Eugenie L. Birch


Eugenie L. Birch can be an American scholar and town planner focusing on international and local, planning background, and metropolitan revitalization.

Academic Posts

Birch may be the Lawrence C. Nussdorf Teacher of Urban Analysis and Education as well as the Chair from the Graduate Group in Town and Regional Setting up at the School of Pennsylvania. She actually is also the Co-Director from the Penn Institute for Urban Analysis and co-editor, School of Pa’s Town in the 21st Hundred years series.


Birch offers served while the Chief executive for the International Arranging History Culture and is an associate from the editorial planks from the Journal from the American Arranging Association, Journal of Arranging History, and Arranging Perspectives. Birch may be the co-editor, with Susan Wachter, from the Sociable Science Study Network Urban Study eJournal. She offered as seat of the look Accreditation Table from 2004-2006. She's also been Chief executive from the Association of Collegiate Universities of Arranging and the Chief executive from the Culture of American Town and Regional Arranging Background. In 2000, Birch was elected to the faculty of Fellows from the American Institute of Qualified Planners and produced an associate (honorary) from the Royal Town Preparing Institute.Birch offers held recent teaching appointments in Rutgers University or college, SUNY Buy, CUNY Graduate Middle, and Hunter University, and was a Going to Professor in the University or college of Witwatersrand and Yale University or college.Birch's civic commitments include offering as seat, Table of Directors, Municipal Artwork Society of NY. She is seat, UN-HABITAT's Globe Urban Campaign. as well as the chief executive, General Set up of Companions (Space), a civic engagement system involved in the arrangements for the El Conference on Casing and Lasting Urban Advancement. In the first 1990s she was an associate of the town Planning Commission, NEW YORK and in 2002, she offered around the jury to choose the designers for the Globe Trade Middle site.

Education & Awards

Birch received a Bachelor’s level ever sold cum laude from Bryn Mawr University and a Professional’s and Ph.D. in Urban Setting up from Columbia School. She kept a Fulbright Fellowship to Ecuador. She actually is a receiver of the Journalism Award from the American Setting up Association (1994), the Margarita McCoy Prize for Excellent Contribution to Furthering Ladies in the look Academy (1994), the Jay Chatterjee Prize for Distinguished Provider (2006), the look Distinguished Educator Prize (2009), the Lawrence Gerckens Prize for Brilliance in Setting up History (2009), as well as the American Setting up Association’s President Prize (2013).

Selected works


Cities and Females’s Wellness, Global Problems, Philadelphia: School of Pa Press, 2011 (edited with Afaf Meleis and Susan M. Wachter). Paperback 2013 Global Urbanization, Philadelphia: School of Pa Press, 2011 (edited with Susan M. Wachter). Community and Life Possibilities, How Place Issues in Contemporary America, Philadelphia: School of Pa Press, 2011 (edited with Harriet B. Newburger and Susan M. Wachter). Paperback 2013 Urban and Regional Preparing Audience, London: Routledge: 2009

Selected Book Chapters

“Anchor Establishments in the Northeast Megaregion: A SIGNIFICANT however, not Fully Realized Reference,” in Susan M. Wachter and Kimberly Zeuli (editors), Revitalizing America’s Metropolitan areas (Philadelphia: College or university of Pa Press, forthcoming). “Measuring US Urban Sustainability,” in Shifting to Sustainable Success, State from the Globe 2012 (with Amy Lynch): Washington, DC: Isle Press (2012) “Metropolitan areas, People and Procedures as Case Research in Urban Preparation,” in Rachel Weber and Randall Crane (editors), Oxford Handbook on Urban Preparation, NY: Oxford College or university Press (2012). “Downtown Revitalization,” in Fritz Wagner and Roger Caves (editors), Livable Metropolitan areas, NY: M.E. Sharpe (2012).

Selected Articles

“ Building Urban Study Intellectually Respectful, Martin Meyerson as well as the Harvard-MIT Joint Middle, 1959-1964” Journal of Preparation Background 10:3 (August 2011): 219-238. “Reviving the Artwork of Biography: The Emblematic Existence of Martin Meyerson,” Journal of Preparation Background, 10:3 (August 2011):175-179. “Downtown in the ‘New American Town,’” in Birch and Wachter (editors), “The Form of the brand new American Town,” THE HISTORY from the American Academy of Politics and Social Technology 626 (November, 2009): 134-153. “One CENTURY of Preparation,” Journal from the American Preparation Association 75: 2 (Springtime, 2009): 113-122 (with Christopher Metallic). “Seymour Mandelbaum as an Intellectual Colleague, Manager Tweed’s NY like a Template,” Preparation Theory 5:2 (2006): 115-120.