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Master of Urban Design, University of Virginia, USA

UVA’s Master of Urban Design is a post-professional educational opportunity that gives students the ability to work closely with faculty and peers across interdisciplinary expertise to address the critical real-world urban challenges through innovative research and transformative design practices. The Master of Urban Design (MUD) is a new 3-semester, 45-credit hour, post-professional non-accredited degree program […]

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Five academic positions (interdisciplinary), College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS), Cornell University, USA

Faculty Positions Available  Assistant/Associate Professor  Cohort Hire: Science-Based Solutions to Grand Challenges in Equity and Inclusion  College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Cornell University   Position: Assistant/Associate Professor, Tenure-track. Apply via original listing Location: Ithaca, NY, USA. The academic home for these positions is the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS), housed on the […]

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PhD Scholarship: Energy affordability of vulnerable households, University of Sydney, Australia

This scholarship is part on an exciting political economy social justice project focused on the energy affordability of vulnerable households. The 3-year scholarship is to be awarded for a PhD project working in close collaboration with an ARC Linkage Project to develop solar solutions to improve energy affordability for low-income renters. More than 1 million […]

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2 PhD Opportunities; Histories of Science, Medicine, and Environment in the Global South, UC Santa Cruz, USA

Histories of Science, Medicine, and Environment in the Global South – PhD Opportunity Fellowship Date: December 10, 2021 The Department of History at UC Santa Cruz is recruiting two PhD students to begin in the fall of 2022 to pursue research on the histories of science, medicine, and/or the environment in the Global South. Applicants […]

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Funded PhD Positions: Critical Geographies of Post-Industrial Heritage, Michigan Tech, USA

The Department of Social Sciences at Michigan Technological University is now accepting applications for its MS, MS/PhD, and PhD Industrial Heritage and Archaeology programs. Our department is exceptionally interdisciplinary with core strengths in studying the processes, impacts, and heritage of industrial communities, deindustrialization and postindustrial landscapes. We draw from mixed-methods including landscape, ethnographic, heritage and […]

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Assistant Professor: Action Research and Qualitative Methodologies, University of Cincinnati, USA

UC COMMITMENT TO HEALTH & SAFETY To promote the health and safety of our university community, UC currently has a mandatory mask requirement for all buildings on campus for faculty, staff, students, and visitors. Additionally, successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Vaccine verification will be […]

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Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor: Sustainability Economics, University of Miami, USA

The University of Miami Department of Geography and Sustainable Development invites applications from qualified individuals for a tenure track or tenure eligible position in Sustainability Economics, beginning August 15, 2022. Rank is open (Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor); salary and rank are commensurate with experience and qualifications. Candidates must have a PhD in geography, […]

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Faculty Position: Asian American Studies and the Built Environment, UCLA, USA

UCLA Departments of Asian American Studies and Urban Planning are accepting applications Tenure-Track/Tenured Faculty Position in Asian American Studies and the Built Environment The Departments of Asian American Studies and Urban Planning, in partnership with the Asian American Studies Center (AASC) at UCLA, invite applications from scholars in Asian American studies, ethnic studies, urban studies, […]

RSA Ambassador to USA Michael Glass

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 […]

Beyond the Gini coefficient to understand income inequality within and between regions

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 […]

Jessie P. Poon

Jessie P.H. Poon is Professor of Geography at the University at Buffalo, New York. She is currently an editor of Environment and Planning A. She was the North American editor of Papers in Regional Science from 2002 to 2006. She has published over 100 papers on multinational firms’ locational strategies, foreign direct investment, trade, and […]

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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 […]

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) […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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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 […]

Jessie P. Poon

Jessie P.H. Poon is Professor of Geography at the University at Buffalo, New York. She is currently an editor of Environment and Planning A. She was the North American editor of Papers in Regional Science from 2002 to 2006. She has published over 100 papers on multinational firms’ locational strategies, foreign direct investment, trade, and […]

Launch of the RSA Research Network on Infrastructural Regionalisms (NOIR)

Organisers Dr. Jean-Paul Addie, Urban Studies Institute, Georgia State University (USA) Dr. Michael Glass, Urban Studies Program, University of Pittsburgh (USA) Dr. Jen Nelles, CUNY Institute for Sustainable Cities, Hunter College, City University of New York (USA) Details The RSA Research Network on Infrastructural Regionalisms (NOIR) engages research at the intersection of infrastructure and regional studies. By […]

2019 North America Conference Sponsors and Supporters

McGill University Located in the heart of Montreal, McGill University is one of Canada’s best-known institutions of higher learning and one of the leading universities in the world. With students coming to McGill from over 150 countries, our student body is the most internationally diverse of any research-intensive university in the country. Donald J. Savoie […]

Climate Resilience in Boston and the Threat of Green Speculation

Isabelle Anguelovski is Director of BCNUEJ, an ICREA Research Professor, a Senior Researcher and Principal Investigator at ICTA and coordinator of the research group Healthy Cities and Environmental Justice at IMIM. She is a plenary panelist speaker during the 2019 RSA Conference. Boston’s resilient harbor plan is bold and socio-ecologically innovative by associating green infrastructure and nature-based […]

The RSA goes to America – meet us at this year’s AAG 2019 in Washington D.C.

As in previous years, the RSA will again have a strong presence at this year’s AAG, which will take place from 3rd to 7th April 2019 in Washington D.C., USA. Amongst a broad variety of sessions, this year’s highlights include the Annual Lectures of our Regional Studies as well as Area Development and Policy journal. […]

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