Dr. Hamin is the Department Head for Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning at
the University of Massachusetts. She teaches and researches in land use planning, with a
particular focus on planning for climate change adaptation. She has taught the Regional
Planning Studio, Introduction to Land Use, and Planning for Climate Change in the
Regional Planning program here at UMass, and directs the land use concentration for MRP
students. Through studios and projects, she works with regional planning agencies and
communities on master plans, special projects, and climate change planning. Please see
her cv link below for a listing of her books, articles, presentations, and other
publications. 

Prior to coming UMass, Dr. Hamin taught at Iowa State University from 1995 to 2001.
During her doctorate, she worked in land use and energy consulting, and before her
doctorate, she worked in real estate consulting and development, providing financial and
marketing analysis to major real estate developers across the United States. 

Climate Adaptation

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Climbing the Adaptation Planning Ladder: Barriers and Enablers in Municipal Planning (with Nicole Gurran), Handbook of Climate Adaptation (2015)

Local municipal governments have a crucial role in helping communities adapt to climate change. Recognizing...

 

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Barriers to Municipal Climate Adaptation: Examples from Coastal Massachusetts' Smaller Cities and Towns (with Nicole Gurran and Ana M. Enlinger), Journal of the American Planning Association (2014)

Problem, research strategy, and findings: Many global cities are making good progress on climate adaptation....

 

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Mainstreaming Climate in the Classroom: Teaching Climate Change Planning (with Daniel J. Marcucci), Planning Practice and Research (2013)

Climate change planning, both mitigation (reducing greenhouse gasses) and adaptation (designing built environments for changed...

 

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By Stealth or by Spotlight: Matching Barriers to Adaptation Approaches (2012)

The goal of this research is testing existing frameworks that theorize the barriers to uptake...

 

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Space for Adapting: Reconciling Adaptation and Mitigation in Local Climate Change Plans (with Nicole Gurran), Resilient Cities 2: Cities and Adaptation to Climate Change - Proceedings of Global Forum 2011 (2012)

Amid the complexity of actually planning for adaptation and mitigation in cities, spatial form matters....

 

Land Use

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Climbing the Adaptation Planning Ladder: Barriers and Enablers in Municipal Planning (with Nicole Gurran), Handbook of Climate Adaptation (2015)

Local municipal governments have a crucial role in helping communities adapt to climate change. Recognizing...

 

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Barriers to Municipal Climate Adaptation: Examples from Coastal Massachusetts' Smaller Cities and Towns (with Nicole Gurran and Ana M. Enlinger), Journal of the American Planning Association (2014)

Problem, research strategy, and findings: Many global cities are making good progress on climate adaptation....

 

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Space for Adapting: Reconciling Adaptation and Mitigation in Local Climate Change Plans (with Nicole Gurran), Resilient Cities 2: Cities and Adaptation to Climate Change - Proceedings of Global Forum 2011 (2012)

Amid the complexity of actually planning for adaptation and mitigation in cities, spatial form matters....

 

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Climate change adaptation in coastal Australia: an audit of planning practice (with Nicole Gurran and Barbara Norman) (2012)

This study examines the state of local practice in planning for climate change adaptation in...

 

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Regional Conservation Partnerships in New England (2012)

Across New England, a new model of regional collaboration is increasingly being used by land...

 

Pedagogy

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Mainstreaming Climate in the Classroom: Teaching Climate Change Planning (with Daniel J. Marcucci), Planning Practice and Research (2013)

Climate change planning, both mitigation (reducing greenhouse gasses) and adaptation (designing built environments for changed...

 

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Preservation Planning (with Na Li), The Oxford Handbook of URBAN PLANNING (2012)
 

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Teaching Sustainability: The Case of the Incredible Shrinking Professor, Inside and Out: Universities and Education for Sustainable Development. (2006)
 

Planning Theory

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Preservation Planning (with Na Li), The Oxford Handbook of URBAN PLANNING (2012)