Associate Professor Lisa Schweitzer has been celebrating women and, in particular, women of color on her blog Urban ethics and theory for the last year. Here are links to her Read Urban Planning Women 2014 series (latest first). This is an inspiring project by one of our most active affiliates. Follow Dr. Schweitzer, or listen to her on our podcast.
I have never had the pleasure of meeting Herbie Huff or Kelcie Ralph. The bios say that Huff is a research associate at UCLA’s Lewis Center for Regional Policy Studies and the Institute for Transportation Studies. Continue reading ?
- #ReadUrbanandPlanningWomen2014 entry #23: Lois Takahashi and Michelle Magalong and AIDS and Social Capital
This week I am reading Lois Takahashi and Michelle Magalong. Lois was one of my teachers at UCLA, which is a bit of an understatement. Whenver I am asked the question, “which teachers influenced you the most”, I always have … Continue reading
I recently met Carolyn McAndrews during a visit to UC Denver’s planning program. She’s doing really interesting work in transportation on street safety. The reason she’s so interesting is that her approach is highly empirical. Unlike the million and one … Continue reading
Apologies for all the typos. I’m in a rush. Lisa Bates is an associate professor at Portland State University. The piece of hers I decided to read and report on is: Bates, Lisa K. and Triplett, Stacey, “Getting Your House … Continue reading
This week’s entry was inspired by the lunch discussion at the Bedrosian Center on this piece by Ta-Nehisi Coates on reparations, and its follow up bibliography. The group of scholars at the discussion noted that Coates’ highlighted some work on … Continue reading
Black Los Angeles is a terrific book edited by UCLA’s Darnell Hunt and Ana-Christina Ramon. The entire edited volume is worth reading, but there are two selections I want to focus on. The first: Hunt, D. and A-C Ramon: “Killing …Continue reading ?