I’ve heard that History Professor Matt Lassiter has won the coveted “Golden Apple” award for teaching excellence. This teacher, who created the highly popular and successful “History 364: History of American Suburbia” has single-handedly motivated dozens of undergrads to either attend or consider attending planning school, and provided them with a new vocabulary to challenge those who insist that ugly, wasteful, intellectually and spiritually dead sprawl is in any way “American.” Prof. Lassiter has has not yet achieved tenure, but is working on a book on the history of the sunbelt.

Author: Rob