Thomas A. Clark
Department of Urban and Regional Planning
Co-Editor, Progress in Planning (Elsevier, 2004-2008)
- A.B. Brown University (1966): Major in Political Science (International Relations; Effective Minor in Physics and Mathematics)
- M.A. University of Iowa (1969): Urban and Regional Planning
- M.A. Equivalent University of Iowa (1970): Geography
- Ph.D. University of Iowa (1975): Geography (Urban and Economic)
- McGill University (1972-3) (Geography)
- Middlebury College (1973-6) (Geography)
- Rutgers University (1976-82) (Urban Planning and Policy Development)
- University of Colorado Denver (1982-2011)
- Center for Advanced Energy Studies, Idaho National Laboratory (Federal, Affiliate, 2011-)
Administrative Experience: University Level
1. Chair, Department of Planning and Design, College of Architecture and Planning, University of Colorado Denver (2007-2011)
2. Director, Center for Sustainable Urbanism, College of Architecture and Planning, University of Colorado Denver (2006-2011)
3. Director, Colorado Center for Community Development, College of Architecture and Planning, University of Colorado Denver (2006-2008)
4. Interim Dean of the Graduate School, Denver Campus, University of Colorado Denver (1/2004 to 8/2006)
5. Director, Research Program in Western Lands, Resources and Development, College of Architecture and Planning, University of Colorado Denver (6/1999 to 2004)
6. Chair, Department of Planning and Design, College of Architecture and Planning, University of Colorado Denver (4/1999-7/2000)
7. Head, Graduate Program in Urban and Regional Planning, College of Architecture and Planning, University of Colorado Denver (1/1997- 7/2000)
8. Member, Board of Regents Committee on the Administrative Restructuring of the Four-Campus University of Colorado System. Appointed by the Chancellor of UC Denver (1994)
9. Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, University of Colorado Denver (1986, 1987-89)
10. Dean of the Graduate School, Acting University of Colorado Denver (1986, 1987-89)
11. Assistant Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, Acting University of Colorado Denver (9/1986-8/1987)
Urban/Regional Economic Development
Smart Growth/Growth Management
Spatial Analysis and Modeling
Institutional Foundations of Planning: Fiscal and Regulatory Dimensions
Quantitative Methodologies in Planning Analysis
Aging and Society
Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning
Association of American Geographers,
American Planning Association
Advanced Planning Methods
Urban Economic Development
Urban Market Analysis
Regional Land Use Analysis and Planning
Urban Spatial Analysis
Energy Policy and Planning
I. BOOKS and MONOGRAPHS
1975 (Doctoral Dissertation) "The Urban Residential System: Spatial Simulations," Department of Geography, University of Iowa (Ann Arbor: Microfilm). (619 pages in two volumes)
This was the first macro-recursive metropolitan model to represent the spatial and temporal interaction between the markets for labor and housing in the simulation of the evolving spatial configuration of large urban regions. Development and testing of the Residential System Simulation Model (RSSM) composed of seven sub-models. Market demand is represented in thirty categories of households arrayed over as many as eighty residential zones. Household income and work location are determined in interaction with up to ten major metropolitan employment centers. Housing supply incorporates the dual effects of housing and neighborhood transition. A matching routine assigns searching households to available dwelling units in accord with residential preference functions and capacity to pay.
1977 (Research Monograph) George Sternlieb and Thomas Clark, The Impact of Alternative Fiscal Mechanisms on Philadelphia (New Brunswick: Center for Urban Policy Research, Rutgers University, February). Funded under a contract with a consortium of Philadelphia banks and the City of Philadelphia. Technical economic analysis and documentation.
1979 (Book) Blacks in Suburbs: A National Perspective, by Thomas Clark (New
Brunswick: Center for Urban Policy Research, Rutgers University, 1979). Reviewed in
numerous major scholarly journals, and cited extensively in the national media. (Also on
microfiche, ERIC). 127 pages.
1984 (Monograph) Thomas A. Clark, Peggy Cuciti, Franklin James, and Marshall Kaplan, Urban America 1984. Executive summary of a study for the National Urban Policy Advisory Committee to the Subcommittee on Investment, Jobs, and Prices of the Joint Economic Committee of the United States Congress. Sole author of: Chapter 2. "Cities and Their Regions" Chapter 3. "Jobs and Urban Change" Chapter 4. "Poverty Race and Ethnicity in Cities". Pages 8-22. Appendix of this Executive Summary.
1991 (Monograph) Thomas A. Clark, Jobs and Workers in the Advanced Skill Sector: An Assessment of the Need for Higher Education in Colorado and the Denver-Boulder Metropolitan Area Through 2000. A Report to the Colorado Commission on Higher Education Which Funded the Study (Denver, Colorado: CCHE, November). Volume I, 145 pp. (text plus 43 tables); Volume II, 60 pp.
Chapter 1. "Economic Imperatives: The Denver Region and Colorado," pages 1-17.
