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Faculty Bio

Ellis, Cliff, Ph.D.

Ellis, Cliff, Ph.D.

Professor, Director of City and Regional Planning

Office: 2-215 Lee Hall
Phone: 864-656-2477

Ph.D. in City and Regional Planning, University of California at Berkeley; M.P.C.D. in Planning and Community Development, University of Colorado at Denver; B.A. in History/Philosophy, Colorado College

Curriculum Vitae

Cliff Ellis holds a Master’s of Planning and Community Development from the University of Colorado at Denver and a Ph.D. in City and Regional Planning from the University  of California at Berkeley.  He teaches courses on site planning, human settlement, and urban design.  His research interests include New Urbanism, urban design, land use planning, history of urban form, planning history, and planning theory.

Selected Professional Works

Journal Articles & Book Chapters (Published)

White, Stacey Swearingen, and Cliff Ellis. 2007. “Sustainability, the Environment, and New Urbanism: An Assessment and Agenda for Research.” Journal of Architectural and Planning Research 24, no. 2 (Summer): 125-42.

Ellis, Cliff. 2005. “Planning Methods and Good City Form.” Journal of Architectural and Planning Research 22, no. 2 (Summer): 138-47.

Ellis, Cliff. 2005. “Norman Bel Geddes and Lewis Mumford: The Highway, the City, and the Future.” Planning Perspectives 20, no. 1 (January): 51-68.

Deitrick, Sabina, and Cliff Ellis. 2004. “New Urbanism in the Inner City: A Case Study of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.” Journal of the American Planning Association 70, no. 3 (Autumn): 426-42.

Talen, Emily, and Cliff Ellis. 2004. “Cities as Art: Exploring the Possibility of an Aesthetic Dimension in Planning.” Planning Theory & Practice 5, no. 1 (March): 11-32.

Ellis, Cliff. 2002. “The New Urbanism: Critiques and Rebuttals.” Journal of Urban Design.7, no. 3 (October): 263-93.

Talen, Emily, and Cliff Ellis. 2002. “Beyond Relativism: Reclaiming the Search for Good City Form.” Journal of Planning Education and Research 22, no. 1 (Fall): 36-49.

Ellis, Cliff. 2001, “Interstate Highways, Regional Planning, and the Reshaping of Metropolitan America.” Planning Practice & Research 16, no. 3/4: 247-69.