Ted Grevstad-Nordbrock

Ted Grevstad-Nordbrock PhD

Associate Professor, Community and Regional Planning
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Campus Office: 585 Design

Mailing Address
Community and Regional Planning Department
158 College of Design
Ames, IA, 50011
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PhD, Geography, Michigan State University

MA, Historic Preservation Planning, Cornell University

MA, Art History, University of Wisconsin-Madison

BA, Psychology, University of Wisconsin-Madison


Research Interests

Historic preservation, urban revitalization and gentrification, preservation planning and administration, cultural resource management (CRM), heritage tourism, preservation economics, GIS and spatial technologies for CRM

Current Projects

Studentification, gentrification, and the remaking of historic neighborhoods in  college towns (project with Gloria Betcher)


Building Treatment Plan, Iowa Army National Guard (2017-2018), Project Supervisor (with CRP undergraduate Kendra Thomas)


US Department of State Cultural Heritage Documentation Project (2015-present), Principal Investigator


ISU Preservation and Cultural Heritage Graduate Certificate Program (2015-present)