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Alan Altshuler
Ruth and Frank Stanton Professor of Urban Policy and Planning, Emeritus, GSD and HKS; Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor
Office:
79 John F. Kennedy St. Taubman Bldg 352
617-495-0709
Assistant: Abigail Bliss
617-495-5140

Alan A. Altshuler is Ruth and Frank Stanton Professor of Urban Policy and Planning. At the KennedySchool, he has been Academic Dean, Director of the A. Alfred Taubman Center for State and Local Government, and Director of the Rappaport Institute for Greater Boston. He has also been Dean of Harvard’s Graduate School of Design, Dean of New York University’s Graduate School of Public Administration, Professor of Political Science and Urban Planning at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Secretary of Transportation for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. His books include The City Planning Process; Community Control; The Urban Transportation System; The Future of the Automobile; Regulation for Revenue; Governance and Opportunity in Metropolitan America; and Mega-Projects: The Changing Politics of Urban Public Investment. Altshuler received his BA from CornellUniversity and his MA and PhD from the University of Chicago.

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Contact

Phone: 617-495-0709
Office: 79 John F. Kennedy St. Taubman Bldg 352
Assistant: Abigail Bliss

HKS Affiliations

Mailing Address

Harvard Kennedy School
79 John F. Kennedy St.
Mailbox: 114
Cambridge, MA 02138