Ellen Pader, landscape architecture and regional planning

Associate professor of landscape architecture and regional planning

Phone: (o) 413/545-6620

Email: pader@umass.edu

Ellen Pader’s primary area of research is the cultural, social and political facets of housing policy and design, with particular focus on subtle forms of housing discrimination. She teaches courses on social issues in planning from inter-ethnic, cross-cultural and social justice perspectives, including: identifying discriminatory practices on the basis of ethnicity, race, gender and class; social change; and housing policy and social policy.

Pader has published on housing policy and design, social and spatial relations and social theory with primary fieldwork in Mexico and the U.S.