John Mullin, FAICP
John Mullin, FAICP
Emeritus Professor of Regional Planning

John Mullin, FAICP
Office: Design Building 340
Tel: 413-577-2345

Dr. John R. Mullin is a Professor in the Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning Department at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Associate Director of the Center for Economic Development, and former Dean of the Graduate School. His research and professional interests focus upon industrial revitalization, port development and downtown planning. A Senior Fulbright Scholar, Dr. Mullin has written or edited over 100 book chapters, book reviews, technical reports, journal articles, and conference proceedings. He is a retired Brigadier General from the United States Army National Guard.  


Honors Seminar 391AH-24: Introduction to New England Town Planning PDF iconSpring 2018 Syllabus & Reading Packet

Honors Seminar 391AH-04: Introduction to New England Town Planning PDF iconFall 2017 Syllabus & Reading Packet

RP591A: Ecocomic Development
RP591D/ED591D: The Once and Future Mill Town
RP/591K: Downtown Revitalization
RP691/ED591M: Planning for Industrial Development


Recent News

Professor Mullin is now teaching a seminar entitled an Introduction to Town Planning each semester in the Honors College (Honors 391AH). In his capacity as Assistant Director of the Center for Economic Development, he recently provided testimony before the Mssachusetts State Senate on the feasibility of creating an Equestrian Center in Massachusetts.

In March 2017 he delivered a paper in Singapore concerning the transformation of land use in American ports. This spring he will be interviewed for a film on industrial mill towns prepared by the Public Broadcasting System and, later, delivering a paper on the regeneration of American Military Bases at an internatonal conference in Malta.