Planning & Community Development Faculty

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Planning & Community Development Faculty

  • Associate Professor and Chair, Planning & Community Development Research Fellow Center for Sustainable Communities

    Lynn Mandarano, PhD

    • Website:http://sites.temple.edu/mandarano/
    • Contact: lynn.mandarano@temple.edu
    • Room Number: 210Y Tyler School of Art
    • Dr. Mandarano, Department Chair, joined the faculty in 2005. Dr. Mandarano holds a Ph.D. in City and Regional Planning from the University of Pennsylvania, MBA in Management Science from Iona College, and BS in Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University. For her dissertation research she developed a comprehensive framework for assessing outcomes of collaborative environmental planning programs and applied it to evaluate the effectiveness of habitat protection and restoration in the New York/New Jersey Harbor under the voluntary National Estuary Program. 

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    Associate Professor of Practice, Planning & Community Development

    William J. Cohen, PhD, FAICP

    • Contact: wjcohen@temple.edu
    • William J. Cohen brings an extensive background as a professional planner and teacher to Temple. His teaching and research focus embraces ecological planning and environmental design. He is a charter member of the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) and in 2010 was elected to the AICP College of Fellows (FAICP).

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  • Assistant Professor of Instruction, Planning & Community Development Research Fellow, Center for Sustainable Communities

    Jeffrey Doshna, PhD, AICP

    • Website:http://sites.temple.edu/doshna
    • Contact: doshna@temple.edu
    • Jeffrey P. Doshna, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Planning and Community Development. He teaches courses in regional development, community development, community-based organizations, quantitative and qualitative research methods, and supervises the graduate planning studio.

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  • Professor Emerita, Planning & Community Development Research Fellow, Center for Sustainable Communities

    Deborah Howe, PhD, FAICP

    • Deborah Howe was Professor and Chair from 2006 to 2015. She now is President of Oregon College of Oriental Medicine where she has served on the Board of Trustees since 1998. She was previously a Professor of Urban Studies and Planning at Portland State University. She was a planner, grants coordinator, and community development director in Dutchess County, New York where she administered over $6 million of Community Development funding.

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  • Adjunct Faculty

    • LOGAN AXELSON
    • LEONARD BONAREK
    • MARTINE DE CAMP
    • JONATHAN DE JONGE
    • DAVID FELDMAN
    • SEAN GREENE
    • JOHN HAAK
    • MELISSA J. KIM
    • DENNIS P. LIVRONE
    • DAVID MANHARDT
    • TERENCE MILSTEAD
    • KEVIN MORAN
    • DARSHNA PATEL
    • SARAH POWELL
    • CAROLINE ROSCH
    • DAVID SCHELLINGER
    • ELEANOR SHARPE
    • MARTIN SINEL
    • ANDREW SVELKA
    • JONATHAN TEHRANI
    • NICK UPMEYER
    • ALEX WALDMAN
    • JOANNE WALKER