47th Annual Conference | April 19 – 22, 2017 | Minneapolis, MN USA | Hyatt Regency Minneapolis Hotel | #UAA2017 | urbanaffairsassociation.org | urbanaffairsassociation.org/conference/

Paper Presenters - Submit your paper to your panel’s moderator by April 3, 2017

Thursday, April 20 • 9:10am - 10:35am
TH9.10.08 Groups and Institutions of Civil Society as Sustainability Agents

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Institutions as Possible Agents of Sustainable Development in Unequal Societies: The Contrasting Case of Two Museums in Rio de Janeiro
Cassia Silva, Universidade Federal Fluminense; Lucia Capanema-Alvares, Universidade Federal Fluminense

For the Public Good? Exploring the Determinants of Organizational Effectiveness in Community-based Sustainable Development
Nathaniel Wright, Texas Tech University

Seeking Sustainability in Brazil: Urban Institutional Capacity for Guiding the Transition
Allison Bridges, Rutgers University


Allison Bridges

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Lucia Capanema-Alvares

Professor, Universidade Federal Fluminense
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Nathaniel Wright

Assistant Professor, Texas Tech University
Dr. Nathaniel Wright received his B.A. and Masters of Public Administration from Binghamton University (2005, 2006); and Ph.D. in Public Administration from the University of Kansas (2014). Dr. Wright conducts research on the role that social advocacy nonprofits play in creating sustainable... Read More →


Lucia Capanema-Alvares

Professor, Universidade Federal Fluminense

Thursday April 20, 2017 9:10am - 10:35am
Greenway Ballroom-G (2nd Floor)