Courses on the American West

Each year, Stanford University offers dozens of courses related to the study of the North American West across a wide range of departments and programs. In addition to offering classes like our interdisciplinary spring quarter course The American West, and a number of courses on local government, The Bill Lane Center for the American West curates a listing of courses related to the American West.

Title
Instructor
Quarter
Day, Time, Location

AFRICAAM 169A
The course is part of an ongoing research project that examines the consequences of longterm social, economic, and political changes in ethnic and race relations in in urban California. The required readings, discussions, and service learning...

McKibben, C. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Autumn

Wednesday
1:30 PM
3:30 PM

AFRICAAM 169C
This course is part of an ongoing research project that examines the consequences of social, demographic, economic, and political changes in ethnic and race relations in in urban California. Students taking this course will construct will investigate...

McKibben, C. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Winter

Wednesday
1:30 PM
3:30 PM

AMSTUD 68N
Preference to freshmen. Mark Twain defined the rhythms of our prose and the contours of our moral map. He recognized our extravagant promise and stunning failures, our comic foibles and  tragic flaws. He is viewed as the most American of American...

Fishkin, S. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Autumn

Monday Wednesday
3:15 PM
4:45 PM

AMSTUD 118X
The complex urban problems affecting quality of life in the Bay Area, from housing affordability and transportation congestion to economic vitality and social justice, are already perceived by many to be intractable, and will likely be exacerbated by...

2021 - 2022
Autumn

AMSTUD 118X
The complex urban problems affecting quality of life in the Bay Area, from housing affordability and transportation congestion to economic vitality and social justice, are already perceived by many to be intractable, and will likely be exacerbated by...

Wong-Parodi, G. (PI)
Ouyang, D. (PI)
Suckale, J. (PI)
Srinivas, S. (TA)
Duan, J. (TA)

2021 - 2022
Autumn

Tuesday Thursday
1:30 PM
3:00 PM

AMSTUD 124A
The American West is characterized by frontier mythology, vast distances, marked aridity, and unique political and economic characteristics. This course integrates several disciplinary perspectives into a comprehensive examination of Western North...

2021 - 2022
Spring

AMSTUD 124A
The American West is characterized by frontier mythology, vast distances, marked aridity, and unique political and economic characteristics. This course integrates several disciplinary perspectives into a comprehensive examination of Western North...

Kennedy, D. (PI)
Fishkin, S. (PI)
Hammann, A. (TA)
Cain, B. (PI)
Vargas Nunez, C. (TA)
Messarra, L. (TA)
Freyberg, D. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Spring

Tuesday Thursday
11:30 AM
1:00 PM

AMSTUD 146A
Introduction to the work of an American writer, beloved by general readers, often reviled by critics, whose career spanned from the Great Depression through World War II to the social upheavals of the 1960s. Focus on the social and political contexts...

2021 - 2022
Spring

AMSTUD 146A
Introduction to the work of an American writer, beloved by general readers, often reviled by critics, whose career spanned from the Great Depression through World War II to the social upheavals of the 1960s. Focus on the social and political contexts...

Liu, T. (TA)
Burnett Valverde, A. (TA)
Touma, A. (TA)
Jones, G. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Spring

Tuesday Thursday
11:30 AM
1:00 PM

AMSTUD 146A
Introduction to the work of an American writer, beloved by general readers, often reviled by critics, whose career spanned from the Great Depression through World War II to the social upheavals of the 1960s. Focus on the social and political contexts...

Burnett Valverde, A. (TA)

2021 - 2022
Spring

Thursday
4:00 PM
5:00 PM

AMSTUD 146A
Introduction to the work of an American writer, beloved by general readers, often reviled by critics, whose career spanned from the Great Depression through World War II to the social upheavals of the 1960s. Focus on the social and political contexts...

2021 - 2022
Spring

Thursday
5:30 PM
6:30 PM

AMSTUD 146A
Introduction to the work of an American writer, beloved by general readers, often reviled by critics, whose career spanned from the Great Depression through World War II to the social upheavals of the 1960s. Focus on the social and political contexts...

2021 - 2022
Spring

Friday
11:00 AM
12:00 PM

AMSTUD 146A
Introduction to the work of an American writer, beloved by general readers, often reviled by critics, whose career spanned from the Great Depression through World War II to the social upheavals of the 1960s. Focus on the social and political contexts...

2021 - 2022
Spring

Friday
12:15 PM
1:15 PM

AMSTUD 146A
Introduction to the work of an American writer, beloved by general readers, often reviled by critics, whose career spanned from the Great Depression through World War II to the social upheavals of the 1960s. Focus on the social and political contexts...

2021 - 2022
Spring

Friday
1:30 PM
2:30 PM

AMSTUD 146A
Introduction to the work of an American writer, beloved by general readers, often reviled by critics, whose career spanned from the Great Depression through World War II to the social upheavals of the 1960s. Focus on the social and political contexts...

2021 - 2022
Spring

Friday
2:45 PM
3:45 PM

AMSTUD 163
Through case studies with a focus on the San Francisco Bay Area, guest speakers, selective readings and interactive assignments, this survey course seeks to demystify the concept of land use for the non-city planner. This introductory course will...

Quinn, H. (TA)
Rich, D. (PI)
von Borck, J. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Spring

Monday Wednesday
1:30 PM
3:00 PM

AMSTUD 169
The course is part of an ongoing research project that examines the consequences of longterm social, economic, and political changes in ethnic and race relations in in urban California. The required readings, discussions, and service learning...

McKibben, C. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Autumn

Wednesday
1:30 PM
3:30 PM

AMSTUD 169B
This course is part of an ongoing research project that examines the consequences of social, demographic, economic, and political changes in ethnic and race relations in in urban California. Students taking this course will construct will investigate...

McKibben, C. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Winter

Wednesday
1:30 PM
3:30 PM

ARCHLGY 111B
This course explores the unique history of San Francisco Bay Area tribes with particular attention to Muwekma Ohlone- the descendent community associated with the landscape surrounding and including Stanford University. The story of Muwekma provides...

2021 - 2022
Spring

ARCHLGY 111B
This course explores the unique history of San Francisco Bay Area tribes with particular attention to Muwekma Ohlone- the descendent community associated with the landscape surrounding and including Stanford University. The story of Muwekma provides...

Wilcox, M. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Spring

Tuesday Thursday
1:30 PM
2:30 PM

ARTHIST 152
The American West is characterized by frontier mythology, vast distances, marked aridity, and unique political and economic characteristics. This course integrates several disciplinary perspectives into a comprehensive examination of Western North...

