Community Development and Planning (CDP)

CDP Faculty

Ramon Borges-Mendez

Ramón Borges-Mendéz, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Community Development and Planning

Research Interests/Specialization: Urban and regional economic development, labor markets and workforce development, political economy, Latin America, Latinos in the U.S. and immigration, governance, non-profits and institutional development, research methods

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  • Laurie Ross

    Laurie Ross, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor of Community Development and Planning
    Coordinator of the Graduate Program in Community Development and Planning

    Research Interests/Specialization: Social justice youth development, community based participatory research

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  • Mark Tigan

    Mark Tigan, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor of Practice - Community Development and Planning

    Research Interests/Specialization: Community economics, citizen participation, non-profit governance, sizing public benefits with governmental subsidies, linkages between employment and housing

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  • Adjunct Faculty

    Frank T. Kartheiser , M.A
    Adjunct Professor, Community Development and Planning

    Michael Krikonis
    Adjunct Professor, Community Development and Planning

    Kristen D. Las, AICP, M.A.
    Adjunct Professor, Community Development and Planning

    Jennifer M. Safford-Farquharson, M.Ed.
    Adjunct Professor, Community Development and Planning

    Dodi Swope, M.Ed.
    Adjunct Professor, Community Development and Planning

    Mary-Ellen Boyle, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor, Graduate School of Management

    Mark Davidson, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor, School of Geography

    Eric DeMeulenaere, Ph.D.
    Title Unavailable, Department of Education

    Donna Gallo, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor and Associate Dean, Graduate School of Management

    Sharon Krefetz, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Political Science

    Deborah Martin, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor, School of Geography

    Sarah Michaels, Ph.D.
    Professor, Department of Education

    Colin Polsky, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor, School of Geography; Associate Dean for Undergraduate Research and Active Pedagogy

    Amy Richter, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor and Chair, Department of History

    Dianne Rocheleau, Ph.D.
    Professor, School of Geography

    Robert Ross, Ph.D.
    Professor, Department of Sociology Director, International Studies Stream

    Shelly Tenenbaum, Ph.D.
    Professor and Chair, Department of Sociology

    Research Faculty

    Cynthia Enloe, Ph.D.

    IDCE Research Professor

    Research Interests/Specialization: The interactions of feminism, women, militarized culture, war, politics and globalized economics in countries such as Japan, Iraq, the US, Britain, the Philippines, Canada, Chile and Turkey

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  • Richard Ford, Ph.D.

    IDCE Research Professor

    Research Interests/Specialization: Resource trends and resource management in Africa, community participation and sustainable development, conflict mediation, community-based planning, monitoring and evaluation

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  • Robert Goble, Ph.D.

    IDCE Research Professor

    Research Interests/Specialization: Physics, energy studies, atmospheric transport, risk analysis and management

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  • Barbara Thomas-Slayter, Ph.D.

    IDCE Research Professor

    Research Interests/Specialization: Local institutions, women and public policy, peasant-state relations, gender issues, non-governmental organizations

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