Connell, Dr. David

Dr. David Connell
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Research and Expertise

Dr. Connell's interests and current research cover four areas; local food systems (community and economic benefits of farmers markets, strategic business planning, food hubs), agricultural land-use planning (the national study of farmland preservation policy, evaluation of local government agricultural planning); community (intentional communities, e.g. co-housing, eco-villages, and communal societies); and the social theory of Niklas Luhmann (community theory, planning theory).

Available to supervise graduate students
Supervises in:
  • PhD NRES
  • MA NRES Environmental Studies