Dr. Jaap Vos joined the faculty of the Department of Community and Regional Planning at Boise State University in 2012. Formerly, he was the Director and an associate professor for the School of Urban & Regional Planning at Florida Atlantic University. He holds a Ph.D. in Regional Planning from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a Master’s degree in Environmental Science from Wageningen University in the Netherlands. Dr. Vos’ main interests include environmental planning, environmental justice, and sustainable development. He has published articles about community participation, environmental justice and equity in planning. Much of his research has focused on the relationship between Everglades restoration and urban development in southeast Florida.
Articles & Conference Proceedings
Variability in Road Runoff Pollution by Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) in the Urbanized Area Adjacent to Biscayne Bay, Florida (with Diana Mitsova, Piero Gardinali, and Inna Stafeychuk), Journal of Environmental Protection (2011)
Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) were consistently documented in the sediments of the canals draining into...
Seasonal Variability in PAH Concentrations in Urban Runoff Discharged to Biscayne National Park and Aquatic Preserve: Initial Results (with Diana Mitsova and Inna Stafeychuk), Proceedings of the 3rd International Subtropical Cities Conference, Subtropical Cities 2011: Beyond Climate Change (2011)
Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) emitted from vehicle exhaust or released as a result of spillage,...
Knowledge Globalization in Urban Studies and Planning: A Network Analysis of International Co-authorships (with Asli Ceylan Oner, Diana Mitsova, and David Prosperi), Journal of Knowledge Globalization (2010)
The concept of “academic globalization” has recently emerged to describe increased international collaboration in education...
Interoperable Three-Dimensional GIS: Urban Modeling with ArcGIS 3D Analyst and SketchUp (with Ann-Margaret Esnard, Anthony Abbate, and Aron Temkin), ArcUser Online (2007)
This article describes what happened when 13 urban planning and architecture faculty members and students...
Contributions to Books
17 Years of Planning in Florida: Where Has all the Leadership Gone?, Palm Beach County Planning Congress (2012)
Words of Wisdom Gleaned From Howey, Institute for Academic Leadership (2012)
Reflections on being the head of an academic unit.
Florida Planning 2.0: Reframing, Research, Planning and Education (Planning Discussion), Public Policy & Administration, College of Social Sciences & Public Affairs, Boise State University (2011)
The Culture of Corruption in Land Use Planning and Development: Have we Learned Anything in the Past 5 Years? (Invited Speaker), The Fifth Annual Ethics Seminar, Palm Beach County Planning Congress, Inc. (2011)