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Speaking of Books with Gerrit Knaap, Rebecca Lewis, Arnab Chakraborty: Handbook on Smart Growth: Promise, Principles, and Prospects for Planning

Gerrit-Jan Knaap is Professor of Urban Studies and Planning, Executive Director of the National Center for Smart Growth Research at the University of Maryland. Knaap earned his B.S. from Willamette University, his MA and PhD from the University of Oregon, and received post-doctoral training at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, all in economics.

Knaap’s research interests include the interactions between housing markets and policy, the economics and politics of land use planning, the efficacy of economic development instruments, and the impacts of environmental policy. On these subjects, Knaap has authored or coauthored over 65 articles in peer refereed journals, and coauthored or co-edited nine books. He received the Chester Rapkin award for the best paper published in Volume 10 of the Journal of Planning Education and Research, with Greg Lindsey, he received the 1998 best of ACSP award, and in 2006 he received the Outstanding Planner Award from the Maryland Chapter of the American Planning Association.

We will also hear from co-editors Rebecca Lewis, Associate Professor, Planning, Public Policy and Management, Co-Director, Institute for Policy Research and Engagement, University of Oregon, and Arnab Chakraborty, Professor of Urban and Regional Planning, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Katy June-Freisen, Ph.D. candidate, Philip Merrill College of Journalism, Editor, National Center for Smart Growth, University of Maryland, will be available for Q and A.

This is a hybrid event! Gerrit will be speaking in person in the Architecture Library, room 1102, School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation. You are welcome to join us here. If you prefer Zoom, please register.

Powered by Research Education at University Libraries. Speaking of Books series features free, open to the community and public talks by UMD faculty authors on their recently published work. 

Thursday, December 8, 2022
3:00PM - 4:15PM
Architecture Library
Gerrit-Jan Knaap
Faculty/Staff   General Public   Graduate Students   Undergraduate Students  

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