The Winter 2016 edition of Urban Research Review focuses on faculty who do community-based, community-engaged research in the city of Chicago. Each of these scholars has had an impact on urban research both within the academic community and in the public sphere. They are also united by the close, mutually supportive relationships they have forged with individuals, organizations, and community partners.
Pritzker School of Medicine, Division of the Biological Sciences
John Schneider fights the spread of HIV on Chicago's south side using an unexpected tool: social media. (Read more)
Comparative Human Development, Division of the Social Sciences
Micere Keels discovers how gentrification in Chicago neighborhoods can impact schools and lives. (Read more)
The Law School, University of Chicago
Craig Futterman is working with students, journalists, and community to change Chicago's police department. (Read more)
The Fall 2015 edition of Urban Research Review focuses on how different methodologies contribute to the University’s urban research landscape and features six distinct approaches to urban scholarship.