Department International Planning Systems

Prof. Karina M. Pallagst

Professional focus

Comparative urban and regional development, shrinking cities in the international context, planning in the USA, European spatial development, planning culture and growth management.

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Scientific career

Since 1.7.2010 University professor for International Planning Systems at Technische Universität Kaiserslautern

2006 – 2010 Program Director at the Center for Global Metropolitan Studies at University of California, Berkeley

2006 Habilitation in the field Urban and Regional Development at the Faculty of forest, geo and hydro sciences, University of Dresden

2004 –2005 Visiting Professor at the Department of Urban and Regional Planning San José State University

2002 – 2004 Fedor-Lynen-Scholar of the Alexander von Humboldt foundation, Bonn, to carry out a research stay in the USA

2001 – 2010 Visiting Scholar and project coordinator at the Institute of Urban and Regional Development (IURD) at the University of California Berkeley

1999 Doctorate (Dr.-Ing.) at Technische Universität Kaiserslautern

1997 – 2006 Research fellow and project coordinator at the Leibniz Institute of Ecological and Regional Development (IOER), Dresden (2001 – 2006 furloughs to stay abroad)

1994 – 1997 Research fellowat the department of regional planning (Regional- and Landesplanung) at Technische Universität Kaiserslautern

1988 – 1994 study in spatial and environmental planning at the Technische Universität Kaiserslautern


Reviewer

For committees of research and teaching:

German Research Foundation
National Science Foundation of the USA
German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
Swiss national Science Foundation
Hamburg Science Foundation

For peer-reviewed and publishing houses:
European Planning Studies, Planning Practice and Research, Urban Affairs, DISP, Landscape and Urban Planning, Cities, Journal of Urban Design, Berkeley Press


Committee work and departments

Since 2013 Chairwoman of the Landesarbeitsgemeinschaft Rheinland-Pfalz/Hessen/Saarland of the Akademie für Raumforschung und Landesplanung (ARL)

Since 2013 Chairwoman of the Best Published Paper Prize Committee of AESOP (Association of European Schools of Planning)

Since 2013 Member in the Council of Representatives of AESOP (Association of European Schools of Planning)

Since 2010 Member of the Management Committee of EU COST Action Cities Regrowing Smaller

Since 2010 Member of the Editorial Board of the journal Town Planning Review

Since 2006 Management Board Member of the Shrinking Cities International Research Network (SCiRN)

2002 - 2005 Track Co-chair on the topic „Transnational spatial planning“, on occasion of several congresses of the Association of European Schools of Planning (AESOP)in conjunction with Andreas Faludi

1995 - 1997 Executive secretary of the German-Czech-Slovak Association of the Akademie für Raumforschung und Landesplanung (ARL), Hanover


Member organisations

(alphabetical order)

Alexander von Humboldt Association of America (AvHAA)
Alumni-Vereinigung „Raum- und Umweltplanung in Kaiserslautern“
American Planning Association (APA)
Deutscher Hochschulverband (DHV)
Deutscher Verband für angewandte Geographie (DVAG)
European Research Association (EURA)
German Scholars Organization (GSO)
Global Planning Educators Interest Group (GPEIG)
Informationskreis für Raumplanung e. V. (IfR)
Landesarbeitsgemeinschaft der Akademie für Raumforschung und Landesplanung (ARL), Hannover


Current publications

2018

Pallagst, K; Hartz, A; Caesar, B. (Hrsg.) (2018) Border Futures – Zukunft Grenze – Avenir Frontière. Zukunftsfähigkeit grenzüberschreitender Zusammenarbeit“ abgeschlossen; Arbeitsberichte der ARL, Heft 20. Hannover.

José G. Vargas Hernandez; Karina Pallagst; Patricia Hammer (2018): Strategy of sustainable development based on bio-economy. In. Revista Iberoamericana de Bioeconomía y Cambio Climático ISSN 2410-7980 Vol. 4, núm 7 (2018)

Vargas-Hernández, J.; Zdunek-Wielgołaska, J.; Pallagst, K. (2018): The Role of Urban Green Spaces in the Transformation of Community Ecosystem in Developing Countries; in: Benna, U. (Ed.) Optimizing Regional Development Through Transformative Urbanization, 204-224.

