In 2013, UAA established the Distinguished Service Honor Roll to recognize their most impactful service leaders. This year, Dr. Gordana Rabrenovic (Northeastern University) was one of sixteen individuals selected as 2021 inductees into the UAA Honor Roll.
The Urban Affairs Association (UAA) is the international professional organization for urban scholars, researchers, and
public/nonprofit service providers. UAA is dedicated to creating interdisciplinary spaces for engaging in intellectual and
practical discussions about urban life. Through theoretical, empirical, and action-oriented research, the UAA fosters
diverse activities to understand and shape a more just and equitable urban world. UAA sponsors the Journal of Urban
Affairs, a refereed journal, that publishes manuscripts related to urban research and policy analysis of interest to both
scholars and practitioners. UAA recently launched a new refereed journal, Race, Ethnicity and the City, designed to create
a discourse on issues of race, ethnicity, and identity within and around urban spaces. UAA also sponsors Upsilon Sigma –
The Urban Studies Honor Society, an international, multidisciplinary honor society dedicated to recognizing and
encouraging excellence in scholarship, leadership, and engagement in urban studies and related fields.