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College of Architecture and Planning

Carrie Makarewicz

Assistant Professor

Contact Information

Phone: 303.315.1008 
Office Location: CU Denver Building, 513
Office Hours: Tuesdays: 1:30p – 3:00p​

Link to curriculum vitae


Urban and Regional Planning

Degrees Held

  • PhD, City & Regional Planning. University of California, Berkeley 
    Dissertation: Examining the influence of the urban environment on caregivers' time, energy and resources for engagement in their children's learning and development.

  • Master of Urban Planning and Public Affairs. University of Illinois-Chicago. 
    Concentrations: Community Development, Economic Development
    Masters Project: Chicago City Outlook: The city's fiscal condition 1985-2000.
  • Bachelor of Business Administration, Computer Information Systems, and Liberal Arts, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

    Research Interests

    Community development, affordable housing, neighborhood and school segregation, and gentrification; economic development and regional planning; transportation equity, including policies and planning related to active travel modes and public transit​

    Most Recent Courses
    • ​Regional Planning
    • Transit Planning
    • Urban Development
    • Planning Project Studio
    • Greece Summer Studio on Sustainable Tourism Planning
    • Improving K-12 Student Outcomes through an interdisciplinary lens (cross-listed with School of Public Affairs and School of Education and Human Development)

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