Kennedy, D. (PI)
Fishkin, S. (PI)
Hammann, A. (TA)
Cain, B. (PI)
Vargas Nunez, C. (TA)
Messarra, L. (TA)
Freyberg, D. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Spring

Tuesday Thursday
11:30 AM
1:00 PM

BIO 10SC
Monterey Bay is home to the nation's largest marine sanctuary and also home to Stanford's Hopkins Marine Station. This course, based at Hopkins, explores the spectacular biology of Monterey Bay and the artistic and political history of the region. We...

Thompson, S. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Summer

CEE 118X
The complex urban problems affecting quality of life in the Bay Area, from housing affordability and transportation congestion to economic vitality and social justice, are already perceived by many to be intractable, and will likely be exacerbated by...

2021 - 2022
Autumn

CEE 118X
The complex urban problems affecting quality of life in the Bay Area, from housing affordability and transportation congestion to economic vitality and social justice, are already perceived by many to be intractable, and will likely be exacerbated by...

Wong-Parodi, G. (PI)
Ouyang, D. (PI)
Suckale, J. (PI)
Srinivas, S. (TA)
Duan, J. (TA)

2021 - 2022
Autumn

Tuesday Thursday
1:30 PM
3:00 PM

CEE 118Y
The complex urban problems affecting quality of life in the Bay Area, from housing affordability and transportation congestion to economic vitality and social justice, are already perceived by many to be intractable, and will likely be exacerbated by...

Ouyang, D. (PI)
Suckale, J. (PI)
Srinivas, S. (TA)
Duan, J. (TA)

2021 - 2022
Winter

Tuesday Thursday
1:30 PM
3:00 PM

CEE 126Y
Environmental disasters are striking with alarming frequency. Many, including wildfires and ecosystem collapse, are hitting California. The winter 2019 Hard Earth series will feature biweekly talks by Stanford graduate students whose research probes...

2021 - 2022
Winter

CEE 141A
Infrastructure is critical to the economy, global competitiveness and quality of life. Topics include energy, transportation, water, public facilities, and communications sectors. Analysis of the condition of the nation's infrastructure and how...

Lee, Y. (PI)
Moscovich, J. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Autumn

Monday Wednesday
8:30 AM
10:30 AM

CEE 214
The next wave of technological innovation and globalization will affect our countries, our societies, and ourselves. This interdisciplinary course provides an introduction to frontier technology, the intersection where radical forward thinking and...

2021 - 2022
Spring

CEE 218X
The complex urban problems affecting quality of life in the Bay Area, from housing affordability and transportation congestion to economic vitality and social justice, are already perceived by many to be intractable, and will likely be exacerbated by...

2021 - 2022
Autumn

CEE 218X
The complex urban problems affecting quality of life in the Bay Area, from housing affordability and transportation congestion to economic vitality and social justice, are already perceived by many to be intractable, and will likely be exacerbated by...

Wong-Parodi, G. (PI)
Ouyang, D. (PI)
Suckale, J. (PI)
Srinivas, S. (TA)
Duan, J. (TA)

2021 - 2022
Autumn

Tuesday Thursday
1:30 PM
3:00 PM

CEE 218Y
The complex urban problems affecting quality of life in the Bay Area, from housing affordability and transportation congestion to economic vitality and social justice, are already perceived by many to be intractable, and will likely be exacerbated by...

Ouyang, D. (PI)
Suckale, J. (PI)
Srinivas, S. (TA)
Duan, J. (TA)

2021 - 2022
Winter

Tuesday Thursday
1:30 PM
3:00 PM

CEE 246B
Introduction to the Real Estate Development Process from conception, feasibility analysis, due diligence, entitlements, planning, financing, market analysis, contract negotiation, construction, marketing, asset management and disposition. Pro-forma...

Koen, N. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Spring

Monday Wednesday
5:30 PM
7:00 PM

CEE 248
This course will offer students an introduction to Real Estate Development. Senior Principals from Sares Regis, a regional commercial and residential real estate development company, will cover topics on all aspects of the development process. Guest...

Birdwell, J. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Spring

Thursday
4:00 PM
6:00 PM

CEE 263G
This seminar provides an in-depth analysis of the role of California state agencies and Western energy organizations in driving energy policy development, technology innovation, and market structures, in California, the West and internationally. The...

Cain, B. (PI)
Marcus, F. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Spring

Wednesday
9:45 AM
10:45 AM

CSRE 117S
This course examines the political histories and cultural themes of Native Americans in California, 1700s1950s. Throughout the semester we will focus on: demographics, diversity of tribal cultures; regional environmental backgrounds; the Spanish Era...

Anderson, J. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Autumn

Tuesday
12:15 PM
2:15 PM

CSRE 141
Neighborhoods in the Bay Area and around the world are undergoing a transformation known as gentrification. Middle- and upper-income people are moving into what were once low-income areas, and housing costs are on the rise. Tensions between newcomers...

Kahan, M. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Spring

Monday Wednesday
2:45 PM
4:45 PM

CSRE 260
The course is part of an ongoing research project that examines the consequences of longterm social, economic, and political changes in ethnic and race relations in in urban California. The required readings, discussions, and service learning...

McKibben, C. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Autumn

Wednesday
1:30 PM
3:30 PM

EARTH 126Y
Environmental disasters are striking with alarming frequency. Many, including wildfires and ecosystem collapse, are hitting California. The winter 2019 Hard Earth series will feature biweekly talks by Stanford graduate students whose research probes...

2021 - 2022
Winter

EARTH 131
Interactive, seminar-style sessions expose students to diverse career pathways in sustainability. Professionals from a variety of careers discuss their work, their career development and decision-points in their career pathways, as well as life style...

Bangert, F. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Spring

Friday
1:30 PM
2:30 PM

EARTHSYS 46N
Preference to freshmen. Field trips to sites in the Elkhorn Slough, a small agriculturally impacted estuary that opens into Monterey Bay, a model ecosystem for understanding the complexity of estuaries, and one of California's last remaining coastal...

Francis, C. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Spring

Tuesday Thursday
9:45 AM
11:15 AM

EARTHSYS 104
The Central Valley of California provides a third of the produce grown in the U.S., but recent droughts and increasing demand have raised concerns about both food and water security. The pathway that water takes from rainfall to the irrigation of...

Lees, M. (TA)
Holtzman, N. (TA)
Knight, R. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Winter

Monday Wednesday Friday
1:30 PM
2:30 PM

EARTHSYS 131
Interactive, seminar-style sessions expose students to diverse career pathways in sustainability. Professionals from a variety of careers discuss their work, their career development and decision-points in their career pathways, as well as life style...

Bangert, F. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Spring

Friday
1:30 PM
2:30 PM

EARTHSYS 160
Community-engaged learning course that exposes students to sustainability concepts and urban planning as a tool for determining sustainable outcomes in the Bay Area. The focus will be on land use and transportation planning to housing and employment...

