Emeritus Professor of Urban and Regional Planning, A. Alfred Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning
Research Professor Emeritus, Institute for Social Research
Phone: (734) 763 – 4583
Professor Marans has conducted evaluative studies and research dealing with various aspects of communities, neighborhoods, housing, and parks and recreation and recreational facilities. His research has focused on user requirements and the manner in which attributes of the physical and sociocultural environments influence individual and group behavior and the quality of community life.