MURP Student Honored as Big Picture Thinker: Myles Busching

Myles Busching is recognized for his demonstrated understanding about the complexities in planning for growing regions.

Dhiru Thadani, AIA, award-winning consultant, architect, urbanist and educator

Dhiru Thadani, AIA, award-winning consultant, architect, urbanist and educator, will present the Morton B. Gulak Urban and Regional Planning Lecture on Thursday, Oct. 8.

Photo of a bike with the caption Two wheels, two days

Get a behind-the-scenes view of the legislative process through Virginia Capital Semester. Deadline is Nov. 1.

Photo of a bike with the caption Two wheels, two days

On Sept 28-29, the Wilder School will host Bicycle Urbanism Symposium II, an international conference designed to promote cycling as a primary mode of transit.

Campaign for India Chair

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Faculty News

Jay S. Albanese Named Visiting Professor at the University of Manchester >
Jay S. Albanese, Ph.D., a professor and criminologist at the VCU Wilder School, has been elected to receive a Simon Visiting Professorship in the School of Law at the University of Manchester in England for the coming academic year.

Jill Gordon Has Paper Published in Criminal Justice Policy Review >
Jill Gordon, Ph.D., Criminal Justice program chair and an associate professor at the VCU Wilder School, recently had a paper, “Examining Correctional Officers’ Fear of Victimization by Inmates: The Influence of Fear Facilitators and Fear Inhibitors,” published in the Criminal Justice Policy Review.

New Book by Christina Mancini: “Campus Crime and Safety” >
A new book, “Campus Crime and Safety,” by Christina Mancini, Ph.D., an assistant professor of criminal justice at the VCU Wilder School, examines patterns of campus violence and reviews the policy responses designed to reduce student victimization.

Wilder School Spotlight: Simon Okoth

Meet the faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends of the Wilder School >

Simon Okoth

In June, Simon Okoth, an alumnus of the university’s doctoral program in public policy and administration, became the director of graduate studies at the VCU Wilder School.

“I am honored and humbled to be back at a place that has given me so much—both personally and professionally. I look forward to enriching the lives and careers of our students.”

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