Graduate Colloquium

The series, led this year by our Graduate Fellow Ruth Moyer (PhD candidate in Criminology), provides an opportunity for graduate students who are affiliated with the Urban Studies Certificate program to come together and share their work, and get feedback from a discussant who represents a different discipline from their own.

Past



Postponed: Urban Gay Culture and the Active Accomplishment of Community

Treats, tea, and an interdisciplinary discussion in the Urban Studies office, 414 McNeil Building
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Please stay tuned for an updated date and time for this grad talk - thanks!

 

Presenter: Tyler Baldor, PhD Candidate, Sociology

Discussant: Jason Orne, Assistant Professor of



The Politics of Informal Urban Growth

Measuring the Global Relationship between Clientelism and Informal Urbanization
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Presenter:   Chandan Deuskar, Doctoral Candidate, City and Regional Planning

Discussant:   Mariaflavia Harari, Assistant Professor, Real Estate Department

 



A Trans Ecology for Harlem: Speculative Planning and the Poetics of Environmental Design

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Presenter:
Davy Knittle,  Ph.D. Candidate Department of English

Discussant:
Akira Drake Rodriguez, Lecturer Department of City and Regional Planning

 



Georgia O’Keeffe, Sky-shapes, and the Limits of the City

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Presenter:
Lee Ann Custer, PhD Candidate History of Art

Discussant:
Eugenie L. Birch, Lawrence C. Nussdorf Professor of Urban Research & Education



Bullets, Books, and Brotherhood: Grief and Recovery in an Urban All-Boys High School after Three Fatal Shootings of Friends

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Presenter: Nora Gross, Ph.D. candidate in the Sociology Department and the Education, Culture, and Society program at Penn GSE

Discussing Nora's work will be: Sara Jacoby, Assistant Professor



When “Place” Meets Community Philanthropy: Exploring The Place Dilemma and Value Creation Beyond Generosity

Presenter: Viviana Chiu-Sik Wu, PhD Candidate in Social Welfare
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Discussant: Michael X.



Which School Districts Are Credit Constrained in Their Efforts to Invest in School Infrastructure? Evidence from a Natural Experiment.

Presenter: J. Cameron Anglum, PhD Candidate in Education Policy
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Discussant: Robert Inman, Professor of Finance, Business Economics, and Public Policy

Breafast treats, coffee, and tea in the URBS space, Room 130 McNeil!



Activist Populations and Possibilities for Organizing in High-Poverty Urban Neighborhoods

Presenter: James Morone, PhD Candidate in Political Science
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Discussant: Rand Quinn, Associate Professor of Education

Breafast treats, coffee, and tea in the URBS space, Room 130 McNeil!



Racial Stratification in the Mortgage Market: The Role of Co-Applicants

Presenter: Jose Loya, PhD Candidate in Sociology
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Discussant: Lisa Servon, Professor and Chair of City & Regional Planning

Breafast treats, coffee, and tea in the URBS space, Room 130 McNeil!



Black Muslim Cosmopolitanism: The Global Character of New York City’s Black Muslim Movements, 1936-1990

Presenter: Rasul Miller, PhD Candidate in History & Africana Studies
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Discussant: David Kofi Amponsah, Assistant Professor, Africana Studies