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  • URBAN Member Open Letter in Solidarity with the Students at the University of Missouri

    This past weekend, scholars and activists from around the country gathered for the second national URBAN convening, at the University of Massachusetts, Boston. (We will be reporting more on this meeting as soon as possible, in an upcoming newsletter.) One of the outcomes of this meeting is an urgent open letter, as members of URBAN, ...

  • Guidelines for New URBAN Nodes

    Starting an Urban Research Based Action Network (URBAN) node gives you the opportunity to bring academics and community leaders together locally and be part of a national network where you can learn, share resources, and work together on the basis of common values. URBAN is building a new and exciting field of collaborative research committed ...

  • Professor Dana Wright’s New Book: “Active Learning: Social Justice Education and Participatory Action Research”

    Active Learning: Social Justice Education and Participatory Action Research Dana Wright (Routledge) This new book was published in Routledge’s Teaching/Learning Social Justice series. It is endorsed on the back cover by Mark Warren and Pedro Noguera and includes a forward by Lee Anne Bell. Here is the table of contents and link to purchase the book: http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9781138821712 Active Learning ...

  • Professor Ben Kirshner’s New Book: “Youth Activism in an Era of Education Inequality”

    Youth Activism in an Era of Education Inequality
 BEN KIRSHNER (NYU Press) ($27, paper). The book is part of NYU’s Qualitative Studies in Psychology series. See below for a blurb. It is available for order from NYU Press or other fine stores. This is what democracy looks like: Youth organizers in Colorado negotiate new school discipline policies to end the school ...

  • Assistant/Associate Professor, Leadership in Education

    The College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) at the University of Massachusetts Boston invites applications for a tenure-track assistant or associate professor of Urban Education, Leadership, and Policy Studies in the Leadership in Education Department to begin September 1, 2016. The successful candidate’s research and teaching expertise will be in pre-K to 12 urban education ...

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