Bernadette Hanlon is Trott Visiting Assistant Professor in the City and Regional Planning Section at the Knowlton School of Architecture. Hanlon received her BA in Politics and Philosophy from University College Dublin, a Masters of Philosophy from Trinity College Dublin, and, in 2007, a Ph.D. in Public Policy from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Her teaching and research interests are in the political economy of cities and suburbs, environmental sustainability, and urban environmental policy and planning.
Hanlon’s most recent research focuses on suburban growth and decline. She recently published Once the American Dream: Inner-ring suburbs in the metropolitan United States (Temple University Press). And has recently co-authored the book Cities and Suburbs: New metropolitan realities in the US (Routledge).