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Katherine Crewe

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Professor Emerita
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Biography: 

Katherine Crewe's scholarship addresses the fields of planning and urban design, with an emphasis on gender and the needs of local communities; her long-term research involves innovative strategies in city-building which address these broader urban needs. She is currently working on a book, "Building Ideals: Practical Utopias from New Towns to New Urbanism" (with Ann Forsyth, of Cornell University). Crewe has published articles in leading journals in the planning and urban design fields. Her edited volumes include an issue of Progressive Planning, and proceedings from the "Genderbound" conference held at ASU in 2004.

Education: 
  • Ph.D. University of Massachusetts
  • M.L.A. University of California, Berkeley
  • M.A. University of California, Berkeley
  • B.A. Rhodes University, South Africa
Research Interests: 

Planning practice and transportation, historic preservation, citizen participation, gender studies and planning, physical planning/urban design, international urban design.

Publications: 
  • Crewe, Katherine. Native Plants and the Urban Challenge. Landscape Journal (2013).
  • Crewe, Katherine. Three Food Arenas: Arizona's Needy Food Deserts. Progressive Planning (2012).
  • Crewe, Katherine. Chandler's Hotel San Marcos: The Resort Impact on a Rural Town. Journal of Urban Design (2011).
  • Crewe, Katherine; Anne Forsyth. Suburban Technopoles as Places: The International campus-garden-suburb style. Urban Design International (2010).
  • Forsyth, Ann and Katherine Crewe. A Typology of Comprehensive Designed Communities Since the Second World War. Landscape Journal (2009).
  • Forsyth, Ann and Katherine Crewe (2009). New Visions for Suburbia: Reassessing Aesthetics and Place-making in Modernism, Imagability, and New Urbanism. Journal of Urban Design 14(4): pp. 413-438 (2009).
  • Crewe, Katherine. Southwestern Themes Showcase Downtowns and Arizona‚Äôs Latino Communities. Planner's Network (0).
Research Activity: 
Summer 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
PUP 445Women and Environments
Summer 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
PUP 445Women and Environments
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
PUP 412History of the City
PUP 484Internship
GPH 484Internship
GCU 484Internship
GIS 484Internship
PUP 499Individualized Instruction
PUP 584Internship
GCU 591Seminar
PUP 593Applied Project
PUP 701Urban Planning Colloquium
EPD 780Practicum
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
PUP 484Internship
GIS 484Internship
GPH 484Internship
GCU 484Internship
PUP 498Pro-Seminar
PUP 584Internship
PUP 591Seminar
GPH 591Seminar
PUP 701Urban Planning Colloquium
EPD 780Practicum
Summer 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
PUP 445Women and Environments
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
PUP 412History of the City
PUP 484Internship
GIS 484Internship
GPH 484Internship
GCU 484Internship
PUP 584Internship
PUP 590Reading and Conference
GCU 591Seminar
EPD 690Reading and Conference
Presentations: 
  • Forsyth, Ann and Katherine Crewe. "What do Science Cities look like? The Campus and the Garden as Enduring Models". Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP); Crystal City, Virginia (Nov 2009).
  • Crewe, Katherine and Ann Forsyth. "Landscape for High Densities: some Ecological Dilemmas". Countil for Educators in Landscape Architecture (CELA) conference, Tucson, Arizona (Feb 2009).
  • Crewe, Katherine. Sustainable Solutions: Learning from a Southwestern Tribal Community. Planner's Network Conference, Winnipeg, Manitoba (Jun 2008).
Service: 
  • SGSUP Internship Program, Instructor (2011 - Present)
  • Faculty searches: Urban Design and Planning position (assist, assoc and full professor);, Member (2010 - Present)
  • Masters in Urban and Environmental Planning Accreditation Committee, Committee member (2010 - Present)
  • Academic Senate, Member (2009 - Present)
  • NEURUS Study Abroad Program, SGSUP Coordinator (2009 - Present)
  • SGSUP Personnel Committee, Member (2009 - Present)
  • SGSUP Promotion and Tenure Committee, Member (2009 - Present)
  • SHESC Urban Organization LLEH Project, Member (2009 - Present)
  • American Planning Association, Member (2008 - Present)
  • American Planning Association, Member (2008 - Present)
  • Masters in Urban and Environmental Planning Admissions Committee, Member (2008 - Present)
  • American Institute of Collegiate Schools of Planning, Member (1999 - Present)
  • American Society of Landscape Architects, Member (1987 - Present)
  • ASU Senate, Member (2009 - 2014)
  • Promotion/Tenure Committee, Member (2013 - 2013)
  • Masters in Urban and Environmental Planning Admissions Committee, Chair, 2011-2012 (2008 - 2013)