Kos, R. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Spring

Tuesday
9:45 AM
12:45 PM

EARTHSYS 168
Through case studies with a focus on the San Francisco Bay Area, guest speakers, selective readings and interactive assignments, this survey course seeks to demystify the concept of land use for the non-city planner. This introductory course will...

Quinn, H. (TA)
Rich, D. (PI)
von Borck, J. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Spring

Monday Wednesday
1:30 PM
3:00 PM

ECON 19Q
Spending by federal, state, and local governments accounts for about one-third of U.S. GDP and governments employ more than one-in-seven workers in the U.S. For most U.S. residents, government is represented by a complicated web of federal, state...

Ballmer, S. (PI)
Duggan, M. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Autumn

Wednesday
1:30 PM
4:30 PM

EDUC 340
Western medicine's definition of health as the absence of sickness, disease, or pathology; Native American cultures' definition of health as the beauty of physical, spiritual, emotional, and social things, and sickness as something out of balance...

Greyeyes, J. (TA)
LaFromboise, T. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Spring

Wednesday
9:45 AM
12:45 PM

ENGLISH 68N
Preference to freshmen. Mark Twain defined the rhythms of our prose and the contours of our moral map. He recognized our extravagant promise and stunning failures, our comic foibles and  tragic flaws. He is viewed as the most American of American...

Fishkin, S. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Autumn

Monday Wednesday
3:15 PM
4:45 PM

ENGLISH 93Q
From Whitman to Kerouac, Alec Soth to Georgia O'Keeffe, the lure of travel has inspired many American artists to pack up their bags and hit the open road. In this course we will be exploring the art and literature of the great American road trip. We...

Carlson-Wee, K. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Spring

Monday Wednesday
11:30 AM
1:00 PM

ENGLISH 124
The American West is characterized by frontier mythology, vast distances, marked aridity, and unique political and economic characteristics. This course integrates several disciplinary perspectives into a comprehensive examination of Western North...

Kennedy, D. (PI)
Fishkin, S. (PI)
Hammann, A. (TA)
Cain, B. (PI)
Vargas Nunez, C. (TA)
Messarra, L. (TA)
Freyberg, D. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Spring

Tuesday Thursday
11:30 AM
1:00 PM

ENGLISH 146A
Introduction to the work of an American writer, beloved by general readers, often reviled by critics, whose career spanned from the Great Depression through World War II to the social upheavals of the 1960s. Focus on the social and political contexts...

Liu, T. (TA)
Burnett Valverde, A. (TA)
Touma, A. (TA)
Jones, G. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Spring

Tuesday Thursday
11:30 AM
1:00 PM

ENGLISH 146A
Introduction to the work of an American writer, beloved by general readers, often reviled by critics, whose career spanned from the Great Depression through World War II to the social upheavals of the 1960s. Focus on the social and political contexts...

Burnett Valverde, A. (TA)

2021 - 2022
Spring

Thursday
4:00 PM
5:00 PM

ENGLISH 146A
Introduction to the work of an American writer, beloved by general readers, often reviled by critics, whose career spanned from the Great Depression through World War II to the social upheavals of the 1960s. Focus on the social and political contexts...

Burnett Valverde, A. (TA)

2021 - 2022
Spring

Thursday
5:30 PM
6:30 PM

ENGLISH 146A
Introduction to the work of an American writer, beloved by general readers, often reviled by critics, whose career spanned from the Great Depression through World War II to the social upheavals of the 1960s. Focus on the social and political contexts...

Touma, A. (TA)

2021 - 2022
Spring

Friday
11:00 AM
12:00 PM

ENGLISH 146A
Introduction to the work of an American writer, beloved by general readers, often reviled by critics, whose career spanned from the Great Depression through World War II to the social upheavals of the 1960s. Focus on the social and political contexts...

Touma, A. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Spring

Friday
12:15 PM
1:15 PM

ENGLISH 146A
Introduction to the work of an American writer, beloved by general readers, often reviled by critics, whose career spanned from the Great Depression through World War II to the social upheavals of the 1960s. Focus on the social and political contexts...

Liu, T. (TA)

2021 - 2022
Spring

Friday
1:30 PM
2:30 PM

ENGLISH 146A
Introduction to the work of an American writer, beloved by general readers, often reviled by critics, whose career spanned from the Great Depression through World War II to the social upheavals of the 1960s. Focus on the social and political contexts...

Liu, T. (TA)

2021 - 2022
Spring

Friday
2:45 PM
3:45 PM

ESS 118X
The complex urban problems affecting quality of life in the Bay Area, from housing affordability and transportation congestion to economic vitality and social justice, are already perceived by many to be intractable, and will likely be exacerbated by...

2021 - 2022
Autumn

ESS 118X
The complex urban problems affecting quality of life in the Bay Area, from housing affordability and transportation congestion to economic vitality and social justice, are already perceived by many to be intractable, and will likely be exacerbated by...

Wong-Parodi, G. (PI)
Ouyang, D. (PI)
Suckale, J. (PI)
Srinivas, S. (TA)
Duan, J. (TA)

2021 - 2022
Autumn

Tuesday Thursday
1:30 PM
3:00 PM

ESS 118Y
The complex urban problems affecting quality of life in the Bay Area, from housing affordability and transportation congestion to economic vitality and social justice, are already perceived by many to be intractable, and will likely be exacerbated by...

Ouyang, D. (PI)
Suckale, J. (PI)
Srinivas, S. (TA)
Duan, J. (TA)

2021 - 2022
Winter

Tuesday Thursday
1:30 PM
3:00 PM

ESS 218X
The complex urban problems affecting quality of life in the Bay Area, from housing affordability and transportation congestion to economic vitality and social justice, are already perceived by many to be intractable, and will likely be exacerbated by...

2021 - 2022
Autumn

ESS 218X
The complex urban problems affecting quality of life in the Bay Area, from housing affordability and transportation congestion to economic vitality and social justice, are already perceived by many to be intractable, and will likely be exacerbated by...

Wong-Parodi, G. (PI)
Ouyang, D. (PI)
Suckale, J. (PI)
Srinivas, S. (TA)
Duan, J. (TA)

2021 - 2022
Autumn

Tuesday Thursday
1:30 PM
3:00 PM

ESS 218Y
The complex urban problems affecting quality of life in the Bay Area, from housing affordability and transportation congestion to economic vitality and social justice, are already perceived by many to be intractable, and will likely be exacerbated by...

Ouyang, D. (PI)
Suckale, J. (PI)
Srinivas, S. (TA)
Duan, J. (TA)

2021 - 2022
Winter

Tuesday Thursday
1:30 PM
3:00 PM

GEOLSCI 118X
The complex urban problems affecting quality of life in the Bay Area, from housing affordability and transportation congestion to economic vitality and social justice, are already perceived by many to be intractable, and will likely be exacerbated by...

