the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador. In this position, he oversees policy and strategy development initiatives related to climate change, including initiatives to raise public awareness engage the academic community and professional associations, manage and lead research and analysis initiatives, as […]

Joan Fitzgerald

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 […]

Defining the Terrains of Regional Infrastructure

25 September 2019

Geography, Finance and Uneven Development

15 May 2019

XV Seminario Internacional de la Red Iberoamericana de Investigadores sobre Globalización y Territorio (RII)

28 November 2018

2019 RSA North America Conference

25 September 2019

Final Report: RSA Research Network on Sustainability Transitions in the Coastal Zone

Organisers: Prof. C.  Patrick Heidkamp, Southern Connecticut State University Dr. John Morrissey, Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick Dr. Catherine Chambers, University Centre of the Westfjords Coastal areas, despite only occupying a relatively small percentage of the Earth’s land-surface, provide more than one third of the globe’s value of ecosystem services. Coastal areas are also […]

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Finance, Geography and Sustainability: Lessons for Urban Planning, Development and Beyond

3 April 2017

Regional Studies paper wins ACSP–Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation 2019 Best Paper Award

Regional Studies paper – Industrial Inheritances: Makers, Relatedness and Materiality in New York and Chicago – wins The Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP)–Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation 2019 Best Paper Award The Editorial Board of Regional Studies are delighted to acknowledge the achievements of Max Eisenburger, Marc Doussard, Laura Wolf-Powers, Greg Schrock & Stephen Marotta in being awarded the […]

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Allen J Scott

Allen J. Scott is distinguished research professor in the Department of Geography and the Department of Policy Studies at UCLA. He has written widely on the economic foundations of urban and regional development. He was the recipient of the Prix Vautrin Lud in 2003, the Anders Retzius Gold Medal in 2009, and the Sir Peter […]

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