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Paul Knox

Title/Position:  University Distinguished Professor
Department/Faculty/Institution:
College of Architecture and Urban Studies, Virginia Tech
Degree(s)/School(s):
   B. A. (Hons), 1st Class in Geography, University of Sheffield, England, 1969. Ph. D. in Geography, University of Sheffield, England, 1972.
E-mail:
knox@vt.edu

MCRI Projects: B1: New Suburban Forms; C2: North America Research Cluster.

Background: Paul Knox currently serves as Senior Fellow for International Advancement, reporting directly to the university President. Between 1997 and 2006 he served as Dean of the College of Architecture and Urban Studies. In 2009 he served as Director of the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute. As a member of the Department of Urban Affairs and Planning he has taught courses on urban and regional development theory and comparative urbanization. He currently teaches courses on European Urbanization and Urbanism, and on Cities and Design. He is a member of the editorial board of seven international journals and has served as Co-Editor of Environment and Planning A (1991-2000), Co-Editor of the Journal of Urban Affairs, (1986-1991), and book review editor for Environment & Planning C: Government & Policy (1984-1991). He is a Trustee Emeritus of the Virginia Center for Architecture and a member of Virginia Tech’s Ut Prosim Society.

Selected Publications:

Knox, P. L., (2012). Palimpsests: Biographies of 50 City Districts. Basel: Birkhauser

Knox, P. L., (2011). Cities and Design. London: Routledge.

Knox, P. L., (2011). Extraordinary Cities: World Cities in Global Networks, in Agnew, J. A, & Duncan, J.S. (eds.),  Companion to Human Geography,  (p. 325-335). Oxford: Blackwell.

Knox, P. L. & Pain, K. (2010). International Homogeneity in Architecture and Urban Development, Informationen zur Raumentwicklung, vol. 5:6.

Knox, P. L. & Lang, R. (2009). The New Metropolis: Rethinking Megalopolis. Regional Studies, vol43, p. 789-802.

Knox, P. L., (2007). Schlock and Awe. The American Dream, Bought and Sold, The American Interest, vol.II(4), p. 58-67.

Knox, P. L., (2005). Vulgaria: The Re-Enchantment of Suburbia, Opolis, vol. 1(2), p. 34-47,