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The Humphrey School of Public Affairs is the University of
Minnesota's school of policy and planning.


Professor Edward G. Goetz of the Humphrey School

Edward G. Goetz

Professor

Email: egoetz@umn.edu
Phone: 612-624-8737
Office: 330 Humphrey School

Areas of Expertise

Housing policy and planning; community development; race and poverty in urban areas; neighborhood revitalization; politics of urban and regional planning, growth management strategies; urban planning; urban sprawl

Biography

Edward G. Goetz specializes in housing and local community development planning and policy. His research focuses on issues of race and poverty and how they affect housing policy planning and implementation. His most recent book, New Deal Ruins: Race, Economic Justice, and Public Housing Policy (2013, Cornell University Press), examines the dismantling of the public housing program in the U.S.

Goetz is the Director of the Center for Urban and Regional Affairs at the University of Minnesota, and co-Director of the University-Metropolitan Consortium. He has served as Associate Dean and as Director of the Masters of Urban and Regional Planning program at the Humphrey School. He has served on a variety of local and national advisory committees on issues related to affordable housing and community development. In 2011, Goetz received the "Distinguished Teaching Award for Outstanding Contributions to Postbaccalaureate, Graduate and Professional Education" from the University of Minnesota.

Goetz is also the author of Clearing the Way: Deconcentrating the Poor in Urban America (2003, Urban Institute Press), Shelter Burden: Local Politics and Progressive Housing Policy (1993, Temple University Press), and co-editor of The New Localism: Comparative Urban Politics in a Global Era (1993, Sage Publications).

Curriculum Vitae (PDF)

Selected Writings

New Deal Ruins: Race, Economic Justice, and Public Housing Policy (2013, Cornell University Press)Chapter 1

Photo of New Deal Ruins book cover

Clearing the Way: Deconcentrating the Poor in Urban America (2003, Urban Institute Press) Chapter 1

Photo of Clearing the Way book cover

Courses Taught

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Fall 2014
 
Spring 2015
  • PA 5204 — Urban Spatial&Social Dynamics
  • PA 5880 — Exploring Global Cities

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