Hank V. Savitch, PhD
Brown and Williamson Distinguished Research Professor, Department of Urban & Public Affairs
Research and Teaching
Dr. Savitch has done work on globalization and urban development as well as the comparative analysis of cities in Europe and North America. His publications explore questions related to how cities develop strategies to shape their built environments as well as the effects of terrorism on urban space. Other publications deal with the impacts of territorial re-scaling on city performance. Dr. Savitch also served as a consultant to the Mayor’s Urban Summit, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development and other organizations. He teaches courses on urban theory, comparative development and governance.
1971 University of Michigan: Inter University Consortium for Political Research. (Postdoctoral research)
1965–1971 New York University: Ph.D.
1963–1965 Brown University: A.M.
Comparative Urban Development: UPA 623/PLAN 635
Urban Policy and Governance: UPA 602
Urban Theory & Public Affairs: UPA 610
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