Robert Goodspeed

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Assistant Professor
  • Arch. and U.P. (Taubman)
    • Urban and Regional Planning
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His research investigates how new information technologies can be used to improve the planning process and planning outcomes. This includes examining the design and use of planning support systems, new participatory techniques such as crowdsourcing, and the development of sociotechnical infrastructures for planning. His dissertation analyzed the relationship between the use of planning support systems and participants' social learning through mixed-methods research in Boston, Mass. and Austin, Texas.

UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

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Clean Water and SanitationSustainable Cities and CommunitiesClimate Action

Current sustainability courses taught