Author Archives: Celina Su

Assistant Professor of Sustainable Urban Development, Urban Studies Program, Trinity College

The Urban Studies Program (URST) at Trinity College announces a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level focused on Sustainable Urban Development, with a comparative global perspective. We particularly encourage applications from candidates with some range of the following preferred qualifications and expertise: sustainable urban development and environmental policy, international comparative urban environmental policy, urban environmental health and policy, sustainable urban design, sustainable urban transportation and infrastructure, global climate change’s impacts in urban development, urban sustainability and environmental justice, or intersections between social and environmental movements and urban sustainability dynamics. Interests in urban Geographic Information Systems (GIS), spatial statistics and data visualization applications to sustainable urban development will be considered, but are not required. The geographical regions of specialization are open, although primary research in regions other than North America is preferred; an international and comparative perspective on sustainable urban development and environmental policy is imperative.

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The Fight For America’s Schools: Grassroots Organizing in Education, edited by Barbara Ferman

In The Fight for America’s Schools, Barbara Ferman brings together a diverse

group of contributors to investigate how parents, communities, teachers, unions,

and students are mobilizing to oppose market-based reforms in education. Drawing

on a series of rich case studies, the book illustrates how disparate groups can

forge new alliances to work together toward common goals.

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URBAN Education Node: Human Rights Webinar in Education Coalition-Building

URBAN Education Node Human Rights Webinar (Wed, May 24, 12pm-1:15pm Mountain Standard time): The purpose of the webinar is to facilitate coalition building that helps educators understand how to partner with human rights organizations and use human rights frameworks to support cities, schools and communities in addressing human rights violations.
Learn more here.

URBAN Education Node: Human Rights Webinar

URBAN Education Node: Human Rights Webinar

Human Rights in Education Coalition-Building

The URBAN Ed Node has been working to launch coalition-building with human rights organizations and educators. We are hosting a Human Rights Webinar, to be held May 24, from 12pm-1:15pm Mountain Standard Time. We have 50 slots available for the webinar, so if you would like to attend, you will need to reserve your spot by going to the link below.


Attached is a flyer that explains how to access the webinar and who the presenters are, or see below.

We ask that you reserve your spot in the next couple of days, and then, after Monday, May 15, we welcome you to distribute it to your networks.

We also will distribute this to a few other human rights networks at that time.

We look forward to learning with human rights scholars how we as educators can support their organizing efforts, and we look forward to learning how schools are taking up productive human rights frameworks and practices.


The URBAN Ed Node Co-Chairs:

Sarah Hobson

Joy Howard

Ana Antunes
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Job Announcement: Visiting Assistant Professor, The Department of Educational Leadership at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio

The Department of Educational Leadership at Miami University in Oxford Ohio is posting the following position to begin in August 2017:

Visiting Assistant Professor to teach undergraduate courses in leadership with a focus on teachers and grassroots or community-based strategies; may also be asked to teach graduate courses in school administration and/or organizational leadership, and other courses as needed.  The position also entails other professional service and participation in program administration.

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