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Over its long history, IURD has sponsored research in numerous areas and across many disciplines. IURD emphasizes interdisciplinary and cooperative study with the aim of fostering joint learning among faculty, students and practitioners and helping researchers to recognize interdependencies in order to grasp the larger context of the problems that they are studying.

 

FEATURED RESEARCH PROJECT

 

INVESTING IN CALIFORNIA'S AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDENTS: COLLEGE CHOICE, DIVERSITY & EXCLUSION

This report represents a statewide examination of the college admissions and choice process as experienced by African American students admitted to the UC system for the Fall 2015 admissions cycle.  The report was written by the Principal Investigators of Project Excel (Examining College Choice, Enrollment & Linkages) who are faculty across four UC campuses, including IURD Associate Director, Malo Hutson.

 

 

AREAS OF RESEARCH

 

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Connecting Cairo to the Nile 
Social Urbanism in Medellín, Colombia 
Participatory Slum Upgrading, Nairobi, Kenya 
Affordable housing financing and access

 

 

 

 

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Resilience and Reconstruction in Talca, Chile 
Informal Settlements and Slum Upgrading 
Urban Health in all Policies, Richmond, CA

 

 

 

 

 

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Urbansim 
Citizen Science and air pollution 
Brazil Cadastro Unico 

 

 

 

 

 

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Urban Environmental Justice 
Food Security and Opportunity Zones 
Cities and Climate Change 

 

 

 

 

 

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Richmond Health Equity Partnership 
Brazil Favela Health 
Women, Sanitation and Services 

 

 

 

 

 

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Immigrants and Transit Access 
Public and Private Mass Transit 
Walking and Cycling in the City 

 

 

 

 

Research Projects

 

Publications