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Master's Theses - 2011 to present

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Utilization of Community Development Block Grant funding for façade improvement activities: A study among CDBG entitlement communities in Massachusetts Urban Planning & Design 2017 Mary Muter
The Impact of Retirement Communities on Home Prices: An Evaluation of School Achievement and Residential Sale Price Economic Development and Fiscal Policy 2017 Monica Gregoire
Municipal-Supported, Citizen-led Placemaking Processes: A Study of Successes, Challenges and Lessons Learned in Five Case Studies Community Development Policy & Planning 2017 Adrianne Schaefer
Boston's Emerging Solidarity Food Economy - Lessons in Transformative Change Food Systems Policy 2017 Hannah Sobel
Kitchen Incubators in New England: How an emergent business incubator model is fostering food entrepreneurship Food Systems Policy 2017 Heidi Stucker
A Clean Break: Fuerza Laboral's Quest to Incubate a Building Cleaning Cooperative in Rhode Island Transportation Policy & Planning 2017 Janaki Blum
Community Participation in Traffic Calming Implementation Transportation Policy & Planning 2017 Pat Kelsey
In the Room Where it Happens: Autonomy and Discretion in Home Visitors' Information and Referral Actions Public Health and Nutrition Policy & Planning 2017 Sarah Sherman
Assessing the Impact of Offshore Wind in Massachusetts: An Estimate of of C02 Emissions Reductions Energy Policy & Planning 2017 Ryan Bailey
Affordable Housing Creation Through Regulation of the Private Market: Inclusionary Zoning and Linkage Programs Housing Policy 2017 Cecilia Nardi
The State Water Efficiency and Enhancement Program (SWEEP): A Case Study of Conservation Agriculture and Small Farmers in California Agriculture and Food Systems Policy and Planning 2017 Danielle Ngo
The Public Dimensions of the Boston Public Market Food Systems Policy 2017 Barbara Shepard
Local Governance for the National Framework: Assessing Chinese Subnational Climate Change Policies Air Quality and Climate Change Policy & Planning 2017 Timothy Grant
Home Buyouts: One Community's Quest to Retreat from the Coast Housing Policy 2017 Anna McGinty
A world of difference - Stories of planning for diversity from South Africa to Salem Community Development Policy & Planning 2017 Monique Ching
Priorities for Siting Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Developments in Greater Boston Housing Policy 2017 Hannah Cross
The Effects of State Energy Policy Changes on Residential Electric Energy Burden Energy Policy & Planning 2017 Nicolas Dahlberg
Revenue Increase for Water Utilities from Improved Metering—An Empirical Analysis on AMR Meter Installation Project in Livingstone, Zambia Water Resources and Fisheries Policy & Planning 2017 Yuji Dai
Measuring Transit Accessibility in the MBTA Service Area: Spatial Location of Poor Transit Access Areas and Assessment of the Daily Commute to Employment Locations Transportation Policy & Planning 2017 Mbacke Faye
Impacts and Best Practices of Pedestrian Plazas in Cities Transportation Policy & Planning 2017 Elizabeth Gohringer
Creating River North: A Case Study of Demographic Shifts in Denver Community Development Policy & Planning 2017 Anthony Lechuga
Assessment of the Child Maltreatment in Massachusetts Public Health and Nutrition Policy & Planning 2017 Yuan Li
Investing in Water: Assessing the Feasibility of Establishing a Water Sharing Investment Partnership in Texas' Rio Grande Water Market Water Resources and Fisheries Policy & Planning 2017 Lauren Lynch
Knowing Where the Power is Going:Opportunitiesand ChallengesforDisaggregated Household Electrical UsageFeedback Energy Policy & Planning 2017 Nathaniel Mayo
Accessing Opportunity in Massachusetts: The Spatial Consequences of State Statute Chapter 40B Housing Policy 2017 Hana Migliorato
Site Selection Optimization for Wetlands Preservation Water Resources and Fisheries Policy & Planning 2017 Jessica Norriss
An Analysis of the Environmental Justice Movement in Massachusetts & Rhode Island Environmental Justice 2017 Elizabeth Pongratz
An Investigation of Community Policies and Attitudes Towards Accessory Dwelling Units in Greater Boston Housing Policy 2017 Alexandra Purdy
Newspapers Accounts of Neighborhood Economic Change Economic Development and Fiscal Policy 2017 Bradley Putnam
Energy Justice and the Stakeholders Involved: A Case Study of Solar Power in Rural Haiti Energy Policy & Planning 2017 Elijah Romulus
Capstone title: Shared Equity Homeownership Models Housing Policy 2017 Stephanie Savir
An Analysis of Save Haven Locations in New York City Community Development Policy & Planning 2017 Brooke Schwartz
Liquor License Distribution in Boston: Exacerbating Economic Disenfranchisement Economic Development and Fiscal Policy 2017 Lauren Shuffleton
