Ph.D. in Urban Planning

Overview

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). In it, the student is immersed in the theoretical and methodological tools of the social sciences in order to contribution to the advancement of knowledge in the field of planning. The program consists of two years of coursework, qualifying examinations in the history and theory of planning and in a substantive area (called the sector), and the writing and defense of a dissertation proposal followed by the dissertation and its defense.

Core Urban Planning Doctoral Faculty:

  • Malo Hutson (Director)
  • Hiba Bou Akar
  • Lance Freeman
  • Weiping Wu

Spring 2019 Courses

Course Semester Title Student Work Instructor Syllabus Requirements & Sequence Location & Time Session & Points Call No.
Pla6805‑1 Spring 2019
Advanced Planning Theory (PhD Only)
Elliott Sclar
203 FAYERWEATHER
TU 11 A M - 1 PM
FULL SEMESTER
3 Points
12996
Pla8901‑1 Spring 2019
Doctor Colloquium II
Weiping Wu REQUIRED PHD 1
408 AVERY
W 11 AM - 1 PM
FULL SEMESTER
3 Points
18396
Pla8903‑1 Spring 2019
Doctor Colloquium IV
Weiping Wu
408 AVERY
W 11 AM - 1 PM
FULL SEMESTER
3 Points
21246
A6787‑1 Spring 2019
Third Landscape: Urbanization in the Amazon
Anna Dietzsch All GSAPP Interdisciplinary
412 AVERY
F 11 AM- 1 PM
FULL SEMSTER
3 Points
91046
A4839‑1 Spring 2019
Aesthetics of Decay
412 AVERY
TU 4 PM - 6 PM
FULL SEMESTER
3 Points
16646
P4050‑1 Spring 2019
UP Elective Internship
Margaret Wiryaman
N/A
BY APPT
FULL SEMESTER
1.5 Points
66846
Pla4518‑1 Spring 2019
Urbanisms & Algorithms I
Luc Wilson
114 AVERY HALL
TU 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
FULL SEMESTER
3 Points
77194
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