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Robert Summers, Phd, MA, BA, MCIP, RPP

Associate Director, Urban and Regional Planning (EAS); Director Sustainability Scholarship and Education (Office of the Provost)


Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

About Me


Research Areas

  • Collective Action and Cultural Institutions and their Evolution
  • Environmental Governance/Policy (focused on behaviour and institutions)
  • Rural Water Supply Issues in Canada and Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Community Development (social capital, sense of place, effectiveness and efficiency of local institutions) in both developed and developing world applications