Video available for Ron Vogel's, "Who is the City For" lecture available

October 03, 2017
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On September 27, the SFU Urban Studies Program presented the first of its fall speaker series events. Ron Vogel, professor of politics and public administration at Ryerson University, gave a free public lecture titled "Who is the City For: Constructing a Progressive Urban Agenda.

The lecture was co-presented with the SFU Department of Political Science, and also sponsored by the Real Estate Foundation of BC and the University of the Fraser Valley.

You can now view the video of this talk.

Ron Vogel

Ronald K. Vogel is a professor of politics and public administration at Ryerson University.  Prior to joining Ryerson in 2011, he was chair of the Department of Political Science and professor of political science and urban and public affairs at the University of Louisville.  His research focuses on comparative urban governance and policy. He was a Fulbright Scholar in Japan (1997-98) and Hong Kong (2007-08).  He is president of the section on urban and local politics in the American Political Science Association and also heads the comparative urban politics group. He is former secretary-treasurer of the Urban Affairs Association and serves on the editorial board of Urban Affairs Review.