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About Susan G. Mason

Dr. Susan G. Mason holds a Ph.D. in Political Science since 2004, which is the same year she joined the faculty at Boise State University. She is an emeritus professor with the Department of Community and Regional Planning. Dr. Mason’s professional interests revolve around regional governance, economic development, urban and community development, and sustainability. Dr. Mason has published in a variety of journals including Cities, Economic Development Quarterly, Applied Geography, International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, Canadian Journal Urban Research, Community Development Journal and State and Local Government Review.

Dr. Mason has also been an invited guest lecture in Copenhagen, Denmark, as well as at regional and local conferences. Some of her guest lectures include planning for an aging demographic, non-motorized transportation planning, citizen participation, and the factors that influence green building.

Positions

2015 Present Professor, Boise State University Department of Community and Regional Planning
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August 20122015 Associate Professor, Boise State University Department of Community and Regional Planning
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September 2013June 2014 Visiting Scholar, California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo
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August 2010May 2012 Associate Professor, Boise State University Department of Public Policy and Administration
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August 2010May 2012 Associate Professor, Boise State University Department of Political Science
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August 2004May 2010 Assistant Professor, Boise State University Department of Political Science
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August 2004May 2010 Assistant Professor, Boise State University Department of Public Policy and Administration
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Curriculum Vitae




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Honors and Awards

  • 2007, September - Nominated for the College of SSPA Tenure Track Teaching/Research/Service Award
  • 2008, November - Idaho Smart Growth Award for Mobile Home Study
  • 2008 September - Policies and Tools for Fostering Green Building Practices -- $60,572
  • 2010 June - Exploring Capacity as a Determinant of Metropolitan Governance for Sustainable Outcomes. $5,000 Brookings Mountain West Grant

Courses

  • CRP 501 Intro to Community and Regional Planning
  • CRP 504 Intro to Policy Formation-Geographic Info Systems (GIS)
  • CRP 520 Intro to Land Use and Transportation Problems and Policy
  • CRP 692 Capstone

Education

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May 2004 Ph.D. - Political Science, University of Missouri-St. Louis
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May 1999 M.P.P.A. - Public Policy and Public Administration, University of Missouri-St. Louis
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December 1987 B.A. - Economics, University of Missouri-Columbia
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December 1987 B.A. - Psychology, University of Missouri-Columbia
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Contact Information

Phone: (208) 426-2658
Email: susanmason@boisestate.edu
Office: Environmental Research Building, Room 4135


Articles (16)

Books (1)

Contributions to Books (2)

Conference Proceedings (2)

Blog Posts (1)

Podcasts (1)

Interviews (1)

Reports (8)