Louise Simmons, Associate Professor and Director of the Urban Semester Program, has been elected Chairperson of the Governing Board of the Urban Affairs Association for 2011-2012. She has been serving on the Governing Board for the past 5 years.
The Urban Affairs Association (UAA) is the international professional organization for urban scholars, researchers, and public service providers.
The Urban Affairs Association is dedicated to creating interdisciplinary spaces for engaging in intellectual and practical discussions about urban life. Through theoretical, empirical, and action-oriented research, the UAA fosters diverse activities to understand and shape a more just and equitable urban world.