Associate Professor of Urban Planning
Senior Fellow, Michigan Society of Fellows
Program (MUP • Ph.D.)
of Architecture + Urban Planning • University
2000 Bonisteel Blvd., Ann Arbor MI 48109-2069
firstname.lastname@example.org • office: 2352 Art & Architecture Bldg
(734) 763-2077 ~ 763-2322 (fax)
hours: [during Summer 2019 and fall 2019 sabbatical, please email me to arrange meeting.] Starting January 2020, sign-up (via google calendar)
• information on applying to the Ph.D. Program
• new MUP student FAQ
• PhD Program -- Repository of Information for Current Students
• writing, citations & academic
thesis / professional project guidelines
Formatting data tables and charts
finding data (both Census and other sources)
creating effective tables & graphs
Telling Stories with Numbers
planning history timeline & Remembrances & Obituaries of Planning Scholars
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Class blog sites (content/images provided by students)
First Nature, Second Nature, City
Visualizing the Global/National/Local
Arts, Culture and Economic Development
the future of suburbia
arguments for/against planning
The Planner's Triangle Revisited: Sustainability and the Evolution of a Planning Ideal That Can't Stand Still, Journal of the American Planning Association, 82-4, 388-397, 2016.
Planning for deep-rooted problems: What can we learn from aligning complex systems and wicked problems? Planning Theory & Practice 16(4), 2015. (with Moira Zellner)
Peter Hall Tours the Gunbelt (and Other Side Trips to the Legacies of Ebenezer Howard) Built Environment 41.1., 2015. pp. 52-62. (with Sabina Deitrick)
Sustainable Development and Social Justice: Conflicting Urgencies and the Search for Common Ground in Urban and Regional Planning (Michigan Journal of Sustainability, Vol 1, 2013)
"Free-marketers on the way up but planning interventionists on the way down? Economic crisis and planning’s rescue narrative from the Great Depression to the Crash of 2008-9" paper presented at 2009 ACSP conference.
“Megaregions and Sustainability,” in Megaregions: Planning for Global Competitiveness, Catherine Ross (ed), Island Press, 2009
Studies in Planning: Comparative Advantages and the Problem of Generalization" .
Enduring Importance of National Capital Cities in the Global Era"
the Impetus for Regional Planning in the U.S.: Cooperation,
Coercion and Self-Interest" (co-authored with Phil D'Anieri)
Cities, Growing Cities, Just Cities? Urban Planning and the
Contradictions of Sustainable Development" .
also: view these urban photographs (taken by my daughter)
Older Resources (not recently updated)
"Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire." – William Butler Yeats