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Andrew.Kirby@asu.edu

Professor
Social & Behavioral Sciences
Faculty
Mail Code: 3051

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Bio

Andrew Kirby is Professor of Social and Behavioral Sciences. His research is primarily focused on urban issues and he teaches an undergraduate class on Sustainable Cities. He is Editor of Current Research on Cities, City Profiles Editor of Cities: the international journal of Urban Policy and Planning; and co-editor of the University of Arizona Press series Society, Environment and Place. He has taught in Arizona since 1988.  

Research Interests

Research interests include:

urban growth and development, especially suburbanization; bibliometrics; the history and philosophy of science; popular culture, especially as it intersects with urban history.   

 

Courses

Summer 2016

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
HON 493 Honors Thesis
SBS 499 Individualized Instruction

Spring 2016

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
SBS 498 Pro-Seminar
SBS 499 Individualized Instruction
SOS 111 Sustainable Cities

Fall 2015

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
LSC 498 Pro-Seminar
SBS 200 Intro to Soc & Behavioral Sci
SBS 498 Pro-Seminar
SBS 499 Individualized Instruction
SOS 111 Sustainable Cities

Summer 2015

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
HON 493 Honors Thesis

Spring 2015

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
SBS 492 Honors Directed Study
SBS 498 Pro-Seminar
SOS 111 Sustainable Cities

Fall 2014

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
SBS 200 Intro to Soc & Behavioral Sci
SBS 493 Honors Thesis
SBS 498 Pro-Seminar
SOS 111 Sustainable Cities

Summer 2014

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
HON 493 Honors Thesis

Spring 2014

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
SBS 498 Pro-Seminar
SOS 111 Sustainable Cities

Fall 2013

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
SBS 200 Intro to Soc & Behavioral Sci
SBS 498 Pro-Seminar
SOS 111 Sustainable Cities

Summer 2013

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
HON 493 Honors Thesis

Spring 2013

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
SBS 498 Pro-Seminar
SOS 111 Sustainable Cities

Fall 2012

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
SBS 200 Intro to Soc & Behavioral Sci
SBS 498 Pro-Seminar
SOS 111 Sustainable Cities

Summer 2012

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
HON 493 Honors Thesis

Spring 2012

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
SBS 200 Intro to Soc & Behavioral Sci
SBS 498 Pro-Seminar
SOS 111 Sustainable Cities

Fall 2011

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
SBS 200 Intro to Soc & Behavioral Sci
SOS 111 Sustainable Cities

Publications and Other Intellectual ContributionsGoogle Scholar

  1. A. Kirby. Editors and Journal Startup in the Digital Era. Publications (2015).

  2. A. Kirby. The Challenges of Journal Startup in the Digital Era. Publications (2015).

  3. The Challenges of Journal Start-up in the Digital Era. Publications (2015).

  4. Kirby A.. "Adapting cities, adapting the curriculum". Geography (2014).

  5. Kirby, A.. "Geographical leadership, sustainability and urban education". Geography (2014).

  6. Kirby, A.. Geographical leadership, sustainability and urban education. Geography (2014).

  7. Kirby,A.. Current Research on Cities. Cities (2014).

  8. Kirby A.. Cities and powerful knowledge: An editorial essay on accepted wisdom and global urban theory [Part I]. Current Research on Cities (2013).

