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Mark Roseland

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Dr. Mark Roseland is Director of the and Professor of Planning in the at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada. He has also served as Chief City Planner for a municipality in metropolitan Vancouver. Dr. Roseland lectures internationally and advises communities and governments on sustainable development policy and planning. As well, he is leading development of , an international collaboration network for sustainable communities researchers and practitioners. The 4th edition of Dr. Roseland’s best-selling book was released at the ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability World Congress and International Researchers Symposium. At Simon Fraser University, Dr. Roseland is a founding member of the SFU Community Trust’s Board of Directors, responsible for the award-winning sustainable community development project. Dr. Roseland has been cited by the as one of Vancouver’s “top 50 living public intellectuals,” and is a recipient of the SFU Sustainability Network Award for Excellence in Research on Sustainability.


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