Calvin Masilela Ph.D.

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Professor of Geography and Regional Planning
Director, B.S. Regional Planning Program
Director, Upward Bound Math and Science Program

Office: 9B Leonard Hall and 422 Sutton Hall
Voice: 724 357-3036
Fax: 724 357 6479


Ph.D., Environmental Design and Planning, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg Virginia, 1989.
M.A., Urban and Regional Planning, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia 1983.
Diploma, Urban Planning Implementation, University of Westminster, London, UK, 1981.
B.A., (Honors), Urban Planning Studies, University of Westminster, London, England, 1980.

African development; Urban planning; Land Use Planning; Urban agriculture; Rural development and health; Urbanization

Honors and Awards:
2008    University Distinguished Professor for Service
2008    Outstanding Commitment to Sponsored Programs Award, School of Graduate Studies & Research
2007    Reach Beyond Award, College of Humanities and Social Sciences
2007    Outstanding Researcher, School of Graduate Studies and Research
2000    Outstanding Teacher, Eberly College of Arts and Sciences, West Virginia University
1999    Outstanding Educator in Conservation, Monongahela Soil Conservation District, WV
1995    Cheikh Anita Diop Outstanding African Scholar, Center for Black Culture & Research, WVU