The Urban Studies Program reports with sadness the passing of Dr. John Keene, Emeritus Professor of City and Regional Planning and long-standing member of the Urban Studies faculty.Read More
Congratulations to Professor Marisa Denker (URBS '14) on a great first year running the Participatory Cities course, URBS 314.Read More
Congratulations to Tara Dawson McGuinness (URBS '00) on the publication of her latest book, a blueprint for how governments and nonprofits can harness the power of digital technology to help solve…Read More
Welcome to Urban Studies at the University of Pennsylvania. Urban Studies is an interdisciplinary program in the College of Arts & Sciences. It draws on faculty and resources across the university and the city to offer students a multi-faceted approach to the study of urban trends.
The Sanctuary City: Immigrant, Refugee, and Receiving Communities in Postindustrial Philadelphia
Domenic Vitiello introduces his new book, The Sanctuary City: Immigrant, Refugee, and Receiving Communities in Postindustrial Philadelphia in a book talk in October. In his new book The Sanctuary City, Domenic Vitiello…
39th Annual Norman Glickman Lecture in Urban Studies: Elijah Anderson
Elijah Anderson is the Sterling Professor of Sociology and African American Studies at Yale University, and a pioneer urban ethnographer. Professor Anderson's lecture draws from his most recent book Black in White…