2021 - 2022
Autumn

GEOLSCI 118X
The complex urban problems affecting quality of life in the Bay Area, from housing affordability and transportation congestion to economic vitality and social justice, are already perceived by many to be intractable, and will likely be exacerbated by...

Wong-Parodi, G. (PI)
Ouyang, D. (PI)
Suckale, J. (PI)
Srinivas, S. (TA)
Duan, J. (TA)

2021 - 2022
Autumn

Tuesday Thursday
1:30 PM
3:00 PM

GEOLSCI 118Y
The complex urban problems affecting quality of life in the Bay Area, from housing affordability and transportation congestion to economic vitality and social justice, are already perceived by many to be intractable, and will likely be exacerbated by...

2021 - 2022
Winter

GEOLSCI 218X
The complex urban problems affecting quality of life in the Bay Area, from housing affordability and transportation congestion to economic vitality and social justice, are already perceived by many to be intractable, and will likely be exacerbated by...

2021 - 2022
Autumn

GEOLSCI 218X
The complex urban problems affecting quality of life in the Bay Area, from housing affordability and transportation congestion to economic vitality and social justice, are already perceived by many to be intractable, and will likely be exacerbated by...

Wong-Parodi, G. (PI)
Ouyang, D. (PI)
Suckale, J. (PI)
Srinivas, S. (TA)
Duan, J. (TA)

2021 - 2022
Autumn

Tuesday Thursday
1:30 PM
3:00 PM

GEOLSCI 218Y
The complex urban problems affecting quality of life in the Bay Area, from housing affordability and transportation congestion to economic vitality and social justice, are already perceived by many to be intractable, and will likely be exacerbated by...

2021 - 2022
Winter

GEOPHYS 90
Is the "Big One" overdue in California? What kind of damage would that cause? What can we do to reduce the impact of such hazards in urban environments? Does "fracking" cause earthquakes and are we at risk? Is the United States vulnerable to a giant...

Aguilar Suarez, A. (TA)
Beroza, G. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Spring

Monday Wednesday
1:30 PM
3:00 PM

GEOPHYS 118X
The complex urban problems affecting quality of life in the Bay Area, from housing affordability and transportation congestion to economic vitality and social justice, are already perceived by many to be intractable, and will likely be exacerbated by...

Wong-Parodi, G. (PI)
Ouyang, D. (PI)
Suckale, J. (PI)
Srinivas, S. (TA)
Duan, J. (TA)

2021 - 2022
Autumn

Tuesday Thursday
1:30 PM
3:00 PM

GEOPHYS 118X
The complex urban problems affecting quality of life in the Bay Area, from housing affordability and transportation congestion to economic vitality and social justice, are already perceived by many to be intractable, and will likely be exacerbated by...

Wong-Parodi, G. (PI)
Ouyang, D. (PI)
Suckale, J. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Autumn

GEOPHYS 118Y
The complex urban problems affecting quality of life in the Bay Area, from housing affordability and transportation congestion to economic vitality and social justice, are already perceived by many to be intractable, and will likely be exacerbated by...

Ouyang, D. (PI)
Suckale, J. (PI)
Srinivas, S. (TA)
Duan, J. (TA)

2021 - 2022
Winter

Tuesday Thursday
1:30 PM
3:00 PM

GEOPHYS 218X
The complex urban problems affecting quality of life in the Bay Area, from housing affordability and transportation congestion to economic vitality and social justice, are already perceived by many to be intractable, and will likely be exacerbated by...

2021 - 2022
Autumn

GEOPHYS 218X
The complex urban problems affecting quality of life in the Bay Area, from housing affordability and transportation congestion to economic vitality and social justice, are already perceived by many to be intractable, and will likely be exacerbated by...

Wong-Parodi, G. (PI)
Ouyang, D. (PI)
Suckale, J. (PI)
Srinivas, S. (TA)
Duan, J. (TA)

2021 - 2022
Autumn

Tuesday Thursday
1:30 PM
3:00 PM

GEOPHYS 218Y
The complex urban problems affecting quality of life in the Bay Area, from housing affordability and transportation congestion to economic vitality and social justice, are already perceived by many to be intractable, and will likely be exacerbated by...

Ouyang, D. (PI)
Suckale, J. (PI)
Srinivas, S. (TA)
Duan, J. (TA)

2021 - 2022
Winter

Tuesday Thursday
1:30 PM
3:00 PM

HISTORY 151
The American West is characterized by frontier mythology, vast distances, marked aridity, and unique political and economic characteristics. This course integrates several disciplinary perspectives into a comprehensive examination of Western North...

Kennedy, D. (PI)
Fishkin, S. (PI)
Hammann, A. (TA)
Cain, B. (PI)
Vargas Nunez, C. (TA)
Messarra, L. (TA)
Freyberg, D. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Spring

Tuesday Thursday
11:30 AM
1:00 PM

HISTORY 250A
This course examines the political histories and cultural themes of Native Americans in California, 1700s1950s. Throughout the semester we will focus on: demographics, diversity of tribal cultures; regional environmental backgrounds; the Spanish Era...

Anderson, J. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Autumn

Tuesday
12:15 PM
2:15 PM

LAW 807G
This policy lab partners with the Office of the County Counsel for the County of Santa Clara. Santa Clara County Litigation and Policy Partnership (SCCLPP) students will work with the leadership and deputies of the office on both litigation and...

Anderson, M. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Spring

Tuesday
4:30 PM
6:30 PM

LAW 807G
This policy lab partners with the Office of the County Counsel for the County of Santa Clara. Santa Clara County Litigation and Policy Partnership (SCCLPP) students will work with the leadership and deputies of the office on both litigation and...

Anderson, M. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Spring

Tuesday
4:30 PM
6:30 PM

LAW 7051
This course will examine the source, scope and limits of local government power. It will consider the relationship of local governments to state and federal government and of the relationship of local governments to the individuals and communities...

Ford, R. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Winter

Tuesday Thursday
2:15 PM
3:45 PM

LAW 7051
This course will examine the source, scope and limits of local government power. It will consider the relationship of local governments to state and federal government and of the relationship of local governments to the individuals and communities...

Ford, R. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Winter

Tuesday Thursday
2:15 PM
3:45 PM

MED 159
Required for students participating in the Community Health in Oaxaca summer program. Introduction to the health literacy and health-seeking behaviors of Oaxacan and other Mexican migrants; the health challenges these groups face. Through discussion...

Heaney, C. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Spring

Wednesday
1:30 PM
3:30 PM

NATIVEAM 109A
Cases, legislation, comparative justice models, and historical and cultural material. The interlocking relationships of tribal, federal, and state governments. Emphasis is on economic development, religious freedom, and environmental justice issues...

