Robert W. Marans, FAICP
Dr. Robert W. Marans has spent his career bringing high-quality quantitative social science research to the field of planning and public policy. As a premier senior researcher for 45 years at The University of Michigan, he has gained an international reputation for the quality and innovations evident in his contributions. He has co-authored seven notable books, many of them dealing with quality-of-life and the contributions of physical planning and urban design to quality of life. He is an internationally recognized expert who for decades has been making presentations at venues in the United States and around the world. Inducted 2014.