Planning Section Hosts Spring 2015 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. 

All lectures take place in Knowlton Hall 175 from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

SPRING 2015 Schedule

February 5
Noah Dormady
Pollution Consignment Auctions: Theory and Experiments

March 5
Emre Tepe
Spatial and Temporal Modeling of Parcel-Level Land Development Dynamics

March 26
Yu-Jen Chen
Exploring the Interrelationships among Socio-Demographics, Urban Form, Activity Travel Patterns, and Vehicle Miles Traveled

April 16
Cody R. Price
Do Affordable Homes Look Different?

April 30
Whitney L. Airgood-Obrycki
Social Stratification and the Geography of Affordable Housing