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Lee Koppelman

Leading Professor

Professor Emeritus

PhD, New York University

N-715, Social and Behavioral Sciences Building
Department of Political Science
4392 SUNY
Stony Brook, NY 11794-4392  

F: (631) 632-4116



My major research generally has been concerned with the environmental policy aspects of regional planning and has been specifically directed towards coastaI zone management. This has included being project manager over almost $20 million in directed research, including coastal regional planning, comprehensive water management, shoreline erosion practices. and related studies.

In addition to the development of legislation related to coastal zone management and the design of administrative mechanisms for policy implementation, I am particularly involved in the development of synthesis techniques for relating coastal zone science into the regional planning process.

In October 1988 I was appointed Director of the Center for Regional Policy Studies, which currently is carrying out a number of research projects dealing with governmental productivity, strategic economic planning, and environmental planning. I also serve as Executive Director of the Long Island Regional Planning Board and, beginning April 1991, undertook staff responsibility for the Bicounty Temporary State Commission on Tax Relief for Long Island .


POL 542: Regional Planning
POL 543: Environmental Politics and Policy