Robert Azar

Deputy Planning Director, Providence;
Visiting Associate Professor of the Practice of Urban Studies
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Rebecca Carter

Associate Professor of Anthropology and Urban Studies
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Howard Chudacoff

George L. Littlefield Professor of American History and Urban Studies

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E. Tamar Katz

Associate Professor of English and Urban Studies
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James A. Morone

Professor of Political Science and Urban Studies;
Director of the A. Alfred Taubman Center for Public Policy and American Institutions
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Dietrich Neumann

Professor of History of Art and Architecture, Urban Studies, and Italian Studies
Director of JNBC for Public Humanites
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Marion Orr

Fred Lippitt Professor of Public Policy;
Professor of Political Science and Urban Studies
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Itohan Osayimwese

Associate Professor of History of Art and Architecture and Urban Studies
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Josh Pacewicz

Associate Professor of Sociology and Urban Studies
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Teo Wickland

Presidential Diversity Postdoctoral Fellow
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Kenneth Wong

Walter and Leonore Annenberg Professor of Education Policy;
Professor of Education, Urban Studies, Public Policy, Political Science;
Chair of Education
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Lauren Yapp

Lecturer, Urban Studies
Director of Undergraduate Studies
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Samuel Zipp

Professor of American Studies and Urban Studies
Director of Urban Studies
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Affiliated Faculty

Jennifer Candipan

Assistant Professor, Sociology
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Jonathan Collins

Assistant Professor, Education
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Scott Frickel

Professor, Sociology
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Katharina Galor

Hirschfeld Senior Lecturer in Judaic Studies
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Myles Lennon

Dean's Assistant Professor, Environment and Society, Anthropology
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John Logan

Professor, Sociology
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Mark Ocegueda

Mellon Gateway Postdoctoral Fellow, History
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Tracy Steffes

Associate Professor, Education, History
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Kurt Teichert

Senior Lecturer, Environment and Society
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Parker VanValkenburgh

Stanley J. Bernstein Assistant Professor of Social Sciences, Anthropology
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Margaret Weir

Wilson Professor of International and Public Affairs and Political Science
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Emeriti Faculty

J. Vernon Henderson

Professor Emeritus of Urban Studies and Economics
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Patrick Malone

Professor Emeritus of Urban Studies and American Civilization
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David Meyer

Professor Emeritus of Urban Studies and Sociology
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Hilary Silver

Professor Emerita of Urban Studies and Sociology
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Administrative Staff

Jeff Cabral

Academic Department Manager, American Studies, Ethnic Studies, Science and Technology, Urban Studies
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Tel: (401) 863-2896
Urban Office: 401-863-2090
Office Hours: By appointment