Elisabeth Hamin Infield
Professor of Regional Planning
Ph.D. in City and Regional Planning, University of Pennsylvania
Masters in Management and Finance, Northwestern University
B.A. in Business Administration, Cleveland State University
Dr. Hamin is the department head for Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning. She teaches and researches in land use planning, with a particular focus on planning for climate change adaptation. Through studios and projects, she works with regional planning agencies and communities on master plans, special projects, and climate change planning. She served as program director for the PhD in Regional Planning for over ten years. Please see her cv link below for a listing of her books, articles, presentations, and other publications.
Prior to coming UMass, Dr. Hamin taught at Iowa State University from 1995 to 2001. During her doctorate, she worked in land use and energy consulting, and before her doctorate, she worked in real estate consulting and development, providing financial and marketing analysis to major real estate developers across the United States.
Scholarworks page: http://works.bepress.com/elisabeth_hamin/
Professor and Department Head Elisabeth Hamin, principle investigator, and co-investigator Professor Don DeGroot of Engineering, are awarded a 5-year, $737,000 grant from the National Science Foundation.
The project, called the Sustainable Adaptive Gradients in the coastal Environment (SAGE) Research Coordination Network (RCN), will develop a transdisciplinary network of researchers and policymakers focusing on the Caribbean and U.S. Northeast to develop a shared framework for resilient coastal infrastructure decisions based on physical, natural, and societal conditions. Work begins January 1, 2014. More Information.