- About IDCE
Rosalind Greenstein, Ph.D.
Visiting Assistant Professor of Community Development and Planning
Phone: (508) 793-7224
Ph.D. City and Regional Planning, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
B.A. Economics, University of California at Santa Cruz
Social housing in the US and internationally, community land trusts, urban vacant land, regionalism, learning regions, intersection between industrial structure and labor market outcomes.
Rosalind Greenstein has taught urban planning and policy at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, the University of Wisconsin Madison, Clark University, and Jackson State University. She was the founding chair of the Department of Economic and Community Development at the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, where her department addressed the distribution of the costs and benefits of development.
Roz has created and managed a number of multi-sector collaboratives, including the City-Land-University project, which produced national and international research, communities of practice, professional development, and provided technical assistance to universities, organizations in the neighborhoods abutting universities, and host cities.
She has worked in state and federal government in economic development, workforce development, and housing and urban development. In addition, she worked as a senior regional economist for an international economic consulting firm. Her publications have focused on urban vacant land, regionalism, and social housing. Her consulting focuses on the economic and social impacts of policies and programs.
Roz earned a BA in economics from the University of California at Santa Cruz and a PhD in city and regional planning from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill.
Greenstein, Rosalind and Yesim Sungu-Eryilmaz (eds.) (2004) Recycling the City. The use and reuse of urban land. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Lincoln Institute of Land Policy.
Greenstein, Rosalind and Wim Wiewel (eds.) (2000) Urban-Suburban Interdependencies. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Lincoln Institute of Land Policy.
Sungu-Eryilmaz, Yesim and Rosalind Greenstein (2012). "Community Land Trust as an Affordable Housing Mechanism in the US". In Tuna Tasan-Kok and Guy Beaten (Eds.) Contradictions of Neoliberal Planning: Cities, policies, and politics, Springer, NY.
Greenstein, Rosalind and Yesim Sungu-Eryilmaz (2004). "Recycling Urban Vacant Land" in Recycling the City. The use and reuse of urban land. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Lincoln Institute of Land Policy.
Greenstein, Rosalind and Wim Wiewel (2000). "Introduction to Urban-Suburban Interdependencies" in Urban-Suburban Interdependencies. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Lincoln Institute of Land Policy.
Greenstein, Rosalind and Jemelie Robertson (2000). "The Boston Region" in Roger Simmonds and Gary Hack (eds.) Global City Region: Their Emerging Forms. London: Spoon Press.
Greenstein, Rosalind and Jemelie Robertson (1999). "Learning from Disequilibrium – the Case of Boston Massachusetts" in Barry Nyhan, Graham Attwell and Ludger Deitmer (eds.). Towards the Learning Region. Education and Regional innovation in the European Union and the United States. Pylea, Greece: European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training.
Greenstein, Rosalind and John S. Hekman (1985). "Factors Affecting Manufacturing Location in North Carolina and the South Atlantic", in Dale Whittington (ed.) High Hopes for High Technology: State and Local Policy Planning in North Carolina. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press.
Community Development and Planning:
Going Local: Perspectives on Community Development and Planning
Community Needs and Resource Analysis