Jeremy Nemeth
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JUST SPACE: WHY PUBLIC SPACE MATTERS NOW MORE THAN EVER


Jeremy Németh, PhD is Associate Professor of Urban and Regional Planning in the College of Architecture and Planning at the University of Colorado Denver. At the University of Colorado, he has served as Chair of the Department of Planning and Design from 2012-2015 and Director of the Master of Urban Design program from 2008-2015.

His research looks at how planners, designers, and citizens can help create urban environments that are more just and inclusive. He is particularly interested in the relationship between social equity and the built environment, and recent work examines the impact of anti-terror security measures on civil liberties, the challenges confronting planners in shrinking cities, and the development of policy frameworks for marijuana facilities. Dr. Németh has published peer-reviewed articles in highly-regarded journals in the planning, design, and urban studies fields including the Journal of the American Planning Association, Journal of Planning Education and Research, Urban Studies, and the International Journal of Urban and Regional Research. Since 2010, Jeremy has served on the editorial board of the Journal of Urban Design.

Dr. Németh has presented his work at nearly 40 conferences in China, India, Spain, Italy, Israel, Hong Kong, and around the U.S. Most recently he was the recipient of a Fulbright Scholar Award in the Department of Architecture at the Università degli Studi Roma Tre. Also in 2015-16, he served as Visiting Professor in the Institute of Environmental Science and Technology at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona.  

Professor Németh received his PhD in Planning and Public Policy from Rutgers University, an MS in Development and Planning  from the Bartlett School of Planning at the University College London, and an AB in Architecture from the University of California, Berkeley.

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Cultural Events
Thursday, January 12, 2017
6PM | Carol Shields Auditorium
Millennium Library
251 Donald Street

Panel discussion to follow with:
Brent Bellamy
Christina Maes Niño