What is a scholar-practitioner in urban planning? And what does it take to become one? Essentially, scholar-practitioners bridge the gap between academia and the real world, combining scholarly research with practical application of theories and knowledge to solve complex problems in our profession. [Read more…] about Becoming a Scholar-Practitioner in Urban Planning
On June 13, 2013, I attended the American Planning Association, Los Angeles or APA LA’s annual Awards Gala which recognized exceptional planning achievements by individuals, cities, and businesses in the L.A. region. [Read more…] about Oscars for Planners: 2013 APA LA Awards Gala
“What’s up, doc?” Just about everyone knows this as popular cartoon character Bugs Bunny’s catchphrase. It is also what a few people have jokingly said to me after learning that I hold a doctorate in planning. [Read more…] about What’s Up, Doc in Planning?