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Ruth Yabes

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Professor Emerita
Faculty, Tempe Campus,
Education

Ph.D. City and Regional Planning, Cornell University
M.C.P. City Planning, University of Pennsylvania
B.S., B.A. Environmental Planning, Economics, University of California, Davis

Research Interests

Participation, community development, international planning, planning pedagogy.

Publications
  • Ruth Yabes and David Pijawka. Public Participation in Achieving Sustainability in Central City Neighborhoods. Local Sustainable Urban Development in a Globalized World (2008).
Research Activity
Presentations
  • Ruth Yabes and David Pijawka. New Paradigms for Sustainability in Planning Education. International Urban Planning and Environment Association (IUPEA). UPE8 International Symposium. Kais (Mar 2009).
  • Yabes, Ruth, and Sandra Zwick. Light Rail Development in Phoenix: Creating Accurate Expectations for Practical Public Involvement. International Association of Public Participation International Conference (Aug 2008).
  • Ruth Yabes. Institutional change from shocks to an indigenous irrigation system in the Philippines (1979-2006). International Association for the Study of Commons (IASC) 12th Biennial Conference (Jul 2008).
  • David Pijawka and Ruth Yabes. Integrating Sustainability into Planning Education: Innovations and Enhancements. Assoc. Collegiate Schools of Planning-Assoc. European SOP Fourth Joint Congress (Jul 2008).
  • Ruth Yabes. Service-Learning and Participatory Action Research: Learning from Reflective Engagement. Erasing Boundaries--Supporting Communities Symposium (Apr 2008).
Honors / Awards

2009 - Marcia M. Feld Leadership Award, Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning

Service
  • Gallery Exhibit Committee, Member (2008 - Present)
  • Gallery Exhibit Committee, School of Planning, Member (2008 - Present)
  • Glendale Centerline Business Breakfast, Speaker (2008 - Present)
  • International Association of Public Participation (IAP2), Grand Canyon Chapter Liaison to national headquarters (2008 - Present)
  • City of Casa Grande, Advisor (2008 - Present)
  • Personnel Committee, Chair (2008 - Present)
  • ULI Reality Check, Participant (2008 - Present)
  • Planning and Design Academy - College of Design, Convenor, leader (2008 - Present)
  • School of Planning, Faculty "Advisor" (2008 - Present)
  • International Journal of Public Participation (e-journal)., Founding Editorial Board member (2008 - Present)
  • International Journal of Public Participation (e-journal)., Founding Editorial Board member (2008 - Present)
  • International Association of Public Participation (IAP2), Trainer (2008 - Present)
  • International Association of Public Participation (IAP2), Trainer (2008 - Present)
  • International Association of Public Participation (IAP2), Trainer (2008 - Present)
  • Central Arizonans for a Sustainable Economy, Board of Directors member (2007 - Present)
  • Central Arizonans for a Sustainable Economy, Board of Directors member (2007 - Present)
  • College Curriculum and Academic Affairs Committee, Member (2006 - Present)
  • Personnel Committee, Member (1997 - Present)
  • Internships, Coordinator (1996 - Present)
  • Ph.D. Core Faculty Environmental Design and Planning, Member (1996 - Present)
  • Ph.D. Core Faculty Environmental Design and Planning, Member (1996 - Present)
  • Journal of Planning Education and Research, Manuscript reviewer (1993 - Present)
  • No record, Faculty "Advisor" (1909 - Present)
  • Central Arizonans for a Sustainable Economy, Board of Directors member (2007 - 2010)
  • ACSP Global Planners Education International Group (GPEIG), Elections Nominating Committee member (2008 - 2009)
  • International Association of Public Participation (IAP2), Grand Canyon Chapter Liaison to national headquarters (2008 - 2009)
  • Personnel Committee, School of Planning, Chair (2008 - 2009)
  • Barrett Honors College, Faculty Honors Advisor for School of Planning, BS Planning (2007 - 2009)
  • College of Design Curriculum and Academic Affairs Committee, Member (2006 - 2009)
  • Internships, School of Planning, Coordinator (1996 - 2009)
  • School Affairs Committee, Member (2007 - 2008)
  • DFG Evaluation, International Research Training Group, Tech Univ Kaiserslautern, Participant (2008 - 2008)
  • Policies and Procedures Committee, Chair (2007 - 2008)