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Peter J. Marcotullio
Position: Professor
Campus Affiliation: Hunter College
Degrees/Diplomas: Ph.D., Columbia University, Urban Planning, 1996
Research Interests: Urban transitions, urbanization, environmental change
Peter J. Marcotullio has been at Hunter College, City University of New York (CUNY) since 2007, where he is currently Professor of Geography, Director of the CUNY Institute for Sustainable Cities (CISC) and faculty member in the Earth and Environmental Sciences Program at the CUNY Graduate Center. He is also Adjunct Professor of Urban Planning at Columbia University, Graduate School of Architecture Planning and Preservation (GSAPP). Prior to 2006, Peter was Lecturer (1999-2001) and Professor (2001-2006) of Urban Planning in the Urban Engineering Department, University of Tokyo and held several positions at the United Nations University, Japan (1997-2008). He has been a Coordinating Lead Author (CLA) in the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (published 2005), a Coordinating Lead Author (CLA) for the Global Assessment of Urbanization and Biodiversity (published 2013), a Contributing Author (CA) for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Fifth Assessment Report (published 2014) and is a member of the Scientific Steering Committee of the International Human Dimensions Program’s Urbanization and Global Environmental Change project (IHDP-UGEC).

Recent Publications:
2015 Chris Kennedy, Iain Stewart, Angelo Facchini, Renata Mele, Bin Chen, Igor Cersosimo, Mariko Uda, Arun Kansal, Anthony Chiu, Kwi-gon Kim, Carolina Dubeux, Emilio Lebre La Rovere, Bruno Cunha, Stephanie Pincetl, James Keirstead, Sabine Barles, Semerdanta Pusaka, Juniarti Gunawan, Michael Adegbile, Mehrdad Nazariha, Shamsul Hoque, Peter Marcotullio, Florencia Gonzalezo, Tarek Genena, Nadine Ibrahim, Rizwan Farooqui, Gemma Cervantes, Ahmet Duran Sahin, “Energy and Material Flows of Megacities”, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States

2014 Peter J. Marcotullio, Sarah Hughes, Andrea Sarzynski, Stephanie Pincetl, Landy Sanchez Pena, Patricia Romero-Lankao, Daniel Runfola and Karen C. Seto "Urbanization and the carbon cycle: Contributions from social science" Earth's Future 2 (10): 496-514.

2014 Peter J. Marcotullio, Andrea Sarzynski, Jochen Albrecht and Niels Schulz, "A Top-Down Regional Assessment of Urban Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Europe," Ambio: A Journal of the Human Environment, 43(7): 957-968.

2013 Peter J. Marcotullio, Andrea Sarzynski, Jochen Albrecht, Niels Schulz and Jake Garcia, “The geography of global urban greenhouse gas emissions: An exploratory analysis,” Climatic Change 121(4): 621-634.

Affiliaations: Director, CUNY Institute for Sustainable Cities (CISC)