Metro Growth

Brewer, Scott, Lucas and Rowberry Honored in 2015

The College of Law is accepting faculty nominations for the the Patricia T. Morgan Award for Outstanding Scholarship and the David J. Maleski Award for Teaching Excellence through March 11. The Maleski Award includes a $2,500 stipend while the Morgan Award consists of a… more »

2016-17 Urban Fellow Applications Due Monday, April 18

The Center for the Comparative Study of Metropolitan Growth is accepting applications for the 2016-17 Urban Fellows Program. The deadline to apply is Monday, April 18.

An information session will be held at noon Wednesday, March 30, in Room 241 of the College of Law.

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Katrina’s Legacy Conference Offers Lessons for Building Robust Metropolitan Regions

“The city of New Orleans is a tale of two cities. Some people live better and feel better after the efforts following hurricane Katrina. Some still worry not enough has been done.” James A. Joseph, former ambassador to South Africa originally from Louisiana, addressed a captive audience at Georgia State University College of Law on… more »

Study Space IX: Cape Town

Posted On October 13, 2015

Revaluing the City: Land, Infrastructure and the Environment as a Catalyst for Change Past Programs Panama’s Explosive Urban Growth (La Ciudad de Panama, Panama 2007) Property, the Environment, and Cultural Diversity in Colombia (Bogota, Colombia 2008) Private and Public Lands in the Post-Colonial North American West (Denver, Colorado 2008) The Use and Control of… more »

Study Abroad in Brazil Over Spring Break

The Center for the Comparative Study of Metropolitan Growth is excited to announce an opportunity for students to study abroad over spring break in two cities in Brazil – Rio de Janeiro and Curitiba.  This program is offered in connection with the spring… more »

‘Atlanta Way’ Focus of First 2015-16 Urban Fellows Lecture

Throughout the 21st century, Atlanta weathered racial unrest and pushed forward major public initiatives largely through a quiet, biracial coalition of business leaders. This biracial cooperation between business elites has come to be known as “The Atlanta Way.”

On Aug. 28, Sam Williams, a professor at Georgia State’s more »

Warsaw Study Space Program Called a Tremendous Success

The eighth annual Study Space Program, Phoenix Cities: Urban Recovery and Resilience in the Wake of Conflict, Crisis and Disaster, brought together 27 participants from across the world to learn about the history of Warsaw, the reconstruction of the city, property rights and housing issues, demographic shifts, local governance and environmental concerns.

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Posted On July 9, 2015

Friday, Oct. 2 Knowles Conference Center • 85 Park Place NE  •  Atlanta, GA 30303

This summer marked the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, a catastrophic storm that reshaped the way cities across the United States and internationally talk about urban vulnerability and plan for resilience. Katrina’s Legacy conference will examine critical issues in the… more »

Professors Focus on Nonprofits in Disaster Relief Efforts at International Conference

Georgia State Law professors Ryan Rowberry and John Marshall, and Ann-Margaret Esnard with the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies’ Department of Public Management and Policy, presented NonProfits in Post-Disaster Recovery and Rebuilding Partnership Roles: Evaluating the Organizational, Operational, and Legal Implications, at the September 2014 conference, Sustainable Disaster Recovery: Addressing Risks and… more »

Assessing Metropolitan Resiliency: Laying the Foundation for Urban Sustainability

In October, Professors John Marshall and Ryan Rowberry presented their indexing project, a policy tool designed to nudge cities into making changes that promote metropolitan resiliency and environmental sustainability at the Vermont Law School’s Colloquium on Environmental Law Scholarship.

The conference is an annual event designed to allow environmental scholars an opportunity to… more »