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Shutkin, William Andrew

Senior Instructor




  • urban resilience, urban sustainability, sustainability planning and management, climate planning, green building, sustainable land use and development, sustainable cities


courses taught

  • ENVM 5026 - Sustainable Land Use and Development: Principles and Practices
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2020 / Fall 2021 / Fall 2022 / Fall 2023
    Survey of fundamentals of land use planning, growth management and urban/ community development systems, covering a range of cultural, legal and ecological issues. By way of case studies and best practices, focus on new, 'sustainable' approaches at the intersection of real estate development, land use and urban planning, economic/community development and environmental policy.
  • ENVM 5050 - Social Innovation and Sustainable Cities
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2022 / Spring 2023
    Explore the emerging field of social innovation in the context of sustainable urban development; examine the core concepts, case studies and best practices that define it in areas such as carbon-neutral cities, impact investing/finance, modular housing, renewable energy, sustainable food production and urban mobility and develop our own social innovation ideas and models. Previously offered as special topics course. Recommended prerequisite: ENVM 5026. Recommended restriction: MENV graduate students.
  • ENVM 6100 - Special Topics for Master of the Environment Program
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019 / Spring 2020 / Spring 2021 / Spring 2022 / Spring 2024
    A variety of topics not currently offered in curriculum; offered depending on instructor availability and student demand.