Research Committees

RC21 Urban and Regional Development

Established in 1970


To promote the development of theory and research in the sociology of urban and regional development; to create an international community among scholars in the field of sociology of urban and regional development.

Board 2018 - 2022

President Talja BLOKLAND, Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany,
Vice-Presidents Europe: Claire M. COLOMB, University College London, United Kingdom
North America: Margret KUSENBACH, University of South Florida, USA
Asia: Asato SAITO, Yokohama National University, Japan
South America: Maria Jose ALVAREZ RIVADULLA, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia
Secretary/Treasurer Marc PRADEL MIQUEL, Universidad de Barcelona, Spain,
Media Coordinator Anna ZHELNINA, CUNY Graduate Center, USA
Board Members Alberta ANDREOTTI, University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy
Sonia ARBACI, University College London, United Kingdom
Francesca ARTIOLI, Université de Paris Est-Créteil, France
Julie-Anne BOUDREAU, Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS), Canada
Miguel Angel MARTINEZ LOPEZ, Uppsala University, Sweden 
Walter NICHOLLS, University of California, Irvine, USA
Yuan REN, Fudan University, China (resigned)
Sonia ROITMAN, The University of Queensland, Australia
John Joe SCHLICHTMAN, DePaul University, USA
PhD Representative Anna ZHELNINA, CUNY Graduate Center, USA
Ex-officio Eduardo MARQUES, University of São Paulo, Brazil
Matthias BERNT, Leibniz Institute for Research on Society and Space, Germany


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