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Dr. Carl W Grodach


[Grodach, Dr. Carl W]

Professional Preparation

    • 2006 Ph.D. in Urban PlanningUniversity of California Los Angeles
    • 1999 M.S. in Community and Regional PlanningThe University of Texas Austin
    • 1995 AnthropologyUniversity of Arizona


    • Jan 2012 to Present Assoc Prof
      University of Texas Arlington
    • Jan 2006 to Jan 2012 Assist Professor
      University of Texas Arlington
    • Jan 2005 to Jan 2006 Lecturer
      University of Southern California

Other Activities

    • Uncategorized
      • Practitioner and Consulting Activities


      Journal Article 2013
      • Grodach, C. and M. Seman. The Cultural Economy in Recession: Examining the US Experience, Cities (special issue: “Creative Cities after the Fall of Finance”)
        {Journal Article }
      • Grodach, C. Cultural Economy Planning in Creative Cities: Discourse and Practice, International Journal of Urban and Regional Research.
        {Journal Article }

      Book Chapter 2013
      • Grodach, C. Towards Sustainable Culture-led Regeneration. In: M. Leary and J. McCarthy (Eds.), A Companion to Urban Regeneration: Global Constraints, Local Opportunities. New York: Routledge.
        {Book Chapter }

      Book Review 2012
      • Grodach, C. Book Review: Yablon, Nick. Untimely Ruins: An archaelogy of American Urban Modernity and Whybrow, Nicolas. Art and the City, Journal of Urban Design.
        {Book Review }

      Journal Article 2012
      • Grodach, C. Before and After the Creative City: The Politics of Urban Cultural Policy in Austin TX, Journal of Urban Affairs.
        {Journal Article }

      Book Chapter 2012
      • Grodach, C. City Image and the Politics of Music Policy in the “Live Music Capital of the World”in Grodach, C. and D. Silver (Eds.). The Politics of Urban Cultural Policy: Global Perspectives, London & New York: Routledge.
        {Book Chapter }

      Book 2012
      • Grodach, C. and D. Silver (Eds.). The Politics of Urban Cultural Policy: Global Perspectives, London & New York: Routledge.
        {Book }

      Book Chapter 2011
      • Grodach, C. Cultural Institutions: The Role of Urban Design. In: T. Banerjee and A. Loukaitou-Sideris (Eds.), Companion to Urban Design. (pp. 405-418). New York: Routledge.
        {Book Chapter }

      Book Review 2011
      • Grodach, C. Book Review:Currid-Halkett,Elizabeth. Starstruck: The Business of Celebrity, Journal of the American Planning Association. (forthcoming 2011).
        {Book Review }

      Journal Article 2011
      • Grodach, C. Art Spaces in Community and Economic Development: Connections to Neighborhoods, Artists, and the Cultural Economy, Journal of Planning Education and Research, 31 (1): 74–85.
        {Journal Article }
      • Grodach, C. Barriers to Sustainable Economic Development: The Dallas-Fort Worth Experience, Cities, 28 (4): 300-309
        {Journal Article }

      Journal Article 2010
      • Grodach, C. (2009, April). Art Spaces, Public Space and the Link to Community Economic Development. Community Development Journal.
        {Journal Article }
      • Grodach, C. (2010). Beyond Bilbao: Rethinking Flagship Cultural Development and Planning. Journal of Planning Education and Research, 29(3), 353-366.
        {Journal Article }

      Book Chapter 2010
      • Between Public and Commercial Culture: The Urban Design of Cultural Complexes. In T. Banerjee and A. Loukaitou-Sideris. (Eds.), Urban Design: Roots, Influences, and Trends. Routledge.
        {Book Chapter }

      Monograph 2009
      • Grodach, C. 2009. Economic Development in North Texas: An Overview of Current Practice and Challenges for the Region’s Future, prepared for Vision North Texas, February.
        {Monograph }

      Book Review 2009
      • Grodach, C. 2009. Book Review: Graff, Harvey. The Dallas Myth: The Making and Unmaking of a Great American City. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, Journal of Urban Design 14 (3): 410-412.
        {Book Review }

      Journal Article 2009
      • Grodach, C. (2009). Urban Branding: An Analysis of City Homepage Imagery. Journal of Architectural and Planning Research, 26(3), 181-197.
        {Journal Article }

      Journal Article 2008
      • Grodach, C. (2008). The Local Arts Planning System: Current and Alternative Directions. New Village Commons, 3.
        {Journal Article }
      • Grodach, C. (2008). Museums as Urban Catalysts: The Role of Urban Design in Flagship Cultural Development. Journal of Urban Design, 13(2), 195-212.
        {Journal Article }
      • Grodach, C. (2008). Looking Beyond Image and Tourism: The Role of Flagship Cultural Projects in Local Arts Development. Planning, Practice and Research, 23(4), 495-516.
        {Journal Article }

      Journal Article 2007
      • Grodach, C. & Loukaitou-Sideris, A. (2007). Cultural Development Strategies and Urban Revitalization: A Survey of US Cities. International Journal of Cultural Policy, 13(4), 349-369.
        {Journal Article }

      Journal Article 2004
      • “Displaying and Celebrating the ‘Other’: A Study of the Mission, Scope, and Roles of Ethnic Museums in Los Angeles” (with Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris). The Public Historian 26, 4: 49-71 (2004).
        {Journal Article }

      Journal Article 2003
      • “Culture and Cities: A Conversation with Sharon Zukin” in Critical Planning 10: 3-12 (2003).
        {Journal Article }

      Journal Article 2002
      • "Book Review: Postmetropolis: Critical Studies of Cities and Regions, by Edward Soja" in Critical Planning 9: 146-149 (2002).
        Reprinted in Road & Structure Monthly 21, May-June (published in Iran, translated to Farsi, 2005).
        {Journal Article }
      • “Reconstituting Identity and History in Post-War Mostar, Bosnia-Herzegovina.” City: analysis of urban trends, culture, theory, policy, action 6, 1: 61-82 (2002).
        {Journal Article }

      Journal Article 2000
      • “University Area Partners Comprehensive Transportation Plan,” prepared for the City of Austin, Texas and the University Area Partners Neighborhood Association, December 2000.
        {Journal Article }

      Journal Article 1999
      • “Images of Cities: Interpreting Mural Art in Austin, Texas.” Planning Forum 4/5: 10-19 (1999).
        {Journal Article }
      • “A Phenomenology of Alley Life.” Platform Fall: 6-9 (1999).
        {Journal Article }

Other Research Activities

  • 2012
    • Support
      • Jan 2012 Understanding Artistic Location Patterns and their Relationship to Neighborhood Development: A time series cross-sectional analysis of 30 US cities

        Sponsor:National Endowment for the Arts 2012-2013

  • 2009
    • Support
      • Jan 2009 Planning for the Cultural Economy: Implications for Local Economic Development and Competitiveness

        Sponsor : Research Grant Program, International Council for Canadian Studies 2009-2010

  • 2007
    • Support
      • Jan 2007 Alternative Art Spaces: Resources for Community Economic Development?
        Sponsor : Research Enhancement Grant, University of Texas at Arlington   2007-2008

  • 2005
    • Support
      • Jan 2005 Dissertation Year Fellowship

        Sponsor : University of California Los Angeles  2005-2006