October 12, 2022

Planning Faculty and Doctoral Students Participate in ACSP 2022

Faculty and PhD students will present at the annual planning conference.

Planning Faculty and Doctoral Students Participate in ACSP 2022

City and Regional Planning faculty and PhD students from the Knowlton School will present papers at this year’s Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning Annual Conference (ACSP). The annual conference will be held in Toronto from November 3–5.

ACSP welcomes nearly 1200 attendees to the annual conference – this includes about 700 faculty, more than 400 students as well as sponsors, exhibitors, researchers and professional planners. Representing more than 30 countries, attendees experience nearly 250 research sessions, round table discussions, workshops, career information sessions, an interactive exhibit hall and plenty of networking opportunities.


Knowlton Faculty and PhD Students Papers and Presentations

Thursday, November 3

10:15–11:30 a.m.

Peng Chen
“Inequality in Heat: The Role of Spatial Pattern of Urban Green Infrastructure”
Environmental Planning & Resource Management

1:30–2:45 p.m.

Meng Yu
“Can High-Speed Rail Facilitate Sustainable Urban Land Use?”
Transportation & Infrastructure Planning

3–4:15 p.m.

Harley Etienne,
Yasuyuki Motoyama, Seungbin Park
“Retail Closures in Campus-Adjacent Neighborhoods Following the COVID-19 Pandemic”
Economic Development

Tijs van Maasakkers (Discussant)
Socio-environmental Narratives and (In)Justice(s)
Environmental Planning & Resource Management

4:30–5:45 p.m.

Bernadette Hanlon
“Suburbia in the 21st Century: From Dreamscape to Nightmare?”

6–7:30 p.m.

Zekun Li, Zhenhua Chen
“Tracking and Mining the Literature on Climate Change Resilience in Planning”
Environmental Planning & Resource Management

Maria Conroy (Discussant)
Planning and Policy-making for Sustainability and Resilience
Environmental Planning & Resource Management

Friday, November 4

8:15–9:30 a.m.

Donghwan Ki,
Zhenhua Chen
“A Novel Walkability Index using Google Street View and Deep Learning”
Technology, Society and Analytical Methods

Jeeson Oh
“Geographically-Embedded, Individually-Motivated, and Institutionally-Mobilized: Shifts in Foundation Grantmaking for Urban Development”
Community Development

9:45–11:15 a.m.

Kareem Usher,
Ingrid Adams, Wilson Figueroa, Adam Porr
“Diet Quality and Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Intake: A Study of the Dimensions of Access in the African American Community in Lexington, Kentucky”
Food Systems, Community Health & Safety

1:15–2:45 p.m.

Jennifer Clark
“Inspiring Change: A Generative Conversation on Innovation and Inclusion in the Tenure and Promotion Process”
Special Session

Rachel Kleit
Journal of Planning Literature Editorial Board Meeting
Special Session

Amber McNair
“‘Waking the sleeping giant’: Tribal Communities and Equitable Participation in the Aviation Planning Process”
Transportation & Infrastructure Planning

Maria Conroy
“How Does School Choice Impact Community Social Sustainability?”
Community Development

Kihyun Kwon
“Influence of Neighborhood Walkability on Older Adults’ Walking Trips: Does Income Matter?”
Transportation & Infrastructure Planning

Yuchen Li, Harvey Miller
Department of Geography, The Ohio State University
“How Does Street Space Influence Crash Frequency? An Analysis Using Segmented Street View Imagery”
Transportation & Infrastructure Planning

Saturday, November 5

8–9:15 a.m.

Harley Etienne
Laura Wolf-Powers,
“University City: History, Race, and Community in the Era of the Innovation District”
Community Development

9:30–10:45 a.m.

Sahar Khaleel,
Bernadette Hanlon
“Gentrification-Induced Displacement in Columbus, Ohio”
Community Development

Yas Motoyama
“Analyzing Systemic Barriers for African American Researchers in Regional Energy Systems”
Economic Development

11 a.m.–12 p.m.

Jason Reece, Rachel Kleit, Jee Young Lee
“Move to Prosper: Pathways to Maternal & Child Health Improvement”
Food Systems, Community Health & Safety

3:45–5 p.m.

Liang Chen
“The Socioeconomic Implications of Vacant Urban Land: A Study on Vacant Parcels in Neighborhoods of New York City”
Land Use Policy & Governance

Basar Ozbilen
“Designing Pandemic Resilient Cities: Exploring the Impacts of the Built Environment on Infection Risk Perception and Subjective Well-being”
Transportation & Infrastructure Planning