Richard K. Norton

Chair and Associate Professor of Urban and Regional Planning, A. Alfred Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning
Associate Professor of Environment, College of Literature, Science and the Arts
(734) 936-0197

Richard K. Norton is a professor in the urban and regional planning program and serves as chair of the program. He also holds a joint appointment as professor with the University of Michigan's Program in the Environment, in the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts. He earned his Ph.D. in city and regional planning and his J.D. at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, along with master degrees in public policy studies and environmental management from Duke University. Dr. Norton teaches and conducts research in the areas of planning law, sustainable development, land use and environmental planning, and coastal area management.

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Professor Norton’s research interests include environmental planning, sustainable development, land use and planning law, coastal area resource management, planning theory, and research methods.