Meet Our Speaker
Ph.D. Planning and Public Policy, Professor Tufts University, Director Urban Attitudes Lab
The Art, Science and Beauty of Design: Architecture, Design and Your DNA! What’s It All Mean?
Panelist Justin B. Hollander is a professor of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning at Tufts University. His research and teaching is in the areas of physical planning, Big Data, shrinking cities, and the intersection between cognitive science and the design of cities. He co-edited the book Urban Experience and Design: Contemporary Perspectives on Improving the Public Realm (Routledge, 2020) and is the author of seven other books on urban planning and design, including “Cognitive Architecture Designing for How We Respond to the Built Environment” (with Ann Sussman) and “Urban Social Listening: Potential and Pitfalls for Using Microblogging Data in Studying Cities”. He was recently inducted as a Fellow of the American Institute of Certified Planners and hosts the Apple podcast “Cognitive Urbanism”.