Exploring Roles for Communities in Green Infrastructure Projects Urban Planning & Design 2017 Elise Simons
A Cross-State Analysis of Renewable Portfolio Standard Development Energy Policy & Planning 2017 Mariel Marchand
Regional Self-Reliance and Food Security: A food systems modeling case study in the Department of La Paz, Bolivia Food Systems Policy 2017 Caitlin Matthews
Waste not, want not. Putting Urban Metabolism into Practice Solid Waste/Pollution Prevention Policy & Planning 2016 Imaikalani Aiu
The Housing Market in Egypt After the Revolution: Opportunities and Challenges for Foreign Direct Investment Housing Policy 2016 Mark Attia
Securing the Future of Water Resources for Beirut: A Sustainability Assessment of Water Governance in Beirut, Lebanon Water Resources and Fisheries Policy & Planning 2016 Ayah Badran
Solar Stimulus: Perceptions of Banks and Credit Unions towards solar PV in Massachusetts Energy Policy & Planning 2016 Suveer Bahirwani
Networked Community Land Trusts: An Analysis of Existing Models and a Needs Assessment for the Greater Boston Community Land Trust Network Land Use Policy & Planning 2016 Benjamin Baldwin
The Public Perception of Manufacturing Careers in New England Corporate Env. Policy & Industrial Ecology 2016 Annie Burtoff
Warming Temperatures in a Changing Climate - How Rising Temperatures are Linked to Climate Change in the U.S. Print Media Air Quality and Climate Change Policy & Planning 2016 Betsy Byrum
Arts, Culture, and Creativity: A Case Study of the Arts and Planning Toolkit for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Urban Planning & Design 2016 Jennifer Chin Erickson
Towards a Vision Zero Policy Theory: Examining Emerging Road Safety Initiatives in U.S. Cities Transportation Policy & Planning 2016 Nathaniel Fink
Turkey's 1980's Export-led Growth Policies and Working Class Women's Social Exclusion Economic Development and Fiscal Policy 2016 Deniz Gecim
The Power and Potential of Relationships: An Examination of Juvenile Justice Involved Adolescent Mothers in a Home Visiting Program Public Health and Nutrition Policy & Planning 2016 Meghan Higgins
Economically, Ecologically and Socially Balanced Agriculture Practices in Northern California and New England Agriculture and Food Systems Policy and Planning 2016 Matthew Hinds
The Feasibility of Creating a Regional Transfer of Development Rights Program in Barnstable County, Massachusetts Land Use Policy & Planning 2016 William Holm
The Built Environment and Walking to School: Findings from a Student Travel Behavior Survey in Massachusetts Transportation Policy & Planning 2016 Kate Ito
Using Vacant Land for Stormwater Management: Prioritizing Locations to Maximize Community Benefits Water Resources and Fisheries Policy & Planning 2016 Anna Krane
Examining how recreational park programs can contribute to making parks in the City of Boston more Age-Friendly Urban Planning & Design 2016 Megan Krey
Land in Trust: Comparing Acquisition Methods for Farmland Preservation in Rural, Suburban and Urban Contexts Land Use Policy & Planning 2016 Victoria Kulwicki
Gritty and Growing: Exploring Commercial Urban Agriculture in Everett, MA Agriculture and Food Systems Policy and Planning 2016 Kathleen O'Brien
Challenges of Public-Private Partnerships: A Case Study of the Boston Urban Forest Coalition Agriculture and Food Systems Policy and Planning 2016 Andrew Petit de Mange
Sustainable Livelihood Community Level Assessment in Wayanad, Keiala Sustainable Development 2016 Allison Platt
Bridging the Transportation Finance Gap: Planning Beyond Boundaries for a Connected 21st Century Transportation Policy & Planning 2016 Rayn Riel
An Investigation of People's Attitudes about Bicycling in Urban Areas in the US: An Exploration Case Study in Washington DC Transportation Policy & Planning 2016 Yaqi Shen
Cause to Collaborate: Assessing the Role of Regional Conservation Partnerships in Inter-Municipal Collaboration Land Use Policy & Planning 2016 Jesse-Nathan Steadman
The Establishment of a Casino Gaming Business as a Stimulus/Growth Strategy for a Medium sized "Shrinking City" (Springfield, MA) Economic Development and Fiscal Policy 2016 Evan Sullivan
Build It: A Feasibility Study of GIS-Based Analyses of Cycling Infrastructure Transportation Policy & Planning 2016 Ian Thistle
Child Care Use Among Adolescent Mothers Enrolled in a Massachusetts Home Visiting Program Public Health and Nutrition Policy & Planning 2016 LunYan Tom
Educating Practical Visionaries at Tufts University: A Framework for Community-University Co-Learning Education Policy 2016 Rebecca Tumposky
BEYOND AFFORDABLE HOUSING: WHITHER COMMUNITY LAND TRUST? Housing Policy 2016 Trang Vuong
Noise Levels Associated with Sentiment Analysis on Twitter: A Case Study of New York City Public Health and Nutrition Policy & Planning 2016 Xiang Yu
Steel Winds: A Case Study of a Successful Community - Developer Relationship Energy Policy & Planning 2015 Peter Ciurczak