Biestman, K. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Winter

Monday
1:30 PM
3:30 PM

NATIVEAM 115
This course incorporates a Native American perspective in the assigned readings and is an introduction to Native American History from contact with Europeans to the present. History, from a Western perspective, is secular and objectively evaluative...

Red Shirt, D. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Winter

Tuesday Thursday
6:45 PM
8:45 PM

NATIVEAM 117S
This course examines the political histories and cultural themes of Native Americans in California, 1700s1950s. Throughout the semester we will focus on: demographics, diversity of tribal cultures; regional environmental backgrounds; the Spanish Era...

Anderson, J. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Autumn

Tuesday
12:15 PM
2:15 PM

NATIVEAM 240
Western medicine's definition of health as the absence of sickness, disease, or pathology; Native American cultures' definition of health as the beauty of physical, spiritual, emotional, and social things, and sickness as something out of balance...

Greyeyes, J. (TA)
LaFromboise, T. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Spring

Wednesday
9:45 AM
12:45 PM

POLECON 531
Cities are where billions of people live and they are the engine for innovation and economic growth. They are also going through enormous change and battling with fundamental problems, like housing, transportation, urban planning, the environment...

Santosham, S. (SI)
Pola, M. (GP)
Callander, S. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Spring

Monday Thursday
3:10 PM
6:10 PM

POLECON 680
This course provides an introduction to political economy with an emphasis on formal models of collective choice, public institutions, and political competition. Topics considered include voting theory, social choice, institutional equilibria, agenda...

Pola, M. (GP)
Callander, S. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Autumn

Tuesday Thursday
9:50 AM
11:10 AM

POLISCI 22SC
Our understanding of warfare often derives from the lofty perspective of political leaders and generals: what were their objectives and what strategies were developed to meet them? This top-down perspective slights the experience of the actual...

Weiner, A. (PI)
Sagan, S. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Summer

POLISCI 73
This seminar provides an in-depth analysis of the role of California state agencies and Western energy organizations in driving energy policy development, technology innovation, and market structures, in California, the West and internationally. The...

Cain, B. (PI)
Marcus, F. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Spring

Wednesday
9:45 AM
10:45 AM

POLISCI 74B
How do I translate my interests and capacities into a career in public service and social impact? This course will introduce you to a wide range of roles that help shape public policy and civic life, including government, nonprofits, social...

Diamond, L. (PI)
Litvak, L. (PI)
Garvin, L. (PI)
Sims, J. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Winter

Tuesday
4:00 PM
5:00 PM

POLISCI 74B
How do I translate my interests and capacities into a career in public service and social impact? This course will introduce you to a wide range of roles that help shape public policy and civic life, including government, nonprofits, social...

Litvak, L. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Winter

Thursday
4:00 PM
5:00 PM

POLISCI 124A
The American West is characterized by frontier mythology, vast distances, marked aridity, and unique political and economic characteristics. This course integrates several disciplinary perspectives into a comprehensive examination of Western North...

Kennedy, D. (PI)
Fishkin, S. (PI)
Hammann, A. (TA)
Cain, B. (PI)
Vargas Nunez, C. (TA)
Messarra, L. (TA)
Freyberg, D. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Spring

Tuesday Thursday
11:30 AM
1:00 PM

POLISCI 124A
The American West is characterized by frontier mythology, vast distances, marked aridity, and unique political and economic characteristics. This course integrates several disciplinary perspectives into a comprehensive examination of Western North...

Vargas Nunez, C. (TA)

2021 - 2022
Spring

Thursday
1:30 PM
2:30 PM

POLISCI 124A
The American West is characterized by frontier mythology, vast distances, marked aridity, and unique political and economic characteristics. This course integrates several disciplinary perspectives into a comprehensive examination of Western North...

Vargas Nunez, C. (TA)

2021 - 2022
Spring

Thursday
2:45 PM
3:45 PM

POLISCI 124A
The American West is characterized by frontier mythology, vast distances, marked aridity, and unique political and economic characteristics. This course integrates several disciplinary perspectives into a comprehensive examination of Western North...

Messarra, L. (TA)

2021 - 2022
Spring

Thursday
4:00 PM
5:00 PM

POLISCI 124A
The American West is characterized by frontier mythology, vast distances, marked aridity, and unique political and economic characteristics. This course integrates several disciplinary perspectives into a comprehensive examination of Western North...

Messarra, L. (TA)

2021 - 2022
Spring

Thursday
5:30 PM
6:30 PM

POLISCI 124A
The American West is characterized by frontier mythology, vast distances, marked aridity, and unique political and economic characteristics. This course integrates several disciplinary perspectives into a comprehensive examination of Western North...

Hammann, A. (TA)

2021 - 2022
Spring

Thursday
2:45 PM
3:45 PM

POLISCI 124A
The American West is characterized by frontier mythology, vast distances, marked aridity, and unique political and economic characteristics. This course integrates several disciplinary perspectives into a comprehensive examination of Western North...

Hammann, A. (TA)

2021 - 2022
Spring

Thursday
4:00 PM
5:00 PM

POLISCI 218X
The complex urban problems affecting quality of life in the Bay Area, from housing affordability and transportation congestion to economic vitality and social justice, are already perceived by many to be intractable, and will likely be exacerbated by...

2021 - 2022
Autumn

POLISCI 218X
The complex urban problems affecting quality of life in the Bay Area, from housing affordability and transportation congestion to economic vitality and social justice, are already perceived by many to be intractable, and will likely be exacerbated by...

Wong-Parodi, G. (PI)
Ouyang, D. (PI)
Suckale, J. (PI)
Srinivas, S. (TA)
Duan, J. (TA)

2021 - 2022
Autumn

Tuesday Thursday
1:30 PM
3:00 PM

PUBLPOL 19Q
Spending by federal, state, and local governments accounts for about one-third of U.S. GDP and governments employ more than one-in-seven workers in the U.S. For most U.S. residents, government is represented by a complicated web of federal, state...

Ballmer, S. (PI)
Duggan, M. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Autumn

Wednesday
1:30 PM
4:30 PM

PUBLPOL 73
This seminar provides an in-depth analysis of the role of California state agencies and Western energy organizations in driving energy policy development, technology innovation, and market structures, in California, the West and internationally. The...

Benson, S. (PI)
Cain, B. (PI)

2020 - 2021
Spring

Wednesday
10:00 AM
11:20 AM

PUBLPOL 73
This seminar provides an in-depth analysis of the role of California state agencies and Western energy organizations in driving energy policy development, technology innovation, and market structures, in California, the West and internationally. The...

Cain, B. (PI)
Marcus, F. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Spring

Wednesday
9:45 AM
10:45 AM

PUBLPOL 75
This one-unit lecture series explores potential careers in public service, including roles in government as well as in many other organizations¿such as nonprofits, foundations, corporations, and arts organizations¿that help shape public policy and...

