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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 in Chief 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; biometrics; the history and philosophy of science; popular culture, especially as it intersects with urban history.   

 

Courses

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

Summer 2011

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

Summer 2010

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

Spring 2010

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
HON 272 The Human Event: Humanities
HON 493 Honors Thesis
HON 498 Pro-Seminar
SBS 300 Interdis Approaches/Soc/Behav

Fall 2009

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
ASU 101-HNR The ASU Experience
HON 171 The Human Event
HON 493 Honors Thesis

Summer 2009

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

Publications and Other Intellectual ContributionsGoogle Scholar

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  35. Book chapter: Kirby, Andrew (Author) . Home Economics and Urban Governance: the challenges of globalism, gigantism and privatism. Urban Development Debates in the New Millennium IV. Atlantic (2005).

  36. Book chapter: Kirby, Andrew (Author) . Popular Culture and Cities. Encyclopedia of the City. Routledge (2005).

  37. Book chapter: Kirby, Andrew (Author) . Sir P.G. Hall. Encyclopedia of the City. Routledge (2005).

  38. Andrew Kirby. Celebrity Cities and B-list Boroughs. Cities (2004).

  39. Andrew Kirby. Corruption and torture?. Cities (2004).

  40. Andrew Kirby. Green Scales. Cities (2004).

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Presentations

  1. Kirby, A. Neighborhoods Revisited. Neighborhood Dynamics workshop. (Mar 2011).
  2. Kirby, A. Neighborliness. Family Consortium conference. (Mar 2011).
  3. Kirby, A. Bibliometrics and urban creativity. Towards the Century of Cities conference, Osaka, Japan. (Dec 2010).
  4. Kirby, A. Beyond Celebration--or celebrating the beyond?. Address to invited audience, Museum of Contemporary Art, Barcelona. (May 2010).
  5. Glavac, S. and Kirby, A. "An exploratory analysis of neighborliness in public and private neighborhoods". Western Regional Science Association annual meeting. (Feb 2010).
  6. Kirby, A. Editorship: best practice. Editor's conference, Elsevier Science. (Oct 2009).
  7. Kirby, A. Peer review: towards better practice. Editorial Conference, Elsevier. (Apr 2009).
  8. Kirby, A. "Peer review: towards better practice". Elsevier Editors' Conference. (Nov 2008).
  9. Kirby, A "Coping with climate change, rethinking urban sustainability". The Sustainable City V, Skiathos, Greece;. (Oct 2008).
  10. Modarres A. and Kirby, A. "Towards a New Suburbanism?". ‘A Suburban World’ conference, Virginia Polytechnic, Reston VA;. (Apr 2008).
  11. Kirby, Andrew, Glavac, S, Howze, K Neighborliness in the virtual age. Urban Affairs annual conference. (Apr 2006).
  12. Kirby, Andrew Privatizing the metropolis, and social action. RGS Annual conference. (Sep 2005).
  13. Kirby, Andrew A reappraisal of housing enclaves and gated communities. Urban Affairs Association. (Apr 2005).
  14. Kirby, Andrew Phoenix Sprawling. Goldwater Institute. (Apr 2005).
  15. Kirby, Andrew Global Cities. Oxford Round Table Pembroke College. (Mar 2005).
  16. Kirby, Andrew The changing character of Metro Phoenix. Department of History. (Feb 2005).
  17. Kirby, Andrew Urban Legends. Goldwater Institute. (Feb 2005).
  18. Kirby, Andrew Do strong fences make good neighbors after all?. International Geographical Congress. (Aug 2004).
  19. Warren, P, Hope, D, Harlan, S, Kirby, Andrew, Casagrande, D, Jones, N, Kinzig, A Correlated ecological and social variation in the urban landscape: Exploring potential causes and consequences. Sixth Annual CAP LTER Poster Symposium. (Feb 2004).
  20. Kirby, Andrew Community and environment in a desert metropolis. 2nd International Conference on the Social Sciences. (Jun 2003).
  21. Kirby, Andrew Dystopias and utopias: representations of the city and their implications in an urban world. Society for the Interdisciplinary Study of Social Imagery, annual conference. (Mar 2003).
  22. Kirby, Andrew Neighborhoods and sprawl: creating new utopias or dystopias?. Society for the Interdisciplinary Study of Social Imagery. (Mar 2003).
  23. Kirby, Andrew From Berlin Wall to Garden Wall: boundary formation around the home. Association of American Geographers. (Mar 2002).
  24. Kirby, Andrew, Brenner, N From Chicago to LA. American Sociological Association annual conference. (Aug 2001).
  25. Kirby, Andrew Understanding opponents of Home Owner Associations. Community Associations Institute annual conference. (May 2001).
  26. Harlan, S, Nelson, A, Hackett, E, Kirby, Andrew, Bolin, B, Pijawka, D, Rex, T, Hope, D Phoenix area social survey: Long-term monitoring of social interaction, and environmental change in urban neighborhoods. CAP LTER Third Annual Poster Symposium. (Jan 2001).
  27. Kirby, Andrew Crabgrass Prohibited. Urban Affairs Association annual conference. (May 2000).
  28. Kirby, Andrew Moving from evaluation to regulation: urban governance and the improvement of the QOL. Second International Conference on the Quality of Life. (Mar 2000).
  29. Kirby, Andrew The Quality of Life in American cities. Second International Conference on the Quality of Life. (Mar 2000).
  30. Nelson, A, Harlan, S, Hogan, T, Rex, T, Hackett, E, Bolin, R, Sadalla, E, Pijawka, D, Burns, E, Kirby, Andrew Phoenix area social survey. CAP LTER Second Annual Poster Symposium. (Jan 2000).
  31. Harlan, S, Larsen, L, Rex, T, Wolf, S, Hackett, E, Kirby, Andrew, Bolin, B, Nelson, A, Hope, D The Phoenix Area Social Survey: Community and environment in a desert metropolis. Phoenix Long-Term Ecological Research Contribution Series 2.
  32. Harlan, Sharon, Bolin, Robert, Hackett, Edward, Hope, Diane, Kirby, Andrew, Larsen, Larissa, Nelson, Amy, Tom, Rex, Wolf, Shapard, Jones, N Community and environment in a desert metropolis. CAP LTER Fifth Annual Poster Symposium.
  33. Harlan, S, Nelson, A, Hackett, E, Bolin, B, Kirby, Andrew, Pijawka, D Long-Term Ecological Research: Unifying Principles and Global Applications. LTER All Scientists Meeting.

