Current Research

Faculty Research

Faculty in Urban Studies have earned their doctorates at some of the nation's most prestigious universities. Faculty members in Urban Studies are drawn from geography, history, political science, and sociology. Their areas of expertise are diverse, consistent with the program's goal of providing students with a range of possible urban specializations. See faculty specializations. For information on USP faculty members, their research and teaching interests and recent publications, please visit the Faculty web pages.

Faculty Research Specializations

  • Community Organizations and Nonprofits
  • Environment and Sustainable Development
  • Gender and Sexuality
  • Gerontology/Aging Policy
  • Globalization and International Migration and Development
  • Health Policy and Systems
  • Housing and Gentrification
  • Public Policy
  • Race and Ethnicity
  • Urban Culture, Movements, and Space
  • Urban/Metro Economic Development
  • Urban and Suburban History
  • Urban Politics and Administration
  • Urban Poverty and Inequality
  • Welfare and Families

Recent Publications

Not available at this time.