Vargas-Hernández J.G., Pallagst K., Zdunek-Wielgołaska J. (2018) Urban Green Spaces as a Component of an Ecosystem. In: Dhiman S., Marques J. (eds) Handbook of Engaged Sustainability. Springer, Cham

Vargas-Hernández, J., Pallagst, K.; Hammer, P. (2018): Bio-Economy at the Crossroads of Sustainable Development; in: Dhiman S., Marques J. (Eds.) Handbook of Engaged Sustainability; Springer, Cham.

Vargas-Hernández J.G., Pallagst K., Hammer P. (2018) Strategic Management Innovation of Urban Green Spaces for Sustainable Community Development. In: Dhiman S., Marques J. (eds) Handbook of Engaged Sustainability. Springer, Cham.

Pallagst, K. (2018) Smart Growth – Nachhaltige Steuerung der Siedlungsflächenentwicklung in der San Francisco Bay Area; in: von Hauff, M; Nguyen, Th (Eds.) Fortschritte in der Nachhaltigkeitsforschung. Nomos, Baden-Baden, 89-123

Vargas-Hernandez, J; Pallagst, K.; Hammer, P. (2018) Strategic Management Innovation of Urban Green Spaces for Sustainable Community Development. In: Dhiman S., Marques J. (eds) Handbook of Engaged Sustainability. Springer, Cham Publisher Name Springer, Cham. Online ISBN 978-3-319-53121-2.

Karina Pallagst, René Fleschurz, Svenja Nothof, Tetsuji Uemura (2018) PlanShrinking² – Trajectories of planning cultures in shrinking cities: the cases Cleveland/USA, Bochum/Germany, and Nagasaki/Japan IPS Working Paper 2018 No. 1.

Pallagst, K. (2018) Ausgewählte grenzüberschreitende Kooperationsformen und die INTERREG-Förderung in Europa; in: Pallagst, K; Hartz, A; Caesar, B. (Hrsg.) (2018) Border Futures – Zukunft Grenze – Avenir Frontière. Zukunftsfähigkeit grenzüberschreitender Zusammenarbeit“ abgeschlossen; Arbeitsberichte der ARL, Heft 20. Hannover, 353-361.

Pallagst, K.; Caesar B.; Hartz, A. (2018) Einleitung: Border Futures - Ansatzpunkte für eine Weiterentwicklung der grenzüberschreitenden Zusammenarbeit im Gebiet der LAG Rheinland-Pfalz/ Hessen/ Saarland; in: Pallagst, K; Hartz, A; Caesar, B. (Hrsg.) (2018) Border Futures – Zukunft Grenze – Avenir Frontière. Zukunftsfähigkeit grenzüberschreitender Zusammenarbeit“ abgeschlossen; Arbeitsberichte der ARL, Heft 20. Hannover. 4-11.

Pallagst, K.; Hartz, A.; Caesar B. (2018) Ausblick: Border Futures - Auf dem Weg zur Zukunftsfähigkeit von Grenzregionen; in: Pallagst, K; Hartz, A; Caesar, B. (Hrsg.) (2018) Border Futures – Zukunft Grenze – Avenir Frontière. Zukunftsfähigkeit grenzüberschreitender Zusammenarbeit“ abgeschlossen; Arbeitsberichte der ARL, Heft 20. Hannover. 338-346.

Pallagst, K.; Caesar B. (2018) Entwicklungspfade der grenzüberschreitenden Zusammenarbeit und Status quo; in: Pallagst, K; Hartz, A; Caesar, B. (Hrsg.) (2018) Border Futures – Zukunft Grenze – Avenir Frontière. Zukunftsfähigkeit grenzüberschreitender Zusammenarbeit“ abgeschlossen; Arbeitsberichte der ARL, Heft 20. Hannover. 12-27.

Pallagst, K.; Dörrenbächer, P.; Weith, Th. (2018); Grenzüberschreitende Kooperation theoretisch: Erklärungsansätze aus europäischer Integration, Regionalismus und Governance in: Pallagst, K; Hartz, A; Caesar, B. (Hrsg.) (2018) Border Futures – Zukunft Grenze – Avenir Frontière. Zukunftsfähigkeit grenzüberschreitender Zusammenarbeit“ abgeschlossen; Arbeitsberichte der ARL, Heft 20. Hannover. 28-40.

