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David Edelman, PhD

Professor, Master of Community Planning Director

Education/Credentials

  • Certificate: Hebrew University
  • BA: University of Rochester
  • Certificate: North Carolina Central University
  • MRP: Cornell University
  • PhD: Cornell University
  • Certificate in Management: Motor-Columbus AG Graduate Program

Board Certifications & Licenses

  • AICP American Institute of Certified Planners, 1978
  • SIA Swiss Society of Engineers and Architects, 1985
  • KIVI Royal Dutch Institute of Engineers, 1994
  • FEANI European Federation of National Associations of Engineers, 1994
  • Affiliate Member American Society of Civil Engineers ACSE, 2008
  • FAICP College of Fellows of the American Institute of Certified Planners, 2012
  • FSU Swiss Federation of Urban Planners, 2013

Contact Information

Peer Reviewed Publications

Edelman, David J. 2018. La ciudad en el cine: una perspectiva global European Scientific Journal, 14 5, 1

Edelman, David J. 2018. Managing the Urban Environment of Lima, Peru Advances in Applied Sociology, 8 3, 233

Edelman, David J. and Paola Garrido Estévez 2018. La Gestión Urban Ambiental de Lima, Peru European Scientific Journal, 14 ,

Edelman, David J, Micaela Schuster and Janett Said 2017. La Gestión Urbana Ambiental en Latino América, 1970 – 2017 European Scientific Journal, 13 30-October 2017, 63

Gursoy, Nevra and David J. Edelman 2017. Regional Development Planning in Istanbul: Recent Issues and Challenges Current Urban Studies, 5 2, 146

Edelman, David J. 2016. Managing the Urban Environment of Metro Manila Advances in Applied Sociology, 3 6, 101

Edelman, David J. 2016. The Environmental Management of Megacities: The Case of Metro Manila Proceedings of the International City Planning and Urban Design Conference on Cities and City Plans: The Past and the Future (CUPD 16), 2016 ,

Tsou, Yu-Lin and David J. Edelman 2014. "Planning for Economic Growth and Global Warming in the Development of Jiangxi Providence, China," Journal of Geography and Earth Sciences, 2 1, 1-38

Tsou, Yu-Lin and David J. Edelman 2014. "Balancing Economic Growth and Global Warming in the Development of Jiangxi Province, China," Hearld Journal of Geography and Regional Planning, 3 2, 45-65

Andavarapu, Deepika and David J. Edelman 2013. "The Evolution of Slum Redevelopment Policy," Current Urban Studies, 1 4, 185-192

Arefi, Mahyar and David J. Edelman 2013. "Morrow Tomorrow: Exploring the Pedagogical Experience of a Planning Studio Involving Students with Mixed Skills," Current Urban Studies, 1 3, 59-73

Edelman, David J. and Menelaos Triantifillou 2013. "International Collaboration in Sustainable Chinese Urban Development," Enviroment & Urbanization ASIA, , 4 1, 1-29

Edelman, Henny N. and David J Edelman 2013. "A Spatial Analysis of the Recreation Potential of Cirebon, Indonesia's Kratons," Advances in Applied Sociology, 3 8, 329-333

Elleh, Nnamdi and David J. Edelman 2013. "Exploiting Public Art, Architecture and Urban Design for Political Power in Abuja: Modernism and the Use of Christian, Islamic and Ancestral Visual Icons," Current Urban Studies, 1 1, 1-10

Edelman, David J. and Menelaos Triantifillou 2012. "A Case Study of Environmentally Sensitive Planning and Urban Design in Provincial China," Theoretical and Empirical Researches in Urban Management (TERUM) , 7 2, 22-65

Edelman, David J. and Menelaos Triantifillou 2012. "Foreign University Involvement in Sustainable New Town Planning in Provincial China," Journal of Urban Management, 1 1, 39-61

Triantafillou, Menelaos and David Edelman 2012. "Anyang: A Case Study of Foreign University Involvement in Chinese Sustainable New Town Planning," China City Planning Review, 7 4, 56-65

