Professor Landis' research interests span a variety of urban development topics. His current and recent research focuses on metropolitan equity, gentrification and neighborhood change, affordable housing, sprawl and growth management, and smart cities technologies.
Degrees and Experience
B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
Professor Landis was the Department Chair at PennPlanning from 2009 to 2017. Prior to arriving at Penn in 2007, Professor Landis was on the planning faculties of the University of California, Berkeley (1987–2007), Georgia Tech (1985–1986), and the University of Rhode Island (1983–1984). Prof. Landis serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of the American Planning Association, Progress in Planning, and the Journal of Planning Education and Research.
Fifty years of local growth management in America. (under review at Progress in Planning)