Chair and Professor, City & Metropolitan Planning

College of Architecture + Planning


Ellin’s work in urban design, placemaking, community-building and university-neighborhood partnerships aims to enhance quality of life, specifically through improving the built and natural environments. She is widely published and speaks frequently on urban and suburban revitalization. Ellin holds a Ph.D. and M.Phil. in Urban Planning from Columbia University, an M.A. from Columbia University in Cultural Anthropology, and a B.A. from Bryn Mawr College in Anthropology and Hispanic Studies.


Urban and suburban revitalization, urban design, placemaking, community building, integral urbanism, Sustainable urbanism, Canalscape

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