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MA & PhD Geography Graduate Program, West Virginia University, USA

    WVU Geography Graduate Program 2021-2022 Recruitment We are currently recruiting M.A. and Ph.D. students for the 2021-2022 academic year, with competitive funding packages available through assistantships.   Geography Graduate Program   WVU Geology and Geography   Our program offers both Master’s and Doctoral degrees and a rigorous certificate program in Geographic Information Science. […]

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Assistant Professor, Environmental Planning, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, USA

We are seeking a dynamic and broadly trained scholar with expertise in areas such as environmental justice, environmental governance, environmental assessment, lifecycle assessment, low-carbon lifestyles, climate change adaptation, resilience, socio-ecological systems, and/or urban sustainability. We welcome candidates who have an urban focus and who will complement one or more methodological areas of expertise in the […]

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Assistant Professor, Department of Urban Studies and Planning, California State University, Northridge, USA

Department: Urban Studies and Planning Faculty Hire Number: 21-11 Effective Date of Appointment: August 23, 2021 (Contingent upon Provost’s approval and budgetary considerations) Rank: Assistant Professor Salary: Dependent upon qualifications CSUN’s Commitment to You: CSUN is committed to achieving excellence through teaching, scholarship, learning and inclusion. As both an AANAPISI & HSI (Asian American and […]

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4 Tenure Track Jobs: Sustainability and Equity, University of Oklahoma, USA

Cluster hire focused on Sustainability and Equity OKLAHOMA, NORMAN 73019. The Department of Geography and Environmental Sustainability at the University of Oklahoma ( invites applications for tenure-track positions at the level of Assistant Professor as part of a cluster focused on Sustainability and Equity. We welcome candidates whose research, teaching and/or service has prepared them […]

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MA/MS/PhD Opportunity, University of Oklahoma, USA

I am recruiting a student to work with me while pursuing a graduate degree in Geography and Environmental Sustainability at the University of Oklahoma. More about our program can be found here: I am looking to hire a graduate student to help on one of two ongoing projects focused on: (1) climate adaptation planning […]

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Assistant Professor: Environmental Justice and Conservation, Institute for Integrative Conservation, William & Mary, USA

Assistant Professor in Environmental Justice The Institute for Integrative Conservation (IIC; at William & Mary seeks applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Environmental Justice. The tenure home for this position could be in any Arts & Sciences department at W&M, including but not limited to Anthropology, Government, Kinesiology & […]

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Postdoctoral Scholar Opening, Center on Poverty and Social Policy, Columbia University, New York, USA

Postdoctoral Scholar Opening: Center on Poverty and Social Policy, Columbia University, New York, USA The Center on Poverty and Social Policy at the Columbia University School of Social Work is seeking a postdoctoral scholar with a PhD in economics, public policy, demography, social work, sociology, or a related discipline, to conduct analyses of policy […]

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Doctoral Assistantships in Planning, Design, and the Built Environment, Clemson University, USA

The College of Architecture, Arts, and Humanities at Clemson University is accepting applications for five assistantships for the pursuit of the Ph.D. degree in Planning, Design, and the Built Environment.  The assistantship provides a stipend of $20,000 payable per year plus tuition remission, and may be renewed for up to two years. I would like your help in locating […]

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Funded PhD Positions in Critical Geographies of Post-Industrial Landscape, Memory, and Heritage, Michigan Technological University, 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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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 […]

Vanessa Guerra

Vanessa is an Adjunct Faculty at the College of Architecture and Urban Studies at Virginia Tech. Her research focuses on urban interventions for social inclusion, community development, and sustainable development. She has consultancy experience at the Inter-American Development Bank and The World Bank, in Washington, D.C. Vanessa earned a Ph.D. in Environmental Design and Planning […]

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. […]

Policy Expo 2018: China’s Belt and Road Initiative

On the behalf of the RSA community we would like to warmly congratulate to the Policy Expo 2018 winner: China’s Belt and Road Initiative: Better Policies for Alleviating Risks and Enhancing Opportunities Organisers: Xiangming Chen, Trinity College, USA Xue Li, Fudan University, Shanghai, China Julie Tian Miao, University of Melbourne, Australia Through its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), […]

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