PhD Alumni: Present–1969

Yaidi Cancel Martinez
2019
New Insights on Disadvantage in Wisconsin: Perceived Housing Discrimination and Its Association with Residential Conditions and Poor Mental Health
Advisor: Alfonso Morales
Associate Scientist, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Lauren Suerth
2019
Citizen Participation & Actionable Knowledge in Food Systems Practice
Advisor: Alfonso Morales
Inclusive Excellence Research Analyst, American Family Insurance

Christopher Spahr
2019
Community-Based Solar Energy as a Pathway to Community Development: A Case Study of the Centennial Parkside CDC in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Advisor: Alfonso Morales
Executive Director, Centennial Parkside Community Development Corporation

Milena Bernardinello
2018
Built Environment and Children’s Health in Wisconsin: A Geospatial Epidemiology Analysis
Advisor: Susana Lastarria

Danya Kim
2016
Public Lands and Their Role in Rural Development: Understanding Demographic, Economic, and Distributional Relationships
Advisor: Dave Marcouille
Assistant Professor, Department of Urban Design Information Engineering, Sungkyul University, Republic of Korea

Yan Zhang
2016
The Spatiotemporal Variations of Forest Fragmentation and Its Driving Factors in Wisconsin Communities and the Effects of Land Use Planning on Forest Fragmentation
GIS Developer, Palmetto Posting Inc., Spartanburg, SC
Advisor: Asligul Gocmen

Hyun Kim
2015
Exploring the Role of Community Capacity and Planning Effort in Disaster Risk Reduction and Environmental Sustainability: Spatio-Temporal Vulnerability and Resiliency Perspectives
Advisor: Dave Marcouiller

Post-doctoral researcher in the Environmental Change Initiative at the University of Notre Dame

Jangik Jin
2015
The Relationship between Land Use, Travel Behavior, and Labor Market Outcomes: Three Empirical Studies of the Chicago Metropolitan Region
Advisor: Kurt Paulsen

Adam Mednick
2014
Computerized Decision-Support for Sustainable Development and Water Resource Management: Addressing the Bottleneck Between System Development and Community Adoption
Advisor: Jim LaGro
Post-doctoral Fellow – UW Sea Grant

Danielle M. Wood
2012
Facilitating Change with Community Indicator Programs
Advisor: Ken Genskow
Senior Researcher, Research Works, Inc.

Sandra Lee Pinel
2007
Co-Management of Cultural Landscapes: Collaborating to Compete at Mt. Pulag National Park, the Philippines
Advisor: Jack R. Huddleston
Assistant Professor, University of Idaho

Sharon Hausam 
2006
Native American and Non-native Involvement in Collaborative Planning Processes: Interactions and Outcomes – A Case Study of a Planning Process for the Reuse of the Badger Army Ammunition Plant
Advisor: Harvey M. Jacobs and Marcia Caton Campbell

Guangqing Chi
2006
Environmental Demography, Small-Area Population Forecasting, and Spatio-Temporal Econometric Modeling: Demographics, Accessibility, Developability, Desirability, and Livability
Advisor: David W. Marcouiller
Associate Professor, Mississippi State University.

Mark Stevens
2005
Effectiveness Beliefs of WAPA-member Planners Practicing in Wisconsin
Advisor: Jerome L. Kaufman and Richard Chenoweth
Independent Consultant

Martin Bailkey 
2003
A Study of the Contexts within which Urban Vacant Land is Accessed for Community Open Space
Advisor: Jerome L. Kaufman and Marcia Caton Campbell
Co-coordinator, MetroAgr: The Alliance for Urban Agriculture, private consultant, vice-chair of Dane County Food Council

Branden Born
2003
Evaluation of State-based and Civil Society-based Collaborative Planning in the Context of Urban Social Justice
Advisor: Jerome L. Kaufman
Associate Professor, University of Washington.

Jean-Christophe Dissart
2003
The Role of Outdoor Recreation Facilities in Remote Rural Economic Development: An Exploratory Approach
Advisor: David W. Marcouiller

Chair of the Institut d’Urbanisme et de Géographie Alpine (Institute of Urban Planning and Alpine Geography), an academic department of University Grenoble Alps in Grenoble, France.

