The Role of the University in City Planning: A Case Study of Cleveland's Lakefront Redevelopment

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Ekistics -Athens

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Center for Community Planning and Development


Wendy A. Kellogg is an Associate Professor of Urban Planning and Environmental Studies. She earned her Ph. D (City and Regional Planning) at Cornell University in 1993. Her major fields of research interest are citizen participation, urban and regional sustainability, neighborhood redevelopment, and Great Lakes water quality and land use issues. She has published analyses of Great Lakes water quality planning programs and citizen participation in neighborhood-based environmental planning. Her research projects have included an environmental history and inventory of a neighborhood in central Cleveland, Ohio, the role of local decision makers in coastal and watershed protection, and the role of training programs in shaping local decision-maker behavior toward coastal management. Dr Kellogg was an Ohio Campus Compact Learn and Serve Fellow in 1998 and a USEPA-funded Fellow at the CSU Program on Risk Analysis in 2000-2001. She currently is a research associate of the Great Lakes Environmental Finance Center at Cleveland State University. Dr Kellogg teaches courses in urban planning, environmental planning, environmental policy, and urban theory.

Kathryn Wertheim Hexter, Director of the Levin College ForumProgram since 2000, joined the Maxine Goodman Levin College asa public policy analyst on housing and energy issues in 1989. The Forum brings together the university and the community to address critical public policy issues that impact Northeast Ohio, the state and the nation. She also manages the Thomas F. Campbell, Ph. D Exhibition Gallery that houses exhibits that complement special forum programs. A planner and public policy analyst, Ms Hexter has over 25 years of experience managing and directing projects and evaluating programs in the areas of housing policy, neighborhood development, low-income energy assistance, city and regional planning and civic engagement.

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Kellogg, W., & Hexter, K. W. (January 01, 2004). The role of the university in city planning: Cleveland's Lakefront Redevelopment Plan. Ekistics Athens-, 192-202.