Michael Hibbard, Ph.D., Professor
Ph.D. (urban and regional planning), University of California, Los Angeles (1980)
M.S.W. (community development and social planning), San Diego State University (1971)
B.S. (social science), California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (1968)
Summary of Interests
Regional sustainable development, restoring and maintaining healthy economies and healthy ecosystems in rural areas and small towns ("conservation-based development"); comparative studies of rural areas and small towns in industrialized nations; socio-economic development of indigenous communities; planning history.
Socio-economic development problems of agricultural and resource-based communities, as they make the transition to a more diverse and sustainable local and regional economy.
Current/Recent Research Projects
Institute for Policy Research and Innovation
School of Architecture and Allied Arts
5293 University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403-5293 USA
Phone: 1.541.346.3897 Fax: 1.541.346.2040