Victoria Basolo

Professor of Planning, Policy & Design; Associate Dean, Division of Undergraduate Education

Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, AICP
(949) 824-3521
206D SEI

Specializations: 

housing policy, urbanization, urban politics, regionalism, and environmental hazards

Scott A. Bollens

Interim Chair; Professor of Planning, Policy and Design; Warmington Chair in the Social Ecology of Peace and International Cooperation

Ph.D. University of North Carolina, AICP
(949) 824-7696
226B SEI

Specializations: 

politically divided cities, ethnic/group disparities and urban planning, urban and intergovernmental growth policy

Kenneth S. Chew

Professor of Teaching

Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley
(949) 824-6990
Social Ecology Bldg I, room 205

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; Nursing Science; Johnson Chair for Civic Governance and Public Management; Director, Ph.D. Program

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

Professor of Planning, Policy & Design; Political Science

Ph.D. University of Missouri
(949) 824-9146
226F Social Ecology 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 Design and Development, Urban Built Form, Spatial and Social Inequality, Affordable Housing, Public Participation and Urban Design, Land Use Regulations, Non-behavioral Issues in Urban Design

Douglas Houston

Associate Professor of Planning, Policy & Design; Director, Master of Urban and Regional Planning

Ph.D. University of California, Los Angeles
212E Social Ecology 1

Specializations: 

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

Helen Ingram

Professor Emerita of Planning, Policy & Design, Political Science; former Warmington Chair in the Social Ecology of Peace and International Cooperation

Ph.D. Columbia University
226B SEI

Specializations: 

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

Jae Hong Kim

Associate Professor of Planning, Policy & Design; Director, Urban Studies

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

Assistant Professor of Planning, Policy & Design; School of Law

Ph.D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology; J.D. Harvard Law School

Specializations: 

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

Richard Matthew

Professor of Planning, Policy & Design; Political Science; Director, Center for Unconventional SecurityAffairs and Blum Center for Global Engagement; Associate Dean of International Programs

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 & Design, Asian American Studies; Religious Studies

Ph.D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(949) 824-5046
218H SEI

Specializations: 

environmental design and planning; sacred and spiritual spaces; culture, design, and sustainability; organizational analysis, management and planning; and social and behavioral aspects of architecture

Walter Nicholls

Associate Professor of Planning, Policy & Design; Sociology; Vice Chair

PhD Urban Planning, University of California, Los Angeles
(949) 824-6323
218C Social Ecology 1

Specializations: 

urban sociology, politics and policy; social movements; immigration; comparative urbanism; theory; planning conflicts

Seth Pipkin

Assistant Professor of Planning, Policy & Design

Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(949) 824-7695
218E Social Ecology 1

Specializations: 

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

Maria G. Rendon

Assistant Professor of Planning, Policy & Design; 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

Chancellor's Professor Emeritus of Psychology and Social Behavior; Planning, Policy & Design; Program in Public Health

Ph.D. University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
(949) 824-5294
260 SEI-PPD / 4556 SBS-PSB

Specializations: 

Environmental Psychology, Science of Team Science, Transdisciplinary Public Health

Rodolfo D. Torres

Professor of Planning, Policy & Design; Political Science; Culture and Theory

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 Emeritus of Planning, Policy & Design

Ph.D. Cornell University
(949) 824-6323

Specializations: 

Critical political economy, technology, international development

Nicola Ulibarri

Assistant Professor of Planning, Policy & Design

Ph.D. Environment and Resources, Stanford University
(949) 824-6484
SE1 206B

Specializations: 

environmental planning & policy, water resources management, collaborative governance