Equal opportunities and planning; planning practice; the politics of planning; planning theory; planning education.
BA Hons Philosophy, Politics and Economics, Oxford University (1977)
MPhil Town Planning, University College London (1979)
PhD City and Regional Planning, Cardiff University (2009)
Certificate in Curriculum Design, Oxford Brookes University (1989)
Fellow, Royal Geographical Society
Member, Royal Town Planning Institute
Assistant Planner / Planner / Senior Planner, Cardiff City Council, (1980 - 1988)
Senior Lecturer, School of Planning, Oxford Brookes University, (1988 - 1993)
Lecturer, Department of Planning and Geography, Cardiff University, (1993 - 1995)
Senior Lecturer, Department of Planning and Geography, Cardiff University, (1995 - 1999)
Reader, Department of Planning and Geography, Cardiff University, (1999 - Present)
Memberships / External Activities
Member, Editorial Board, International Planning Studies.
Member, Editorial Advisory Board, Journal of Policy Research in Tourism, Leisure and Events.
Member, Wales Built Environment Forum.
Member, Scientific Committee of the Sharjah Urban Planning Symposium, November 2008.
Member, Programme Advisory Group, International Play Association Conference, Cardiff 2011.
Refereeing (in recent years) : Urban Studies; Planning Theory and Practice; Environment and Planning A; Environment and Planning B; Environment and Planning C; International Planning Studies; Tourism Management; Housing, Theory and Society; Journal of Policy Research in Tourism, Leisure and Events;Urban Policy and Research; and Town Planning Review.
Course Director: MSc Planning Practice and Research.
Teaching: Planning: Nature; Purpose and Instruments; Planning Theory and Practice; Real Estate and Planning; Researching Spatial Planning.
Routes to employment for unemployed graduates, Higher Education Academy Wales (2011)
The Impact of the Ethical Framework for Local Government, Standards Board for England (2008-2013)
Supporting Part-time Students, HEFCW (2009)
Small Businesses and the Planning System in Wales, Federation of Small Businesses (2008 - 2009)
Review of Community Enterprise Wales, CEW (2005)
Planning and Diversity, ODPM (2003)
Teaching Equal Opportunities in the Built Environment, CEBE (2002 - 2003)
Design for Diversity, Welsh Development Agency (2002)
Social Innovation, Governance and Community Building, EC (2001 - 2005)
Methodology for Spatial Planning, National Assembly for Wales (2001)
The Quality of Development Plans, RTPI (1999 - 2000)
Lottery Funding and Coalfield Areas, DCMS (1999)
The Multi-Ethnic City, E.C. (1998 - 1999)