What is Urban Studies? An interdisciplinary, undergraduate program at Stanford that combines academic approaches with real-world experience to understand cities. If you’ve ever wondered why people live in cities (or suburbs), how the physical environment influences behavior, or how to address seemingly intractable problems like urban poverty, homelessness, or troubled schools, Urban Studies may be for you. Read more
- Senior Khalia Parish has been selected to represent Stanford as a participant in
Campus Compact's nationwide Newman Civic Fellowship. Read more about Khalia here.
Lecturer Dennis Gale has been awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to study gentrification in London as part of an international comparative study that he is conducting.
Our Director, Doug McAdam, received an endowed chair when he was named the Ray Lyman Wilbur Professor in October.
Congratulations 2012 Graduates!
Where are they now?
- Working for Teach for America, Apple Computer, Public Allies, the American Civil Liberties Union, BCG;
- Studying for Graduate Degrees in Urban Planning (Berkeley, MIT, USC); Sociology, Anthropology, and Education (Stanford)