USC Price School of Public Policy

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DUPSA Seminar featuring Michael Storper and Allen Scott

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Lewis Hall (RGL) (Map)
RGL 215

Come join us for our next DUPSA Seminar titled “THE NATURE OF CITIES AND CURRENT DEBATES IN URBAN THEORY” with Michael Storper and Allen Scott, moderated by Professor Elizabeth Currid-Halkett.

Michael Storper (PhD, Economic Geography, University of California, Berkeley), is an economic geographer who holds concurrent appointments UCLA, the London School of Economics, and Sciences Po/Paris. Thompson-Reuters named him “one of the world’s most influential scientific minds” in 2013. Storper is a frequent contributor to regional and urban policymaking for the European Union, the French government, and other international agencies.

Allen J. Scott is Distinguished Research Professor in the Department of Geography and the Department of Policy Studies at UCLA. His academic interests are focused on the developmental dynamics of cities and regions. His latest book is entitled “The Constitution of the City” (Palgrave-Macmillan, 2017).

Elizabeth Currid-Halkett is the James Irvine Chair in Urban and Regional Planning and professor of public policy at the Price School. She teaches courses in economic development and urban policy and planning. Her research focuses on the arts and culture.

Lunch will be served.  Please RSVP here.