Paul Stangl is an Associate Professor of urban planning and sustainable development at Huxley College of the Environment, Western Washington University. He currently teaches a range of urban planning classes, including Introduction to Planning, Transportation Planning, Planning History and Planning Studio I: Urban Design Methods, which collaborates with local government as part of the Urban Transitions Studio. His research has centered on urban form, city planning and history in Berlin and San Francisco, US pedestrian planning and measures of street connectivity.
Stangl, Paul. 2018. Risen from Ruins: The Cultural Politics of Rebuilding East Berlin. (Redwood City: Stanford University Press)
Stangl, Paul. 2017. Overcoming flaws in connectivity measures: Modified route directness. Journal of Urbanism. DOI: 10.1080/17549175.2017.1381143
Buckley, Patrick, Stangl, Paul and Guinn, Jeffrey. 2017. Why people walk: Modeling foundational and higher order needs based on latent structure. Journal of Urbanism 10(2):129-149.
Stangl, Paul. 2016. Geographic and discursive wanderings of San Francisco's "evil" octopuses. Journal of Interdisciplinary Literary Studies 18(3): 343-371.
Stangl, Paul. 2015. Block size-based measures of street connectivity: A critical assessment and new approach. Urban Design International 20(1): 44-55.
PhD Geography, University of Texas at Austin; MCRP City and Regional Planning, Rutgers University; BS Liberal Arts, Kansas State University