Environmental Planning, Policy and Design
MUP, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2004
Dr. Finn teaches courses in the Sustainability Studies Program's Environmental
Dr. Finn teaches a number of the core courses in the Environmental Planning, Policy
An advocate for undergraduate research, Dr. Finn works regularly with students interested
Prior to Stony Brook, Dr. Finn taught courses in urban planning, urban policy and
Courses taught regularly:
Ongoing Research Projects
Evaluation of the relationship between household and business relocation decision-
Finn, D. and Brody, J. (Forthcoming, 2014) "Community Design at Middle Age: Idealism and Entrepreneurship Revisited." Journal of Architectural and Planning Research.
Finn, D. (Forthcoming, 2014) "DIY Urbanism: "Opportunities and Challenges for Planners".
Finn, D. (2014) "Give residents more say in land use and planning." Op-Ed in The Queens Chronicle. January 30, 2014.
Finn, D. (2013) "New York Neighborhoods Fight Land Grabs: Public Parks Going to
Finn, D. and McCormick, L. (2011) "Urban Climate Change Plans: How Holistic?" Local Environment, 16:4, 397-416.
Finn, D. (2011) "Growing Greener in the City: Open Space Advocacy for Environmental
Kaza, N., Finn, D., and Hopkins, L.D. (2010) "Updating plans: a historiography of
Finn, D. (2008). PlaNYC2030: Does Greener Really Mean Greater? Hunter College Center
Finn, D., Hopkins, L.D. and Wempe, M. (2007) "The Information System of Plans Approach: Using and Making Plans For Landscape Protection" Journal of Landscape and Urban Planning, 81:1-2, 132-145.Donovan.Finn@stonybrook
- Heidi Hutner
- Kim Knoll
- Katherine Aubrecht
- Arlene Kons Cassidy
- Anthony Dvarskas
- Donovan Finn
- Sung-Gheel (Gil) Jang
- Elizabeth Terese Newman
- Sharon Pochron
- H. James Quigley Jr.
- Tara Rider
- David Taylor
- Karina Yager
- William P. Bowman
- Maria Brown
- Steve Englebright
- Carl Safina
- Gregory Tarquinio
- Patricia Wright
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