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Professor Louise Jezierski Receives Urban Affairs Association’s Distinguished Service Honor Roll

May 7, 2021

Professor Louise Jezierski was recently named of one of sixteen inductees into the 2021 Urban Affairs Association (UAA) Distinguished Service Honor Roll. The Urban Affairs Association (UAA) is an international professional organization for urban scholars, researchers, and public/nonprofit service providers who are dedicated to engaging in intellectual and practical discussions about urban life. Since 2013, UAA has awarded the Distinguished Service Honor Roll to the most impactful leaders who have contributed outstanding service to the association.

Professor Jezierski’s research focuses on legacy cities, social policy, race, class and gender relations, and economic and community development, especially in the cities of Detroit, Flint, Lansing, Pittsburgh, and Cleveland. Her recent research projects include community building in Lansing, MI, gendered work and family strategies in the informal economy during the Covid-19 pandemic, soccer and community networks in Detroit, MI, “Race/Socioeconomic Area Characteristics & Cancer – Detroit” (NCI), state legislation on predatory lending, Michigan’s Latino communities, and Latino housing access in El Paso, Texas (HUD and National Hispanic Housing Council).

For more information about UAA and the Distinguished Service Honor Roll, click HERE