Creating Lasting Affordability Through Community Land Trust: Lessons for Somerville, Massachusetts Land Use Policy & Planning 2015 Susan Mann
An Assessment of Neighborhood Retail Environment in Union Square, Somerville Economic Development and Fiscal Policy 2015 Maria Martinez Vazquez
Creating a Culture of Progressive Planning Practice in America's Medium-size Cities Land Use Policy & Planning 2015 James McKeag
Mapping Massachusetts: A Spatial Analysis of Opportunity and Ideal Markets for Participants in the Massachusetts Rental Voucher Program Housing Policy 2015 Amelia Najjar
Framing A Regional Landscape-Scale Conservation Plan for the Penobscot River Corridor Using Best Practices and Lessons Learned Regional and State Planning 2015 Janna Newman
Seed to Student: An Analysis of the Potential Impacts of Recent Federal Legislation on Local Food Systems via School Garden Programs on Cape Cod, Massachusetts Food Systems Policy 2015 Elizabeth Nollner
Telling the Story of Food Justice: A Case Study of the Urban Farming Institute of Boston Agriculture and Food Systems Policy and Planning 2015 Valerie Oorthuys
Youth Voices in Positive Youth Development: A Case Study Family and Child Policy 2015 Krysti Turnquest
Critical Factors for Successful Private-Public Partnership (PPP) in Urban and Environmental Infrastructure Projects in Jilin Province, China International Policy & Planning 2015 Mengmeng Zhou
Shrinking Cities and Subjective Well-Being: An Investigation of Resident Attitudes and Opinions Via Micro-Blog Sentiment Analysis Political Participation and Media Relations 2015 Andrew Wiley
Groundwater Regulation and the Public Trust Doctrine in California Water Resources and Fisheries Policy & Planning 2015 Christina Valerino
Building Footprint Changes in Baltimore Rowhouse Neighborhoods Housing Policy 2015 Jingyu Tu
Cleaning and Eating Green: A Review of Local Restaurants That Are Purchasing and Using Green Cleaning Products Solid Waste/Pollution Prevention Policy & Planning 2015 Migdalia Tracy
The Energy Ladder: A Valid Model for Fuel Transitions in Sub-Saharan Africa Energy Policy & Planning 2015 Rebecca Toole
Local, Low Impact Stormwater Management and the Power of the Massachusetts Municipality Water Resources and Fisheries Policy & Planning 2015 Jennifer Titus
Air Quality and Sustainable Redevelopment: the Case of Construction in Dudley Square Air Quality and Climate Change Policy & Planning 2015 Hanaa Rohman
Telling the Story of Food Justice: A Case Study of the Urban Farming Institute of Boston Agriculture and Food Systems Policy and Planning 2015 Valerie Oorthuys
Framing A Regional Landscape-Scale Conservation Plan for the Penobscot River Corridor Using Best Practices and Lessons Learned Natural Resources Policy & Management 2015 Janna Newman
Community and Economic Development Strategies for Revitalization of Former Mill Towns in Massachusetts Community Development Policy & Planning 2015 Christine Madore
Enhancing Rural Community Assets Through Active Transportation Planning: A Case Study of Norway, Maine Transportation Policy & Planning 2015 Kristine Keeney
Disciplinary Trends in Boston Area Schools: Programming to Improve Conflict Resolution Practices and Close the Education Gap Education Policy 2015 Breann Jeffries
Active Transportation Among Older Adults in Massachusetts Transportation Policy & Planning 2015 Marguerite Hutcheson
A Golden Ticket: the State of Admissions for Low-Income Youth at Elite Universities Education Policy 2015 Brianda Hernandez
Reclaiming Philly's Vacant Properties: An Assessment of Community Discourse in the Formation of the Philadelphia Land Bank Housing Policy 2015 Kasia Hart
Cumulative Causation: Decision-Making in Food Hub Creation and Development Food Systems Policy 2015 Joanna Hamilton
The Benefits, Drawbacks, and Limitations of Service Coordination Tools: Perspectives from Social Service Providers in Somerville, Massachusetts Welfare and Social Services Policy 2015 Kristin Haas
Portuguese Speaking Immigrant Communities in Massachusetts: Assessing Well-Being Through Sentiment Analysis of Microblogging Data Urban Planning & Design 2015 Cara Foster-Karim
The Parking Benefit District Exploring Business Owner's Perspective on an Innovative Parking Management Model in Jamaica Plain, Boston Transportation Policy & Planning 2015 Dorothy Fennell
Community Land Ownership and Governance in Northern New England: An Analysis of Two Local Approaches to the Community Forest Model Natural Resources Policy & Management 2015 Abby Farnham
Talking About Food: Using Institutional Stories to Build Equity Within Food System Planning in Everett, MA Food Systems Policy 2015 Kimberly Etingoff
The Kingdom of Jordan's Water Policies and Programs: Understanding Water Scarcity and Finding a Path to Sustainable Water Demand Management Water Resources and Fisheries Policy & Planning 2015 Deema Dabbagh
