Planning Section Hosts Fall 2014 PhD Lecture Series

As part of the Knowlton School’s commitment to bringing high level and current research to its PhD students and the faculty, the PhD Lecture Series invites prominent researchers in city and regional planning and related fields to present their work. These lectures offer diverse research methods alongside theoretical and applied understandings of the contemporary research of concern to city and regional planning scholars. 

Along with City and Regional Planning faculty and student research, the speakers represent a wide variety of topics and disciplines, including economic development, environmental psychology, housing, transportation, public policy, urban history, urban geography and urban design, just to name a few. 

The series is open only to PhD students in City and Regional Planning. All lectures take place in Knowlton Hall 259 from 12:45 - 1:45 p.m.

Fall 2014 Schedule

September 30
Rose Hallarn
ResearchMatch.org-An Introduction to a Research Participant Recruitment Tool

October 7
Itzhak Ben-David
Policy Intervention in Debt Renegotiation: Evidence from the Home Affordable Modification Program

October 28
Clayton Howard
The Closet and the Cul de Sac: Sex, Politics, and Suburbanization in Postwar California

November 11
Harvey Miller
Location and Cooperation: Cultivating Collaborative Mobility through Geographic Information Science

December 2
Noah Dormady
Pollution Consignment Auctions: Theory and Experiments