Kelcie Ralph (2015) – assistant professor at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers

Dissertation: Stalled On The Road To Adulthood? Analyzing the Nature of Recent Travel Changes for Young Adults in America, 1995 to 2009

 

Michael Smart (2012) – Assistant Professor in the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers

Dissertation: Immigrant Ethnic Neighborhoods, Inward Focus, and Travel Mode Choice

Student Honors and Awards:

  • Outstanding Doctoral Student Award, Department of Urban Planning, UCLA – 2012
  • University of California Graduate Division Dissertation Year Fellowship – 2010
  • University of California Transportation Center Dissertation Grant – 2010
  • Leon Hoffman Price – 2008
  • American Institute of Certified Planners Award – 2007
  • Chancellor’s Prize, University of California – 2006
  • C. Britton Harris Award, University of Pennsylvania – 2006
  • Ann Louise Strong Leadership Award – 2006
  • Fullbright Scholarship – 2002


Camille Fink
 (2012) – Project/Marketing Manager at REgeneration Development Strategies

Dissertation: More Than Just the “Loser Cruiser”?: An Ethnographic Study of the Social Life on Buses

Student Honors and Awards:

  • Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship – 2004-05, 2006-08
  • Nevilla A. Parker Award, Council of University Transportation Centers – 2004
  • Departmental Service Award, UCLA Department of Urban Planning – 2004
  • Eugene Cota Robles Award – 2003-04
  • Harvey S. Perloff Scholarship – 2003
  • Ava Doner Memorial Scholarship – 2002, 2004

Andrew Mondschein (2012) – Assistant Professor of Urban and Environmental Planning at the University of Virginia

Dissertation: The Personal City: The Experiential, Cognitive Nature of Travel and Activity and Implications for Accessibility

Honors and Awards:

  • University of California Transportation Center Dissertation Fellowship
  • UCLA Dissertation Year Fellowship
  • Eisenhower Graduate Fellowship – United States Department of Transportation
  • Summer Research Fellowship
  • UCLA Chancellor’s Graduate Fellowship
  • University of California Transportation Center Graduate Fellowship
  • Department Award for Overall Excellence
  • Eno Fellow – Eno Transportation Foundation Leadership Development Program


Eric Morris
 (2011) – Assistant Professor, City and Regional Planning at Clemson University

Dissertation: Access and Outcomes: Transportation, Location, and Subjective Well-Being

Student Honors and Awards:

  • Dissertation Year Fellowship, UCTC – 2010-11
  • Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Graduate Fellowship – 2007-10
  • Outstanding MA Student Paper Award, American Planning Association – 2006
  • Eno Foundation Fellow – 2006
  • James Ortner Memorial Fellowship – 2005

 

Michael Manville (2009) – Assistant Professor of Urban Planning at University of California, Los Angeles

Dissertation: Heterogeneity and collective action: Evidence from Massachusetts

Honors and Awards:

  • Current Assistant Professor at Cornell University – 2011
  • Outstanding Doctoral Student Award, UCLA Department of Urban Planning – 2009
  • UCLA Quality of Graduate Education Fellowship – 2005-2007
  • UCLA School of Public Affairs, Lorenz Fellowship – 2004-2005
  • UCLA Department of Urban Planning, Perloff Fellowship – 2004-2005
  • UCLA School of Public Affairs, Fisher Fellowship – 2003-2004
  • UCLA Department of Urban Planning, Award of Overall Excellence – 2003

 

Allison Yoh (2008) – Director of Transportation Planning at Port of Long Beach

Dissertation: Institutional Barriers to Adopting Smart Card Technology for Fare Collection Among U.S. Transit Operators available to UCLA

Student Honors and Awards:

  • UCLA Chancellor’s Dissertation Fellowship – 2007-2008
  • UCLA Chancellor’s Graduate Fellowship – 2001-2008
  • UCLA Institute of Transportation Studies Fellowship – 2000-05
  • Rodney Slater Distinguished Student Fellowship – national award 2003
  • Eno Fellow, Leadership Development Conference, Eno Transportation Foundation – national competition 2003
  • California Planning Foundation Continuing Student Award – 2000-01
  • Michael S. Dukakis Scholar – 2000-01
  • UCLA Department of Urban Planning Service Award – 2000


