Heather Khan-Welsh, Ph.D.

Associate Professor- Urban and Regional Planning

Professor Strong Hall 140E

(734) 487-8021



Ph.D. 2008, Urban and Regional Planning, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida
M.S. 2004, Urban Planning, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan
B.A. 2001, Political Science, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida

Interests and Expertise


  • ENVI 105: Introduction to Environment and Society
  • URP 115: The American City
  • URP 215: Introduction to Urban and Regional Planning
  • URP 216: Readings in Urban Planning
  • ENVI 305: Current Topics in Environmental Science and Society
  • URP 410L: Site Planning Studio
  • URP 452/552: Infrastructure Planning and Policy
  • URP 497/592: Economic and Community Development
  • URP 479/592: Urban Development in Comparative Perspective