Ryan Allen Wins Best Article Award in Journal of Urban Affairs
April 15, 2022

Associate Professor Ryan Allen, along with former Humphrey School Associate Dean Carissa Slotterback, have received the 2022 Best Article in the Journal of Urban Affairs Award for their article, “Building immigrant engagement practice in urban planning: The case of Somali refugees in the Twin Cities.” 

In the article, they explore the potential pitfalls of community engagement in immigrant communities and offer many opportunities to improve practice. 

Allen is a faculty member in the Humphrey School's urban and regional planning area. Slotterback is now the dean and professor in the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Pittsburgh.