Emerita Professor, Urban and Regional Planning
Dr. Margaret Dewar is a Professor of Urban and Regional Planning at the University of Michigan College of Architecture and Urban Planning. She received her Ph.D. in Urban Studies and Planning at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and her M.C.P. from Harvard University. Dr. Dewar’s research is in the broad areas of economic development, housing and community development, urban environmental planning, and urban land use. Her current projects address remaking cities following abandonment and strengthening deteriorated neighborhoods. She analyzes how planners can address issues facing cities that have experienced substantial population and employment loss.