Kwang-Koo Kim
2002
Examining the Distributional Effect of Economic Structure with an Extended Endogenous Growth Framework: A Spatial Econometric Perspective for Regional Economic Development Planning
Advisor: David W. Marcouiller
Professor, Kyung Hee University, Seoul, South Korea

Samina Raja 
2002
Evaluating Traditional Fiscal Impact Analysis 
Advisor: Jack R. Huddleston
Associate Professor, University of Buffalo, State University of New York

Ellen M. Bassett
2001
Institutions and Informal Settlements: The Planning Implications of the Community Land Trust Experiment in Kenya
Advisor: Harvey M. Jacobs
Associate Professor, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia

Kenneth Genskow 
2001
Critical Factors for Watershed Partnerships: An Analysis of Actions and Accomplishments
Advisor: Stephen M. Born
Associate Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Matthew Birnbaum 
1999
When Science and Politics Conflict: A Case Study of the Family Support Act’s 100-hour Rule Experimental Mandate for Two Parent Families
Advisor: Michael Wiseman
Senior Evaluation Officer, Institute of Museum and Library Services, Washington, DC

Edward Jepson
1999
The Meaning of Ecosystem Theory to the Planning Profession: An Interpretation and Analysis of Sustainability
Advisor: Gene Bunnell
Independent Scholar, Knoxville, Tennessee

Anna Haines 
1998
Acting to Improve Local Economies: Changing Approaches to Economic Development in Middle Size Cities in Wisconsin
Advisor: Gene Bunnell
Associate Professor, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point

Mary Edwards
1997
Annexation in Wisconsin: Fiscal Implications for Cities, Villages and Towns
Advisor: Jack R. Huddleston
Associate Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

John Leatherman 
1995
The Distributional Impacts of Alternative Local Development Strategies: An Application of Social Accounting Matrix Analysis
Advisor: David W. Marcouiller
Professor, Kansas State University

Richard Margerum
1995
Examining the Practice of Integrated Environmental Management: Towards a Conceptual Model
Advisor: Stephen M. Born
Associate Professor, University of Oregon

Kawik Sugiana 
1995
An Analysis of Institutional Arrangements for Management of the Coastal Zone: Case Studies of Two Coastal Zone Management Programs in Indonesia 
Advisor: Stephen M. Born
Faculty of Engineering, Gadjah Mada University, Indonesia

Mohammad Chowdhury 
1994
Perceived Importance of Landownership Information for Rural Land Use Planning in Dane County, Wisconsin: A Case Study
Advisor: Gene Bunnell

Marvin Christensen 
1994
Land Use Succession among Vacated Industrial Plants: Evidence from Alameda County, California
Advisor: Elizabeth Howe
Vice President, RREEF Funds

Victor A. Brusi 
1992
The Effect of Economic Restructuring on the Property Tax Base Growth of Wisconsin’s Small Urban Centers
Advisor: Jack R. Huddleston

Susan Roakes
1991
The Golden Key: Land Value Taxation and Central City Redevelopment in New Zealand
Advisor: Harvey M. Jacobs
Associate Professor, University of Memphis

Faranak Seifolddini
1991
The Impact of Nursing Turnover on Cost in Wisconsin Nursing Homes
Advisor: Elizabeth Howe

Falatehan Siregar 
1991
Characteristics of Cities with Rapid Transit
Advisor: Mark Hanson

Hamdy Ahmed Tealeb
1991
Financial Dimensions of Local Lake Management: A Case Study of the Yahara Watershed Lakes
Advisor: Jerome L. Kaufman

Timothy Tyson 
1991
The Impact of Health Maintenance Organizations on Hospital Finances
Advisor: Jack R. Huddleston
Program and Planning Analyst, Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services

Kari Teen Barua
1990
Impact of Farm and Non-Farm Income on Rural Income Distribution and Agricultural Development
Advisor: Ved Prakash

Kwame Arhin
1989
Estimating Great Lakes Consumptive Water Use Analysis of Existing Models
Advisor: Jack R. Huddleston

Byung Joo Kang
1989
An Analysis of Local Revenue Mobilization in Urban Development Finance in Korea:  A Case Study
Advisor: Ved Prakash

Joe Okyere-Conduah
1989
Patterns of Economic Growth, Income Distribution and Selected Welfare Measures in Developing Countries: An Empirical Evaluation
Advisor: Mark E. Hanson

Prenn Pangotra
1988
Income Impacts of Alternative Rural Energy Systems:  Case Study of a Village in Punjab, India
Advisor: Jack R. Huddleston

Robert M. Stanton
1988
The Habitational Perspective: An Emerging Paradigm for Urban and Regional Planning
Advisor: Leo Jakobson