Edelman, Henny N. and David J. Edelman 2011. "Leisure among the Retired Indos of The Hague," Advances in Applied Sociology, 1 1, 22-47

Edelman, David J. and Menelaos Triantifillou 2010. "Environmentally Sensitive Planning and Urban Design in Provincial China," Proceedings of the IAP International Conference: Urbanization in Climate Change, , 33

Triantafillou, Menelaos and David Edelman 2008. "A Conceptual Plan for a Metropolitan New Town Extension in Provincial China: Opportunities for and Barriers to Sustainable Development," Proceedings of the International Forum on Metropolitan Regions Development (IFMRD2008), ,

Triantafillou, Menelaos and David Edelman 2008. "International Participation in Planning and Urban Design in Provincial China," Bridging the Divide: Celebrating the City, , paper 982

Edelman, David J., and David J., Allor 2003. "Ladislas Segoe and the Emergence of the Professional Planning Consultant," Journal of Planning History, 2 1, 47-78

Idikut, Aysegul and David J. Edelman 2003. "Promoting Sustainable Tourism in Coastal Cities and Their Hinterland: The Case of Turkey's Bodrum Peninsula," Chiang Mai University Journal, 2 2, 125-136

Schuster, Micaela and David J. Edelman 2003. "Latin America Trends in Urban Environmental Management," Clean Technologies and Enviromental Policy, 5 1, 50-60

Edelman, Henny N. and David J. Edelman 2002. "Leisure among Retired Immigrants: The Indos of The Hague," Chiang Mai University Journal, 1 2, 177-204

Schuster, Micaela and David J. Edelman 2002. "Tendencias en la Gestion Urbana Ambiental in Latino America," Contraste Regional, 2 3-4,

Edelman, David J. 2000. 'Energy Policy, Planning and the Environment in Developing Countries," Environmental Engineering and Policy, 2 2, 77-84

Edelman, David J., G.D. Badrinath, B.K. Subba, I.M. Hamy and O. Jimenez 1999. "The Raba River Catchment Area Development Authority: Integrated Water Management for Poland," Economia si Administratia Locala, ,

Edelman, David J., Jos Frijns, Karen Fortuin, Asegul Idikut and Josef Leitmann 1999. "The Lake Sapanca Project from an International Perspective," Ada, ,

Edelman, David J., Paul Procee and Claudio Acioly, Jr. 1999. "Sustainable Urban Development and the Poor in Rio de Janiero," The Challange of Environmental Management in Urban Areas, , 127-137

Edelman, Henny N. and David J. Edelman 1998. "Coastal Development and Cultural Heritage: A Case Study of Cirebon, Indonesia," Manusia dan Lingkungan (Man and Environment), 6 16, 20-32

Edelman, David J. and Ed Frank 1996. Towards a Definition of "Best Practices" in Urban Environmental Management Trialog: Zeitschrift fuer das Planen und Bauen in der Dritten Welt, 49 2, 53

Edelman, David J. 1994. The Development of Small and Medium Towns in Karnataka State Trialog: Zeitschrift fuer das Planen und Bauen in der Dritten Welt, 43 4, 36

Edelman, David J. 1994. The Development of Small and Medium Towns in Karnataka State Trialog: Zeitschrift fuer das Planen und Bauen in der Dritten Welt, 43 4, 36

Edelman, David J. and Rupa Banerjee 1994. Fifteen Years of the Integrated Development of Small and Medium Size Towns in Karnataka State Journal of the Institute of Town Planners - India, 13 1/159, 15

Edelman, David J. and Rupa Banerjee 1994. Fifteen Years of the Integrated Development of Small and Medium Size Towns in Karnataka State Journal of the Institute of Town Planners - India, 13 1/159, 15

Edelman, David J., Juergen Oestereich and Klaus Teschner 1994. Editorial: Urban India Trialog: Zeitschrift fuer das Planen und Bauen in der Dritten Welt, 43 4, 2

