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Leah Hollstein, Ph.D, MLA, LEED AP

Assistant Professor


  • BA: Rhodes College
  • MLA: The University of Michigan
  • Ph.D: The University of Texas at Austin

Board Certifications & Licenses

  • LEED AP U.S. Green Building Council, 2007

Contact Information

Peer Reviewed Publications

Danilo Palazzo, Leah Hollstein, Stephen Diko 2019. Journal of Planning Education and Research , ,

Leah M. Hollstein 2019. Landscape and Urban Planning, ,

Leah M. Hollstein 2019. Journal of the American Planning Association, ,

Invited Presentations

Leah Hollstein (03-2013) Comparative Analysis of Planning Decisions about Vacant and Abandoned Lots in U.S. Cities 2013 Annual Conference of the Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture, Austin, Texas

Leah Hollstein (03-2014) Planning Decisions for Vacant Lots in the Context of Shrinking Cities: A Survey and Comparison of Practices in the United States 2014 Urban Affairs Association Conference, San Antonio, Texas

Leah Hollstein (04-2012) Invited member of Panel “How to Shrink a City – Legally” American Planning Association, Los Angeles, CA

Leah Hollstein (10-2011) Invited member of Panel “Shrinking Cities: Ubiquitous and Losing Stigma? Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning, Salt Lake City, UT