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2023/2024 University Catalog 
    
2023/2024 University Catalog

Urban Studies


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OFFICE: Department of Geography, Storm Hall 314
TELEPHONE: 619-594-5437 / FAX: 619-594-4938

Faculty:

Urban studies is administered by the Urban Studies Committee. The program draws upon courses offered by faculty in the Departments of Anthropology, Chicana and Chicano Studies, Economics, History, Geography, Latin American Studies, Political Science, Public Affairs, and Sociology.

Chair and Undergraduate Adviser: Marcelli, Pascale J., Professor of Geography (B.A., M.A., Facultés Universitaires Notre-Dame de la Paix, Namur, Belgium; Ph.D., University of Southern California)

Committee:

Adams, Brian E., Professor of Political Science (B.A., University of Southern California; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Irvine)

Bosco, Fernando J., Professor of Geography (B.A., Wittenberg University; M.A., Ph.D., The Ohio State University)

Gibbons, Joseph, Associate Professor of Sociology (Ph.D., University at Albany, State University of New York)

Hernández, Roberto D., Associate Professor of Chicana and Chicano Studies (B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley)

Kim, Anna J., Assistant Professor of Public Affairs (B.A., Claremont McKenna College; M.A., University of California, San Diego; Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles)

Marcelli, Enrico A., Associate Professor of Sociology (B.A., Messiah College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Southern California)

Marcelli, Pascale J., Professor of Geography (B.A., M.A., Facultés Universitaires Notre-Dame de la Paix, Namur, Belgium; Ph.D., University of Southern California)

Pérez, Ramona L., Professor of Anthropology (B.A., San Diego State University; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Riverside)

Robb Larkins, Erika M., Associate Professor of Anthropology and Sociology (B.A., Indiana University; M.A., University of Chicago; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin)

Wiese, Andrew, Professor of History (B.A., University of Iowa; M.A., Ph.D., Columbia University)

The Major

The major in Urban Studies is designed to prepare students for career opportunities in the urban milieu by providing an interdisciplinary major focused on the urban community, its environment and problems. The major combines the study of broad issues and theoretical concerns with specialized training in urban analytical research methodologies.

Advising

All Urban Studies majors must meet at least once each semester with the Urban Studies undergraduate adviser for advice on meeting general program requirements.

Programs

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