Sustainability Reporting in New England: An Analysis of Programs and Metrics Reported by Top Public Manufacturers Corporate Env. Policy & Industrial Ecology 2015 Michael Coty
Industry Trade Associations: An Examination of Their Corporate Social Responsibility Programs and Messaging of Those Efforts Socially Responsible Marketing 2015 Laurie Calvert
Conflict Assessment of Oil Exploration in Southern Belize Natural Resources Policy & Management 2015 Jennifer Bogle
Impacts of Public Policies on China's Solar Photovoltaics Industry Energy Policy & Planning 2014 Yunwen Yu
Managing urban Vacancy: Decision Strategies for Vacant Lot Reuse in Baltimore, MD Urban Planning & Design 2014 Eliza Whiteman, Davenport
Improving Environmental Governance in China: Public Participation in Environmental Impact Assessments International Policy & Planning 2014 Katherine Walsh, Paula
Public Space Use, Meaning, and Design Land Use Policy & Planning 2014 Meera Velu
Bus Transit Reliability in Metropolitan Boston: A Study of MBTA's Dropped Trips Transportation Policy & Planning 2014 Christopher Timmel
Boston Main Streets 2.0: Spreading Boston's Innovation Economy from the Innovation District to the Neighborhoods Economic Development and Fiscal Policy 2014 John Taylor
Parklets in Somerville: A Resource for Implementation Urban Planning & Design 2014 Laura Smead
Remixed and Revitalized: Perceptions of the Influences of School and Community Contexts on Student Achievement Education Policy 2014 Michelle Sedaca
The Dudley Community Greenhouse: Brownfield Redevelopment toward a more Just and Sustainable Food System Food Systems Policy 2014 Jesse Seamon
The Struggle to Own and the Struggle to Stay: The Story of Greater Four Corners and the Coalition for Occupied Homes in Foreclosure (COHIF) Housing Policy 2014 Rebecca Schofield
Rhode Maps to Meet Local and Regional Needs: A Comparison of Affordable Housing Statutes in Rhode Island and Massachusetts Housing Policy 2014 Matthew Sarcione
Worker Programs and Resource Use: Evidence from Better Work Jordan Employment/Job Development Policy 2014 Nathan Robins
American Partisan Politics and the Public Policy making Process: An Essay Focusing on the Rising Massachusetts Electorate Political Participation and Media Relations 2014 Wilnelia Rivera Diffo
A More Competitive Central Business District: Place-making Strategies for Beijing Economic Development and Fiscal Policy 2014 Yifei Ren
Smart Growth on Cape Cod: Measuring the Effectiveness of the Hyannis Growth Incentive Zone Environmental Education Policy 2014 David Quinn
Municipal Development of Anaerobic Digestion/Combined Heat and Power in Massachusetts Energy Policy & Planning 2014 Brenda Pike
Solar Heating for Cooler Planet: A Case Study of and Lessons Learned from Policies in Austria and South Africa Energy Policy & Planning 2014 Cameron Peterson
Planning Practice and Community Based Food Systems: Understanding Barriers and opportunities for Planners Food Systems Policy 2014 Joshua Peters, A
Growing New Farmers: A Survey of Farm Incubator Programs in the United States Agriculture and Food Systems Policy and Planning 2014 Meaghan Overton, A.
Assembling a Closed-Loop System: Applying Lessons from The Plant in Chicago to CERO's Vision for Boston Energy Policy & Planning 2014 Marcy Ostberg
Cultural Recognition and Food Programming: The Cultural Inclusivity of Community Supported Agriculture Programs in Urban, Low-Income, African American Communities Agriculture and Food Systems Policy and Planning 2014 Ronak Okoye, Dave
Housewife Data: Citizen Science and the Case of Love Canal Environmental Justice 2014 Nolan Nicaise
Digital Inclusion in Rural Ecuador: A Preliminary Analysis of Digital Community Centers Community Development Policy & Planning 2014 C. Morales, Danilo
Value Capture Transit-Oriented Development: The MBTA Story Transportation Policy & Planning 2014 Joseph Monty
The Case for Crowdsourcing in Bicycle Planning: An Exploratory Study Transportation Policy & Planning 2014 Jennifer Molina
The Effect of Economic Freedom on Income in U.S. Metropolitan Areas Economic Development and Fiscal Policy 2014 Matthew Missett
Trends in Organizational Renewable Energy Strategy: From Short-Term Procurement to Long-Term Investment in the EPA Green Power Partnership Energy Policy & Planning 2014 Ryan Miamis
Reducing Gridlock on the Grid: Utility Trends in Managing Peak Electric load through Residential Demand Response Energy Policy & Planning 2014 Betsy McDonald
Assessment of Displacement Mitigation Efforts Concerning Gentrification in Chicago, Ill Race, Gender, & Elderly Policy 2014 Kiersten Mailler
The Challenge of Bridging Social Movement Activism for Climate Protection and Environmental justice in the City of Boston Environmental Justice 2014 Ninya Loeppky
Evaluating Climate Change Action Plans: a Scorecard for Communities Air Quality and Climate Change Policy & Planning 2014 Silas Leavitt
