Jeffrey Brown (MA 1998, PhD 2003), Douglas Gregg Doyle (PhD 2003), and Daniel Baldwin Hess (PhD 2002) were each appointed to tenure-track faculty positions during the 2002-2003 academic year.
Jeffrey Brown will begin as an Assistant Professor of Urban and Regional Planning at Florida State University in the fall of 2003. His dissertation is entitled “The Numbers Game: The Politics of the Federal Surface Transportation Program,” and was chaired by Professor Brian Taylor.
D. Gregg Doyle started his position as an Assistant Professor of City and Regional Planning at the California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obisbo last fall. Dr. Doyle filed his dissertation, “Only a Nobody Walks: The Decline of Pedestrian Trips in the United States,” during the winter 2003 quarter; Professor Randall Crane was the chair of his committee.
And Daniel Hess completed his dissertation, entitled “Reconciling Incompatible Zone Systems in Metropolitan Planning” and chaired by Professor Brian Taylor, in June 2002. Dr. Hess began a visiting position at the University of Buffalo — State University of New York in the fall; this spring he was appointed as an Assistant Professor of Planning.