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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. Standards Committee, divisional representative (2011 - present)
  2. Current Research on Cities, Editor (2011 - present)
  3. Current Research on Cities, Editor (2011 - present)
  4. WNPR Public Radio Hartford CT, Guest on program focused on suburban development (2010 - present)
  5. Cities: The International Journal of Urban Policy and Planning, City Profiles Editor (2010 - present)
  6. Cities: The International Journal of Urban Policy and Planning, City Profiles editor (2010 - present)
  7. Journal of Planning Literature, Reviewer (2010 - present)
  8. Landscape and Urban Planning, Reviewer (2010 - present)
  9. Environment and Planning B, Reviewer (2009 - present)
  10. International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, Reviewer (2009 - present)
  11. Landscape and Urban Planning, Reviewer (2009 - present)
  12. Open Urban Studies Journal, Reviewer (2009 - present)
  13. Political Geography, Reviewer (2009 - present)
  14. Urban Affairs Review, Reviewer (2009 - present)
  15. Geographical Association, UK, Advisory Panel (2008 - present)
  16. Graduate Faculty, Geography, Member (2007 - present)
  17. Forum on Public Policy, Editorial Board (2006 - present)
  18. Political Geography, Editorial Board (2002 - present)
  19. Cities: The International Journal of Urban Policy and Planning, Editor (1995 - present)
  20. Current Research on Cities, Editor (2013 - 2015)
  21. Bilkent University, Ankara. Turkey, External Referee, one promotion to Professor, one to Associate Professor (2013)
  22. Research Grants Council of Hong Kong, Research Proposal reviewer (2013)
  23. Search Committee, SBS Director, member (2012 - 2013)
  24. Search Committee, Sociology Asst Professor, member (2012 - 2013)
  25. Search Committee, Social Media, member (2011 - 2012)
  26. Standards Committee, divisional representative (2011 - 2012)
  27. Personnel Review, Chair (2010)
  28. Academic Program Review, member (2009 - 2010)
  29. Academic Program Review, New college, Member (2009 - 2010)
  30. Personnel [P+T], Chair (2009 - 2010)
  31. Personnel committee, New college, Chair (2009 - 2010)
  32. Cities: The International Journal of Urban Policy and Planning, Editor (1995 - 2009)
  33. Personnel Committee, Chair (2008)
  34. Open Urban Studies Journal, Reviewer (2008)
  35. Professional Geographer, Reviewer (2008)
  36. Progress in Human Geography;, Reviewer (2008)
  37. International Scientific Committee, 5th International Conference on the Sustainable City, Member (2007 - 2008)
  38. Cave Creek Film and Arts Festival, Juror (2008)
  39. West campus 25th Anniversary celebration committee, member (2008)
  40. West campus Housing Taskforce, member (2008)

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