Edelman, David J. 1990. An Appraisal of Hazardous Waste in Indonesia ASEP Newsletter, 6 3, 6

Edelman, David J. 1990. The Role of the Private Sector in Hazardous (industrial) Waste in the Urban Areas of Developing Countries: Lessons from Indonesia Prospect, 13 Spring, 53

Edelman, David J. 1987. Abuja: A Failure of Planning? Geographic Journal of Nepal, 1987 ,

Edelman, David J. 1986. MICROCOSM: A Tool for Energy Sector Policy Analysis and Training in Nepal Economic Journal of Nepal, 9 4,

Edelman, David J. 1985. Commercial Fuelwood Supply, Demand and Price in Bangladesh Renewable Energy Review Journal, 7 1, 1

Edelman, David J. 1984. Biomass Gasification Opportunities for Nigeria and Cameroon Energy Exploration and Exploitation, 3 2, 41

Edelman, David J. 1982. The Use of Microcomputers in LDC Policy Planning Interplan, 8 December 1982, 1

Edelman, David J. 1978. A Simulation of the Energy Crisis and Economic Development The Himalayan Review, 10 1978, 21

Edelman, David J. 1978. Recent Energy Models: A Review of Methodologies Journal of Environmental Systems, 7 1977 - 1978, 279

Nelkin, Dorothy and David J. Edelman 1976. Centralizing Health Care Society, 13 6, 26

Edelman, David J. 1975. The Energy Crisis and the Development Prospects of Low-Income Countries: Case Studies of Kenya and Tanzania ITCC Review, IV 2/16, 29

Edelman, David J. 10-2014. An Environmental Plan for Mysore, India Advances in Social Sciences Research Journal, 1 6, 15

Okumuş, Gökçer and David J. Edelman 09-2015. An Indicator Model of the Spatial Quantification and Pattern Analysis of Urban Sustainability: A Case Study of Cincinnati, Ohio Current Urban Studies, 3 3, 231

Edelman, David J. 09-2014. "A Student Perspective on Environmental Planning for Mysore, India," Tekton, A Journal of Architecture, Urban Design and Planning , 1 6, 60-75

Nagy, Beth and David J. Edelman 09-2014. "Transformational Leadership in Planning Curricula" Current Urban Studies, 2 3, 198-211

Okumuş, Gökçer and David J. Edelman 08-2016. An Indicator Model of the Spatial Quantification and Pattern Analysis of Urban Sustainability in Cincinnati, Ohio using a Geomatic Approach Geoproceed – Earth, Environment and Spatial Sciences, 1 August 2016,

Tsou, Yu-Lin and David J. Edelman 08-2014. "Balancing Economic Growth with Reduced CO2 Emissions in Provincial China: The Case of Jiangxi," Journal of Urban Management, 2 2, 53-85

Edelman, David J. 06-2016. The City in Cinema: A Global Perspective Current Urban Studies, 4 2, 140

Edelman, David J. 03-2015. An Environmental Plan for Lagos, Nigeria International Journal of Social Science Research, 3 1, 190

Edelman, David J., Neil R. Byron and Donald Manson . The Bangladesh Forestry Sector Microcomputer Simulation International Journal for Development Technology, 3 1, 5

Invited Presentations

Edelman, David J. (03-16-2016) La Haine Cinema and the City Series of the University of Cincinnati’s Center for Film & Media Studies, Esquire Theater, Cincinnati, OH

Poster Presentations

Medina M., Lis and David J. Edelman (04-05-2018) DAAP Cares,The Niehoff Urban Studio, College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning, University of Cincinnati

Yan, Yue and David J. Edelman (04-06-2017) DAAP Cares, The Niehoff Urban Studio, College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning, University of Cincinnati

Garrido E., Paola and David J. Edelman (04-13-2016) DAAP Cares, The Niehoff Urban Studio, College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning, University of Cincinnati