Bernadette Hanlon is an assistant professor and undergraduate program chair in the City and Regional Planning Section at the Knowlton School. Hanlon received a BA in politics and philosophy from University College Dublin, a Masters of Philosophy from Trinity College Dublin, and, in 2007, a PhD in Public Policy from the University of Maryland Baltimore County. Her teaching and research interests center on the political economy of cities and suburbs, environmental sustainability, immigration, and urban environmental policy and planning.
Hanlon’s recent research focuses on suburban growth and decline. She recently published a book with Temple University Press, Once the American Dream: Inner-ring suburbs in the metropolitan United States. Hanlon also recently co-authored the book, Cities and Suburbs: New metropolitan realities in the US, published by Routledge. Currently, she is working with Thomas J.Vicino, on a new book, Global Migration: The Basics, to be published by Routledge.
Hanlon, B. and T.J. Vicino. (2014). Global Migration: the basics. Oxford, UK: Routledge.
Hanlon, B. (2010). Once the American Dream: Inner-ring suburbs of the metropolitan United States. Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press.
Hanlon, B. (2009). A Typology of Inner-Ring Suburbs: Class, Race, and Ethnicity in US Suburbia. City & Community, 8(3), 221-246.
Hanlon, B. (2008). The decline of older, inner suburbs in metropolitan America. Housing Policy Debate, 19(3), 423-456.
Hanlon, B., & Vicino, T. J. (2007). The fate of inner suburbs: Evidence from metropolitan Baltimore. Urban Geography, 28(3), 249-275.
Vicino, T. J., Hanlon, B., & Short, J. R. (2007). Megalopolis 50 years on: The transformation of a city region. International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, 31(2), 344-367.
Hanlon, B., Vicino, T., & Short, J. R. (2006). The new metropolitan reality in the US: Rethinking the traditional model. Urban Studies, 43(12), 2129-2143.