Catching Fire: An Analysis of Maine's Combined Heat and Power Energy Incentive Policies Energy Policy & Planning 2014 Joshua Laufer
Planning for Aging in Community: Making Sense of Multiple Perspectives in Cambridge, Massachusetts Community Development Policy & Planning 2014 Ellen Kokinda, Bowman
The Journey to School: A Case Study at Mission Hill School Education Policy 2014 Christina Kim
Low Income Renewable Energy Programs: Case Studies of State Policy in California and Massachusets Energy Policy & Planning 2014 Kaitlin Kelly
Green and Engaging for All: Applying Universal Design to the Rose Kennedy Greenway Urban Planning & Design 2014 Laura Jasinski
State Economic Development in Massachusetts' Gateway Cities: Past and Present Economic Development and Fiscal Policy 2014 Ian Jakus
Inner-City Grocery Store Development as Community Economic Development: A Case Study of the New York City Food Retail Expansion to Support Health Program (FRESH) Food Systems Policy 2014 Tida Infahsaeng
From Bedroom Community to Cultural Destination: Exploring Instrumental Cultural Development Efforts in Arlington, MA Community Development Policy & Planning 2014 Margaret Husak
The Natural Gas Dilemma in New England's Electricity Sector: Experts' Perspectives on Climate Issues and Policy Opportunities Natural Resources Policy & Management 2014 Steven Griffith
An Analysis of the Use of Conservation Easements in Farmland Preservation Land Use Policy & Planning 2014 Catherine Gregg, Marie
Conservation of the Piping Plover: Strategies for Preserving Wintering Habitat in the Bahamas Water Resources and Fisheries Policy & Planning 2014 Gabrielle Gareau
The Black Box of Case Management: Examining Front Line Service Referrals In The Family self-sufficiency Program Family and Child Policy 2014 Jacqueline Furtado
Apples, Aerobics, and ABC's: Nutrition and Exercise in Promise Neighborhoods initiatives Public Health and Nutrition Policy & Planning 2014 Brean Flynn, Childs
Developing Solidarity: Transformative Community Economic Development and the New Lynn Coalition Economic Development and Fiscal Policy 2014 Jonathon Feinberg, Noah
Energy-Efficiency Retrofits in Small-Scale multifamily Rental Housing: A Business Model Energy Policy & Planning 2014 Brian DeChambeau
How Should a Waterfront Business Evolve in the Wake of Climate Change? A strategic business plan developed for the long-term threats of sea level rise and coastal flooding Air Quality and Climate Change Policy & Planning 2014 Brooke Davis, A.
The American Woonerf: Creating Livable and Attractive Shared Streets Urban Planning & Design 2014 Natalia Collarte
Ecological Sanitation in the U.S.: Barriers and Opportunities in Water Conservation, Resource Recovery, and Green Jobs Water Resources and Fisheries Policy & Planning 2014 Lauren Cole
Supermarket Dominance in Malaysia's Food Supply Chain: Implications for Contract Farmers and National Policy Food Systems Policy 2014 Denise Chin
Exploring School-Based Barriers to Family and Community Engagement in Urban Communities Education Policy 2014 Sherra Cates
Greener Peaks: The Economic Rationale of 'Beyond Compliance' Environmental initiatives in the Ski Industry Natural Resources Policy & Management 2014 Corey Cameron
Cultivating Regional Cultural Competency: Exploring Place-based Exclusion and Representation in Urban Planning Research Regional and State Planning 2013 Amos Wright IV, J.
City for All? A Geospatial Approach to Equity, Sustainability and Gentrification in Seattle, Washington Urban Planning & Design 2013 Nicolas Welch
Assessing the Concept of Concentrated Poverty in HOPE VI Welfare and Social Services Policy 2013 Meghan Welch
Whither Flows Beaver Brook? Statistical Estimation of Streamflow Depletion by Groundwater Pumping, and a Policy Evaluation of the Massachusetts Sustainable Water Management Initiative Water Resources and Fisheries Policy & Planning 2013 Adam Weinberg
Equity, Climate Adaptation, and Urban Planning: A Case Study of Cape Town International Policy & Planning 2013 Axum Teferra
Drivers of City Sustainability: Evidence from Europe Sustainable Development 2013 Silvia Tanga
Ecosystem Service Finance: A Case Study in Stow, Massachusetts Natural Resources Policy & Management 2013 Brian Szekely
The Grey Zone: A Look at Stream Buffer Zone Protection Regulations for Georgia's Trout Streams Water Resources and Fisheries Policy & Planning 2013 Anne Sexton
Building a Non-Profit Organization's Evidence-Based Rationale: A Case Study of The Possible Project NGO Management, Policy & Planning 2013 Caitlin Robillard
Non-Profit and Public Food Security Systems: The Potential for Coordinating Access to Safety net Programs Agriculture and Food Systems Policy and Planning 2013 Blake Roberts
Wind Energy in Massachusetts: The Role of Municipal Electric Utilities Energy Policy & Planning 2013 Nathan Rawding
Moving from Philosophy to Reality: The Innovation Agenda in the Cambridge Public Schools Education Policy 2013 Tessa Orbach