Chapter 2. "Industrial Restructuring and the Demand for Labor," pages 18-26.
Chapter 3. "Demographics and the Emerging Workforce" pages 27-32.
Chapter 4. "Higher Education and the Supply of Advanced Skills," pages 33-35.
Chapter 5. "Matching Occupational and Educational Profiles," pages 36-53.
Chapter 6. "Conclusions," pages 54-63.
Appendix A. "Data Used in This Study to Document and Forecast Labor Supply and
Demand," pages 65-73.
Appendix B. "Forecast Methodology," pages 74-98.
Appendix C. "Industrial Targeting: The Economic Base Model and Shift-share Analysis,"
Appendix D. "Detailed Forecasts," 60 pages.
1991 (Book) Community Economic Development: A Primer for Small Towns and Cities, by Thomas A. Clark (School of Architecture and Planning, University of Colorado Denver, 1991). Anonymously reviewed and selected for national promotion by the Corporation for Enterprise Development in The Entrepreneurial Economy Review, Winter, 1991, Volume 9, No. 2, pp. 24-27. 88 pages.
2006 (Book) Mountain Resort Planning and Development in an Era of Globalization, Thomas Clark, Alison Gill and Rudi Hartmann (Editors) (Elmsford, New York: Tourism Dynamics Series, Cognizant Communications). (September). 348 pages.
2009 (Book) Tentative Title, Evaluation of Statewide Smart Growth Practices in the United States: Comparative Perspectives. Multiple Authors (Cambridge, MA: Lincoln Institute of Land Policy). Forthcoming.
II. REFEREED ARTICLES AND PROCEEDINGS, AND PEER SCREENED BOOK CHAPTERS IN EDITED VOLUMES
1978 "Regional Development: Strategy from Theory" in Revitalizing the Northeast: Prelude to an Agenda, Edited by George Sternlieb and James Hughes (New Brunswick: Center for Urban Policy Research, Rutgers University), pages 407-443.
1980 "Regional and Structural Shifts in the American Economy Since 1960: The Emerging Role of Service Performing Industries," in The American Metropolitan System: Present and Future, Edited by Stanley D. Brunn and James O. Wheeler (N. Y.: John Wiley and Sons, Halsted Press), Ch. 8, pp. 111-125.
1980 "Suburban Destinations of Minority Migrants: Toward a Political Economy of Exclusion," in Proceedings of the Middle States Division of the Association of American Geographers, Edited by J.E. McConnell (Newark, Delaware: Dept. of Geography, University of Delaware), pages 71-79.
1981 "Race, Class and Suburban Housing Discrimination: Alternative Judicial Standards of Proof and Relief," Urban Geography, Volume 2, Number 4, pages 327-338.
1981 "The Components of Regional Income Convergence: Empirical Dimensions," The Review of Regional Studies, Volume 11, Number 1, Spring 1981, pages 58-71. Issued in 1983.
1981 "National Trends in Black Suburbanization," in The New Suburbanites: Race and Housing in the Suburbs, by Robert W. Lake (New Brunswick: Center for Urban Policy Research, Rutgers University), Chapter 2, pages 15-28.
1982 "Federal Initiatives Promoting the Dispersal of Low income Housing in Suburbs," The Professional Geographer, Volume 34, Number 2, pages 136-146.
1982 "The Role of the State in Regional Development," in Institutions and Geographical Patterns, Edited by Robin Flowerdew (London: Croom Helm Ltd.), Chapter 6, pages 169-208.
1984 "Suburban Economic Integration: External Initiatives and Community Responses," in Geography and the Urban Environment: Volume 6. Edited by D. Herbert and R.J. Johnston (New York: John Wiley and Sons), Chapter 10, pages 213-244.
1984 "Spatial Policy in Advanced Capitalist Nations: An Emerging Rationale," in the Papers of the Fifth Conference on Urban and Regional Research (Lisbon, Portugal: United Nations Economic Commission for Europe). Named by DHUD as one of three United States delegates.
1985 "The Interdependence Among Gentrifying Neighborhoods: Central Denver Since 1970," Urban Geography, Volume 6, Number 3, pages 246-273.
1987 "The Suburbanization Process and Racial Segregation," in Divided Neighborhoods: Changing Patterns of Racial Segregation in the 1980's, Edited by Gary A. Tobin (Beverly Hills: Sage Publications), Urban Affairs Annual Review, Volume 31. Chapter 5, pages 56-65.
1987 "Minority Business in Urban Economies," Urban Studies, with Franklin James. Volume 24, Number 6, pages 489-502.
1989 "Urban Schools and the Changing Metropolitan Labor Market," The Urban Review: A Quarterly Journal of Issues and Ideas in Public Education, Volume 21. Number 4, pages 227-250 (Issued in 1990).
1990 "Gender in the Emerging Urban Workforce: Educational Correlates of Industrial Shift in Large Cities," Journal of Urban Affairs. Volume 12, Number 4, pages 379-399.