  9. Kirby, a.. Editorial. Current Research on Cities (2013).

  10. Kamalski, J. Kirby, A. "Bibliometrics and the production of urban knowledge". Cities (2012).

  11. Kirby A, Glavac. "Privatisation and the quality of urban life". Urban Design and Planning (2012).

  12. Kirby A.. Introduction to a new meta-journal in urban studies. Current Research in Cities (2012).

  13. Kirby, A.. "Scientific communication, Open Access, and the publishing industry". Political Geography (2012).

  14. Kirby, A.. "The semantic web, bibliometrics and Current Research on Cities". Cities (2012).

  15. Kirby, A.. Current Research on Cities and its contribution to urban studies. Current Research on Cities (2012).

  16. Kirby, A. and J. Kamalski. "Bibliometrics and Urban Research". Research Trends (2012).

  17. Kirby A.. The bibliometrics of urban creativity and CCS. City Culture and Society (2011).

  18. Kirby, A. The bibliometrics of political geography. Political Geography (2011).

  19. Edited book: Walker P. Hurley P.. Planning Paradise. University of Arizona Press (2011).

  20. Kirby, A.. Could the Dallas Way be the Right Way?. New Geography.com (2010).

  21. Kirby, A.. Religious Freedom or a tax-free ride?. NewGeography.com (2010).

  22. Kirby, A.. Time to hate those HOAs again. NewGeography.com (2010).

  23. Kirby, A.. What is the answer to the subrban question?. NewGeography.com (2010).

  24. Kirby, A. & Modarres A.. "The suburban question". Cities, (2010).

  25. Modarres A. and Kirby A.. "The suburban question: notes for a research program". Cities (2010).

  26. Kirby, A.. Finding and retaining reviewers. Editors' Update (2009).

  27. Kirby, A.. How Phoenix will come back. Newgeography.com (2009).

  28. Kirby, A.. Peer review reprised. Editors' Update (2009).

  29. Kirby A.. ‘A Phoenix Lament’. Newgeography.com (2008).

  30. Kirby, A.. Bubble opportunity: a new life for public housing?. Newgeography.com (2008).

  31. Kirby, A.. Rethinking risk during a financial crisis learning from Mexico. Newgeography.com (2008).

  32. Kirby, A.. The production of private space and its implications for urban social relations. Political Geography (2008).

  33. Review of: City and Environment. Environment and Planning (2008).

  34. Review of: Private Neighborhoods. Journal of Urban Affairs (2008).

  35. Andrew Kirby, Sharon Harlan. Examining the significance of housing enclaves in the metropolitan US. Housing, Theory and Society 23 (2006).

  36. Andrew Kirby. From homeland to wasteland; the politics of the American city in the 21st century. Cities (2005).

  37. Andrew Kirby. Peering into the future of academic review. Cities (2005).

  38. Book chapter: Kirby, Andrew (Author) . Cities and Film. Encyclopedia of the City London. Routledge (2005).

  39. Book chapter: Kirby, Andrew (Author) . Cities and the Arts. Encyclopedia of the City. Routledge (2005).

  40. Book chapter: Kirby, Andrew (Author) . Environment and the City. Encyclopedia of the City. Routledge (2005).

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Research Activity Research Awards

  1. Kirby,Andrew * , Kirby,Andrew * , . CITIES. ELSEVIER SCIENCE LIMITED (10/1/1997 - 12/31/2010).

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Service

  1. INQUIRE a journal of undergraduate research, Managing Editor (2015 - present)
  2. *Publications*, Board Member (2014 - present)
  3. Journal of Sociology and Space, Invited to join Editorial Board (2014 - present)
  4. Standards Committee, divisional representative (2011 - present)
  5. Current Research on Cities, Editor (2011 - present)
  6. Current Research on Cities, Editor (2011 - present)
  7. WNPR Public Radio Hartford CT, Guest on program focused on suburban development (2010 - present)
  8. Cities: The International Journal of Urban Policy and Planning, City Profiles Editor (2010 - present)
  9. Cities: The International Journal of Urban Policy and Planning, City Profiles editor (2010 - present)
  10. Journal of Planning Literature, Reviewer (2010 - present)
  11. Landscape and Urban Planning, Reviewer (2010 - present)
  12. Environment and Planning B, Reviewer (2009 - present)
  13. International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, Reviewer (2009 - present)
  14. Landscape and Urban Planning, Reviewer (2009 - present)
  15. Open Urban Studies Journal, Reviewer (2009 - present)
  16. Political Geography, Reviewer (2009 - present)
  17. Urban Affairs Review, Reviewer (2009 - present)
  18. Graduate Faculty, Geography, Member (2007 - present)
  19. Political Geography, Editorial Board (2002 - present)
  20. Cities: The International Journal of Urban Policy and Planning, Editor (1995 - present)
  21. Journal of Urban Affairs, Editorial Board member (2015 - 2018)
  22. Editorial Collective, INQUIRE, an undergraduate research journal, one of four active members who designed all procedures for the new journal, including scope, standards, layout and production issues (2014 - 2017)
  23. Current Research on Cities, Editor (2013 - 2015)
  24. Bilkent University, Turkey, External Reviewer, promotion and tenure file (2015)
  25. Miami University OH, External Reviewer, promotion to full professor (2015)
  26. Michigan State University, External Reviewer, promotion to full professor (2015)
  27. University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, External Reviewer, Promotion and tenure file (2014)
  28. Research Grants Council of Hong Kong, Invited proposl reviewer (2014)
  29. Bilkent University, Ankara. Turkey, External Referee, one promotion to Professor, one to Associate Professor (2013)
  30. Research Grants Council of Hong Kong, Research Proposal reviewer (2013)
  31. Search Committee, SBS Director, member (2012 - 2013)
  32. Search Committee, Sociology Asst Professor, member (2012 - 2013)
  33. Search Committee, Social Media, member (2011 - 2012)
  34. Standards Committee, divisional representative (2011 - 2012)
  35. Personnel Review, Chair (2010)
  36. Academic Program Review, member (2009 - 2010)
  37. Academic Program Review, New college, Member (2009 - 2010)
  38. Personnel [P+T], Chair (2009 - 2010)
  39. Personnel committee, New college, Chair (2009 - 2010)
  40. Cities: The International Journal of Urban Policy and Planning, Editor (1995 - 2009)

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