Term Assistant Professor, Urban Studies
Şevin Yıldız’s research interests and work experience are in the fields of urban and ecological planning with a focus on risk, architecture, infrastructure and global urban design practices in post-industrial regions. Her dissertation project, “Planning the Ecology of Disappearance: New Jersey Meadowlands in the Metropolitan Region, 1900-2004,” explores how urban governance and land-use decisions shape ecology-human relationships, the perceptions of wastelands and vulnerable ecologies and how comprehensive plans are designed to reflect changing approaches to environmental policies in metropolitan regions.
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