Department of Urban and Regional Planning

  • Bartholomew Roberts
    2/22/24
    Bart Roberts is an urban planner and researcher who specializes in bringing together research and practice to advance projects related to sustainability, community development, and public participation. He is associate director of research and faculty engagement for the UB Regional Institute.
  • Camden Miller
    8/29/23
    Clinical Professor - Department of Urban and Regional Planning
    Director of Operations and Project Management - Rudy Bruner Center for Urban Excellence
    camdenmi@buffalo.edu - Hayes Hall - 716-829-6911
  • Daniel B. Hess
    2/22/24
    Professor Daniel Hess's research is addressing interactions between housing, transportation, land use, and other public concerns. He develops new pathways for understanding the complex socio-economic and ethnic landscape of cities and spatial inequalities. He also explores equal access to resources from urban neighborhoods, focusing especially on the changes in gay neighborhoods and the LGBTQ+ population diffuses to other metropolitan locations.
  • Emmanuel Frimpong Boamah
    10/26/23
    Emmanuel Frimpong Boamah, associate professor of urban and regional planning, is a prolific scholar with interests in water governance and determinations of the appropriate institutional frameworks for dealing with water issues.
  • Ernest Sternberg
    2/22/24
    Professor Sternberg studies the relationship between planning theory and planning practice and has strong interests in the intellectual history of planning thought.
  • Henry Louis Taylor, Jr.
    10/26/23
    Professor - Department of Urban and Regional Planning
    htaylor@buffalo.edu - Hayes Hall 330A - (716) 829-5458
  • Hiroaki Hata
    2/22/24
    Associate Professor Hiroaki Hata’s research and creative work focuses on the design, history, theory and criticism of urban structures and community development.
  • JiYoung Park
    10/26/23
    Associate Professor JiYoung Park’s research interests are urban economics and transportation modeling as applied to natural and man-made environmental and security problems.
  • Jordana Maisel
    10/26/23
    Jordana Maisel works at the intersection of research, teaching and practice as assistant professor of urban planning and research director for the Center for Inclusive Design and Environmental Access (IDEA Center).
  • Julia Czerniak
    11/28/23
    Dean and Professor
    School of Architecture and Planning
    jeczerni@buffalo.edu
    716-829-3981
  • Kate Nelischer
    2/22/24
    Kate Nelischer joined the School of Architecture and Planning in 2022 as assistant professor of urban planning, bringing research and teaching experience that will foster connections across real estate development and urban planning in the study of smart cities and planning and development governance.
  • Kelly Gregg
    10/26/23
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Urban and Regional Planning
    231 Hayes Hall
    (716) 829-3520
    kgregg@buffalo.edu
  • Kerry Traynor
    2/22/24
    Director of Graduate Programs and Historic Preservation - Department of Urban and Regional Planning
    klta@buffalo.edu - Hayes Hall 226 - 716-829-5885
  • Li Yin
    10/26/23
    Associate Professor - Department of Urban and Regional Planning
    liyin@buffalo.edu - Hayes Hall 331 - (716) 829-5883
  • Matthew Roland
    2/22/24
    Matthew Roland, AICP, is the assistant dean for the real estate development program and clinical assistant professor. Matt has over 20 years of real estate experience, working on real estate and planning projects in most municipalities in Western New York and in over 20 states.
  • Robert Shibley
    11/28/23
    SUNY Distinguished Professor
    Director, Rudy Bruner Center for Urban Excellence
    Rudy Bruner Chair in Urban Excellence
    Senior Fellow, UB Regional Institute
    School of Architecture and Planning
  • Robert Silverman
    2/22/24
    Robert Silverman applies urban planning to the study of the non-profit sector, the role of community-based organizations in urban neighborhoods, education reform, shrinking cities, and inequality in inner city housing markets.
  • Samina Raja
    10/26/23
    Samina Raja is an international expert in planning and policy for sustainable food systems and healthy communities. She is professor of urban planning, principal investigator of UB's Food Lab and associate dean for research and inclusive excellence.

Emeritus