Lincoln Institute Curriculum Innovation Award Winners

2020 Curriculum Innovation Award Winners

  • Hadar Borden, Darren Cotton, Eve Holberg, Da’von McCune, Beverly Newkirk, Bob Shibley, Elizabeth Walsh, Gail Wells, and Julia White
    Department of Urban and Regional Planning, University at Buffalo (SUNY)
    Course title: One Region Forward’s Champions for Change: Regional Sustainability from the Bottom Up
  • Diana Denham
    Portland State University Toulan School of Urban Studies and Planning
    Melanie Malone
    University of Washington School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences
    Mary Ann Rozance
    University of Washington College of the Environment
    Erin Goodling
    University of Oregon Department of Geography
    Course Title: Urban Rivers: Environmental Policy, Planning, and Activism

  • Lily Baum Pollans
    Hunter College Department of Urban Policy and Planning
    Course title: Environmental Justice

  • Scott Spak, Lucie Laurian, Steve Spears
    School of Urban and Regional Planning, The University of Iowa
    Course Title: Eight Generational Planning - Envisioning Cities for Year 2228


2019 Curriculum Innovation Award Winners

  • Deland Chan, AICP
    Stanford University
    Program on Urban Studies
    Course title: Sustainable Cities
  • Marcos Barinas Uribe
    Universidad Iberoamericana (UNIBE), School of Architecture and Arts
    Course Title: CIVILITAS, URBIS & CONEXIONES: Board games as a learning tool for integrating public interest into the urban planning curriculum

  • Sonia Roitman
    University of Queensland, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences
    Course title: Exploring Development Complexities

  • Gislene Pereira & Leticia Nerone Gardens
    Federal University of Parana, Curitiba, Brazil 
    UFPR (Universidade Federal do Paraná)
    Department of Architecture and Urbanism
    Course Title: Policies and Instruments for Financing Urban Development


2018 Curriculum Innovation Award Winners

  • Ward Lyles, PhD, AICP
    Assistant Professor
    University of Kansas
    School of Public Affairs & Administration
    Urban Planning Program
    Course title: Course Title: Quantitative Methods I: Using Research to Foster Compassionate Planning
  • Kevin McQueen, Adjunct Instructor
    Public and Urban Policy Program
    Milano School of International Affairs, Management, & Urban Policy
    The New School
    Course title: Community Development Finance Lab
  • Phuong Nguyen-Hoang, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor
    School of Urban and Regional Planning & Public Policy Center
    University of Iowa
    Course title: Financing Local Government Related to the Property Tax & Municipal Fiscal Health


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