Planning emphasizes an integrated approach that encompasses urban policy and community development, international development, environmental and natural resources, urban design, and planning processes and methods.


Faculty Members in Planning

Name Research Interests
Angeles, Leonora Gender analysis, gender mainstreaming and other gender planning related tools, including feminist critiques and perspectives on the intergration of gender and other social axes of difference and diversity in community planning and international development work
Barudin, Jessica Feminism, Indigenous Planning, EDI perspectives and practice, Health
Binet, Andrew Community development / social planning; Community health and care; Equity; Participatory action research; Participatory planning; Public engagement
Caggiano, Holly
Campbell, Heather Urban and regional planning; how academics can work more effectively with non-academics to enhance impact of research; how academics can work more effectively with non-academics to enhance the relevance of research; how ethical values can be incorporated into public policy relating to city and regional planning
Chang, Stephanie All other social sciences, n.e.c.
Clifton, Kelly transport and land use interactions, travel behaviour, pedestrian modeling, equity in transportation policy
Connolly, James John Timothy
Harten, Julia
Hooper, Michael
Kamizaki, Kuni Architecture; Community development / social planning; Displacement; EDI perspectives and practice; housing; Planning theory
Lim, Theodore Environmental and Climate Justice; Urban Analytics; Sustainability Planning
Low, Margaret Urban and regional planning; Indigenous community planning; Indigenous sovereignty; Reconciliation
Senbel, Maged Urban design, environmental planning, climate change planning, public engagement, urban agriculture, multi-media, social media and youth engagement
Stevens, Mark evaluating the effectiveness of local and regional government land use planning efforts, with a goal of producing new knowledge that can help communities anticipate and adapt to changes according to the principles of sustainable development; plan-making and implementation, growth management, natural hazard mitigation, and legal issues in planning; (1) a study of municipal climate change planning in BC, (2) a meta-analysis of environmental policy adoption, (3) a plan evaluation study of award-winning plans, and (4) a study on the content and delivery of quantitative methods courses in urban planning programs
Tran, Martino systems science, predictive modelling and simulation for understanding and tackling societal challenges in energy and sustainability

Student & Alumni Stories in Planning

Juri Kim

Doctor of Philosophy in Planning (PhD)

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