Welcome to the School of Urban Affairs

Sixth Annual Levin College Research Conference

Levin College of Urban Affairs
 Thursday, August 23, 2018
LOCATION: Levin College of Urban Affairs, Cleveland State University

The College of Urban Affairs will hold its sixth annual research conference on August 23rd. Faculty, staff, and doctoral students will present recent research project and publication accomplishments within these subject areas: 

  • Equity, inclusion, & social justice
  • Urban settlements and sustainable development 
  • Governance 
  • Economic transformation
8:45am to 9:00am Continental Breakfast
9:00am to 9:15am  Welcome and Introduction --  Roland Anglin and Bob Gleeson
9:15am to 9:30am Dennis Keating – will discuss his new research on local government and  affordable housing.
9:30am to 9:45am Mike Spicer – will discuss his new paper “Public Administration and the Democratic Will:  Reflection on Value Pluralism, Politics, and Contestation.”
9:45am to 10:00am  Bill Bowen – will discuss the new book he and Bob Gleeson have co- authored and a festschrift he is editing on the topic of  regional development.
10:00am to 10:15am Pat Groble – will discuss her new paper “Who’s in Charge Here? Exercising Authority in the Organization-Volunteer Relationship.”
10:15am to 10:30am Candi Clouse & Molly Schnoke – will discuss their recent evaluation report, “Greater University Circle Initiative: 10 Years In The Making.”
10:30am to 10:45am Stephanie Ryberg-Webster – will discuss her new book project.
10:45am to 11:00am Kyle Fee – will discuss his research on bank branch locations and closures.
11:00am to 11:15am Mark Salling – will discuss his research with the Hunger Network of Greater Cleveland.
11:15am to 11:30am Hannah Lebovitz – will discuss her research on suburban governance and  conceptualizing suburbs as small cities.
11:30am to 11:45am Bob Gleeson – will describe his ongoing Levin Chair research.