Size and Shape Matters: The Modifiable Areal Unit Problem in Neighborhood Effects Research Economic Development and Fiscal Policy 2013 Carl Onubogu
Consider the Dam: Hydropower, Discourse and Politics in Laos Water Resources and Fisheries Policy & Planning 2013 Kathryn Olson
Identifying and Removing Barriers to Expanding Municipal Aggregation in the Commonwealth Energy Policy & Planning 2013 Micaelah Morrill
A Time Allocation Monitoring Study of RCRA Enforcement at Region I of the United States Environmental Protection Agency Solid Waste/Pollution Prevention Policy & Planning 2013 John Melcher
The Effects of Casinos on Host Communities and the Potential Impact of a Casino on the East Boston Neighborhood Community Development Policy & Planning 2013 Adrian Madaro Moro
A Comparison of Sprawl in US and China: Applicability of Smart Growth Strategies to Chinese Cities International Policy & Planning 2013 Zhi Li
Monitoring-Based Commissioning on University Campuses: Barriers to Adoption Energy Policy & Planning 2013 Julia Ledewitz
Urban Citizenship and Spatiality: The Perceptions of Space and Belonging of Expatriate Women in Dubai International Policy & Planning 2013 Janet Lau
Redefining Success: Addressing Displacement Associated with Transit Extensions Transportation Policy & Planning 2013 Jason Kurian
Emerging Models of Youth Involvement in Food Policy Councils: Four Case Examples Food Systems Policy 2013 Emma Kravet
Envisioning a Multi-purpose Green Infrastructure Approach: Strategies to Promote Health and Community Well-being in Urban Environments Public Health and Nutrition Policy & Planning 2013 Hannah Kohut
An Anchor in Clean Water: The Role of Anchor Institutions in Managing Great Bay Water Resources and Fisheries Policy & Planning 2013 Elizabeth Holden
Sidewalk Accessibility, Sidewalk Justice: Conceptions of Equity in Cities' Prioritization of Pedestrian Accessibility Transportation Policy & Planning 2013 Gabriel Holbrow
Power and the Politics of Control: The Institutionalization of Food Movement Projects and the Role of Land Rights in Social Transformation Land Use Policy & Planning 2013 Caitlin Hachmyer
Towards a "Greener" Chinatown: Re-Visioning a Culturally-Responsive and Inclusive Public Space System in Boston's Chinatown Environmental Justice 2013 Rui Guo
The Wrong Side of the Street: Examining Urban Violence and Resilience in Managua, Nicaragua through a Spatial Lens International Policy & Planning 2013 Rachel Gordon
Are Business Improvement Districts Perceived as Effective for Revitalizing Mid-Sized Rust Belt Cities? Community Development Policy & Planning 2013 Laura Fox
Moving Toward Completion: Barriers to Complete Streets Implementation in Metropolitan Boston Transportation Policy & Planning 2013 Nicholas Downing
Overcoming Challenges to Zero Waste in Massachusetts: Analysis and Recommendations Solid Waste/Pollution Prevention Policy & Planning 2013 Laura Crossley
There Is No Plan for When the Lakes Run Dry: Water Planning Approaches for Climate Change Adaptation in Austin, Texas Water Resources and Fisheries Policy & Planning 2013 Molly Cooney-Mesker
Community Supported Fisheries: Establishing New Markets in a Limited Resource Industry Natural Resources Policy & Management 2013 Bronwyn Cooke
Eminent Domain As a Tool for Redevelopment: A Case Study Analysis of Boston's West End and New London's Fort Trumbull Area Land Use Policy & Planning 2013 Meredith Christensen
African American Grocery Stores: A Framework for Food Policy Development Food Systems Policy 2013 Brytanee Brown
Who's in Control? Mitigating Elite Capture in Community-Driven Development Community Development Policy & Planning 2013 Lenz Bayas
Towards a More Transformative Community Economic Development Economic Development and Fiscal Policy 2013 Ian Adelman
Yellow Card: Potential Neighborhood Impacts of a Soccer Specific Stadium Development in East Somerville. Urban Planning & Design 2012 Melissa Woods
Moving from Coal to Efficiency: An Analhysis of State-Level Employment Impacts. Employment/Job Development Policy 2012 Samantha Weaver
Planning Union Square as an Intercultural Center: Opportunities for a Diverse Community Community Development Policy & Planning 2012 Jong Wai Tommee
Local Development, Local Data: A Geospatial Study of Small-Area-Change Using Building Permits in Austin, TX. Urban Planning & Design 2012 Melissa Shakro
Private Real Estate Developer Attitudes Towards Vacant Lot Reuse and Associated Policy Reform: A Case Study of the Homewood Neighborhoods in Pittsburgh , PA. Land Use Policy & Planning 2012 Alyssa Rosen
The Greenhouse in the City: The Uses and Roles of Community-Oriented Urban Greenhouses. Urban Planning & Design 2012 Alexandra Reisman
Exploring Residential Property Investment Patterns in Somerville, MA: Tools and Techniques for Practicing Planners. Housing Policy 2012 Bradley Rawson, R.
