Urban and Regional Studies focuses on a wide variety of economic and social problems related to transportation, land use, urban environment, housing, work and welfare, and population changes and migration within a geographical context.
This figure shows a simple relationship between the average wages and immigrant diversity (birthplace fractionalization) in US metropolitan areas. This intriguing positive correlation is the starting point for a set of articles I have recently published with Tom Kemeny (Queen Mary University of London) that rigorously tests this relationship. Abigail Cooke, PhD
The closed-loop aquaponics system pictured was developed by the Massachusetts Avenue Project (www.mass-ave.org), a non-profit organization that engages youth in urban agriculture. Prof. Metcalf partnered with the Massachusetts Avenue Project as part of a Civic Engagement and Public Policy Research Fellowship. Sara Metcalf, PhD
The antagonisms of surveillance: Information technologies, control, and contestation in contemporary policing Nicholas Lustig, PhD