Jeremy Németh, PhD is Chair and Assistant Professor of the Department of Planning and Design at the University of Colorado Denver. He is also Director of the Master of Urban Design program in the College of Architecture and Planning.
His research centers on how planners, designers and ordinary citizens can help create urban environments that are more open, inclusive and socially just. Recent work examines several timely topics: the impact of anti-terrorism security on civil liberties, the effect of zoning regulations on park and plaza design, the challenges confronting planners in cities experiencing severe economic decline and shrinking populations, and the development of new policy frameworks for controversial land uses such as medical marijuana facilities.
Professor Németh has won several awards for excellence in teaching and research. His research has been cited in publications like the New York Times, Associated Press and the Guardian (UK), he has written editorials in several national newspapers, and he has appeared on ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox to talk about his work. During his time at UC Denver, he has delivered lectures at several dozen conferences and published numerous peer-reviewed articles in some of the most respected journals in planning and design. He has worked on grants totaling over a million dollars, and he sits on editorial and executive boards of a number of organizations, including APA Colorado and the Journal of Urban Design.
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