1991 "Capital Constraints on Non-metropolitan Accumulation: Rural Process in the United States Since the Sixties," Journal of Rural Studies. Volume 7, Number 3, pages 169-190.
1992 "Women-owned Businesses: Dimensions and Policy Issues," Economic Development Quarterly with Franklin James. Volume 6, Number 1, pages 25-40.
1994 "The State-Local Regulatory Nexus in U.S. Growth Management: Claims of Property and Participation in the Localist Resistance," Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy. Volume 12, pages 425-447.
1995 "More Women-Owned Businesses Are Important: New Government Programs May Not Be," Economic Development Quarterly. Volume 9, No. 1, pages 91-93, with Franklin James.
1995 "Women-owned Businesses," In Exploring Urban America, Edited by Roger Caves (Beverly Hills: Sage Publications), Chapter 13, pages 202-221. Issued December 1994. Reprint.
1996 "Land Use Planning." In Colorado Environmental Handbook: The State of the State, Colorado Environmental Coalition (Denver: Colorado Environmental Coalition), Chapter 12, pages 264-309.
2000 “The Agricultural Consequences of Compact Urban Development in Asian Cities,” in Compact Cities: Sustainable Urban Forms for Developing Countries Edited by Michael Jenks and Rod Burgess (London: Spon Press). With Te-I Albert Tsai. Pages 63-72.
2006 “Introduction: Exploration of Key Themes,” in Mountain Resort Planning and Development in an Era of Globalization, Edited by Thomas Clark, Alison, Gill and Rudi Hartmann (Editors) (Elmsford, New York: Cognizant Communications). Chapter 1, pp. 1-8.
2006 “Paradise’s Closing Door: Dynamics of Residential Exclusion in Mountain Resort Regions,” in Mountain Resort Planning and Development in an Era of Globalization, Edited by Thomas Clark, Alison Gill and Rudi Hartmann (Editors) (Elmsford, New York: Cognizant Communications). Introduction to Section III, pp. 123-126, and Chapter 11, pp. 148-184.
2006 “Must Global Trump Local: Concluding Thoughts on Resort Planning in the Global Era,” in Mountain Resort Planning and Development in an Era of Globalization, with Alison Gill, Edited by Thomas Clark, Alison Gill and Rudi Hartmann (Elmsford, New York: Cognizant Communications). Chapter 19, pp. 321-334.
2007 “Towards a Spatially Disaggregate Material-based Hardship Index for Third World Cities: Nairobi, Kenya,” International Development Planning Review. Authors: Thomas A. Clark and Deng Ning. Vol. 29, No. 1 pp. 69-92. May.
1990 "Mobility, Economy and Community: The Road to Nowhere in Denver's Transportation Future," The Urban Design Forum. Number XXX, April/May, pp. 1-2. Reprinted in The Daily Journal. V. 93, No. 236, April 26, 1990.
1991 "Springtime in the Rockies?: Critical Questions about Higher Education, Labor Markets and Colorado's Economic Future," The Planning News, Vol. 2, No. 4(April), pp. 6-7.
1991 "The Road Less Traveled: Visioning and Planning a Metro Future," The Urban Design Forum. Number XXXVI, June/July, pp. 1-3.
1993 "Growth is Back: Colorado Needs Planning Reform," The Urban Design Forum. Number XXXVI, May/June, pp. 2-6.
1994 " 'Interior' Design--Retrofitting Our Metropolitan Areas," The Urban Design Forum. Number XXXVIII, August/September, pp. 1-3.
1995 "Front Range Futures: Growth Policies and Their Consequences," Published Transcript of Event Sponsored by the Center for Environmental Journalism, University of Colorado at Boulder, October 4, 1994.
1997 "Vision 20/20: Prospects," Colorado Commons. Spring 1997, pp. 12-14.
1999 “Colorado’s Growing Pains,” Perspectives Section, Denver Post, February14.
1999 “Disraeli, Bartlett and Regional Planning: A Rejoinder,” Terrain, An On-line Magazine. May.
2003 “Loving Our Mountains To Death,” Videotape of Conference I helped develop for the Denver Botanic Gardens. September.
1977 D. M. Smith, Patterns in Human Geography: An Introduction to Numerical Methods (New York: Crane Russak, 1975), in Special Library Association, Geography and Map Division Bulletin, Number 108 (June), 76-77.
1977 E. Conkling and M. Yeates, Man's Economic Environment (New York: McGraw Hill, 1976), in Special Library Association, Geography and Map Division Bulletin, No. 109 (September), 86-87.
1978 P. Lewis, Maps and Statistics (New York: Halsted Press, 1977), in Special Library Association, Geography and Map Division Bulletin, No. 113 (September), 93-94.
1979 R. Lamb, Metropolitan Impacts on Rural America, Research Paper No. 162, Department of Geography, University of Chicago, 1975, in The Canadian Geographer/Le Geographe Canadien, Vol XXX111, No. 1, 87-88.