2021 - 2022
Winter

PUBLPOL 101
This course both looks at the ways American political institutions shape policy outcomes and how Federal, state and local government have handled challenges related to increasing party polarization, climate change, heightened racial tensions and...

2021 - 2022
Autumn

PUBLPOL 101
This course both looks at the ways American political institutions shape policy outcomes and how Federal, state and local government have handled challenges related to increasing party polarization, climate change, heightened racial tensions and...

Peters, A. (TA)
Cain, B. (PI)
Parker, B. (TA)
Yorgason, C. (TA)
Clayton, K. (TA)
Tanigawa-Lau, C. (TA)
Park, A. (TA)

2021 - 2022
Autumn

Tuesday Thursday
9:45 AM
11:15 AM

PUBLPOL 103Z
This course examines ethical and political questions that arise in doing public service work, whether volunteering, service learning, humanitarian endeavors overseas, or public service professions such as medicine and teaching. What motives do people...

Coyne, B. (PI)
Cloward, J. (TA)

2021 - 2022
Summer

Thursday Friday
12:00 PM
1:30 PM

PUBLPOL 108H
This course will divided into three sections that when combined provide 1) the overall narrative of the precedents and adverse impacts of the worldwide, US west coast and California housing crises and the frameworks for California to create a...

LeSar, J. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Winter

Wednesday
1:30 PM
4:30 PM

PUBLPOL 109Q
The Community Police Academy is a combination of classroom instruction and "hands-on" activities that examine life as a police officer. This class looks to clarify and expand the participant's knowledge of the responsibilities, decisions and...

2021 - 2022
Winter

PUBLPOL 115
Qualified Public Policy students obtain employment in a relevant research or industrial activity to enhance their professional experience consistent with their degree programs. Prior to enrolling students must get internship approved by the Public...

2021 - 2022
Summer

PUBLPOL 115
Qualified Public Policy students obtain employment in a relevant research or industrial activity to enhance their professional experience consistent with their degree programs. Prior to enrolling students must get internship approved by the Public...

2021 - 2022
Winter

PUBLPOL 115
Qualified Public Policy students obtain employment in a relevant research or industrial activity to enhance their professional experience consistent with their degree programs. Prior to enrolling students must get internship approved by the Public...

2021 - 2022
Autumn

PUBLPOL 115
Qualified Public Policy students obtain employment in a relevant research or industrial activity to enhance their professional experience consistent with their degree programs. Prior to enrolling students must get internship approved by the Public...

2021 - 2022
Spring

PUBLPOL 115
Qualified Public Policy students obtain employment in a relevant research or industrial activity to enhance their professional experience consistent with their degree programs. Prior to enrolling students must get internship approved by the Public...

2021 - 2022
Summer

PUBLPOL 115
Qualified Public Policy students obtain employment in a relevant research or industrial activity to enhance their professional experience consistent with their degree programs. Prior to enrolling students must get internship approved by the Public...

2021 - 2022
Summer

PUBLPOL 115
Qualified Public Policy students obtain employment in a relevant research or industrial activity to enhance their professional experience consistent with their degree programs. Prior to enrolling students must get internship approved by the Public...

2021 - 2022
Summer

PUBLPOL 115
Qualified Public Policy students obtain employment in a relevant research or industrial activity to enhance their professional experience consistent with their degree programs. Prior to enrolling students must get internship approved by the Public...

2021 - 2022
Summer

PUBLPOL 115
Qualified Public Policy students obtain employment in a relevant research or industrial activity to enhance their professional experience consistent with their degree programs. Prior to enrolling students must get internship approved by the Public...

2021 - 2022
Summer

PUBLPOL 116
The course contains four main parts:Climate Science, Climate Impacts, Climate Policy, Climate Advocacy. Part I begins with a detailed introduction to climate science, including an assessment of arguments by climate science skeptics, and an...

Nation, J. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Autumn

Wednesday
6:45 PM
8:45 PM

PUBLPOL 118X
The complex urban problems affecting quality of life in the Bay Area, from housing affordability and transportation congestion to economic vitality and social justice, are already perceived by many to be intractable, and will likely be exacerbated by...

2021 - 2022
Autumn

PUBLPOL 118X
The complex urban problems affecting quality of life in the Bay Area, from housing affordability and transportation congestion to economic vitality and social justice, are already perceived by many to be intractable, and will likely be exacerbated by...

Wong-Parodi, G. (PI)
Ouyang, D. (PI)
Suckale, J. (PI)
Srinivas, S. (TA)
Duan, J. (TA)

2021 - 2022
Autumn

Tuesday Thursday
1:30 PM
3:00 PM

PUBLPOL 118Y
The complex urban problems affecting quality of life in the Bay Area, from housing affordability and transportation congestion to economic vitality and social justice, are already perceived by many to be intractable, and will likely be exacerbated by...

2021 - 2022
Winter

PUBLPOL 132
Public policymaking in the United States is part of a political process that can take years or even decades to play out. A familiarity with the politics of policymaking is key to understanding why some reform attempts are successful while others are...

2021 - 2022
Autumn

PUBLPOL 132
Public policymaking in the United States is part of a political process that can take years or even decades to play out. A familiarity with the politics of policymaking is key to understanding why some reform attempts are successful while others are...

Spence, M. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Autumn

Wednesday
2:45 PM
4:45 PM

PUBLPOL 132
Public policymaking in the United States is part of a political process that can take years or even decades to play out. A familiarity with the politics of policymaking is key to understanding why some reform attempts are successful while others are...

Paris, J. (TA)

2021 - 2022
Autumn

PUBLPOL 135
Dynamics of regional leadership and decision making in Silicon Valley, a complex region composed of 40 cities and four counties without any overarching framework for governance. Formal and informal institutions shaping outcomes in the region. Case...

Hancock, R. (PI)
Benest, F. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Spring

Wednesday
4:00 PM
6:00 PM

PUBLPOL 154
State politics and policy making, including the roles of the legislature, legislative leadership, governor, special interests, campaign finance, advocacy groups, ballot initiatives, state and federal laws, media, and research organizations. Case...

Nation, J. (PI)
Crane, D. (PI)
Suenaga, M. (TA)
Doty, L. (TA)

2021 - 2022
Winter

Tuesday Thursday
8:00 AM
9:30 AM

PUBLPOL 163
Through case studies with a focus on the San Francisco Bay Area, guest speakers, selective readings and interactive assignments, this survey course seeks to demystify the concept of land use for the non-city planner. This introductory course will...

Quinn, H. (TA)
Rich, D. (PI)
von Borck, J. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Spring

Monday Wednesday
1:30 PM
3:00 PM

PUBLPOL 174
Applies the principles of economic analysis to historical and contemporary urban and regional development issues and policies. Explores themes of urban economic geography, location decision-making by firms and individuals, urban land and housing...

