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Emeritus Faculty and Academic Staff

Steve Born focuses his research, professional and outreach activities on water and related resource planning and management issues, and the theory and application of integrated environmental management concepts. He is a leader in using Wisconsin environmental management situations as models for other states, even other countries. As a former Wisconsin State Planning Director, he is also involved with state, regional and intergovernmental policy and planning issues.
Richard Chenoweth is an environmental psychologist with years of experience in the field of landscape aesthetic analysis. He is a nationally recognized authority on landscape aesthetics and visual resource quality assessment. Prof. Chenoweth also serves as an advisor on landscape aesthetics to state and local government agencies as well as to private organizations.
Herman Felstehausen
Ongoing activities include urban planning, urban design, and the greening of traffic corridors, shopping malls and parking lots--director of neighborhood planning committee. Great projects for grad students; call or email. Felstehausen served on the faculty for 42 years, taught environmental management, carried on land tenure research in Latin America, organized the Environment and Resources PhD program in the Nelson Institute, later directed the Center for Development. Currently writing a short history of the Land Tenure Center.
(no picture) Elizabeth Howe
Jack Huddleston's current interests are in the areas of state and local economic development, development finance, and energy policy and planning. His most recent focus has been on measuring the fiscal impacts of development and assessing the fiscal dimensions of various types of planning activities. His research in energy planning and development has both domestic and international dimensions and focuses on the effects of economic restructuring, alternative energy futures, and the role of renewable energy resources
Susana Lastarria-Cornhiel "I am a sociologist with research interests in land rights and social equity, focusing on property privatization, land markets, and land conflicts in Latin America, sub-Saharan Africa, and Eastern Europe. Currently I am undertaking research on gender and land rights, particularly the impact of land rights on women's status, economic opportunities, and well being. I collaborate with international development agencies such as the World Bank, USAID, Ford Foundation, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), and other United Nations divisions such as Habitat and Division for the Advancement of Women. Prior to joining URPL, I worked as senior researcher at the Land Tenure Center."
Bernard J. Niemann Jr. has had a long-standing interest and involvement in assessing the role of information technology for land use planning and natural resource management. His teaching interests and program focus on adapting land and geographic information systems (LIS/GIS) to address contemporary land use and planning, and urban growth-management issues.
Ved Prakash
John Roberts
Richard Stauber remains active.┬áIn retirement, he has been a member of Madison Kiwanis West, PLATO, the Madison Jazz Society, City of Madison Board of Assessment Review, and worked on the Dane County Park's prairie restoration projects and as an election poll worker for the City of Madison.