EPP faculty members conduct research on a wide range of environmental policy and planning issues. The following are some of the issues faculty members currently are studying.


Environmental Policy and Planning

The Environmental Policy and Planning Group (EPP) focuses on the decision-making tools by which society conserves and manages natural resources and ensures sustainable development. Areas of concern include toxic and hazardous waste management, environmental technology, water and air quality, global climate change, facility siting, environmental justice and brownfield development.


Within the Architectural Design discipline, there are two areas of study for SMArchS students:

  • Architectural Design
  • Architecture and Urbanism