Monday, November 2, 2020

Lawrence Herzog, PhD
Visiting Scholar and Lecturer, University of California San Diego
Professor Emeritus, San Diego State University 

Lecture Title: "Rethinking the Global Suburb - Ecology, politics and the export of urban sprawl south of the border"

Monday, November 2, 2020
5:00 p.m. CT - via Zoom 

Sponsored by the Visiting Professor in Architecture Fund 


Lawrence Herzog (Ph.D.), born in New York City, is a writer, photographer and Visiting Scholar and Lecturer in the Department of Urban Studies and Planning, University of California, San Diego, and professor emeritus of city planning in the School of Public Affairs at San Diego State University (SDSU), San Diego, California.  He has written or edited 11 books on urban planning, design and global/cross-border development, including: Global Suburbs:  Urban Sprawl from the Rio Grande to Rio de Janeiro (Routledge, 2015); Return to the Center (University of Texas Press, 2006) and From Aztec to High Tech (Johns Hopkins, 1999). Herzog has been a Fulbright Scholar in Peru and the United Kingdom, an international planning consultant to the U.S. Agency for International Development (U.S. A.I.D.) in Peru and Bolivia, and has lectured at universities in Mexico, Peru, Brazil, France, Spain, Holland, Italy, Luxembourg, and the United Kingdom.  In 2015, he was a TED speaker at the TEDx Monumento event on the U.S.-Mexico border in San Diego/Tijuana. In 2018 he was a awarded the annual Alumni Association Faculty Award for Outstanding Lifetime Scholarly Achievement at SDSU.