Richard Norton, professor of urban and regional planning, was reelected to a two-year term as president of the International Academic Association on Planning, Law, and Property Rights (PLPR) during its biannual conference, held in Novi Sad, Serbia. PLPR is an international organization that examines the complex relationships between and issues surrounding planning, law, and property rights. The organization connects and supports those working on these topics and encourages solutions that incorporate an awareness of social and environmental justice.
Norton first was elected president of PLPR at the 2016 conference in Bern, Switzerland. Prior to that, he served for four years as vice president and before that, he was the North American liaison to the board since the organization's first executive committee was established in 2008.
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