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Kathryn Frank

University: UF

Position: Assistant Professor Urban and Regional Planning University of Florida

Organization: UF

Location: Gainesville, FL, 32611

Phone: 352-392-0997 ext.458


I specialize in environmental planning approaches that have a systems perspective, such as adaptive ecosystem management, collaborative governance, sustainable development, and ecological restoration. I primarily study these practices in Florida, including the Everglades ecosystem.

Application Sectors

  • Coastal Ecosystems
  • Local or state government
  • Urban
  • Wetlands


  • Urban and Regional Planning


  • Climate change and sea level rise adaptation (social and ecological); governance institutions and decision making processes to facilitate mitigation and adaptation; climate change and water; science-based policy and policy-making


  • URP 6100 Planning History and Theory