Robert Cook
1987
Spectral Analysis Using Z-Transform Estimation Techniques
Advisor: Mark E. Hanson

Anthony Barclay
1986
Fiscal Performance and Economic Growth: The Buoyancy of the Tax Structure in Liberia
Advisor: Ved Prakash

Miles F. Toder
1986
A Plan for Planning: An Exploration of Strategic Planning Approaches as a Guide for the Programming of Planning Assistance for Development
Advisor: Peter Amato

Michael L. Hoffman
1984
Urban Planning and the Underdevelopment of a Third World City: Meknes, Morocco, 1912-1956
Advisor: Leo Jakobson

Won Bae Kim
1984
The Effects of Industrial Location Policy on Regional Manufacturing Investment and Capital Stock in Korea
Advisor: Ved Prakash

Shant Agajanian
1983
Urban Residential Neighborhood Behavior in the Process of Qualitative Change in American Central Cities from 1940 to 1970
Advisor: Jack R. Huddleston

Richard Glynn 
1982
The Supply of Vacant Central City Land and Its Potential Role in Local Public Development Policy: A Case Study of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Advisor: Ved Prakash

David O. Rafter
1982
Policy-Focused Evaluation: A Study of the Utilization of Evaluation Research by the Wisconsin Legislature
Advisor: Jerome L. Kaufman

Regina Kirk Francis
1981
Why the Schools were Closed: A Study of Declining Enrollment Decision-Making in Madison, Wisconsin
Advisor: Jerome L. Kaufman

Eric Strauss
1981
The Wisconsin Soil and Water Conservation District as an Institution to Undertake Subwatershed Planning to Control Non-Point Source Water Pollution
Advisor: Carlisle P. Runge
Professor, Michigan State University

John Moore Bryson
1978
A Contingent Approach To Program Planning
Advisor: Jerome L. Kaufman
Professor, University of Minnesota

Charles Young Deknatel
1978
Land Ownership: An Assessment of the Institution with Reference to Land Use Planning and Policy and the Attitudes of Land Owners
Advisor: Peter Amato

Edward Lauren Keating
1978
Subsidized Housing, Filtering and Housing Policy
Advisor: Richard B. Andrews

Felicity F. Brogden
1977
Status Segregation and Residential Location:  A Behavioral Model of Consumer Demand for Housing/Site Packages
Advisor: Richard B. Andrews

Vijaykumar G. Deshpande
1977
The Institutional Dimensions of Regional Development:  A Study of the Upper Great Lakes Regional Commission
Advisor: Carlisle P. Runge

Barry M. Rubin 
1977
Regional Economic Forecasting Models:  A Test of Structural Generality, Disaggregation Effects, and Policy Analysis Potentials with Application to the Milwaukee Metropolitan Area
Advisor: Rodney A. Erickson

Anis Rahmaan
1976
Advisor: Leo Jakobson

James L. Moore
1975
Applications of Decision Theoretic Models in Predicting the Outcomes of Land Use Decisions
Advisor: Leo Jakobson

Audrey S. Parkinson
1975
The Pattern Between a Cross-Cultural Comparison of Spaces, Inhabitants and Activities in a Village and a New Town Settlement in Finland and Greece
Advisor: Leo Jakobson

John C. Roberts
1975
The Mobile Home Park in Wisconsin:  Public Policy, Planners’ Theories and Residents’ Attitudes
Advisor: Carlisle P. Runge

Frank J. Costa
1974
Urban Spatial Articulation Through the Interaction of Elites and Masses
Advisor: Leo Jakobson

Barrie Greenbie
1972
Homo Sapiens’ Habitat: Implications of Ethology for the Design and Planning of Human Habitations
Advisor: Irving K. Fox

Philip J. Mummert
1972
Inner-City Pupil Mobility: The Cooperative Response of the Relocation Agency and the Public Elementary School
Advisor: Carlilse P. Runge

Richard S. Howe
1971
Planning Sewerage Service for New Towns
Advisor: Irving K. Fox

Anthony James Cantanese
1969
The Separation of Home and Work Place in Urban Structure and Form:  A Longitudinal Analysis of Two Urban Regions
Advisor: Coleman Woodbury

Mohamad Fag el Noul
1969
Problems of Economic Development in the Upper Great Lakes Region: A Regional Planning Approach
Advisor: Irving K. Fox

Alan W. Steiss
1969
The Role of Planning in the Public Decision-Making Process: A Cybernetic Analysis
Advisor: Coleman Woodbury