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

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Robert Collins, Dillard University

Dillard University
Conrad Hilton Endowed Professor of Urban Studies and Public Policy
New Orleans
Robert Collins is Conrad Hilton Endowed Professor of Urban Studies and Public Policy at Dillard University in New Orleans. Other positions he has held at Dillard include: Associate Provost and Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, Founding Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, and Chair of the School of Social Sciences. His research interests include: urban politics, the politics of land use planning, and disaster planning. His most recent publication is: No More “Planning by Surprise,” Post-Katrina Land Use Planning in New Orleans. In Liu, A., Anglin, R.V., Mizelle, R.M., & Plyer, A. (Eds.). Resilience and Opportunity: Lessons from the U.S. Gulf Coast after Katrina and Rita. Washington, D.C.: The Brookings Institution Press. He holds a Ph.D. in Urban Studies from the University of New Orleans. He has been a member of UAA since 1999, served on several committees, and was Co-Chair of the Local Host Committee for the UAA Annual Conference in 2011.