Planning, Policy and Design Faculty

Victoria Basolo

Professor of Planning, Policy & Design
Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
(949) 824-3521
206D SEI

Specializations: 

housing policy, community development, social inequality, urbanization, urban politics, regionalism, and environmental hazards

Scott A. Bollens

Professor of Planning, Policy and Design; Warmington Chair in Peace and International Cooperation
Ph.D. University of North Carolina, AICP
(949) 824-7696
226B SEI

Specializations: 

ethnic/group disparities and urban planning, urban growth policy, metropolitan governance, intergovernmental approaches to planning

Tim-Allen Bruckner

Assistant Professor, Public Health & Planning, Policy and Design
Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley
949 824 5797
Rm 218F, SE I

Specializations: 

perinatal and life course epidemiology; demography; mental health; economic downturns and health

Kenneth S. Chew

Senior Lecturer with Security of Employment in Planning, Policy & Design
Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley
(949) 824-6990
Social Ecology Bldg I, room 218F

Specializations: 

historical and applied population studies, demographic foundations of community and public health

Ross F. Conner

Professor Emeritus of Planning, Policy & Design and Former Director, Center for Community Health Research
Ph.D. Northwestern University
(949) 824-0563
Rm 226J Bldg: SE1

Specializations: 

evaluation research and social psychology, health promotion, community-based planning for health

Martha S. Feldman

Professor of Planning, Policy & Design, Management, Sociology, Political Science and Nursing Science; Johnson Chair for Civic Governance and Public Management
PhD, Stanford University
(949) 824-4252
Social Ecology I, 226G

Specializations: 

Organization theory and behavior, stability and change in organizations, decision making and information processing, public management, qualitative research methods

David L. Feldman

Chair of the Department of Planning, Policy and Design and Professor Planning, Policy & Design and Political Science
Ph.D. University of Missouri
(949) 824-4384
300G SE I

Specializations: 

water resources management and policy, global climate change policy, ethics and environmental decisions, adaptive management and sustainable development

Ajay Garde

Associate Professor of Planning, Policy & Design
Ph.D. University of Southern California
(949) 824-9087
212D Social Ecology I

Specializations: 

urban design, sustainable development, urban form, public participation

Douglas Houston

Assistant Professor of Planning, Policy & Design
Ph.D. University of California, Los Angeles
212E Social Ecology 1

Specializations: 

transportation, air pollution, urban inequality, environmental equity, spatial analysis

Helen Ingram

Research Professor and Professor Emerita in Planning, Policy, and Design and Political Science, and former Drew, Chace and Erin Warmington Chair in the Social Ecology
Ph.D. Columbia University
226B SEI

Specializations: 

public policy, U.S.-Mexico relations, environmental resource management

Jae Hong Kim

Assistant Professor of Planning, Policy & Design
Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
(949) 824-0449
206E SEI

Specializations: 

regional economic development, land use, economic–physical development nexus, location choice, urban system modeling

Nicholas J. Marantz

Ph.D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (expected September 2014); J.D. Harvard Law School
Phone TBD
Office TBD

Specializations: 

Land-use law, public-private programs, community development, local government, political participation

Richard Matthew

Professor of Planning, Policy & Design and Political Science
Ph.D. Princeton University
(949) 824-4852
212C SEI

Specializations: 

Environment, conflict and peacebuilding; transnational threat networks; international ethics

Sanjoy Mazumdar

Professor of Planning, Policy, and Design
Ph.D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(949) 824-5046
218H SEI

Specializations: 

environmental studies and design, organizational analysis, management and planning, and social and behavioral aspects of architecture

Seth Pipkin

Assistant Professor of Planning, Policy & Design
Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(949) 824-7695
218E Social Ecology 1

Specializations: 

economic development, labor, Latin America, U.S.-Mexico border, political economy, economic sociology

Maria G. Rendon

Assistant Professor of Planning, Policy and Design and Sociology
Ph.D. Harvard University
(949) 824-5880
212B Social Ecology 1

Specializations: 

urban inequality, immigration, race/ethnicity, youth violence, sociology of education and social policy

Daniel Stokols

Research Professor and Chancellor's Professor Emeritus
Ph.D. University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
(949) 824-5294 (949) 824-7983
260 SEI-PPD / 4556 SBS-PSB

Specializations: 

Environmental Psychology, Science of Team Science, Transdisciplinary Public Health

Rodolfo D. Torres

Professor of Planning, Policy & Design and Political Science
Ph.D. Claremont Graduate School
(949) 824-7680
218D Building Social Ecology 1

Specializations: 

Radical urbanism, Mexican American politics and labor, economic democracy, and Marxist inspired political economy

Luis Suarez-Villa

Professor of Planning, Policy & Design
Ph.D. Cornell University
(949) 824-6323
218C SEI

Specializations: 

Technology, international development, political economy