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Norman Garrick, Ph.D.

Norman Garrick is Associate Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Connecticut. He specializes in the planning and design of urban transportation systems especially as they relate to sustainability, placemaking and urban revitalization.  His writing and research has been featured in The Atlantic Citylab, Planetizen, The Washington Post, The Denver Post, The Hartford Courant, and in a number of short videos from Streetfilms.  Dr. Garrick has worked as transportation consultant in numerous design charrettes including urban revitalization projects with the Prince of Wales Foundation in Jamaica and Sierra Leone.  He is a recipient of the Transportation Research Board’s Wootan Award for Best Paper in policy and organization and a Fulbright Fellowship to Kingston, Jamaica.  Dr. Garrick has also been a visiting professor at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich; a lecturer in both MIT’s Department of Urban Studies and Planning and Oxford University’s (UK) Masters of Sustainable Urban Planning Program; and a member of the national board of The Congress for the New Urbanism (CNU).