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Jennifer Evans-Cowley, PhD, AICP is the Vice Provost for Capital Planning and Regional Campuses and Professor of City and Regional Planning at The Ohio State University.
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Jennifer Evans-Cowley, PhD, AICP, is the Vice Provost for Capital Planning and Regional Campuses and a Professor of City and Regional Planning at The Ohio State University. Dr. Evans-Cowley regularly teaches courses to prepare candidates to take the AICP exam. In 2011, Planetizen named Cowley as one of the leading thinkers in planning and technology. Her research regularly appears in planning journals, she is the author of four Planning Advisory Service Reports for the American Planning Association, and regularly blogs for Planetizen.

Recent Posts

Blog post
April 10, 2016, 1pm PDT

The American Planning Association 2016 National Conference included a wide variety of topics and a significant amount of tweeting. This blog shares the highlights from the conference.

Jennifer Evans-Cowley
Blog post
April 4, 2016, 9am PDT
Planners are increasingly using social media for public engagement. How can you analyze what people are saying? NodeXL is an easy to use free tool for scraping and analyzing social media. I use this tool to report from the APA National Conference.
Jennifer Evans-Cowley
Blog post
March 10, 2016, 5am PST
Transformative technologies like unmanned aircraft systems (drones) are identifying and creating new applications in planning every day, for both research and practical applications.
Jennifer Evans-Cowley
Blog post
March 7, 2016, 2pm PST
Imagine that public meeting that explodes in heated argument. You've likely seen the same thing online. Learn about tools for analyzing online public engagement.
Jennifer Evans-Cowley
March 1, 2016, 6am PST
A response to recent research that cast doubt on the effectiveness of sharrows.
Yay Bikes
Blog post
February 29, 2016, 11am PST
As consumers increasingly buy online, technology is changing the shape of our cities, reducing demand for retail space, increasing freight congestion, and leaving parking lots empty.
Jennifer Evans-Cowley
Blog post
February 24, 2016, 5am PST
This blog post highlights resources available to help engage children and young adults in participatory planning processes.
Jennifer Evans-Cowley
February 19, 2016, 6am PST
A humorous campaign ad targets Donald Trump on the issue of eminent domain.
The Washington Post
Blog post
February 16, 2016, 9am PST
Google Earth can be a useful tool for understanding how parking is being used in your community and to identify where over- or under-utilization occurs.
Jennifer Evans-Cowley
Blog post
January 18, 2016, 10am PST
Participatory mapping has become an increasingly popular planning tool. The examples that follow highlight how communities are using participatory mapping.
Jennifer Evans-Cowley