Douglas Houston
 (2008) – Associate Professor of Planning, Policy and Design at University of California, Irvine

Dissertation: Diesel Truck Impact Zones in Southern California; Localized implications of Goods Movement Container Traffic

 

David King (2008) – Assistant Professor at Arizona State University

Dissertation: Exploring the Localization of Transportation Planning: Essays on research and policy implications from shifting goals in transportation planning

Student Honors and Awards:

  • Dwight David Eisenhower Graduate Fellowship

 

Mark Garrett (2006)

Dissertation: The Struggle for Transit Justice: Race, Space, and Social Equity in Los Angeles

Student Honors and Awards:

  • Transportation Research Board’s Pyke Johnson Award – 2001
  • Eno Transportation Foundation Fellowship – 1998

Hiroyuki Iseki (2005) – Assistant Professor at the University of Maryland

Dissertation: Does Contracting Matter?: The Determinants of Contracting and Contracting’s Effects on Cost Efficiency in U.S. Fixed-Route Bus Transit Service

Student Honors and Awards:

  • Chester Rapkin Award for the Best Paper in Journal of Planning Education and Research in 2003
  • Pyke Johnson Award for the Best Paper 2001
  • American Institute of Certified Planners Student Award in the category 1998, 1999
  • Distinguished Paper Award in the National Convention of the Institute of Electrical Engineers of Japan 1992


Dan Chatman
 (2005) – Associate Professor of City & Regional Planning at University of California, Berkeley

Dissertation: How the built environment influences non-work travel: Theoretical and empirical essays

Student Honors and Awards:

  • Student of the Year, University of California Transportation Center, 2005
  • Outstanding Graduating Doctoral Student, Department of Urban Planning, UCLA, 2005
  • Departmental Fellowship, Department of Urban Planning, UCLA, 2005
  • Major Field Examination Pass With Distinction, 2003
  • Eno Transportation Foundation Fellow, 2002
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower Graduate Fellow, U.S. Department of Transportation, 2000–2003
  • Chancellor’s Fellow, University of California, Los Angeles, 1999–2004


Hyun-Gun Sung
 (2005) – Assistant Professor at Chungbuk National University

Dissertation: Transit Friendly Areas: the Role of Residential Relocation and Housing Development in Rail Ridership Over Time

 

Lisa Schweitzer (2004) – Associate Professor at the University of Southern California

Dissertation: Environmental Sacrifice zones: Risk and Transport in Southern California

Student Honors and Awards:

  • UCLA Chancellor’s Fellowship
  • Federal Highway Administration’s Eisenhower Fellowship
  • Toxic Substances Research Program Graduate Fellowship
  • University of California Transportation Student of the Year – 2003


Kimiko Shiki
 (2004) – Associate Professor of Policy Science at Ritsumeikan University

Dissertation: Why Do the Poor Move to Cities?: The Central City/Suburban Locational Choice of Low-Income Households

 

Jeffrey Brown (2003) – Professor and Department Chair at Florida State University

Dissertation: The Numbers Game: The Politics of the Federal Surface Transportation Program.

Student Honors and Awards:

  • Dean’s Award for Overall Excellence (1st in graduating MA class) – 1998
  • Trapped in the Past: The Gas Tax and Highway Finance, selected by the Council of University Transportation Centers for the Charles Wootan Award as the best masters thesis in transportation policy or planning in the U.S. – 1998
  • Eno Foundation Fellow, Washington, DC – 2001
  • University of California Transportation Student of the Year – 2002
  • Dissertation selected by the Council of University Transportation Centers for the Charles Wootan Award as the best doctoral dissertation in transportation policy or planning in the U.S. – 2003
  • Chester Rapkin Award for Best Article in the Journal of Planning Education and Research, Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning – 2004


D. Gregg Doyle
 (2003) – Professor at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

Dissertation: “Only a Nobody Walks”: The Decline of Pedestrian Trips in the United States

Student Honors and Awards:

