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.
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.
Knox, P. L., (2015) London: Architecture, Building, and Social Change. London and New York: Merrell.
Wei F., and P. L. Knox, (2015) “Spatial transformation of metropolitan cities.” Environment and Planning A. 47: 50–68.
Knox, P. L. (ed) (2014). Atlas of Cities. New York: Princeton University Press.
Wei F., and Knox, P. L. (2014) “Neighborhood Change in Metropolitan America, 1990 to 2010.” Urban Affairs Review. 50 (4): 459-489.
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. Oxford: Blackwell. 325-335.
Knox, P. L. & Pain, K. (2010). “International Homogeneity in Architecture and Urban Development.” Informationen zur Raumentwicklung. 5(6).