Tridib Banerjee

Expert in housing and neighborhood planning, urban design and Third World development
  • Holder of the James Irvine Chair in Urban and Regional Planning
  • Professor, USC Price School of Public Policy
Office: (213) 740-4724


  • community development and design
  • housing and neighborhood planning
  • urban design
  • comparative urbanism and urbanization
  • Third World development
  • politics of development
  • political economy of planning
  • urban sprawl

Additional Information

  • Director, USC Community Development and Design Forum
  • Chair, USC Joint Programs in Urban Design
  • Co-principal investigator, USC Center for Economic Development
  • Co-author of Urban Design Downtown: Poetics and Politics of Form (1998) and Beyond the Neighborhood Unit: Residential Environments and Public Policy (1984)
  • Co-editor of City Sense and City Design: Writings and Projects of Kevin Lynch (1995)