Barbara Brown Wilson

Asst Professor
The University of Virginia

"Barbara Brown Wilson is an Assistant Professor of Urban and Environmental Planning. Wilson’s research and teaching focus on the history, theory, ethics, and practice of sustainable community design and development, and on the role of urban social movements in the built world. She writes for both academic and mainstream audiences, and is the author of Resilience for All: Striving for Equity through Community-Driven Design (Island Press: 2018), and co-author of Questioning Architectural Judgement: The Problem of Codes in the United States (Routledge: 2013). Her research is often change-oriented, meaning she collaborates with community partners in vulnerable neighborhoods to identify opportunities for community-led design and decision making.
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