Assistant Professor Justin D Stern has practised as an urban planner in the United States and Southeast Asia. His writing and teaching focus on the interplay of economic development, technological disruption, and urban design in the rapidly urbanising regions of the Global South, with a particular geographic focus on the Philippines.
Prior to joining Yale-NUS College, Asst Prof Stern was the Harold A. Pollman Postdoctoral Fellow in Real Estate and Urban Development at Harvard University Graduate School of Design. He holds a PhD in Urban Planning and a Master of Urban Planning (MUP) from Harvard University, as well as a bachelor’s degree in Design Studies from Sarah Lawrence College. His work has been supported by the Fulbright Program, the Harvard Frederick-Sheldon Traveling Fellowship, the Joint Center for Housing Studies, and the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, among other organisations.
Cities and Urbanisation, International and Comparative Planning, Urban Design, Economic Development, the Philippines and Southeast Asia
Cities and Economic Development, Cities in a Comparative Perspective, Comparative Social Inquiry, Urbanisation in Southeast Asia