Description, Scope  and Mission

Urbana: Urban Affairs & Public Policy is an editorial reviewed, multi-disciplinary open-access scholarly journal focusing on urban issues worldwide, including, but not limited to, urban studies, urban geography, urban planning, city politics, cities and international relations, metropolitan development and literary views of cities.  Foremost, this journal is an academic forum for the presentation and discussion of the ‘urban realm.’

Editorial Board
Jesús A. Treviño C. (Executive Editor and Journal Founder)
Spatial Analysis of Social Problems
Facultad  de Arquitectura, Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León
San Nicolás de los Garza, Nuevo León, México
Web page: https://sites.google.com/site/jtrevino51/
E-mail: jtrevino41@hotmail.com 
 
Michael A. McAdams (Managing Editor)
Mesilla Valley Metropolitan Planning Organization
Las Cruces, New Mexico, U.S.A.
E-mail: michaelamcadams@yahoo.com
 
Ivani Vassoler-Froelich (Editor of the Current Issue)
Politics & International Affairs Department
State University of New York-Fredonia
Fredonia, New York,  U.S.A.
E-mail: ivani.vassoler@gmail.com
 
Richard Hartwig
Emeritus Professor
Political Science Department
Texas A&M University-Kingsville, U.S.A.
E-mail: rhartwig8@gmail.com
 
Nirmal Goswami
Political Science Department
Texas A&M University-Kingsville, U.S.A.
E-mail: Nirmal.Goswami@tamuk.edu 
 
Jeffrey S. Smith
Department of Geography
Kansas State University-Manhattan, KS., U.S.A.
E-mail: jssmith7@ksu.edu
 
Ardeshir (Ard) Anjomani
College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs
The University of Texas at Arlington
E-mail: anjomani@uta.edu
 
Cristina de Araújo Lima
Urban Planning – Design and Environment​
Universidade Federal do Paraná
Curitiba, Parana – Brazil​
E-mail: cristinadearaujolima@gmail.com
 
Anita Simis
​Political Economy of Communications and Cinema​
Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP)
Araraquara, Sao Paulo – Brazil​
E-mail: anitasimis@gmail.com
 
Luciana Maria de Aragão Ballestrin
Political Science
Universidade Federal de Pelotas
Pelotas, Rio Grande do Sul​
E-mail: luballestra@gmail.com
 
Lígia Helena Hahn Lüchmann
Sociology and Political Science​
Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina
Florinanopolis, Santa Catarina – Brazil​
E-mail: ligia@cfh.ufsc.br
 
Maria Rosa Doria Ribeiro
History and Education
Faculdades Cantareira
Sao Paulo – Sao Paulo – Brazil
E-mail: ​miarosaster@gmail.com
 
Luiz Alberto de Souza Aranha Machado
Economics & International Relations​
Faculdades Armando Alvares Penteado
Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo – Brazil​
E-mail: lasam.machado@gmail.com
 

International Advisory Board
Lidiane Rodrigues
Departamento de Ciências Sociais – DCSo
Universidade Federal de São Carlos
E-mail: lsr@ufscar.br ; lidianesrgues@gmail.com
 
Regiani Zacarias
Modern Languages – Philosophy, Science and Letters​
Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP)
Assis, Sao Paulo – Brazil​
E-mail: ​regiani.santoszacarias@fulbrightmail.org ; reca.zacarias@gmail.com
 
Arturo Ojeda de la Cruz
Departamento de Ingeniería Civil y Minas, División de Ingeniería
Universidad  de Sonora
Web page: http://www.aojedacz.com/
E-mail: ojeda@dicym.uson.mx ; aocruz60@hotmail.com
 
Thomas Halper
The Department of Political Science
Baruch College, CUNY/ CUNY Graduate Center.
55 Lexington at 24th St
New York, NY 10010
Web page: http://www.baruch.cuny.edu/wsas/academics/political_science/thalper.htm
Email: Thomas.Halper@baruch.cuny.edu
 

Open Access Journal Policies
All content of Urbana is available immediately upon publication.
Urbana allows readers to read, download, copy, distribute, print and link to the full text of its articles
There are no article processing charges and no submission charges
Urbana will allow authors to retain publishing rights without restrictions