Wolfe, M. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Autumn

Tuesday Thursday
11:30 AM
1:00 PM

2021 - 2022
Summer

2021 - 2022
Spring

2021 - 2022
Summer

2021 - 2022
Summer

2021 - 2022
Spring

2021 - 2022
Autumn

Nation, J. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Autumn

Liautaud, S. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Autumn

Casey, K. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Autumn

Brady, D. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Autumn

Rosston, G. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Autumn

2021 - 2022
Winter

Nation, J. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Winter

Field, C. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Winter

Chen, L. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Spring

Brest, P. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Spring

Greenberg, S. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Spring

Stacy, H. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Spring

Weisberg, R. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Spring

Brady, D. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Spring

Rosston, G. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Spring

Grusky, D. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Spring

Cain, B. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Spring

Cogan, J. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Spring

PUBLPOL 209
The seminar will exam the origin and evolution of public lands from 1789 forward. Specifically, how the United States' concept of property has evolved and thus the management or caretaking of these lands has also changed. There are nearly 500 million...

2021 - 2022
Winter

PUBLPOL 218X
The complex urban problems affecting quality of life in the Bay Area, from housing affordability and transportation congestion to economic vitality and social justice, are already perceived by many to be intractable, and will likely be exacerbated by...

2021 - 2022
Autumn

PUBLPOL 218X
The complex urban problems affecting quality of life in the Bay Area, from housing affordability and transportation congestion to economic vitality and social justice, are already perceived by many to be intractable, and will likely be exacerbated by...

Wong-Parodi, G. (PI)
Ouyang, D. (PI)
Suckale, J. (PI)
Srinivas, S. (TA)
Duan, J. (TA)

2021 - 2022
Autumn

Tuesday Thursday
1:30 PM
3:00 PM

PUBLPOL 218Y
The complex urban problems affecting quality of life in the Bay Area, from housing affordability and transportation congestion to economic vitality and social justice, are already perceived by many to be intractable, and will likely be exacerbated by...

2021 - 2022
Winter

PUBLPOL 230
Cities and urban areas have always been transformed by major external changes like pandemics and public health crises. California is both in the midst of its greatest economic recession since the Great Depression and experiencing a pandemic that has...

2021 - 2022
Winter

PUBLPOL 232
Public policymaking in the United States is part of a political process that can take years or even decades to play out. A familiarity with the politics of policymaking is key to understanding why some reform attempts are successful while others are...

2021 - 2022
Autumn

PUBLPOL 232
Public policymaking in the United States is part of a political process that can take years or even decades to play out. A familiarity with the politics of policymaking is key to understanding why some reform attempts are successful while others are...

Spence, M. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Autumn

Wednesday
2:45 PM
4:45 PM

2021 - 2022
Autumn

2021 - 2022
Summer

2021 - 2022
Winter

2021 - 2022
Spring

2021 - 2022
Summer

2021 - 2022
Summer

2021 - 2022
Summer

2021 - 2022
Summer

2021 - 2022
Summer

2021 - 2022
Summer

2021 - 2022
Summer

2021 - 2022
Summer

Rosston, G. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Autumn

Hainmueller, J. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Autumn

Krosnick, J. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Autumn

Crane, D. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Winter

Reichelstein, S. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Winter

Nation, J. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Winter

Wolak, F. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Winter

Hainmueller, J. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Winter

Meyersson Milgrom, E. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Winter

Grotto, A. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Winter

O'Bryan, J. (GP)
Liautaud, S. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Spring

Rosston, G. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Spring

Noll, R. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Spring

Admati, A. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Spring

Milroy, C. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Spring

Greenberg, S. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Spring

Nation, J. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Spring

Benest, F. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Spring

Wolak, F. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Spring

Shoven, J. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Spring

Studdert, D. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Spring

Grusky, D. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Spring

2021 - 2022
Summer

Milani, A. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Summer

PUBLPOL 308
Policymakers in the United States, whether elected or unelected, operate in a governmental system where politics pervades nearly every element of their daily activity. This course provides students with both the theory and real-world examples they...

Chen, L. (PI)
Cain, B. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Winter

Monday Wednesday
11:30 AM
1:00 PM

PUBLPOL 308
Policymakers in the United States, whether elected or unelected, operate in a governmental system where politics pervades nearly every element of their daily activity. This course provides students with both the theory and real-world examples they...

2021 - 2022
Winter

PUBLPOL 315
Qualified Public Policy students obtain employment in a relevant research or industrial activity to enhance their professional experience consistent with their degree programs. Prior to enrolling students must get internship approved by the Public...

2021 - 2022
Winter

PUBLPOL 315
Qualified Public Policy students obtain employment in a relevant research or industrial activity to enhance their professional experience consistent with their degree programs. Prior to enrolling students must get internship approved by the Public...

2021 - 2022
Summer

PUBLPOL 315
Qualified Public Policy students obtain employment in a relevant research or industrial activity to enhance their professional experience consistent with their degree programs. Prior to enrolling students must get internship approved by the Public...

2021 - 2022
Spring

PUBLPOL 315
Qualified Public Policy students obtain employment in a relevant research or industrial activity to enhance their professional experience consistent with their degree programs. Prior to enrolling students must get internship approved by the Public...

2021 - 2022
Autumn

PUBLPOL 315
Qualified Public Policy students obtain employment in a relevant research or industrial activity to enhance their professional experience consistent with their degree programs. Prior to enrolling students must get internship approved by the Public...

2021 - 2022
Summer

PUBLPOL 315
Qualified Public Policy students obtain employment in a relevant research or industrial activity to enhance their professional experience consistent with their degree programs. Prior to enrolling students must get internship approved by the Public...

2021 - 2022
Summer

PUBLPOL 315
Qualified Public Policy students obtain employment in a relevant research or industrial activity to enhance their professional experience consistent with their degree programs. Prior to enrolling students must get internship approved by the Public...

2021 - 2022
Summer

PUBLPOL 315
Qualified Public Policy students obtain employment in a relevant research or industrial activity to enhance their professional experience consistent with their degree programs. Prior to enrolling students must get internship approved by the Public...

Rosston, G. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Autumn

PUBLPOL 315
Qualified Public Policy students obtain employment in a relevant research or industrial activity to enhance their professional experience consistent with their degree programs. Prior to enrolling students must get internship approved by the Public...

Rosston, G. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Winter

PUBLPOL 315
Qualified Public Policy students obtain employment in a relevant research or industrial activity to enhance their professional experience consistent with their degree programs. Prior to enrolling students must get internship approved by the Public...

Rosston, G. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Spring

PUBLPOL 315
Qualified Public Policy students obtain employment in a relevant research or industrial activity to enhance their professional experience consistent with their degree programs. Prior to enrolling students must get internship approved by the Public...

