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Event Details — Edward J. Blakely Lecture

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Texas Southern University
Department of Urban Planning and Environmental Policy
Community Lecture Series Presents:

Planner’s Role in Physical and Economic Disasters

Ed Blakely is Honorary Professor of Urban Policy in the United States Study Centre at the University of Sydney, Australia. Considered one of the world’s preeminent scholars and practitioners in planning, with over 40 years of teaching, research, administrative and economic development policy experience, Blakely has been Professor and Chair of the Department of Urban and Regional Planning at the University of California, Berkeley, Dean of the Milano Graduate School of Management & Urban Policy at the New School University in NY, Dean of the Price School of Public Policy at the University of Southern California, and Director of the Urban & Regional Planning Program at the University of Sydney. He is a Fellow at the American Academy of Public Administration, and has held past fellowships with Fulbright and with the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.

For two years after Hurricane Katrina, Blakely was Executive Director of the New Orleans, Louisiana, Office of Recovery and Development Administration. In 2012, UN Habitat recognized Blakely for his contributions to social justice and sustainable planning in disaster recovery.

McCoy Auditorium
First Floor,
School of Public Affairs Building
Monday, April 21, 2014
5:30 - 7:30 pm


April 21, 2014
5:30PM for 2 hrs


Texas Southern University, McCoy Auditorium




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