Bruce Stiftel, FAICP
245 4th Street NW
Bruce Stiftel has strengthened urban planning education and practice through his teaching and research at Florida State University, as editor of the Journal of Planning Education and Research, and as president of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning. He is also recognized internationally as the founding chairperson of the Global Planning Education Association Network. Inducted 2004.
Professor of City and Regional Planning and chair of the School of City and Regional Planning at Georgia Tech.
Bruce Stiftel is Professor and Chair of the School of City and Regional Planning at Georgia Tech. His research concerns collaborative governance of environmental policy, water planning, and planning school advancement. His most recent books are Adaptive Governance and Water Conflict (co-edited with John T. Scholz; Resources for the Future Press), and Dialogues in Urban and Regional Planning, volume 2 (co-edited with Vanessa Watson and Henri Ascelrad; Routledge). He regularly teaches courses in planning theory, environmental analysis, and citizen participation planning. A graduate of the State University of New York at Stony Brook and of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Stiftel is former president of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning, co-editor of the Journal of Planning Education and Research, and founding chairperson of the Global Planning Education Association Network. He served as a member of the Planning Accreditation Board from 2009-2016, and as a member of U.N. Habitat's Expert Group on International Guidelines for Urban and Territorial Planning. He is a member of the editorial boards of International Planning Studies, Journal of the American Planning Association, Planning Theory and Town Planning Review and of the Steering Committee of U.N. Habitat's University Network Initiative.
Education160353 | University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Graduation Date: December, 1986
Degree Level: PhD/J.D.
160353 | University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Graduation Date: May, 1981
Degree Level: Graduate
State University of New York at Stony Brook
Graduation Date: May, 1975
Degree Level: Undergraduate
Work ExperienceGeorgia Tech
Professor of City and Regional Planning and School Chair
August,2008 - Present
Florida State University
Asst.Prof., Assoc. Prof. and Professor of Urban and Regional Planning; Dept. Chair; Associate Dean of Graduate Studies
August,1983 - July,2008