Rosston, G. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Summer

URBANST 108H
This course will divided into three sections that when combined provide 1) the overall narrative of the precedents and adverse impacts of the worldwide, US west coast and California housing crises and the frameworks for California to create a...

LeSar, J. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Winter

Wednesday
1:30 PM
4:30 PM

URBANST 110
Today, for the first time in history, a majority of people live in cities. By 2050, cities will hold two-thirds of the world's population. This transformation touches everyone, and raises critical questions. What draws people to live in cities? How...

Chan, D. (PI)
Kahan, M. (PI)
Salovaara, I. (TA)

2021 - 2022
Winter

Monday Wednesday
11:30 AM
1:00 PM

URBANST 113
Comparative studies in neighborhood conservation, inner city regeneration, and growth policies for metropolitan regions. Lect-disc and research focusing on case studies from North America and abroad, team urban design projects. Two Saturday class...

Glanz, D. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Winter

Tuesday Thursday
1:30 PM
3:00 PM

URBANST 126A
This course explores ethical questions that arise in public service work, as well as leadership theory and skills relevant to public service work. Through readings, discussions, in-class activities, assignments, and guest lectures, students will...

2021 - 2022
Winter

URBANST 126A
This course explores ethical questions that arise in public service work, as well as leadership theory and skills relevant to public service work. Through readings, discussions, in-class activities, assignments, and guest lectures, students will...

Lobo, K. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Winter

Monday Wednesday
3:15 PM
4:45 PM

URBANST 141
Neighborhoods in the Bay Area and around the world are undergoing a transformation known as gentrification. Middle- and upper-income people are moving into what were once low-income areas, and housing costs are on the rise. Tensions between newcomers...

Kahan, M. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Spring

Monday Wednesday
2:45 PM
4:45 PM

URBANST 163
Through case studies with a focus on the San Francisco Bay Area, guest speakers, selective readings and interactive assignments, this survey course seeks to demystify the concept of land use for the non-city planner. This introductory course will...

Quinn, H. (TA)
Rich, D. (PI)
von Borck, J. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Spring

Monday Wednesday
1:30 PM
3:00 PM

URBANST 164
Community-engaged learning course that exposes students to sustainability concepts and urban planning as a tool for determining sustainable outcomes in the Bay Area. The focus will be on land use and transportation planning to housing and employment...

Kos, R. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Spring

Tuesday
9:45 AM
12:45 PM

URBANST 169
The course is part of an ongoing research project that examines the consequences of longterm social, economic, and political changes in ethnic and race relations in in urban California. The required readings, discussions, and service learning...

McKibben, C. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Autumn

Wednesday
1:30 PM
3:30 PM

URBANST 169B
This course is part of an ongoing research project that examines the consequences of social, demographic, economic, and political changes in ethnic and race relations in in urban California. Students taking this course will construct will investigate...

McKibben, C. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Winter

Wednesday
1:30 PM
3:30 PM

URBANST 173
Applies the principles of economic analysis to historical and contemporary urban and regional development issues and policies. Explores themes of urban economic geography, location decision-making by firms and individuals, urban land and housing...

Wolfe, M. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Autumn

Tuesday Thursday
11:30 AM
1:00 PM

URBANST 194
For Urban Studies majors only. Students organize an internship in an office of a government agency, a community organization, or a private firm directly relevant to the major. Reading supplements internship. Paper summarizes internship experience and...

2021 - 2022
Autumn

URBANST 194
For Urban Studies majors only. Students organize an internship in an office of a government agency, a community organization, or a private firm directly relevant to the major. Reading supplements internship. Paper summarizes internship experience and...

2021 - 2022
Spring

URBANST 194
For Urban Studies majors only. Students organize an internship in an office of a government agency, a community organization, or a private firm directly relevant to the major. Reading supplements internship. Paper summarizes internship experience and...

2021 - 2022
Winter

URBANST 194
For Urban Studies majors only. Students organize an internship in an office of a government agency, a community organization, or a private firm directly relevant to the major. Reading supplements internship. Paper summarizes internship experience and...

Kahan, M. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Winter

URBANST 194
For Urban Studies majors only. Students organize an internship in an office of a government agency, a community organization, or a private firm directly relevant to the major. Reading supplements internship. Paper summarizes internship experience and...

McAdam, D. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Spring

URBANST 194
For Urban Studies majors only. Students organize an internship in an office of a government agency, a community organization, or a private firm directly relevant to the major. Reading supplements internship. Paper summarizes internship experience and...

Griggs, G. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Spring

URBANST 194
For Urban Studies majors only. Students organize an internship in an office of a government agency, a community organization, or a private firm directly relevant to the major. Reading supplements internship. Paper summarizes internship experience and...

Kahan, M. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Spring

URBANST 194
For Urban Studies majors only. Students organize an internship in an office of a government agency, a community organization, or a private firm directly relevant to the major. Reading supplements internship. Paper summarizes internship experience and...

Litvak, L. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Spring

URBANST 194
For Urban Studies majors only. Students organize an internship in an office of a government agency, a community organization, or a private firm directly relevant to the major. Reading supplements internship. Paper summarizes internship experience and...

Edwards, M. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Spring

URBANST 201A
Restricted to Urban Studies majors. Students work at least 80 hours with a supervisor, establish learning goals, and create products demonstrating progress. Reflection on service and integration of internship with senior research plans. Must be...

2021 - 2022
Spring

URBANST 201A
Restricted to Urban Studies majors. Students work at least 80 hours with a supervisor, establish learning goals, and create products demonstrating progress. Reflection on service and integration of internship with senior research plans. Must be...

Kahan, M. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Autumn

URBANST 201A
Restricted to Urban Studies majors. Students work at least 80 hours with a supervisor, establish learning goals, and create products demonstrating progress. Reflection on service and integration of internship with senior research plans. Must be...

Chan, D. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Autumn

URBANST 201A
Restricted to Urban Studies majors. Students work at least 80 hours with a supervisor, establish learning goals, and create products demonstrating progress. Reflection on service and integration of internship with senior research plans. Must be...

Chan, D. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Winter

URBANST 201A
Restricted to Urban Studies majors. Students work at least 80 hours with a supervisor, establish learning goals, and create products demonstrating progress. Reflection on service and integration of internship with senior research plans. Must be...

Kahan, M. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Spring

URBANST 201A
Restricted to Urban Studies majors. Students work at least 80 hours with a supervisor, establish learning goals, and create products demonstrating progress. Reflection on service and integration of internship with senior research plans. Must be...

2021 - 2022
Spring

URBANST 201A
Restricted to Urban Studies majors. Students work at least 80 hours with a supervisor, establish learning goals, and create products demonstrating progress. Reflection on service and integration of internship with senior research plans. Must be...

Chan, D. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Spring