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2021-2022: The Year Ahead

Since its creation in 2016, the GGCI has engaged students, faculty and external partners to create and share inter-disciplinary knowledge of cities. In the year ahead, we continue our recent activities with an even stronger emphasis on student engagement.

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2021-2022: The Year Ahead

Since its creation in 2016, the GGCI has engaged students, faculty and external partners to create and share inter-disciplinary knowledge of cities....

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Student Scholars Program 2021-2022: Call for Applicants

The Global Cities Scholars Program is a community of student researchers advancing critical discourse of cities and global urbanization at Georgetown...

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The COVID-AMP Project: Two Researchers Share Experience and Insight Tracking Local Policies

The COVID Analysis and Mapping of Policies (AMP) project is an effort to develop a comprehensive database of state and local policies and plans that...

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MOOC Developed for Urban Health Delivery in Sub-Saharan African Cities

The Georgetown Urban Health Collaborative is pleased to announce the launch of Urban Health in Crisis: Response from Sub-Saharan Africa, a massive...

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Sharing Economies Shaping Urban Life

We talked with Katie Wells about the impact of the gig economy in cities, the future trends of tech and local governments and how the COVID-19...

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In conversation with Eva Rosen

In this interview, GGCI Faculty Director, Uwe Brandes, and Professor Rosen held a conversation which included an overview of her research motivations,...

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A Year in Review

This year, at the GGCI we were extraordinarily fortunate to be joined by external thought leaders in the global dialogue on the past, present and...

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Students Present Interdisciplinary Urban Research

The Third Annual GGCI Student Research Summit brought together students from across University to present their urban and place-based research.

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Exploring Narrative in Community-based Change

In this session, Angela Glover Blackwell reflected on her work advancing racial and economic equity in direct engagement with local communities across...

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Mayoral Leadership During the COVID-19 Pandemic

William Peduto, mayor of the City of Pittsburgh joined us to reflect on the challenges and opportunities that exist for local communities to respond...

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