Department

Environmental Studies

Associate Professor

(360) 650-2793

Office

AH207, MS9085

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.  His research has centered on urban form, city planning and history in Berlin and San Francisco, US pedestrian planning and measures of street connectivity.

Publications

Recent Publications

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.

Research Profile

Full List of Publications

Education

PhD Geography, University of Texas at Austin; MCRP City and Regional Planning, Rutgers University; BS Liberal Arts, Kansas State University