Center for Small Cities & Rural Studies
Academics at Utica College


The Center for Small City and Rural Studies is a social science research center that examines issues of relevance to smaller metropolitan and non-metropolitan communities. Located at Utica College in Utica, New York, the center brings together scholars throughout central New York State and beyond to explore topics related to social and economic systems as they affect non-elite communities.

Utica from the zoo


Alexander R. Thomas, Ph.D.
School of Arts & Science

(315) 792-3057
(315) 792-3006
1600 Burrstone Road | Utica, NY 13502