04/07/2018

GSPIA attends the 48th Annual Urban Affairs Association Conference

 

GSPIA's Master of Public Administration Program Director, Sabina Deitrick, traveled with a team of GSPIA students to Toronto for the 48th Annual Urban Affairs Association Conference. Jennifer Bert, a MPIA '10 graduate & current PhD student and Xiaoying Yu, a current MPA student studying nonprofit management, presented alongside Professor Deitrick. Their poster, "Gentrification in Pittsburgh: A Comparison Across Methods and Communities," was displayed during the poster session. 

GSPIA's Master of Public Administration Program Director, Sabina Deitrick, traveled with a team of GSPIA students to Toronto for the 48th Annual Urban Affairs Association Conference. Jennifer Bert, a MPIA '10 graduate & current PhD student and Xiaoying Yu, current MPA student studying nonprofit management, presented alongside Professor Deitrick. Their poster, "Gentrification in Pittsburgh: A Comparison Across Methods and Communities," was displayed during the poster session. 

This year's conference featured a special topic, "Shaping Justice and Sustainability Within and Beyond the City's Edge: Contestation and Collaboration in Urbanizing Regions". Professor Deitrick has been a long-serving member on the governing board of the UAA.