  • Bank of America Low-Income Housing Challenge – 2005


Daniel Baldwin Hess
 (2002) – Professor and Associate Chair at the University at Buffalo

Dissertation: Reconciling Incompatible Zone Systems in Metropolitan Planning (available to UCLA)

Student Honors and Awards:

  • Eisenhower Transportation Fellow
  • Fulbright Scholar Award, Talinn University of Technology
  • Chester Rapkin Prize
  • UB Exceptional Scholar Award

 

Mary Jane Breinholt (2001) – Associate Professor at the George Washington University

Dissertation: Private Responses to Public Failures: Firm and Worker Responses to Transportation Deficiencies in the Indonesian Garment Industry

Student Honors and Awards:

  • Fullbright-Hays Doctoral Scholar to Indonesia, sponsored by the National Planning Agency (BAPPENAS) 1996-1997
  • Dissertation selected by the Council of University Transportation Centers for the Charles Wootan Award as the best doctoral dissertation in transportation policy or planning in the U.S. – 2001
  • University of California Transportation Center (UCTC) Graduate Fellowships. 1992-1995, 2000-2001

 

Eugene J. Kim (2000) – Deputy Executive Officer at Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority

Dissertation: Hot Lanes-A Comparative Evaluation of Costs, Benefits, and Performance

Student Honors and Awards:

  • Eno Foundation Fellow

 

Jian-Ling Li (1997) – Professor at the University of Texas, Arlington

Dissertation: Inter-Modal Transit Performance Indicators (abstract only, available to UCLA)

 

Lewison Lem (1996) – Applied Economist

Dissertation: Fairness or Favoritism? Geographic Redistribution and Fiscal Equalization Resulting from Transportation Funding Formulas

Student Honors and Awards:

  • UC Transportation Student of the year – 1996
  • Eno Foundation Fellow – 1995


Cynthia Ghorra Gobin (1994) – Director of Research Emeritus at the University of Paris, Sorbonne Nouvelle

Dissertation: Implementation as a Social Learning Progress: The Case of a French Housing Policy  (Abstract only, Available in hard copy)


Brian D. Taylor
(1992) – Professor of Urban Planning at the University of California, Los Angeles

Dissertation: When finance leads planning: The influence of public finance on
transportation planning and policy in California

 Student Honors and Awards:

  • Best Paper in Public Transportation (1991)
  •  Dissertation Fellowship- University of California Transportation Center (1991)
  • Graduate Fellowship- Charles F. Scott Public Policy Fellowship Fund, UCLA (1990)
  • Graduate Fellowship- Charles F. Scott Public Policy Fellowship Fund, UCLA (1989)

 

Richard Willson (1991) – Professor at Cal Poly Pomona

Dissertation:  Employer Parking Subsidies, Mode Choice, and Public Policy 

 

Booi Hon Kam (1982) – Professor at RMIT University, Melbourne

Dissertation: Role Situations and Activity Scheduling: An Empirical Analysis (Abstract only, Available in hard copy)

 

Robert Cervero (1980) – Professor Emeritus of City & Regional Planning at the University of California, Berkeley

Dissertation: Efficiency and Equity Implications of Transit Fare Policies (abstract only, available to UCLA)

Student Honors and Awards:

  • Seventh Regional Science Dissertation Competition Award – 1980
  • American Planning Association Outstanding Scholarship Award – 1980
  • Fishbaugh Memorial Fellowship Award – 1979
  • Brython Davis Memorial Fellowship Award – 1978


Don Pickrell
 (1980)

Dissertation: Free Parking and Urban Transportation (abstract only, available to UCLA)

Kenichi Tokunaga (1979)

Dissertation: A Study of Congestion Pricing: Los Angeles case study (Available only in hard copy)


Robert Blanchard
(1976)

Dissertation: Lifestyle and Travel demand of the Elderly: A Case Study of Los Angeles County (Available only in hard copy) 

 

Sandra Rosenbloom (1975) -Research Professor at the University of Texas, Austin

Dissertation: The Impact of Federal Urban Mass Transportation Programs on Metropolitan Transportation Systems; Los Angeles and San Diego (Available only in hard copy)