Dr. Sudeshna Ghosh Associate Professor, Geography & Regional Planning

Professional Presentations and Publications

Journal Articles
Ghosh, Sudeshna, and Carla Chifos. 2017. The 1985 siting of a Toyota manufacturing plant in rural Kentucky, USA: The ensuing land use change and implications for planning. Landscape and Urban Planning. Vol. 167: 288-301.
Ghosh, Sudeshna. 2016. Integrating Geographic Information System (GIS) and Repeat Sale Analysis to assess the impacts of fracking on Housing Market in Greene County, PA. The Pennsylvania Geographer (Special Issue on Fracking). Vol. 54 (1): 19-40.
Ghosh, Sudeshna and Siddhartha Sen. Evolution of Gated Communities as a Dominant Planning Paradigm: Case of Kolkata, India. (Work in Progress)
Books and Book Chapters
Siddhartha Sen and Sudeshna Ghosh (forthcoming 2019). An Architectural Guide to Kolkata. Barcelona: Altrim Publishers.
Ghosh, Sudeshna, Sweta Byahut and Calvin Masilela. 2018. Metropolitan Regional Scale Smart City Approaches in a Shrinking City in the American Rust Belt – Case of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in “Smart Metropolitan Regional Development” (Chapter 17) Edited by T. M. Vinod Kumar. Singapore: Springer.
Review Articles, Book Reviews & Online Research Articles/Blogs
Ghosh, Sudeshna, and Carla Chifos. 2018. Without proper planning, large-scale industrial growth can be a curse rather than a blessing for rural communities. The London School of Economics and Political Science’s American Politics and Policy (USApp) - American Politics and Policy Blog (01 May 2018). Blog Entry. available at http://eprint.lse.ac.uk/90048
Ghosh, Sudeshna, 2015. Review Article on Urban Design in Contemporary Cities: Critical review of “Cities by Design: The Social Life of Urban Form” by Fran Tonkiss; “Explorations in Urban Design: An Urban Design Research Primer” Ed. by Matthew Carmona; and “The Nature of Urban Design: A New York Perspective on Resilience” by Alexandros Washburn. Journal of Urban Technology, Vol. 22 (3), 121-126.
Ghosh, Sudeshna. 2015. Book review of “Changing Lanes: Visions and Histories of Urban Freeways” by Joseph F.C. DiMento and Cliff Ellis. Pennsylvania Geographical Society. Vol. 53 (2).
Presentations Ghosh, Sudeshna, Andrea Viazanko, Haimanti Banerji, and Subrata Chattopadhyay. 2018. Student Field Studies in India II: Impacts of Changing Environmental Conditions on Tea Gardens of Darjeeling, India. Illustrated Paper Presentation, Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG) 2018, (Apr 10-14) at New Orleans, LA, US.
Ghosh, Sudeshna, Sweta Byahut and Calvin Masilela. 2018. Pittsburgh – Challenges and Opportunities for Regenerating a Rustbelt City within the Smart City Context. Paper Presentation, Annual Conference of the Urban Affairs Association (UAA) 2018, (Apr 4-7) at Toronto, Canada.
Banerji, Haimanti, Sudeshna Ghosh, Subrata Chattopadhyay and Brian Okey. 2017. Organizer and Moderator for Sustainable Development Workshop: Darjeeling Tea gardens and Issues of Urban Wetlands. Sponsored by US Consulate, Kolkata (June 5) at Kolkata, India.
Ghosh, Sudeshna, Haimanti Banerji, Subrata Chattopadhyay and Brian Okey. 2017. Student Field Studies in India II: Chinatown, Kolkata. Paper Presentation, Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG) 2017, (Apr 5-9) at Boston, MA, US.
Okey, Brian, Subrata Chattopadhyay, Haimanti Banerji and Sudeshna Ghosh. 2017. Student Field Studies in India I: Rajarghat Slum, Kolkata. Paper Presentation, Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG) 2017, (Apr 5-9) at Boston, MA, US.
Ghosh, Sudeshna and Siddhartha Sen. 2016. Evolution of Gated Communities as a Dominant Planning Paradigm: Case of Kolkata, India. Paper Presentation, Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning National Conference (ACSP) 2016, (Nov 3-6) at Portland, OR, US.
Romanos, Michael and Sudeshna Ghosh. 2016. The Growth of Brazilian favelas: Great intentions and failed policies. Paper Presentation, World Planning Schools’ Congress (WPSC) 2016, (Jul 1-7) at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Ghosh, Sudeshna. 2015. Assessing the Impacts of Marcellus Shale boom on Land Use Changes in Washington and Greene County. Paper Presentation, Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning National Conference (ACSP) 2015, (Oct 21-25) at Houston, TX, US.
Ghosh, Sudeshna. 2015. Energy Production Patterns and Community Impacts. Session Presentation, American Planning Association, PA Annual Conference (PPA) 2015, (Oct 19-20) at Pittsburgh, PA, US.
Ghosh, Sudeshna. 2015. Boom Towns in Southwest PA? Assessing the Impacts of Marcellus Shale boom on Housing Values in Greene County. Paper Presentation, Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG) 2015, (Apr 21-25) at Chicago, IL, US.
Ghosh, Sudeshna, Carla Chifos, and Michael Romanos. 2014. Big Employers in Small Towns: Lessons for Growth Management and Land Use Planning in Rural Communities. Paper Presentation, Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning National Conference (ACSP) 2014, (Oct 30- Nov 2) at Philadelphia, PA, US.
Ghosh, Sudeshna, Robert Begg, and Corey Fisher. 2014. Impacts of Marcellus-Shale Exploration-based Economic Activities on Local Growth and Development: Case of Southwest Pennsylvania. Paper Presentation, Pennsylvania Geographical Society (PGS) 2014, (Nov 7-8) at State College, PA, US.
Journal of Planning Education and Research (JPER) Academic Writing Workshop 2014 for Young Scholars and Academics in Planning to Publish (Aug 8-10) at Atlanta, GA, US.