1979 P. Haggett, A. Cliff and A. Frey, Locational Analysis in Human Geography (New York: John Wiley and Sons, 1977), in Special Library Association, Geography and Map Division Bulletin, No. 118, 69-70.
1980 J. P. Viteritti, Bureaucracy and Social Justice: Allocation of Jobs and Services to Minority Groups (Port Washington, New York: Kennikat Press, 1979), in Social Science Quarterly, Vol. 61, No. 3/4 (December), 6-8.
1980 G. B. Norcliffe, Inferential Statistics for Geographers (New York: John Wiley and Sons, 1977), in Special Library Association, Geography and Map Division Bulletin, No. 122 (December), 58-59.
1981 Denver Planning Office and Department of Geography, University of Denver, Denver Atlas (Denver: University of Denver, 1979), in Special Library Associations, Geography and Map Division Bulletin, No. 123 (March), 79-0.
1981 National Planning Association, Basic Maps of the U.S. Economy, 1967 1990 (Washington, D.C.: N.P.A., Center for Economic Projections, 1979), in Special Library Association, Geography and Map Division Bulletin, No. 123 (March), 80-81.
1982 J. Friedmann and C. Weaver, Territory and Function (Los Angeles: UCLA, School of Architecture and Urban Planning, September 1977), in Economic Geography, Vol. 58, No. 2 (April), 217-220.
1982 R. L. Martin (ed.), Regional Wage Inflation and Unemployment (London: Pion, 1981), in Annals, Association of American Geographers, Vol. 72, No. 4 (December), 583-585.
1978 "Services in Post industrial America: Spatial Components of Economic Change," 74th Annual Meeting, Association of American Geographers, Abstract.
1979 "Urban Decline and Dependent Populations," 75th Annual Meeting, Association of American Geographers, Abstract.
1980 "Regional Per Capita Income Inequality in the United States: Empirical and Theoretical Perspectives on the Evolving Pattern," 76th Annual Meeting, Association of American Geographers, Abstract.
1980 "Suburban Destinations of Minority Migrants: Towards a Political Economy of Exclusion," Middle States Division, Association of American Geographers, Annual Meeting, Abstract.
1981 "Suburban Differentiation as Institutional Process." Special Session, 77th Annual Meeting, Association of American Geographers, Abstract.
1982 "Components of Regional Income Convergence," 78th Annual Meeting, Association of American Geographers, Abstract.
1983 "Economic Impacts of CBD Expansion Upon Adjacent Neighborhoods: Gentrification versus Value Capture," 79th Annual Meeting, Association of American Geographers, Abstract.
1984 "Gentrification: Empirical Dimensions of Welfare Impact." Special Session. Annual Meeting, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Abstract.
1986 "The Decline in Entry Level Employment Opportunities in Large Cities: Structural Antecedents and Policy Responses," 82nd Annual Meeting, Association of American Geographers, Abstract.
1988 "National Urban Policy: Precedents and the Search for Purpose," 84th Annual Meeting, Association of American Geographers, Abstract.
1990 "Structural Transformations in Rural America: Capital Constraints on Urban Development in Nonmetropolitan Areas in the Nineties," Annual Meeting, Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning, Abstract.
1991 "Open Systems, Closed Minds: Higher Education, Labor Power, and the Political Economy of Regional Development," 87th Annual Meeting, Association of American Geographers, Abstract.
1992 "Higher Education, Advanced Skills and State Economic Development," 88th Annual Meeting, Association American Geographers, Abstract.
1992 "The State-Local Nexus in Growth Management: Is Bottom-Up Better?" Annual Meeting, American Collegiate Schools of Planning, Abstract.
1996 "The Grammar of Post-modern Metropolitan Landscapes," 92nd Meeting, Association of American Geographers, Abstract.
1997 "Majority-minority Neighborhoods in Central Cities: Suburbanization's Residual or Nexus for an Emerging Middle Class?" Annual Meeting, Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Abstract.
1998 "Capital Accumulation in Low Income Minority Neighborhoods in Central Cities: A Test of Three Policy Prescriptions," Annual Meeting, Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning, Pasadena, California, Abstract.
1999 “Migration to Exurban Areas in the Rocky Mountain West: Dimensions and Land Use Implications,” Annual Meeting, Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning, Chicago, Illinois, Abstract.
2000 “Auguring the Future of Rural Communities in the New West: Patterns and Prospects of Non-metropolitan Industrial Change in Fast-growing Areas of the Non-Metropolitan Mountain West,” Annual Meeting, Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning, Atlanta, Georgia, Abstract.
2001 "Gilding the Dragon: A Critical Appraisal of China's R&D Intensive High Technology Development Zones," Annual Meeting, Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning, Cleveland, Ohio, Abstract.
2002 “Planning Commissioners As Agents of Change: Counties and Cities Planning Together,” Annual Conference, Rocky Mountain Land Use Institute, University of Denver, Law School, March 7-8. Paper.
