Stefan G. Mend


Dissertation Topic/Title: Community Development in the United States: Transferring the European model of neighborhood open space.


Dissertation Advisor: Dr. Radha Jagannathan


Previous Degrees: M.A. Politics and Management, University of Konstanz, 2008; MPAP, Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning & Public Policy, Rutgers University, 2005


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Research Interest

How to lay the foundations for making places to create livable cities, and what is necessary to bring this idea into reality in distressed urban neighborhoods in the United States are the all-encompassing questions which motivates my research.


Teaching and TA Experience:

  • Methods of Planning Analysis I (970:515) – Fall 2008-Fall 2012 (TA)