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Carolyn Whitzman

Honorary
Architecture, Building And Planning
governance
planning
gender
transportation
local governance
violence prevention
Victoria
Australia
social sciences
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Prof

Carolyn Whitzman

 
Division
Architecture, Building And Planning
 
Primary Interest
Institutional enablers to children's independent mobility
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Prof

Carolyn Whitzman

 

Dr. Carolyn Whitzman is Professor in Urban Planning at the University of Melbourne. She is the lead editor of Building Inclusive Cities: Women’s Safety and the Right to the City (Earthscan, 2013), author of Suburb, Slum, Urban Village: Transformations in a Toronto Neighbourhood 1875-2002 (University of British Columbia Press, 2009) and The Handbook of Community Safety, Gender, and Violence Prevention: practical planning tools (Earthscan, 2008), and the co-author of Safe Cities: guidelines for planning, design, and management (Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1995).

Previously, she worked for the City of Toronto on healthy city initiatives. Dr. Whitzman has an international reputation for her work on the prevention of violence.

Current research interests include: the policy implications of planning for liveable and equitable cities in a national and international context, planning interventions to increase independent mobility for children, and the development of participatory planning tools with women, children, and people with disability.

For further information on her current research, see the following website:
Getting to Yes - overcoming barriers to affordable family-friendly housing in central Melbourne: http://www.abp.unimelb.edu.au/research/getting-to-yes

Projects

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20

Projects

Project Types


8

Research Grant


7

Research Contracts


5

Internal Research Grant


Scholarly Works

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News

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News Articles

Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2008

Award for Excellence in Scholarship, Research and Teaching, Planning Institute of Australia (Victorian Division)

2005

Starkey-Robinson Award, Canadian Association of Geographers

2004

Faculty Teaching Award

3

Awards

Credentials

Positions


Honorary

Architecture, Building And Planning

It Access

Architecture, Building And Planning

Board Member

Planning Institute of Australia

Chair

Planning for Health and Well-being project, PIA-Vic/VicHealth

Board Member

Women in Cities International

Education


Doctor of Philosophy

McMaster University

Master of Arts

University of Toronto

Bachelor of Arts (honours)

Concordia University