2002 “Towards Affordable Worker Housing in Exclusive Communities: Regional Policy Options in Resort Areas of the Mountain West,” Annual Meeting, Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning, Baltimore, Maryland, Abstract.
2003 “Gauging the Possible Negative Effects of Sprawl’s Limitation: Metropolitan Density, Roadway Congestion, and Housing Affordability,” Joint ACSP/AESOP Meeting, Leuven, Belgium, Abstract.
2005 Panelist. ACSP Administrators’ Conference, Topic: “International Knowledge Exchange: Foreign Students and Comparative Education”. Cincinnati. April 1-2.
2006 “Planning Implementation in the Americas: Critical North-South International
Comparative Perspectives,” World Planning Schools Conference, Mexico City, Mexico, July
2008 “Transit’s Role in the Metro Density/Housing Affordability Relation: A National Appraisal and Lessons Learned,” Joint ACSP/AESOP Congress, Chicago, Illinois, July 9. Abstract.
V: RESEARCH AND PROFESSIONAL REPORTS
1969 "Controlling Urban Growth," Masters Thesis, Department of Urban Planning, University of Iowa.
1977 Demographic Analysis, Environmental Impact Statement, Monmouth County, New Jersey. Report.
1977 G. Sternlieb, T. Clark and K. Ford, "The Impact of Local Taxation on the Economy of Philadelphia," (New Brunswick: Center for Urban Policy Research, Rutgers, March). Research Report.
1978 T. Clark, Brent Friedlander and Briavel Holcomb, Co principal investigators, Technical Support Document, for the New Jersey Department of Transportation's Bureau of Environmental Analysis, Federal Aid Projects 1 295 1 (52, 43) to produce a prototype for similar studies in New Jersey. Research Report Project Director.
1978 Principal Investigator, Environmental Impact Statement: Boston Metropolitan Area, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, RFP No. WA 76 B501. Member of multidisciplinary team having responsibility for certain elements of the analysis related to demographic and land use impacts. Professional Report.
1978 Principal Investigator, Environmental Impact Statement: Greater Birmingham Metropolitan Area. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, RFP 76 B278. Full responsibility for development of the LANDEV computer simulation model for forecasting regional land development patterns. Professional Report.
1978 B. Friedlander and T. Clark, Master Plan for Lower Alloways Creek Township, New Jersey, completed for legal adoption. Professional Report.
1979 T. Clark and B. Friedlander, School Master Plan: Lower Alloways Creek School District. Professional Report.
1980 "National and Regional Issues and Policies in Facing the Challenges of the Urban Future," by Salah El Shakhs in Population and the Urban Future (New York: United Nations Fund for Population Activities, September). Contributed Figures 1, 2 and Tables 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 9, 10. Empirical Analysis.
1981 Project Director, Technical Support Document: Montclair Connection (Phase II), for the New Jersey Transit Corp. Social, Economic and Land Use Impact Studies. Professional Report.
1985 Contributor. Report entitled The Market for Major New Retail Development in the Denver Metropolitan Area, 1985 1995, by F. James. Center for Public Private Sector Cooperation, Graduate School of Public Affairs, University of Colorado Denver. Professional Report.
1985 Assessment and update of "Community Impact Analysis of the Proposed I 95 Highway", with respect to Petersburg, Virginia, in preparation for annexation hearing.
1986 Co author. Principles of Planning in Colorado, a report of the Policy Task Force, Colorado Chapter of the American Planning Association. Chapter 5, "Economic Development".
1991 Principal Investigator. Jobs and Workers in the Advanced Skill Sector: An Assessment of the Need for Higher Education in Colorado and the Denver-Boulder Metropolitan Area. Denver, Colorado: Colorado Commission on Higher Education.
1998 Elyria-Swansea Economic Development Appraisal. With Frank Ford. Denver, Colorado: Colorado Center for Community Development. Summer.
1999 Downtown Development Authority, Greeley, Colorado: A Plan and Strategy for Revitalizing Downtown Greeley, Colorado. Summer/Fall.
Government Policy Consultations: Federal, State and Regional
1981 Invited Participant. Governor's (Byrne) Conference on "An Agenda for the 80's," Trenton, New Jersey, May.
1984 Special report to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development assessing the United Nations (ECE) Conferences on Urban and Regional Research, and recommending changes in their format and the nature of U.S. participation.
1988 Invited Participant. Conference on The North Atlantic Alliance, United States Department of State, Summer. Washington, D.C.
1990-1 Appointed Member Steering Committee, Regional Development Plan Taskforce, Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG)
1991-5 Appointed Member, Transportation Policy Committee, Denver Regional Council of Governments
1993-5 Appointed Member, Vision 2020 Task Force, Denver Regional Council of Governments
1994-5 Advisor to Governor Roy Romer regarding State Strategic Planning and Growth Management in Colorado. Denver.
