Call for Nominations -- The Jane Jacobs Urban Communication Book Award

Timothy Gibson's picture
July 15, 2016
Subject Fields: 
Communication, Geography, Sociology, Urban Design and Planning, Urban History / Studies

The annual Jane Jacobs Urban Communication Book Award recognizes an outstanding book, published in English, which exhibits excellence in addressing issues of urban communication. It is named in honor of the late social activist and author of The Death and Life of Great American Cities. All entries must be published between January 1, 2014 and June 30, 2016. The book award brings with it a $500 prize.

To nominate a book, please send a short letter of nomination or self-nomination (in the form of an email attachment) to Timothy Gibson, co-chair of the Jane Jacobs Book Award review committee, at the email address below by July 15, 2016. The letter of nomination should describe the book and explain how it addresses issues central to the field of urban communication. Finalists (or their publishers) will be asked to send four copies of the book to the award committee. For more information on the field of urban communication, and to determine if your nomination fits the award call, please review the mission statement of the Urban Communication Foundation.

Dr. Timothy Gibson (George Mason University)

Dr. Leo Jeffres (Cleveland State University)

Co-chairs, Jane Jacobs Urban Communication Book Award Committee.

Email nominations to:

Contact Info: 

Timothy Gibson

Department of Communication

George Mason University

Fairfax, Virginia 22030