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#ACSP2019 Student Award Winners -- Presentation Times Announced

Thursday, September 19, 2019  
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ACSP would like to congratulate all of our #ACSP2019 Student Award winners! We hope you've enjoyed the "A Closer Look" series that we have featured in our eNews, website and social media over the past few weeks highlighting each of our outstanding winners. Don't worry if you missed it, the "Closer Look" articles are all on our website and linked to the winners names below.

We have also included the paper presentation times below for those who are able to join us at #ACSP2019.  As always, please continue to check the online schedule and event app for the most up-to-date information or schedule changes.

ACSP/FWIG Marsha Ritzdorf Award for the Best Student Work on Diversity, Social Justice and the Role of Women in Planning:
Karla Jimenez-Magdaleno, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Disrupted: An Exploration of Eviction and Implications on Health in Durham, NC

Barclay Gibbs Jones Award for Best Dissertation in Planning:
Magdalena Ugarte, University of British Columbia
Normative Worlds Clashing: State Planning, Indigenous Self-Determination, and the Possibilities of Legal Pluralism in Chile

Session 13.40 Challenging Colonial Planning, Thursday, October 24, 4:15pm – 5:30pm

Don Schön Award for Excellence in Learning From Practice:
Cauam Ferreira Cardoso, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Co-creating a Culture of Technology Evaluation in a Grassroots, Women-Led Organization in India

Session 2.6 Action Research for Community Engagement, Sunday, 10/27, 8:00am – 9:30am

Ed McClure Award for Best Masters Student Paper
Esteban Doyle, University of California, Los Angeles
The Unequal Dangers of Walking to School

Session 5.3 Fear, Violence, and the Construction of Immobility, Thursday, 10/24, 8:00am – 9:30am

Gill-Chin Lim Award for the Best Dissertation on International Planning
Shruti Syal, University of Illinois at Urbana –Champaign
A Socio-Ecological Systems Perspective on Planning for Informality: The Case of Delhi’s Stormwater Drain-Adjacent Settlements

Session 7.14 Continuing Planning Challenges in Informal Settlements I, Thursday, 1:00pm – 2:30pm


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