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PACE Graduate Programs Informational Session
Committed to making change in your community?  Looking to develop skills that will make you an effective advocate, administrator or leader in your field? Save the Date!  PACE Graduate Programs Informational Sessions.  Hear from alumni and the Program Coordinators of the Gerontology and Public Administration Master’s Programs.  Learn about tips for a successful application and career pathways and job opportunities. 

When:  Wednesday, February 7th,2018 from 6:00-8:00 pm 
Where:  J. Paul Leonard Library, 1630 Holloway Ave, Room 121, San Francisco CA 94132

USP Faculty Office Hours

Click here for Fall 2017 USP Faculty Office Hours

Urban Studies Program Information for Freshman

Click here for a pdf with informational for Freshman regarding the USP Program

ABAG's Placemaking Project

The Urban Studies Program and Dr. Ayse Pamuk's USP 680 course played a vital role in the Placemaking Project commissioned by the Association of Bay Area Government’s (ABAG). Dr. Pamuk's students spent an entire semester researching people's experience of places and how places can be designed to attract residents and create thriving communities.  Please visit ABAG's website to view the Placemaking report based on this effort. After the presentation by Dr.  Pamuk's student and submission of their project, ABAG’s Executive Board approved the inclusion of the Placemaking lens in the understanding of Priority Development Areas for Plan Bay Area 2040, their next round of the Sustainable Communities Strategy.  Congratulations to Dr. Pamuk and her students for a successfully project of civic engagement that epitomizes the work of all PACE faculty.  

2017 PACE Faculty Searches

Update:  Due to the large amount of applications received for this position, we are only reviewing applications received by the deadline.
San Francisco State University, School of Public Affairs and Civic Engagement seeks applicants for three tenure-track Assistant Professor positions in:
  • ​National security, racialization and state power beginning August 2018. Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Law and Society, Sociology, Ethnic Studies, Women’s Studies, or related field required.
  • Environmental politics and policy with a specialty in urban adaptation to climate change beginning August 2018. Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Environmental Studies, Urban Studies and Planning, or related field required. 
  • Criminal justice administration and advocacy beginning August 2018. Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Criminology, Public Administration, Public Policy or related field required. Salary commensurate with qualifications.