Dr. Talen is a Professor in the School of Geographical Sciences
and School of Sustainability at Arizona State University. She is the founding co-editor of the Journal of Urbanism and serves on the editorial boards of Open Urban Studies Journal and Urban Morphology. Dr. Talen teaches urban design, principles of urbanism, mapping urbanism, urban geography, and new urbanism. Her most recent book is Design for Diversity: Exploring Socially Mixed Neighborhoods.