Taxing for Transit: an Exploratory Analysis of Local Option Transportation Taxes Transportation Policy & Planning 2012 Lydia Rainville
Moving from Vulnerability to Resillience: A Climate Change Adaptation Plan for the Taunton River Watershed. Air Quality and Climate Change Policy & Planning 2012 Loni Plocinski
Are We Planning for Sustainable Food Systems? An Evaluation of the Vision and Goals of Food System Assessments and their Usefulness to Planning. Agriculture and Food Systems Policy and Planning 2012 Marisol Pierce-Quinonez
Reintegration of Internationally Returning Migrants: The Role of Public Programs International Policy & Planning 2012 Nicholas Petschek
Phosphorus Control at Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plants Toxics and Environmental Health 2012 Katherine Moore
Crowdsourcing for Transit-Oriented Planning Projects: A Case Study of inTeractive Somerville Transportation Policy & Planning 2012 Michael Messina
Food Policy for All: Inclusion of Diverse Community Residents on Food Policy Councils Agriculture and Food Systems Policy and Planning 2012 Molly McCullagh
The New Markets Tax Credit and the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit: Can They Be Joined Efficiently? Housing Policy 2012 Maritza Martinez
The Effect of Genetic Introgression of Farm-Raised Fish on the Endangered Wild Atlantic Salmon Populations in Maine Natural Resources Policy & Management 2012 Christopher Mancini
Enabling Significant Public Contribution to Urban Redesign with Open-Source 3D Modeling Software Urban Planning & Design 2012 Andrew Likuski
Increasing Urban Open Space Through Pocket Parks Urban Planning & Design 2012 Alison LeFlore
Assessment of Latino/a Community-Based Organizations: The Case of Arlington Community Trabajando, Inc. in Lawrence, MA. Community Development Policy & Planning 2012 Amy Kuykendall
Stop, Collaborate, and Listen: Developing Relationships in New England College Towns Community Development Policy & Planning 2012 Alexander Krogh-Grabbe
Moving Consumers Up the Waste Hierarchy with the Paint Product Stewardship Iniative's Oregon Pilot Program Solid Waste/Pollution Prevention Policy & Planning 2012 Brielle Amara Megan Kissel
Encouraging Walking in Gilman Square: Physical Interventions to Increase Livability in Urban Neighborhoods Urban Planning & Design 2012 Catalina Justiniano
Protecting the Commonwealth's Most Vulnerable Agricultural Lands: The Roll of Massachusetts Agricultural Preservation Restriction (APR) Program. Agriculture and Food Systems Policy and Planning 2012 Kyle Greaves
Dealing with Dysfunction in the Nation's Increasing Obsolete System for Land Use Management: Guidance from the Past for State-Coordinated Planning and Decision Making. Land Use Policy & Planning 2012 Lum Fobi
Exploring the Roll of Boston's Community Health Centers in Improving Healthy Food Access Public Health and Nutrition Policy & Planning 2012 Kristin Feierabend, E.
Towards a More Transformative Community Economic Development Economic Development and Fiscal Policy 2012 Emily Elizabeth Earle
Planning Skills and Expertise Valued by Food Policy Councils (FPC's): A Case Study Analysis of Four American FPCs Working with Urban and Regional Planners. Agriculture and Food Systems Policy and Planning 2012 Christina DiLisio
Federal Clean Air Act Authority for Land Use Planning, Coordination, and Consistency. Land Use Policy & Planning 2012 Julia Bramley
A Place for Business: An Exploration of Business Location as a Tool in Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Air Quality and Climate Change Policy & Planning 2012 Carl Bickerdike
Linking Climate Change Action to Well-Being in Cities. Air Quality and Climate Change Policy & Planning 2012 Kimberly Ake
Building Energy Codes as a Tool for Energy Efficiency: Examining Implementation in Kentucky Energy Policy & Planning 2011 Brittany Zwicker
In Hot Water: Temperature TMDLs in the Pacific Northwest Water Resources and Fisheries Policy & Planning 2011 Kendall Webster
Constructing a Noise Propagation Model to Assess Community Noise Levels Stemming From Road Traffic: The Case of Somerville, MA. Urban Planning & Design 2011 Erica Walker
Planning Union Square as an Intercultural Center: Opportunities for a Diverse Community Community Development Policy & Planning 2011 Jong Wai Tommee
From Active Living to Healthy Planning: Rethinking the Role of Urban Planning in Reducing Obesity Public Health and Nutrition Policy & Planning 2011 Laura Tolkoff
21st Century Civilian Nuclear Power and the Role of Small Modular Reactors Energy Policy & Planning 2011 Eugen Taso
Cooperative Purchasing Organizations and Corporate Social Responsibility in Independent Coffee Shops Corporate Env. Policy & Industrial Ecology 2011 Rowan Spivey
Fostering Food System Resiliency: Lessons from the Cuban Experience Agriculture and Food Systems Policy and Planning 2011 Benjamin Simons
Residential Energy Efficiency in Moderate-Income Households Energy Policy & Planning 2011 Marcus Rozbitsky
