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Prof. Prudence Carter
Dec 17 2014 | Stanford GSE News
Students of color are being disciplined in school in far greater numbers than their white peers, often for the same type of misbehavior, notes a new research paper (link is external) co-authored by Professor Prudence Carter, faculty director of the John W. Gardner Center at the Stanford Graduate...
Nov 3 2014 | SF Streetsblog
Transportation Choices for Sustainable Communities, a research and policy institute of which Urban Studies lecturer Joe Kott is a principal, has released the San Francisco Modal Equity Study.  The study reveals the extent to which funding and space disproportionately favor cars, even in "transit-...
Doug McAdam portrait.
Sep 26 2014 | Stanford News
Doug McAdam, Urban Studies faculty director 2006-2013, argues in a new book that rising partisanship and inequality are threatening American democracy.  The book is co-authored by Karina Kloos, a Ph.D. student in Sociology who worked with many Urban Studies undergraduates. Read more
Post-it notes with ideas to improve public space.
Sep 17 2014 |
Amy Tomasso, Urban Studies '16, held an internship this summer with the Project for Public Spaces (PPS) in New York City.  In a post on the PPS blog, Amy reflects on what she learned about creating lively and livable public spaces in locations from Brooklyn to Crystal City, VA to Stanford's own...
Jul 1 2014 | Commons
The International Urbanization Seminar (URBANST145 ) focuses on urbanization in the world’s two largest economies and biggest emitters of greenhouse gases—China and the United States.  In this inaugural pilot class, students from across the Pacific meet real-time via videoconference.  ...