UCSUR Brown Bag Seminar: Spring 2012 Lectures in Pittsburgh

University Center for Social and Urban Research   (Pittsburgh)

January 2012 to March 2012

The Urban and Regional Analysis program conducts a brown bag seminar here at UCSUR from Noon - 1:30pm.  and the public is invited.   RSVP to pncis@pitt.edu.

Friday, January 20th, 2012

Donald Buckwalter, Ph.D. Professor of Geography and Regional Planning, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

"Analyzing Urban Structure in Pittsburgh with Network Models and Cartography"

Don’s research explores the intersection between transportation and regional economic development. Don received his Doctoral degree in Geography from the University of Tennessee, and his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Geography from the University of Nebraska. 


Friday, February 10th, 2012

Elza Souza, Ph.D, MD.  Professor of Health Promotion and Health Education, University of Brasilia, Brazil

"Active Aging in an Intergenerational Perspective"

Elza’s current research interests include intergenerational studies and its relationship to elder care. Elza’s background includes study in cardiology, epidemiology, and geriatrics.


Friday, March 23, 2012

Ziona Austrian, Ph.D Director Center for Economic Development, and Kathy Hexter, Director, Center for Community Planning and Development, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs, Cleveland State University

“Anchor-Based Community Development Strategies”
Kathy and Ziona will discuss the Evergreen Initiative, a Cleveland-based initiative designed to help low-income entrepreneurs succeed through partnerships with anchor institutions.