Robert H. Wilson


Faculty Research AssociatePh.D., University of Pennsylvania

Mike Hogg Professor of Urban Policy, LBJ School; Director, Policy Research Institute
Robert H. Wilson

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Biography


Robert H. Wilson received his Ph.D. in city and regional planning from the University of Pennsylvania. Prior to coming to the LBJ School in 1979, he taught three and one-half years in an urban and regional planning program at the Universidade Federal de Pernambuco in Brazil. He has held visiting positions at the Instituto Superior Tecnico in Lisbon and at the Fundacao Getulio Vargas in Sao Paulo.

Dr. Wilson's current research interests include decentralized policymaking, the impact technological change on urban and regional economies, urban policy, and public policy in Brazil.

At the LBJ School, he teaches courses in the quantitative methods sequence and seminars on state and local economic development policy. Among his recent publications are States and the Economy: Policymaking and Decentralization, Public Policy and Community: Activism and Governance in Texas, International Workshop on Governance (third annual proceedings), and New Governance for Rural America.

Dr. Wilson is the Director of the UT-Austin Urban Issues Program, an interdisciplinary project dedicated to teaching, research, and community service activities.

Courses


GRG 396T • Eco Of Urban & Regional Policy

37975 • Fall 2013
Meets W 9:00AM-12:00PM SRH 3.216

Prerequisite: Graduate standing; additional prerequisites vary with the topic and are given in the Course Schedule.

Restricted enrollment; contact the department for permission to register for this class. Course number may be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

Topic description: Aspects of soil geomorphology: soil formation, earth surface processes (erosion, sedimentation, and salinization) soil sustai nability, and landscape interactions in the Mediterranean, Mexico, and t he American Corn Belt. Will explore management and policy, soil interact ions in watersheds, and field and laboratory methods through readings, l abs, and field trips.

MEETS WITH LAS 388.

GRG 396T • Eco Of Urban & Regional Policy

37530 • Fall 2012
Meets M 9:00AM-12:00PM SRH 3.216

Prerequisite: Graduate standing; additional prerequisites vary with the topic and are given in the Course Schedule.

Restricted enrollment; contact the department for permission to register for this class. Course number may be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

Topic description: Aspects of soil geomorphology: soil formation, earth surface processes (erosion, sedimentation, and salinization) soil sustai nability, and landscape interactions in the Mediterranean, Mexico, and t he American Corn Belt. Will explore management and policy, soil interact ions in watersheds, and field and laboratory methods through readings, l abs, and field trips.

MEETS WITH LAS 388.

GRG 396T • Advanced Policy Economics

38135 • Fall 2008
Meets M 9:00AM-12:00PM SRH 3.109

Prerequisite: Graduate standing; additional prerequisites vary with the topic and are given in the Course Schedule.

Restricted enrollment; contact the department for permission to register for this class. Course number may be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

Topic description: Aspects of soil geomorphology: soil formation, earth surface processes (erosion, sedimentation, and salinization) soil sustai nability, and landscape interactions in the Mediterranean, Mexico, and t he American Corn Belt. Will explore management and policy, soil interact ions in watersheds, and field and laboratory methods through readings, l abs, and field trips.

MEETS WITH LAS 388.

GRG 396T • Advanced Policy Economics

38260 • Fall 2006
Meets M 9:00AM-12:00PM SRH 3.109

Prerequisite: Graduate standing; additional prerequisites vary with the topic and are given in the Course Schedule.

Restricted enrollment; contact the department for permission to register for this class. Course number may be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

Topic description: Aspects of soil geomorphology: soil formation, earth surface processes (erosion, sedimentation, and salinization) soil sustai nability, and landscape interactions in the Mediterranean, Mexico, and t he American Corn Belt. Will explore management and policy, soil interact ions in watersheds, and field and laboratory methods through readings, l abs, and field trips.

MEETS WITH LAS 388.

GRG 396T • Advanced Policy Economics

36248 • Fall 2005
Meets M 9:00AM-12:00PM SRH 3.102

Prerequisite: Graduate standing; additional prerequisites vary with the topic and are given in the Course Schedule.

Restricted enrollment; contact the department for permission to register for this class. Course number may be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

Topic description: Aspects of soil geomorphology: soil formation, earth surface processes (erosion, sedimentation, and salinization) soil sustai nability, and landscape interactions in the Mediterranean, Mexico, and t he American Corn Belt. Will explore management and policy, soil interact ions in watersheds, and field and laboratory methods through readings, l abs, and field trips.

MEETS WITH LAS 388.

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