1995- Invited Participant, Governor Romer's Colorado Leadership Summit on "Smart Growth and Development", Summits I (1/25/95), II (11/4/95) and III (2/14/96).
1996 Judge. Select the winners of DRCOG's 1996 Local Government Innovations Awards program. Announced March 27.
1998 Testimony Provided at Request of Colorado APA, Regarding the Colorado Responsible Growth Bill, Senate Local Government Committee, Colorado Legislature. February 3.
1998 Member. Review Panel, Transportation Commission’s Strategic Transportation Project Implementation Program, Statewide Planning Section, Division of Transportation Development, Colorado Department of Transportation.
1998-9 Developed research basis for promotion of the Colorado Responsible Growth Act. This entails original analysis using secondary sources. At request of the Colorado APA.
1999 Testimony Provided at Request of Senator Pat Pasco, Senate Local Affairs Committee, Colorado Legislature. February 2.
1999 Testimony Provided at Request of Senator Sullivant, Senate Local Affairs Committee, Colorado Legislature. March 23.
1999 Judge. Select the winners of DRCOG's 1999 Local Government Innovations Awards program. Announced April 14.
1999 Consultation, Colorado Housing and Finance Authority (CHFA).
2000 Plenary Speaker. Special Interim Study Commission on Growth in Colorado. Colorado Legislature. August 9.
2000 Advisory Committee, “Programmatic EIS, the I-70 Corridor from Denver to Glenwood Springs: 2020 and 2050,” Colorado Department of Transportation, with J.F. Sato Associates. Advisory Services on a potential $5 billion dollar transit project, for the State of Colorado.
2000-1 Expert Evaluation. Assessment of the citizen-initiated ballot measure entitled, “Voter Approval of Growth” which, if approved, would become an amendment to the Colorado constitution, at the request of the Colorado Legislative Council, July, 2000, and May, 2001.
2000-2 Member. Peer Review Panel to review the process and findings of the I-70 Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement. Colorado Department of Transportation.
2001 Consultation, Department of International Cooperation and Exchange, Ministry of Education, The People's Republic of China. March 15.
2001 Consultation and Lecture Tour. Major Chinese Universities and Science Parks in Beijing, Tianjin, Xian, and Nanjing. Official Sponsor: Ministry of Education, The People's Republic of China. (April 18 to May 2).
2005 Keynote Presentation. “Higher Education and the Future of Colorado’s Economy,” Interim Joint Committee on Economic Development, Colorado Legislature, 45 minutes. Colorado State Capitol. September 22.
2006 Participant and Co-convenor with the Brookings Institution’s Metropolitan Policy Program, “The Intermountain West: America’s Urban Future,” Denver Forum, May 23.
2006 Participant with the Brookings Institution’s Metropolitan Policy Program, “The Intermountain West: America’s Urban Future,” Assembly of policy leaders from throughout the Western States in Denver, to assess policy options in the run-up to the U.S. Presidential Campaign in order to posit new roles for the federal government in this region. Summer.
2006 Lead testimony before the Colorado Legislature’s House Transportation and Energy
Committee regarding HB 1312 regarding the land use/transportation planning nexus. February 28.
2008 Consultation re the Transportation/Land Use Connection in Colorado and the West. With Carla Perez. Senior Policy Advisor to Governor Ritter, and Heidi Van Genderen, Policy Advisor on Climate Change, Governor Ritter. May 28.
1972-3 Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Geography, McGill University, MONTREAL, QUEBEC, CANADA
1984 Invited Delegate: United States Delegation named by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Fifth Conference on Urban and Regional Research, United Nations' Economic Commission for Europe, LISBON, PORTUGAL, May. Topic of Address: "Spatial Policy in Advanced Capitalist Nations: An Emerging Rationale."
1988 Attendee: Conference on the Future of the North Atlantic Alliance, United States Department of State, Washington D.C.
1991 Participant: First Joint Meeting, American Collegiate Schools of Planning and the Association of European Schools of Planning, OXFORD, UK, July. Topic of Paper: "Dilemmas in Targeting Educational Resources for the Promotion of Regional Economic Development."
1997 Inaugural Lecture: Luis Munoz Marin Foundation, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 1997.
1999-2001 Member, Board of Directors, International Center for Tourism Planning and Design, Denver.
2000 Invited Participant Re Research on Global Warming and Its Island Impacts: Graduate School of Planning, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus, and the Fundacion Biblioteca of Governor Rafael Hernandez Colon, in Ponce. September 16-23.
2002 Invited Visitor/Lecturer. Cities: Beijing, Tianjin, Xi’an, and Nanjing. By invitation of the Chinese Service Center for Scholarly Exchange, Ministry of Education, People’s Republic of China. April 18 to May 1.
