The Center Hosts Faculty Fellows at Annual Luncheon

CURS Director Bill Rohe addresses invitees at the annual Faculty Fellows luncheon.

CURS Director Bill Rohe addresses invitees at the annual Faculty Fellows luncheon.

October 3, 2014

The Center for Urban & Regional Studies was pleased to host researchers from across the university at its annual Faculty Fellows luncheon.  Faculty Fellows representing eight academic departments and the School of Government were joined at the event by representatives from the Dean’s Office and the Center for Community Capital (CCC). Continue reading

New Faculty Fellows Join CURS

The Center for Urban & Regional Studies is pleased to announce the addition of four new members to our Faculty Fellows program, which brings together scholars from over 20 departments across the UNC campus.

Whitney B. Afonso is an assistant professor in the School of Government and teaches classes in Public Financial picture of Whitney AfonsoManagement and Economics for Public Administrators at the Carolina MPA program. Professor Afonso’s research focuses on the intersection of public administration and economics, and pays special attention to how tax policy chosen at the state and local level affects both citizen and government behavior. She was recently nominated for the School of Government’s Albert and Gladys Coates Term Award for Faculty Excellence. Continue reading