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Parity in Practice: Shared Equity Scenarios in Parkside and St. John Valley
Prof. Yuseung Kim
Muskie School of Public Service
In Spring 2015, Prof. Yuseung Kim partnered with the Greater Portland Community Land Trust to facilitate a semester-long Planning Workshop (Muskie CPD 603), that brought USM graduate students together with local residents and stakeholders to better understand what was happening in the Parkside and St. John Valley neighborhood and collectively explore plans for the future of the area.
Research Interests: agent-based modeling; GIS; planning support systems; sustainable development; land use planning; urban design
Professor Kim teaches Elements of Plan Making, GIS for Municipal Applications, and Principles of Town Design. He also participates in the Sustainability Solutions Initiative, a federally funded partnership between USM and UMaine to link science with policy solutions that support human needs while preserving ecological systems. Prior to joining Muskie, Dr. Kim was a lecturer at the University of Colorado Denver, where he earned his doctorate in design and planning, and worked in South Korea as a researcher and planner at the Seoul Development Institute, where his focus was economic planning and urban growth modeling.