Peer Advisors

Contact any of the peer advisors if you have a question about the major and would like a student perspective!

Interested in becoming a peer advisor?  It’s a great way to be involved in the major, meet new people, and spread the word about Urban Studies!  Applications are due in May and are available here.

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Why are you majoring in Urban Studies?

I am majoring in Urban Studies because in one major I found a comprehensive inclusion of my many different interests. From social justice issues of housing or policing, to environmental sustainability issues of equitable food systems, to the way urban design can influence immigration patterns, Urban Studies continues to stimulate me and lead me in the direction of social good while never failing to be relevant and engaging.

What do you like best about Urban Studies?

The incredible people it attracts! Smart, diverse, justice ...

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Why are you majoring in Urban Studies?

I'm majoring in Urban Studies because it allows me to explore many of my personal and academic interests at the same time. The interdisciplinary nature of the major has allowed me to focus on how inequalities are created and sustained through the built environment — something that I've always been fascinated by.

What do you like best about Urban Studies?

I really like the variety of skills and knowledge that Urban Studies offers its students. There are so many opportunities to explore within the program and there's always ...