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About Elisabeth M. Hamin

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.


Present Department Head and Professor, Landscape Architecture & Regional Planning, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Curriculum Vitae

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Contact Information

109 Hills House (North)
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Amherst MA, 01003
Phone:(413) 577-4490

Climate Adaptation (12)

Land Use (13)