University of Oregon

Planning, Public Policy and Management

David Povey

David PoveyProfessor Emeritus


Ph.D. (regional planning), Cornell University (1972)
M.U.P., Cornell University (1969)
B.S. (business administration and political science), Lewis and Clark College (1963)

Summary of Interests

Teaching students about real-life planning issues and planning research; assisting communities and organizations in Oregon conduct research that protects the environment and improves the economy; providing community and regional assistance in Oregon through the Community Planning Workshop (CPW).

Research Interests

Ways to protect and enhance the Oregon environment and maintain a working economy, recreation as a regional development activity (i.e., the economic impacts of windsurfing, skiing, salmon sport fishing), sustainable development and regional self-sufficiency; the application of cost-effective technology less harmful to the environment.

Courses and Seminars

Introduction to Urban Planning; Community Planning Workshop; Grant Writing; Research Colloquium; Regional Planning; Recreation Development Planning.