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  • dayana.salazar@sjsu.edu
    Dear urban planning students, faculty and alumni, The department is recruiting a new resident faculty member in Environmental Planning to join us in the Fall
    Message 1 of 1 , Feb 13, 2006
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      Dear urban planning students, faculty and alumni,

      The department is recruiting a new resident faculty member in Environmental Planning to join us in the Fall 2006. We are very interested in receiving your input in the search process.
      Please join us to listen to and interact with five faculty candidates on the following dates:

      Friday, February 17
      Sudha Arlikatti
      Presentation: "Garnering Partnerships for Seismic Safety: A survey of Southern California and Western Washington Residents"
      10:30-11:30 am, WSQ 215, Large Conference Room

      Friday, February 17
      Boyd Fuller
      Presentation: "Surprising cooperation in a world of difference and conflict: water management in California and Florida"
      3:00-4:00 pm, WSQ 215, Large Conference Room

      Friday, February 24
      Hilary Nixon
      Presentation: "Financing Electronic Waste Recycling: Californian Households' Willingness to Pay an Advanced Recycling Fee"
      10:30-11:30 am, WSQ 215
      Large Conference Room

      Friday, February 24
      Caitlin Dyckman
      Presentation: "Emerging Roles for Planners in Water Conservation"
      3:00-4:00 pm, WSQ 215, Large Conference Room

      Friday, March 3
      Peter Melhus
      Presentation: "Planning for Sustainability"
      10:30-11:30 am, WSQ 218, Urban Planning Resource Center

      Below are brief biographical sketches for the five candidates. Full CVs are available for review at the main departmental office (WSQ 216).

      The Faculty Recruitment Committee will very much appreciate your participation in an important process that will greatly influence the direction of the program.
      Please contact me if you have any questions about the faculty recruitment process.

      Best regards,
      Dayana Salazar, Chair
      Faculty Recruitment Committee
      Urban and Regional Planning Department, San Jose State University
      (408) 924-5854, dayana.salazar@...


      Biographical Sketches


      Sudha Arlikatti expects to receive her Ph.D. in Urban and Regional Science from Texas A&M University in May 2006. She also holds a Master of City Planning from the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India; and a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Pune, India. Her teaching and research interests lie in the fields of environmental planning and policy, land use planning, natural hazards, neighborhood planning and community development.

      Boyd Fuller received his Ph.D. in Urban Studies and Planning from MIT in 2005. He has since lectured at the Department of Urban and Regional Planning at the University of Michigan. His areas of expertise are physical and land use planning and policy; environmental policy; negotiation and consensus building and sustainable development.

      Hilary Nixon expects to receive her Ph.D. in Planning, Policy & Design from the University of California, Irvine in June, 2006. She also has an M.A. in International Business from the National University, San Diego, and a B.A. in Environmental Management from the University of Rochester, NY. Her research and teaching interests include environmental policy; land use and environmental planning; industrial ecology; information age environmental consequences, ecological behavior/green consumerism, transportation and environment; and nongovernmental organization in corporate engagement.

      Caitlin Dyckman received her Ph.D. in planning from the University of California, Berkeley in December 2005. She also holds a J.D from the University of California, Davis, a Master of City Planning from the University of California, Berkeley; and a B.A. in English from the University of California, Los Angeles. Her research and teaching interests are in the areas of urban land use planning, policy and law; water policy and law; environmental management, law and policy; and institutional and policy analysis.

      Peter Melhus received his Ph.D. in City and Regional Planning from the University of California, Berkeley in December 2005. He also holds an MBA from Santa Clara University and a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art. Peter served as director of corporate environmental quality for PG& E and as executive director of the Bay Area Alliance for Sustainable Communities. His research and teaching interests include: environmental policy, business and the environment, consensus building, and sustainable development.
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