Title of talks:
1. “The Spatial Reformation of American Metropolitan Regions: Process and Policy
2. “High Technology and Regional Development in the United States: Technopoles, Innovation
and the Spatial Internalization of Technological Gain”
3. “Planning Education in the United States: An Evolving Dialogue between the Profession and
4. “A Critical Appraisal of China’s High and New Technology Development Zones”
Beijing: Department of Urban and Environmental Science, Beijing University Tsinghua
(University) Science Park Beijing Economic-Technological Development Area (Science Park)
Zhongguancun Haidian Science Park (Science Park)
Tianjin: Institute of City Planning and Research, School of Architecture, Tianjin University
Xi’an: Xi’an National Hi-tech Industrial Development Zone (Science Park) Department of Urban
Planning, College of Architecture, Xi’an University of Architecture and Technology
Nanjing: Department of Urban and Resource Science, Nanjing University Research Institute of
Urban Planning and Design, Department of Architecture, Southeast University (With Dean
2002 Participant: Denver/China Forum, Center for China/U.S. cooperation, Graduate School of International Studies, University of Denver
Organizer. Conference on Mountain Resort Planning and Development in an Era of Globalization. Steamboat Springs, Colorado, September 25-28. Sponsored by the United States State Department and the United Nations’ Year 2002 International Year of Mountains.
2003 Participant. Joint ACSP/AESOP Conference, Leuven, Belgium, July 7-13.
2004 Participant. MUSES Conference. National Science Foundation. Washington D.C.
2004-7 Co-Editor, Progress in Planning (Refereed Journal, Elsevier Publisher, Amsterdam: Term: 2004-2008.)
2006 Participant, World Planning Schools Conference, Mexico City, Mexico, July 6-12.
2008 ACSP/AESOP Congress, Chicago, IL. July 7-11.
National Positions: Professional Organizations
2005 Candidate for President, Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP)
2003-5 Treasurer (ACSP)
2001-3 Secretary-Treasurer (ACSP) 2000- 3 Member: President’s Review and Appraisal Committee, Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning.
1997-2000 Member: Governing Board, Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning, South Central Representative.
1999-... Member: Planning Accreditation Board, Site Visitor Panel.
Grants and Contracts: Funding Status
Center for Studies of Metropolitan Problems, National Institute of Mental Health; Black Suburbanization, No. MH31324 (Grant to CUPR, Rutgers Univ.; $45,000 for my project alone--part of larger grant), 1978. Funded.
U.S. Department of Environmental Protection; Contract with private consultant for environmental impact forecasts in Boston, Massachusetts and Birmingham, Alabama (Sub contractor: $12,000). 1978. Funded.
Joint Economic Committee of the U.S. Congress; Support from several sources to Dean Marshall Kaplan, Graduate School of Public Affairs, UC Denver National Urban Policy (Research Associate), 1984. Funded.
Economic Development Administration; Proposal to study "Entry Level Employment Opportunities in Large Cities" (Principal Investigator: $102,000) 1985. Not funded.
National Science Foundation; Impact of Agricultural Change on Rural Communities (Research Associate: $100,000 approx.), 1985. Not funded.
National Science Foundation; Dynamics of Urbanization and Flood Hydrology (Co-Principal Investigator: $615,000), 1998. Not funded.
U.S. Geological Survey. Partnership between University and USGS to model regional land use change. Two-stage model: regional growth allocation plus intra-local land use succession. With Brian Muller (Co-Principal Investigators: $225,000 over three years), 2001. Not funded.
National Science Foundation; Design of Urban Sustainable Infrastructure Engineering Systems: UC Denver's Sustainable Youth Zone (SYZ) Project in Commerce City, Colorado (C-Principal Investigator: approximately $100,000, with Anu Ramaswami et. al.), 2004. Not funded.
National Science Foundation; Alternative Fuels and Powerplant Systems for Transportation; Impact on Environment and Society (Co-Principal Investigator: $115,000, with Anu Ramaswami et. al.), 2004. Funded.
National Institutes of Health; Interdisciplinary Health Research Training: Behavior, Environment and Biology—“Social Disparities and Health in the Arid Mountain West” (Affiliate Faculty), with Craig Janes, Lorna Moore, colleagues at CCAMP CU-HSC, et al. 2004. Not funded.
US EPA. National Center for Environmental Research. Waste to Value: Incorporating Industrial Symbiosis for Sustainable Infrastructure (Grant Number SU831810, P3 Award: 9.30.2004 to 5.30.2005). Funded.
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development: Community Outreach Partnership Center (CoPC), “Denver Community Visualization Center: Assessing Regional Housing Needs and Opportunities in the Denver Metro Area ($450,000), July 2003. Not funded.
National Science Foundation. Climate Change and Land Use. With Colorado School of Mines and UC Denver’s GSPA. Over $1 million per annum, five years. July 2003. Not funded.
US EPA. National Center for Environmental Research. Beyond Green Buildings: An Integrated Holistic Design Approach (Grant Number SU831879, P3 Award: 10.1.2004 to 5.30.2005). Funded.
