Bruce Stiftel, FAICP, is professor of city and regional planning, and chair of the School of City and Regional Planning at Georgia Institute of Technology. His research concerns collaborative governance of environmental policy, and methods for improving government agency bargaining. He regularly teaches courses in planning theory, methods of environmental analysis, and planning dispute resolution.
A graduate of the State University of New York at Stony Brook, and of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Stiftel is former president of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning, and founding chairperson of the Global Planning Education Association Network. He is editor (with John T. Scholz) of Adaptive Governance and Water Conflict; reviews editor of Planning Theory, and represents the Association of Collegiate School of Planning on the Planning Accreditation Board.