Paul Knox

Distinguished Professor, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Paul Knox is University Distinguished Professor, Dean of the Honors College and former Dean of the College of Architecture and Urban Studies at Virginia Tech in the United States. He is a member of the editorial board of seven international journals and has served as Co-Editor of Environment and Planning A, Co-Editor of the Journal of Urban Affairs, and book review editor for Environment & Planning C: Government & Policy.

Among his books are Metroburbia: The Anatomy of Greater London (Merrell, 2017). London: Architecture, Building, and Social Change (Merrell, 2015), Atlas of Cities (Princeton University Press, 2014), Palimpsests: Biographies of 50 City Districts (Birkhäuser Verlag, 2012), an examination of landmark and exemplar districts of various kinds in Western cities; Cities and Design (Routledge, 2010); Small Town Sustainability (Birkhäuser Verlag, 2009); and Metroburbia USA (Rutgers University Press, 2008).

Honors and awards include the 2014 Association of American Geographers Globe Book Award for Public Understanding of Geography for The Atlas of Cities, the 2008 Distinguished Scholarship Award of the Association of American Geographers; the Textbook Excellence Award for the Humanities and Social Sciences, Text and Academic Authors Association, for World Regions in Global Context: Peoples, Places, and Environments (with Sallie Marston and Diana Liverman, 2005).


Session Name Date Time Room
What globalization means for urban space 3 October 2019 09:00 - 10:30 Emirgan 1