Carlton Basmajian
Associate Professor, Community and Regional Planning
Graduate Coordinator, Community and Regional Planning
Associate Professor, Urban Design
Contact Information
Phone: (515) 294-6942
Office: 578 Design
Mailing Address
Community and Regional Planning Department
158 College of Design
Ames, IA, 50011

AB, University of Chicago (1996) 
MCP, Georgia Institute of Technology (2000)
PhD, University of Michigan (2008)

Research Interests

Politics of planning, urban design, and the built environment in the 20th century; history of urban and regional planning in the United States; Southern Regionalism and large-scale planning; landscapes of death

Current Projects

Planned Modernization: the Southern Regionalists in the Interwar American South

Regional Planning as Federal Policy: The Intergovernmental Cooperation Act of 1968 and the A-95 Review Process 

Regionalism, Planning, and Growth: the Southern Growth Policies Board and the Sprawling American South

Understanding the role of local housing trust funds in Iowa

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