Taubman College

Faculty Directory

Teaching Areas:

  • Real Estate Essentials
  • Public Policy, Finance, Development, Legal, and Brokerage Aspects of Real Estate

With over 35 years of experience as an Ann Arbor area real estate developer and consultant, founder of Peter Allen & Associates in 1975 and University of Michigan educator, Peter Allen is known for his passion to make Ann Arbor one of the best cities in the world. His zeal for Ann Arbor is fueled partly by his direct involvement with his teaching thousands of students the basic tenets of lively downtowns since 1981. His students, who come from around the world, give him a sneak peak into market forces shaping our buildings, downtowns, and "sense of place," essential to quality, people-oriented, "third place" development.

Appointments & Board Memberships: As an adjunct faculty member since 1981 at the University of Michigan and a working real estate professional, Peter has a unique perspective on the complexities of walkable urbanity. Additionally, Peter has chaired or founded numerous local and regional conferences highlighting public policy issues relating to development, multi-model transit options, and the local quality of life.

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Faculty Full-Time in the Urban and Regional Planning Program

David Bieri Harley Etienne Jonathan Levine
Scott Campbell Robert Goodspeed Richard Norton
Lan Deng Joe Grengs Ana Paula Pimentel Walker
Margaret Dewar Lesli Hoey June Manning Thomas
Eric Dueweke Larissa Larsen  

Faculty Part-Time in the Urban and Regional Planning Program

María Arquero de Alarcón Kimberley Kinder Monica Ponce de Leon
Robert Fishman Lucas Owen Kirkpatrick David Thacher
Douglas Kelbaugh Martin Murray  

Lecturers Part-Time in the Urban and Regional Planning Program

Peter Allen Paul Fontaine Julie Steiff
Philip D'Anieri Jeffrey Kahan  

Affiliated Faculty

Barry N. Checkoway Lidia Kostyniuk Matthew Lassiter

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List of Urban Planning faculty by area of concentration (PDF 196KB)