Building Established Suburbs Upwards: Two Case Study Developments from Long Island, NY Land Use Policy & Planning 2011 Jeanette Rebecchi
Reducing Barriers to Producing Affordable Rental Housing for Extremely Low Income Households in Massachusetts Housing Policy 2011 Melisaa Ann Quirk
More Than Noise: What Urban Planners Can Learn From Hip-Hop Music Political Participation and Media Relations 2011 Jennifer Louise Quinn
Reintegration of Internationally Returning Migrants: The Role of Public Programs International Policy & Planning 2011 Nicholas Petschek
Zoning Regulations that Promote Local Generation of Energy, Water and Food Resources, with Recommendations for the City of Boston Land Use Policy & Planning 2011 Stephen Pantalone
Green Homes Brookline: Exploring the Challenges and Opportunities of the One-Stop Shop Model of Residential Energy Efficiency Service Delivery Energy Policy & Planning 2011 Elizabeth Panella
The Impact of a New Transit Station on Existing Businesses A Case Study of the Davis Square Red Line Station, Somerville, MA Economic Development and Fiscal Policy 2011 Emmanuel Owusu
Savings Through Source Control: Evaluating Nonstructural Options for Reducing Phosphorus Loading to the Charles River Water Resources and Fisheries Policy & Planning 2011 Daniel Nally
Jane Jacobs' West Village Now and Then: An Analysis of Neighborhood Change Urban Planning & Design 2011 Sarah Moser
Landscape as Infrastructure: Best Practices for Creating Green Urban Networks to Improve Human and Natural Environments Urban Planning & Design 2011 Michelle Moon
The New Market Tax Credit and the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit: Can They Be Joined Efficiently? Economic Development and Fiscal Policy 2011 Maritza Martinez
A Town and Its Ecovillage: A Case Study of Two Massachusetts Communities Sustainable Development 2011 Elizabeth Mahaffy
Interdependent Wastewater Management Between Isreal & Palestine: The Case of the Tulkarem - Emek Hefer Region Water Resources and Fisheries Policy & Planning 2011 Simcha Leventhal
Social Chemistry and Toxic Chemicals: Assessing the Likelihood for Increased Regulation of BPA in the United States Environmental Law 2011 Daniel Latham
Mitigating Displacement due to Gentrification: Tools for Portland, Oregon Housing Policy 2011 Eunice Kim
Analysis of the Coastal Protection Experience in Three Towns on Cape Cod, Massachusetts Water Resources and Fisheries Policy & Planning 2011 Peter Kelly-Joseph
Proto-STARS Pilot: A Nine Campus Collaboration to Adapt the STARS Sustainability Assessment to Northeast Boarding Schools Energy Policy & Planning 2011 Rebecca Hession
Home Visiting Utilization Among a Sample of Teen Mothers: The Full Story Family and Child Policy 2011 Katrine Herrick
Arts and Urban Revitalization Through the Lens of Providence's Arts Organizations Urban Planning & Design 2011 Emma Heffern
A Complex Situation: The Tension between Access and Conservation in the U.S. and U.K. National Parks Natural Resources Policy & Management 2011 Julia Haskin
Climate Change and Small Island Developing States: Arguments for Accelerating Action Air Quality and Climate Change Policy & Planning 2011 Samantha Harris
Conservation and Development? Effectively Packaging Land Protection Tools to Preserve Farmland and Manage Growth Agriculture and Food Systems Policy and Planning 2011 Matthew Hammer
Sustainability Considerations for Music and Arts Festivals in the United States Solid Waste/Pollution Prevention Policy & Planning 2011 Eric Giambrone
Building a Forest Conservation Corps: A New Model for Forest Carbon Monitoring in Indonesia Air Quality and Climate Change Policy & Planning 2011 Mona Funiciello
Land Tenure Reform as an International Intervention: A Case Study of Aceh, Indonesia International Policy & Planning 2011 Erin Fried
Post-Disaster Redevelopment Planning in Florida: A Resilient Solution to Counteract Reactive Federal Policy Regional and State Planning 2011 Adam Frank
Factors Related to Student Food Choice in High Schools: A Case Study at the Boston Arts Academy Agriculture and Food Systems Policy and Planning 2011 Kaleigh Fitzpatrick
Addressing Climate Change in the Developing World: The Role of Core Competency-Aligned Corporate Social Responsibility in Building Adaptive Capacity Air Quality and Climate Change Policy & Planning 2011 Ayesha Dinshaw
Participatory Design: History, Examples and Promise Political Participation and Media Relations 2011 Amanda Cleveland
Black Carbon and Climate Change: Exploring the Policy Options for Reducing Emissions from Diesel Fuel Consumption in the United States Air Quality and Climate Change Policy & Planning 2011 Elizabeth Carver
Equal or Better: The Story of the Silver Li(n)e Transportation Policy & Planning 2011 Kristopher Carter
Understanding the Complex Components of Community-Based Energy Efficiency Programs: A Study of Two Massachusetts Programs Energy Policy & Planning 2011 Erin Brandt