Pallagst, K.; Hartz, A. (2018) Raumplanung in Grenzregionen: Gratwanderung zwischen neuen Leitbildern und alten Planungstraditionen?; in: Pallagst, K; Hartz, A; Caesar, B. (Hrsg.) (2018) Border Futures – Zukunft Grenze – Avenir Frontière. Zukunftsfähigkeit grenzüberschreitender Zusammenarbeit“ abgeschlossen; Arbeitsberichte der ARL, Heft 20. Hannover. 70.87.

2017

Vargas-Hernández, J. G., Pallagst, K. and Hammer, P. (2017). Bio economy’s institutional and policy framework for the sustainable development of nature´s ecosystems. Economía Coyuntural, Revista de temas de perspectivas y coyuntura, 2017, vol. 2, issue 3, 51-104 

Pallagst, K., Fleschurz, R, Trapp, F. (2017) Greening the Shrinking City–New Sustainable Planning Approaches in the USA; in: Landscape research; special issue on Shrinking cities - expanding landscapes, Vol. 82-6, 1-12.

Pallagst, K. (2017) Substitute industries - panacea or false hope for shrinking cities? in DISP The planning review, 53 (2) 2017, 82-83

Pallagst, K.; Cunningham-Sabot, E; Mulligan, H.; Fol, S (2017): The shrinking city awakens - Introduction to the special issue on shrinking cities; Town Planning Review. Vol. 88-1, 9-14

Pallagst, K.; Fleschurz, R.; Said, S. (2017) What drives planning in a shrinking city? Tales from two German and two American cases; in: Town Planning Review, Special issue on shrinking cities. Vol. 88-1, S. 15-28

Karina Pallagst, José Vargas-Hernández, Patricia Hammer: Green innovation areas as contested spaces? Investigating potentials and risks of revitalization schemes in shrinking cities; AESOP Congress Lisbon Book of Abstracts, 2017.

Karina Pallagst: Rethinking planning cultures: from evidence-based research to conceptual implications; AESOP Congress Lisbon Book of Abstracts, 2017.

Pallagst, K. Vargas-Hernandez, J, Hammer, P (2017) URBAN GREEN SPACES AS A COMPONENT OF AN ECOSYSTEM: FUNCTIONS, SERVICES, USERS, COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT, INITIATIVES AND ACTIONS; in: Mohamad el Shimy (Ed.): Economics of Variable Renewable Sources for Electric Energy Production, Lambert Academic Publishing, S. 444-500

2016

Pallagst, K.; Fleschurz, R.; Asaaied, S.: (2016) 适当收缩规模的城市: 两个德国城市的案例/
Right sizing the shrinking city: Tales from two German cases; in: South Architecture
Magazine; Special Issue on Industrial Heritage, 54-60. DOI10.3969/j.issn.1000-0232.2016.02.000

Spraul, K; Pallagst, K.; Jungbauer, P. (2016): Nachhaltige Stadtplanung und Steuerung der Flächennutzung – Die Green-Belt-Politik in Schottland und Lerneffekte für die deutsche kommunale Planung; in: Der moderne Staat, 2/2016, 299-323

2015

Pallagst, K.; Fleschurz, R. 2015: Shrinkage in Suburbia - the American Perspective; in ILS (Hrsg): Exploring the Future of Suburban Neighbourhoods under Conditions of Declining Growth, 42-54. E-publication.

Fleschurz, R. Pallagst, K. (2015): A Review of “Design After Decline: How America Rebuilds Shrinking Cities”, in: Journal of Planning Education and Research, first published on November 19, 2015 as doi:10.1177/0739456X15616436

Jain, M.; Pallagst, K. 2015: Land use beyond control: How fragmented governance created sprawl in the Delhi Metropolitan Area; in: DISP. Vol. 51, Issue 3, 29-43 DOI:10.1080/02513625.2015.1093349

Business Card

Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil.
Karina M. Pallagst

Department International Planning Systems

Pfaffenbergstraße 95
03-125
67663 Kaiserslautern

Tel.: +49 (0)631 205 5155
karina.pallagst(at)ru.uni-kl.de

Office hours during the lecture period:

On Tuesdays 11am to 12am and by appointment

Building 3, room 125

 


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