2013 JPER Writing Workshop Empowers Young Academics to Publish

Georgia Tech’s School of City and Regional Planning (SCaRP) hosted the annual Journal of Planning Education and Research (JPER) Writing Workshop for early career planning scholars from August 7th to 9th.

Since 2012, SCaRP has been home to JPER, the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning’s (ACSP) flagship academic journal. Dr. Subhro Guhathakurta, the Director of Georgia Tech’s Center for GIS, and Dr. Nancey Green Leigh, Associate Dean for Research for Georgia Tech’s College of Architecture, serve as co-executive editors of JPER and will continue their tenure through 2016. The JPER Writing Workshop aims to create networking opportunities for early career academics in the planning field, and help equip these scholars with greater knowledge of the publishing process and its relevance to career development. The two day event has been held since the late 1990s and compliments the ACSP PhD Dissertation workshop.

Continue reading this article by Thomas Douthat posted September 3, 2013.