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Community and Regional Planning Faculty and Staff

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Program Director


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Graduate Coordinator



Associate Professor

Monica Haddad

Associate Professor, Community and Regional Planning

Mailing Address

Community and Regional Planning Department
158 College of Design
Ames, IA, 50011

Contact Information

Phone: (515) 294-8979
Office: 583 Design


BArch, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil
MUP, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 2000
PhD, Regional Planning, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 2003

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Research Interests

Brazilian City Statute and environmental preservation;

Urban infrastructure expansion in Brazil;

Social planning-related issues in the U.S. and Brazil; and

Spatial analysis applications for community and regional planning issues.

Current Projects

A Framework for Environmental Preservation: New Venues for Urban Planning  in Brazil;

Comparing Urban Growth and Infrastructure Expansion in a Brazilian Metropolitan Region;

Quality of Education and Public Investments in Brazil;

Spatial Municipal Analysis of Education Inequality in Brazil, 2000-2010; and

Examining Social Protection and Decent Work in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

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