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Friday, April 10 • 10:30am - 11:55am
FR10.30.00 The Challenges of Interdisciplinarity in Urban Studies programs

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This colloquy invites open discussion on the challenges of initiating and maintaining interdisciplinary urban studies programs. How are curricular demands that involve required courses in other departments maintained? What strategies are there for improving relationships with other academic units? In an era of budget cuts and limited resources, how are interdisciplinary programs making the argument for their necessity?

Presenters
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Jasmine Alinder

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
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Robert Blair

Associate Professor of Public Administration and Urban Studies, University of Nebraska at Omaha
I am passionate about professional local government management and the potential of its application to other countries, respecting their traditions, history, and political culture. I am also less passionate about the Chicago Cubs
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Renia Ehrenfeucht

University of New Orleans
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Laura Reese

Michigan State University

Moderators
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Jasmine Alinder

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Friday April 10, 2015 10:30am - 11:55am
Oxford (2nd floor)