Specialization: Environmental Regulation of Business
Lawrence University (Appleton, Wisconsin), 1979
INTERESTS AND BACKGROUND
Research: Transportation policy and planning; land use and transportation interactions; school siting and children’s travel; design and aging; multimodal transportation planning; growth management; redevelopment of old industrial sites; transportation concurrency; pedestrian and bicycle planning and design; health and the built environment; travel demand management; research methods; health impact assessment; environmental impact assessment; energy and resources planning; use of computers in planning organizations.
Teaching: Graduate courses taught: Transportation Planning and Policy (both on-line and face-to-face); Transportation and Land Use Coordination; Planning Research Design (both on-line and face-to-face); Health and the Built Environment; Research Design for Sustainability (hybrid course); Ecological Issues in Sustainability; Environmental Land Use Planning and Management; Land Development Planning; Urban Planning Project; Survey and Research Design; Doctoral Research Seminar; History and Theory of Planning; and Growth Management Seminar; and lectures in College-wide course on Natural Hazards. Undergraduate courses taught: Introduction to Urban Planning and Development (seminar in honors program); Preview to Urban and Regional Planning; Environmental Analysis (as teaching assistant). I have also taught computer technical training course while employed as a computer systems analyst.
Professor, Department of Urban and Regional Planning, University of Florida (UF), Gainesville, FL, 2013- present.
Affiliate Faculty, UF Transportation Institute (UFTI), College of Engineering, UF, Gainesville, FL, 2013-present.
Affiliate Faculty, School of Natural Resources and Environment, UF, Gainesville, FL, 1998-present.
Director, Center for Health and the Built Environment, Department of Urban and Regional Planning, UF, Gainesville, FL, 2008-present.
Visiting Professor (sabbatical), Institute for Transport Studies (ITS), University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom, 2014.
Associate Professor, Department of Urban and Regional Planning, UF, Gainesville, FL, 2002-2013.
Associate Director, Center for Multimodal Solutions to Congestion Mitigation, Departments of Civil and Coastal Engineering, Occupational Therapy, and Urban and Regional Planning, UF, Gainesville, FL, 2009-2012.
Visiting Associate Professor (sabbatical), Department of Urban Design and Planning, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 2006-2007.
Assistant Professor, Department of Urban and Regional Planning, UF, Gainesville, FL, 1996-2002.
Provisional Assistant Professor, Department of Urban and Regional Planning, UF, Gainesville, FL, 1994-1996.
Research Associate, Energy Analysis Program, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA; and Institute for Transportation Studies and Institute of Urban and Regional Development, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, 1990-1994.
Policy Analyst, Public Service Board, Montpelier, VT, 1988-1990.
Research Assistant, Institute for Governmental Studies, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA,
Teaching Assistant, Department of Conservation and Resource Studies, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, 1987-1988.
Computer Programmer and Systems Analyst, First Wisconsin National Bank (now US Bank), Milwaukee, WI, 1979-1986.
College of Design, Construction and Planning (DCP) Senior Faculty International Educator of the Year, 2015.
Peace Helmet, Gainesville Chapter of Veterans for Peace (awarded for service to the organization), 2014
Author of paper included in APA Transportation Planning Division’s State of Transportation 2013 - Ahead of the Curve, which won an APA Divisions Council award for contributions to the planning profession.
Participant in University of Florida Science Communication Academy, College of Journalism and Communication, 2013.
Certificate of Appreciation, Transportation Research Board (TRB), Transportation and Land Development Committee – given in recognition for 12 years of service to the committee, January 2013.
People’s Choice Poster Award, Annual Conference of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP), 2011.
Dean’s Faculty Service Award, College of Design, Construction and Planning, UF, 2009.