is Professor of Urban Affairs and Planning at Hunter College and the Graduate Center, City University of New York, and Director of the Hunter College Center for Community Planning & Development. His books include New York For Sale: Community Planning Confronts Global Real Estate
, which won the Paul Davidoff Award in 2009 and International Planning History Society Book Prize in 2010, and Service-Learning in Design and Planning: At the Boundaries
, which he co-edited with Cheryl Doble and Paula Horrigan.
Tom recently completed studies on NYC’s Sustainability Plan, Wal-Mart, Atlantic Yards, and many city neighborhoods. He is Land Use columnist for www.gothamgazette.com
, founder and co-editor of Progressive Planning Magazine
, participating editor of the journals Latin American Perspectives
and Local Environment.
He is a Fellow at the American Academy in Rome and served as Fulbright Specialist in India, Italy and Vietnam. He previously served as a senior planner with the City of New York and Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Peru.
tangotti [at] hunter.cuny.edu