University of Oregon

Planning, Public Policy and Management

Rebecca Lewis, Ph.D.

Rebecca Lewis, Assistant Professor in PPPMAssistant Professor
Department of Planning, Public Policy & Management
1209 University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403-1209
Phone: 541-346-4432
Fax:  541-346-2040
Email: rlewis9@uoregon.edu

Current CV

Education

Ph.D. (urban and regional planning), University of Maryland
     College Park (2011)
M.P.P. (environmental policy), University of Maryland
     College Park (2008)
B.A. (political science), University of Kentucky (2006)

Summary of Interests

  • Land Use Policy
  • Growth Management
  • Urban Form
  • Sustainable Development
  • State and Local Public Finance

Courses and Seminars

  • Human Settlements
  • Green Cities
  • Growth Management
  • Public Budget Administration

Selected Publications

Lewis, R. (2012). The Determinants of Rehabilitation and Redevelopment in Baltimore City. Regional Science Practice and Policy 4(4): 335-354.

Lewis, R. & Knaap, G-J. (2012). Institutional Structures for State Growth Management: An Examination of State Development Plans. State and Local Government Review,44(1):1-12.

Lewis, R & Knaap, G-J. (2012). Targeting Spending for Land Conservation: An Evaluation of Maryland's Rural Legacy Program. Journal of the American Planning Association, 78(1): 34-52.

Kaza, N., Knaap, G-J., Knaap, I. & Lewis, R. (2011). Peak Oil, Urban Form, and Public Health: Exploring the Connections. American Journal of Public Health, 101(9): 1598-1606.

Lewis, R., Knaap, G-J. & Sohn, J. (2009). Managing Growth with Priority Funding Areas: A Good Idea Whose Time Has Yet to Come. Journal of the American Planning Association, 75(4): 457–478.

Lewis, R. (2013). Small Wonder: Delaware’s Quiet Emergence into Innovative State Planning. In G.J. Knaap, A. Carbonell. & Z. Nedovic-Budic (Eds.) Planning for States and Nation/States: A TransAtlantic Exploration. (tentative title) Cambridge, MA: Lincoln Institute of Land Policy. Forthcoming.

Towe, C., Lewis, R., & Lynch, L. (2013) Using Quasi-experimental Methods to Evaluate Land Policies: Application to Maryland’s Priority Funding Legislation. In Joshua Duke and Junjie Wu (Eds.) Handbook of Land Economics. Oxford Press. Forthcoming.

Knaap, G.J., & Lewis, R. (2011). Metropolitan Planning for Sustainability and the Hegemony of Metropolitan Regionalism. In E. Seltzer & A. Carbonell (Eds.) Regional Planning in America: Practice and Prospect. Cambridge, MA: Lincoln Institute of Land Policy.

Knaap, G-J., & Lewis, R. (2009). Growth Patterns and Trends. In G. K. Ingram, A. Carbonell, Y-H. Hong, & A. Flint (Eds.) Smart Growth Policies: An Evaluation of Programs and Outcomes. Cambridge, MA: Lincoln Institute of Land Policy.

Knaap, G-J., & Lewis, R. (2009). Maryland Case Study. In G. K. Ingram, A. Carbonell, Y-H. Hong, & A. Flint (Eds.) Smart Growth Policies: An Evaluation of Programs and Outcomes. Cambridge, MA: Lincoln Institute of Land Policy.

 

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