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Ph.D. in Urban Planning

Overview
The Ph.D. in Urban Planning is focused on training individuals for future careers as teachers, researchers, policy-makers, and business entrepreneurs in the field of urban planning—in academia, government agencies, non-governmental organizations, and think tanks. The program equips individuals with the theoretical and methodological expertise to address important contemporary issues, such as climate change, transportation, immigration/forced migration, housing, spatial analysis, and poverty and inequality. It is a highly competitive doctoral program, accepting only three candidates each year. In consultation with faculty, candidates develop individual study programs anchored in advanced knowledge concerning the socioeconomic, political, and environmental processes that shape cities and regions, and the quality of life within them. Underlying these inquiries are questions related to the effectiveness of urban processes, and their justice, democracy, and ethics. The Ph.D. in Urban Planning is a program within the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation (GSAPP) while the actual degree is granted by the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (GSAS).

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Spring 2021 Courses

Course Semester Title Student Work Instructor Syllabus Requirements & Sequence Location & Time Session & Points Call No.
PLA6805‑1 Spring 2021
Advanced Planning History (Ph.D. Only)
Elliott Sclar
REMOTE
TU 11 AM - 1 PM
FULL SEMESTER
3 Points
12797
Pla8901‑1 Spring 2021
Doctor Colloquium II
Weiping Wu
REMOTE
W 9 AM - 11 AM
FULL SEMESTER
3 Points
12798
Pla8903‑1 Spring 2021
Doctor Colloquium IV
Weiping Wu
REMOTE
W 9 AM - 11 AM
FULL SEMESTER
3 Points
12801
A4122‑1 Spring 2021
Mapping For Architecture Urbanism and Humanities
Vs fuhrman chenxidong sp21 01  popular rental prices and areas among shanghai commuters sm
Vs fuhrman xiuconghan sp21 01  impressions of beijing air quality in spring 2021 sm
Vs fuhrman zhijiansun sp21 01  city as a living entity  mapping of yangzhou s historical research sm
Emily Fuhrman
REMOTE
F 9 AM - 11 AM
FULL SEMESTER
3 Points
11295