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Thomas Angotti
Position: Professor Emeritus
Campus Affiliation: Hunter College
Phone: (212) 650-3130
Degrees/Diplomas: Ph.D., Rutgers University, 1973
Research Interests: Community planning and development; housing; environmental justice; Latin American urbanization; global urbanization; food systems; rural community development
Tom Angotti is Professor of Urban Affairs and Planning at Hunter College and the Graduate Center, City University of New York, and Director of the Hunter College Center for Community Planning and Development. His recent books include The New Century of the Metropolis, New York For Sale: Community Planning Confronts Global Real Estate, which won the Davidoff Book Award, and Accidental Warriors and Battlefield Myths. He is co-editor of Progressive Planning Magazine, and Participating Editor for Latin American Perspectives and Local Environment. He is actively engaged in community and environmental justice issues in New York City.

Recent Publications:
  • "Urban Agriculture: Long-term Strategy or Impossible Dream?" Public Health, 30, 2015.
  • "A Tale of Two Housing Plans," The Indypendent, April 19, 2014. Community Land: Struggles for Land and the Promise of the Community Land Trust. 2014.
  • "Urban Latin America: Violence, Enclaves and Struggles for Land," Latin American Perspectives, 189, March 2013.
  • The New Century of the Metropolis: Urban Enclaves & Orientalism. Routledge, 2012.

  • Hunter College Center for Community Planning & Development
  • Center for Place, Culture and Politics
  • Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute