• Sujata Shetty is a Professor in the Department of Geography and Planning and Director of the Jack Ford Urban Affairs Center, at the University of Toledo.  She received her undergraduate degree in architecture from the School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi, India, and her master's and doctoral degrees in urban and regional planning from the Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning at the University of Michigan.  She has worked as an architect, and as an urban planner concentrating on community-based planning, research and evaluation projects.  Her research explores the role of planning in marginalized and under-resourced communities from multiple perspectives, including land use planning, urban design, community development, and international development planning. Most recently, she has focused on the planning challenges in mid-sized cities in the U.S. industrial mid-west, particularly cities facing population loss.  Her work has been published in a wide range of journals including Housing Policy Debate, Urban Design International and Community Development. 

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