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Ali, Amal

Faculty, Geography and Geosciences
Henson Science Hall (HS) 157F
410-543-6457 or ext 36457
akalisalisburyedu



Courses  []

2014 Spring

  • GEOG 100-001 INTRO TO HUMAN GEOGRAPHY
    Introduction to the variable human character of the earth. Contemporary world problems such as population, growth, economic development, urbanization, resource utilization and human alteration of the natural environment are examined from a locational perspective. Three hours per week. Meets General Education IIIB or IIIC (Prior to Fall 2008: IIB).
  • GEOG 100-002 INTRO TO HUMAN GEOGRAPHY
    Introduction to the variable human character of the earth. Contemporary world problems such as population, growth, economic development, urbanization, resource utilization and human alteration of the natural environment are examined from a locational perspective. Three hours per week. Meets General Education IIIB or IIIC (Prior to Fall 2008: IIB).
  • GEOG 308-001 PRINCIPLES OF PLANNING
    Analysis of the theory and practice of planning at various spatial levels (local, regional, state and federal). Emphasis on planning processes, responsibilities of professional planners, and detailed examination of contemporary issues like control of sprawl and coastal zone management. Cannot receive credit for both GEOG 208 and GEOG 308. Prerequisite: Junior standing or consent of instructor. Three hours per week.
  • GEOG 408-001 URBAN THEORY
    Examination of theories and policies explaining urban development along with methods for evaluation. Assessment of the urban planning process with case studies. Prerequisites: GEOG 100, 101, 102, or permission of instructor. Three hours per week.

2014 Fall

  • GEOG 100-001 INTRO TO HUMAN GEOGRAPHY
    Introduction to the variable human character of the earth. Contemporary world problems such as population, growth, economic development, urbanization, resource utilization and human alteration of the natural environment are examined from a locational perspective. Three hours per week. Meets General Education IIIB or IIIC (Prior to Fall 2008: IIB).
  • GEOG 100-002 INTRO TO HUMAN GEOGRAPHY
    Introduction to the variable human character of the earth. Contemporary world problems such as population, growth, economic development, urbanization, resource utilization and human alteration of the natural environment are examined from a locational perspective. Three hours per week. Meets General Education IIIB or IIIC (Prior to Fall 2008: IIB).
  • GEOG 308-001 PRINCIPLES OF PLANNING
    Analysis of the theory and practice of planning at various spatial levels (local, regional, state and federal). Emphasis on planning processes, responsibilities of professional planners, and detailed examination of contemporary issues like control of sprawl and coastal zone management. Cannot receive credit for both GEOG 208 and GEOG 308. Prerequisite: Junior standing or consent of instructor. Three hours per week.
  • GEOG 416-011 SMART GROWTH
    Explanations of smart growth programs addressing urban challenges such as sprawl, lack of open space, and central city declines. Introductions of early efforts to manage urban growth and growth management programs at the state and local levels. Prerequisites: GEOG 308 or permission of instructor. Three hours per week.

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Awards, Scholarship & Creative Works:  []

Article(s)

Ali, A.K. 
(2014, 2013 (online)). 
Explaining Smart Growth Applications: Lessons Learned from the US Capital Region. 
Urban Studies, 
51(1), 
116-135. 
Ali, A. K. 
(2008). 
Greenbelts to contain urban growth in Ontario, Canada: Promises & prospects. 
Journal of Planning Practice & Research, 
23(4), 
533-548. 
Ali, A. K. 
(2007). 
Understanding local planning agency power in Florida. 
Journal of Architectural & Planning Research, 
24(4), 
325-337. 
Alil, A. K. & Doan, P. L. 
(2006). 
A survey of undergraduate course syllabi and a hybrid course on global urban topics. 
Journal of Planning Education & Research, 
26(2), 
222-236. 

Book(s)

Ali, A.K. (2011) Understanding decentralization: Local power over decision-making for comprehensive planning. Saarbrucken, Germany: Lambert Academic Publishing.

Book Chapters

Ziegler,D., Stewart, D.J., & Ali, A.K. (2012). Cities of the greater Middle East.. S.D. Braun, D.J. Ziegler, & M. Hays-Mitchell (Eds.), Cities of the World Regional Development, 5th ed. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.

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