Scott Campbell

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University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
Architecture & Urban Planning
Associate Professor
(734) 763-2077
Short bio: 

Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley.

Master of City Planning. University of California, Berkeley.

B.A.S. Stanford University.

Research summary: 

Scott Campbell is an associate professor of urban planning at the University of Michigan Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, where he also directs the doctoral planning program. His research and teaching are in the areas of planning theory and history, economic development, sustainable development, regional planning, and research methods. He is co-editor of the Readings in Planning Theory / Readings in Urban Theory series. He is also the co-author of The Rise of the Gunbelt: The Military Remapping of Industrial America. His writing on sustainable development won a National Planning Award from the American Planning Association. Most recently, Campbell was the keynote speaker at "Future of Metropolis" in Vienna, Austria.Campbell has a Ph.D. and master of city planning from the University of California, Berkeley and a B.A.S. from Stanford University.

Recent publications: 

"Free-marketers on the way up but planning interventionists on the way down? Economic crisis and planning’s rescue narrative from the Great Depression to the Crash of 2008-9" paper presented at 2009 ACSP conference.
“Megaregions and Sustainability,” in Megaregions: Planning for Global Competitiveness, Catherine Ross (ed), Island Press, 2009
Readings in Planning Theory + Readings in Urban Theory, both co-edited with Susan S. Fainstein. Blackwell (2nd edition).
"Is 'Progress' No Longer Progressive? Reclaiming the Ideology of Progress in Planning"
"Case Studies in Planning: Comparative Advantages and the Problem of Generalization" .
"The Enduring Importance of National Capital Cities in the Global Era"
"Unpacking the Impetus for Regional Planning in the U.S.:  Cooperation, Coercion and Self-Interest" (co-authored with Phil D'Anieri)
"Green Cities, Growing Cities, Just Cities?  Urban Planning and the Contradictions of Sustainable Development" .