U.S. NSF. MUSES. Implications of Displacing Petroleum Use in the Transportation Sector: Developing Tools for a Global Scale Analysis (Co-Principal Investigator: $1,999,063). Developed 2004-5. Submitted 2.9.05. Not funded.
U.S. NSF, IGERT Program. Submitted, September, 2006. ($3.2 Million). Participant but not PI. IGERT Funded.
New Jersey Department of Transportation; Contract for development of prototype study of highway
dualization impacts, Federal Aid Projects I 295 1 (52, 43) (Principal Investigator: $12,000), 1978. Funded.
New Jersey Transit Corporation; Contract for statewide prototype study of the Montclair Rail Connection, Phase II (Principal Investigator: $32,000), 1981. Funded.
Colorado Commission on Higher Education; Jobs and Workers in the Advanced Skill Sector: An Assessment of the Need for Higher Education in Colorado and the Denver-Boulder Metropolitan Area Through 2000 (Principal Investigator: Equivalent value of work: $67,000 minimum, based on cash outlays plus cash valuation of in-kind commitments of staff support, and report preparation), 1990-91. Funded.
National Peer Review: Panel to review the process and findings of the I-70 Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement. Panel composed of faculty from MIT, UC-Davis and the Portland Metro System. Colorado Department of Transportation. (Panelist: $3,500). 2000-1. Funded.
Colorado Department of Transportation: Gauging Latent and Induced Demand for Rail Transit. Co-PI, with Sarosh Khan and Lynn Johnson. (Principal Investigator: $190,000). Not funded.
Colorado Department of Transportation: Areawide Coordinated Cumulative Effects Analysis Research Study, Proposal submitted October 22, 2004. (Participant but not PI). (Approximately $100,000). Funded.
Federal Highway Administration/CDOT. Scenic By-ways Project, Colorado. Principal Researcher. Grant secured by Jon Schler, Colorado Center for Community Development. (Approximately $130,000), 2006-8. Funded.
Sub state Jurisdiction Support:
City of Philadelphia and Bank Consortium; Economic Impacts of Alternate Tax Packages (Contract with CUPR, Rutgers University, George Sternlieb. Co Principal Investigator: $130,000), 1977. Funded.
Numerous studies for localities related to impact analysis, master planning, and educational facilities planning (Principal Consultant: Total value of $14,000), 1974 98. Funded.
Revitalization Plan for the Greeley Downtown. Downtown Development Authority of Greeley, Greeley, Colorado. Principal Investigator: $30,000, 1999-2002. Funded. With continuing consultations.
Foundation and Other Private Support:
Gates Family Foundation, Denver, Colorado. Front Range Futures: Interactive GIS Modeling. With Brian Muller and sub-contract with CoPIRG ($110,000), (2000). Not funded.
Hughes Foundation, University of Denver Law School: Feasibility study for critical national appraisal of new urbanist innovations (Co-Principal Investigator, with Prof. Edward Ziegler: $3,000), 1997. Funded.
Seed Money Grant, University of Denver: Seed money to assemble major grant proposal on topic of the "new urbanism" (Co-Principal Investigator, with Prof. Edward Ziegler: $3,000), 1997. Funded.
Mortgage Bankers Association of America, Research and Educational Trust Fund: To develop a program in real estate and related research within the Graduate Program of Urban and Regional Planning at UC Denver ($141,345), 1996. Not Funded.
Office of Energy Conservation, State of Colorado: "Strategies and Tools for Integrated Planning in Colorado Communities" ($25,000), 1996. Not Funded.
American Institute of Certified Planners: Educational Grants Program; To establish a quarterly Departmental publication for all communities in Colorado ($9,500), 1997. Not Funded.
Lincoln Land Institute. Multi-state Appraisal of Smart Growth Practices (NJ,MD,VA,OR,CO,FL,IN,TX). With a national team including Allan Wallis. ($56,000+ $17,000). Shared with GSPA. Through the CAP Center for Sustainable Urbanism. March, 2007. Funded.
Other University Support: University of Colorado Denver
Faculty Development Award, “Regional Inequality in a Cross-national Perspective” ($7,000), 1984-5. Funded.
Faculty Grant Award, “Higher Education, Economic Development and the State” ($1,500), 1991-2. Funded.
Seed Money Grant, Majority-minority Neighborhoods Study, ($300), 1997. Funded.
TLE CU-System Grant to develop the Western Lands, Resources and Development Program within the College ($70,000 for three years, plus College match), 1998-2002. Funded.
Faculty Grant Award, “Towards Affordable Worker Housing in Exclusive Communities: Regional Policy Options in Resort Areas of the Mountain West” ($4,200), Fall-Spring, 2002-3. Funded.
Other Assistance or Acknowledgment:
National Defense Education Act Fellowship, 1969 1971
Sabbatical Leaves: Rutgers University, Fall 1979; University of Colorado, Spring 1996; and Spring 2003
Other Leaves: University of Colorado, fall 1989.