Community & Regional Planning

Community and Regional Planning Faculty and Staff


Chair

Francis Owusu

Chair

BA, Geography with Archaeology, University of Ghana, 1987 MA, Population Studies, United Nations Regional Institute for Population Studies, University of Ghana, 1990 MA, Geography, Carleton University, Canada, 1992 PhD, Geography, University of Minnesota, 2000
 

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Email: fowusu@iastate.edu

Office: 146 Design



Administrative Staff

Amanda Youngquist

Administrative Specialist

 

Email: amyoung@iastate.edu

Office: 146 Design



Faculty

Carlton Basmajian

Associate Professor

AB, University of Chicago (1996)  MCP, Georgia Institute of Technology (2000) PhD, University of Michigan (2008)

 

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Email: carlton@iastate.edu

Office: 578 Design

Phone: 6942



Tim Borich

Associate Professor

BS, South Dakota State University, 1975 MA, University of South Dakota, 1978 PhD, Iowa State University, 1992

 

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Email: borich@iastate.edu

Office: 326 Design

Phone: 0220



Susan Bradbury

Professor

 

Email: bradbury@iastate.edu

Office: 377 Design

Phone: 8720



Biswa Das

Assistant Professor

PhD, Agricultural Economics, Texas Tech University MPhil, Economics, University of Hyderabad, India MA, Economics, University of Hyderabad, India BA, Economics, Utkal University, Orissa, India

 

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Email: bdas@iastate.edu

Office: 592 Design

Phone: 7003



Ted Grevstad-Nordbrock

Assistant Professor

 

PhD, Geography, Michigan State University

Dissertation: "An Analysis of Diverse Gentrification Processes and Their Relationship to Historic Preservation Activity in Three Chicago Neighborhoods"

MA, Historic Preservation Planning, Cornell University

MA, Art History, University of Wisconsin-Madison

BA, Psychology, University of Wisconsin-Madison

 

Twenty-five years professional experience in historic preservation (both public and private sector), including twelve with the Michigan State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO)

 

Secretary of the Interior's Standards and Guidelines - Professional Qualification Standards for historic preservation practice met under 36 CFR Part 61 (History and Architectural History areas)

 

Graduate, National Council for Preservation Education-recognized degree program (Cornell)

 

Email: tedgn@iastate.edu

Office: 585 Design

Phone: 2528



Monica Haddad

Associate Professor

BArch, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil MUP, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 2000 PhD, Regional Planning, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 2003

 

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Email: haddad@iastate.edu

Office: 583 Design

Phone: 8979



Sara Hamideh

Assistant Professor

Ph.D., Urban and Regional Sciences, Texas A&M University

M.A. Urban and Regional Planning, University of Tehran, Iran

B.A. Urban Planning, Mazandaran University, Iran

 

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Email: shamideh@iastate.edu

Office: 399 Design

Phone: 5470



Neha Mehrotra

Lecturer

 

Email: neham@iastate.edu

Office: 326 Design

Phone: 9154



Phil Mescher

Lecturer

 

Email: pmescher@iastate.edu

Phone: 515-239-1629



Francis Owusu

Professor

BA, Geography with Archaeology, University of Ghana, 1987 MA, Population Studies, United Nations Regional Institute for Population Studies, University of Ghana, 1990 MA, Geography, Carleton University, Canada, 1992 PhD, Geography, University of Minnesota, 2000
 

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Email: fowusu@iastate.edu

Office: 146 Design

Phone: 7769



Alenka Poplin

Assistant Professor

PhD in Geoinformation Science, Institute for Geoinformation and Cartography, Vienna University of Technology, Austria Master of Business Administration (MBA), Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina, USA MSc Surveying and Spatial Planning Faculty of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Surveying, Technical University of Ljubljana, Slovenia          
 

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Email: apoplin@iastate.edu

Office: 487 Design

Phone: 8097



Jane Rongerude

Assistant Professor

PhD and MCP from University of California, Berkeley.

BS in Environmental Studies from Portland State University

 

 

 

 

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Email: jrong@iastate.edu

Office: 477 Design

Phone: 5289



Youngme Seo

Assistant Professor

 

Email: yseo@iastate.edu

Office: 492 Design



Jessica Spoden

Lecturer

 

Email: jdspoden@iastate.edu



Gary Taylor

Associate Professor

BS, Marketing, Northwest Missouri State University, 1985

JD, University of Nebraska College of Law, 1988

MCRP, Iowa State University, 1996

 

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Email: gtaylor@iastate.edu

Office: 286 Design

Phone: (515) 290-0214