In the past few years, the posting frequency here has been low as I finished my PhD at MIT and completed my first year as an assistant professor at Michigan. This website has evolved substantially over the years, and I’ve decided there’s no reason to stop now even though I don’t have time for longer, […]
I have a couple personal announcements I thought I should make here. On May 22nd I successfully defended my dissertation, and last week I graduated from the PhD program at the MIT Department of Urban Studies and Planning. The complete 271-page document will be available on MIT’s DSpace in several months, and I will post […]
I just migrated this blog to a new host, please let me know if you notice anything that seems broken.
I finally decided to move my RSS feed to Feedburner, so I can find out how many are reading that way. Starting today, the feed for this blog will be located at this URL. I’m activating a forwarding plugin, but I am not sure how it will work with all readers. It also means I […]
I’m long overdue posting here about a couple big announcements in my life. First and most importantly, last December, Libby and I got engaged. Longtime readers will know her from her occasional cameos among the wonkyness, or of course from real life! When we met at Michigan, we bonded over a shared interest in upside-down […]
I’ll be attending the American Planning Association 2009 National Planning Conference in Minneapolis next week. It’ll be only my second visit to Minneapolis so I’m excited to explore the city. However, that will have to fit around some of the conference sessions. Here’s a few that have caught my eye so far, including some sponsored […]
I thought I would note here that I recently moved to Boston, and last week started work as a Research Analyst at the Boston Metropolitan Area Planning Council, a planning agency that represents 101 cities and towns in the metropolitan Boston region. I’ll be working in the agency’s Data Center, as well as on the […]