ACSP Special Interest Groups

FWIG - Faculty Women's Interest Group

FWIG seeks to encourage and support women faculty and graduate students in urban and regional planning as well as those conducting research and outreach on planning issues critical to women.

GPEIG - Global Planning Educator's Interest Group

GPEIG’s mission is to enable planning educators and students to collaboratively: (1) share global perspectives in planning education and research, (2) foster an understanding of the global perspectives in planning education and research, (3) foster an understanding of the global context of local and regional issues; and (4) engender an appreciation of and respect for cultural, economic, and political dimensions of planning; and the recognition of the rich array of planning processes that can be fully appreciated only by learning about what is being done in other countries.

POCIG - Planners of Color Interest Group

The mission of the POCIG is to advance the interests and concerns of people and communities of color within the planning academia and the profession.

SFIG - Senior Faculty Interest Group

SFIG emphasizes and promotes the role of senior faculty in urban planning education, research, and service and outreach in the United States and throughout the world.