Carlton Basmajian PhD

Carlton Basmajian PhD

Associate Professor, Community and Regional Planning
Associate Professor, Urban Design



Campus Office: 581 Design

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


Research Interests

History of urban and regional planning in the United States; Politics of planning, urban design, and the built environment; Planning in the US South; Regionalism and state-led planning; Landscapes of death

Current Projects

Planned Modernization: the Southern Regionalists in the Interwar American South

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



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