Mark Hamin
Mark Hamin
Senior Lecturer II of Regional Planning

Mark Hamin
Office: Design Building 232
Tel: 413 545-6608
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Ph.D. History and Sociology of Science, University of Pennsylvania, 1999 (MA 1993)

B.A. History and B.A. Philosophy, Brown University, 1984 

Graduate Director, Master of Regional Planning Program
Undergraduate Director, BS Sustainable Community Development Program
Faculty Supervisor, BDIC Program (STEAM and Sustainability Majors)
Faculty Coordinator, Sustainability Curriculum Fellows Program
Affiliated Faculty, Public History Certificate Program
Affiliated Faculty, Science, Technology and Society Initiative,
           School of Public Policy

Regular Instructor for SUSTCOMM/REGIONPL 574: City Planning; REGIONPL 651: Planning History and Theory; REGIONPL 891: Advanced Planning Theory; REGIONPL 580: Sustainable Cities (seminar); SUSTCOMM 232: History of Sustainable Community Development.  Mark Hamin has also taught SUSTCOMM 394RI: Research Issues; LANDARCH/REGIONPL 635: Research Issues; REGIONPL 591A: Economic Development Theory; and REGIONPL 692H: Technology and Urban (Re)Form, among others.

Previous teaching as Temporary Assistant Professor in Community and Regional Planning at Iowa State University, and as Instructor in History and Sociology of Science at University of Pennsylvania.  Project Manager for planning processes in Massachusetts communities such as South Hadley, New Salem, Brimfield, Randolph, Warren, etc. Previous research and outreach work as Program Curator at the Story Center, Ames Heritage Association Museum (Iowa).

Special research interests include:

  • History and Theory of Planning and Design Professions
  • Urban Environmental and Infrastructural History
  • Sustainability Studies relative to urban-industrial growth
  • Regional Food Systems: Ecology, Economy, Equity, and Engagement
  • Scientific/Technological Aspects of Planning and Design
  • Political Economy of Life Sciences: Programs and Policies
  • Research Design and Project Organization: Mixed Methods
  • Mentoring relative to Pedagogy and Professional Training