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University Center for Social & Urban Research (UCSUR)

Cathedral of Learning

Established in 1972 to serve as a resource for researchers and educators interested in the basic and applied social and behavioral sciences.

412-624-5442
ucsur@pitt.edu


Center Highlights:

Report:  Pittsburgh´s Affordable Housing Crisis: Is Privatization the Solution?, Feb 2022
By Daniel McClymonds, Jackie Smith, PhD, & Connor Chapman (University of Pittsburgh Department of Sociology) with Randall Taylor (Penn Plaza Support & Action Network)

Research Paper by Sabina Deitrick & Christopher Briem
Journal of Urban Regeneration and Renewal, 15 (2), 193-209 (2022)
Quality of life and demographic-racial dimensions of differences in most liveable Pittsburgh

Sabina Deitrick, PhD, Co-editor: When Fracking Comes to Town:
Governance, Planning and the Economic Impacts of the Shale Gas Boom
(Cornell University Press)
Fracking Book Fracking Scan

Steven D. Manners Research Development Awards: 2022 Announcement

Economic Development Quarterly article: The Pittsburgh Transition: Not Quite So Simple

New York Times article: Family Caregivers Feel the Pandemic's Weight

· Fast Facts ·

$70M

in Research Impact

(FY 2018-19)

(Total funding for all UCSUR-affiliated projects)



> 40 

Peer Reviewed Publications

(FY 2018-19)

> 5,000  

Google Scholar Citations

(FY 2018-19)



$20,000

Awarded to
Pitt Researchers

(FY 2018-19)



· Key Initiatives ·


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University
Center for Social & Urban Research
3343 Forbes Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15260

ucsur@pitt.edu
412-624-5442