The Faculty of Environment is proud to announce the latest installment of our exciting free speaker series.
Please mark your calendars for Friday October 27, 2017 and join us for a complimentary lunch and a free lecture by some of the brightest minds in Environmental research.
Please note that the lunch and lecture will in different (but nearby) locations.
EV1 Courtyard from 11:30am to 12:00pm
Hagey Hall 1102, 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Brian Doucet, Associate Professor at the School of Planning, and Kevin Curtis, Researcher and lecturer at the School of Planning, will discuss their research in this special lecture:
Complete Communities in Cities and Towns?
Brian Doucet: Brian is an internationally recognized expert studying the critical issues around gentrification and neighbourhood change, and recently announced Canada Research Chair in Cities. A recent example of his impressive scholarship is his edited volume: Why Detroit Matters: Decline, renewal and hope in a divided city. An award-winning teacher and scholar, Brian as he brings his passion, creativity, and international vision to the School of Planning and Faculty of Environment.
Kevin Curtis: A researcher at the School of Planning, Kevin is an accomplished Planning professional with a tremendous range of practical and academic experience. He has worked in a variety of municipal and private contexts with responsibilities including strategic policy development, community planning and rerubanization, having been recognized with awards for his work by both CIP and OPPI. Kevin's graduate degrees have no doubt influenced his success as an educator, with previous teaching at York, Brock, WLU and Waterloo.
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