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Margaret Elizabeth Dewar

Margaret Elizabeth Dewar, American urban and regional planning educator.

Background

  • Dewar, Margaret Elizabeth was born on January 31, 1948 in Oxnard, California, United States. Daughter of Wilfred E. and Janet E. (Cobban) Dewar.

  • Education

    • AB, Wellesley College, 1970. Minecraft Coder Pack in City and Regional Planning, Harvard University, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy in Urban Studies and Planning, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1979.

    Career

    • Instructor department Urban Studies, Planning Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1976, 78, 79. Post doctoral fellow Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard Jt. Center for Urban Studies, 1979-1980.

      National research council fellow Manufacturing Studies Board National Academy of Sciences, Washington, 1984-1985. Assistant professor Humphrey Institute Public Affairs University Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1980-1987, associate professor, 1987-1990. Assistant professor urban planning program University Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1988-1990, associate professor, since 1990.

      Director state and regional research center University Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1986-1988.

    Works

    • Editor: Industrial Vitalization: Toward a National Industrial Policy, 1982. Author: Industry in Trouble: The Federal Government and the New England Fisheries, 1983. Contributor articles to professional journals, chapters to books.

    Connections

    • Married Glenn L. Nelson, June 18, 1983. Children: Lawrence, Janet.
    • father: Wilfred E. Dewar
    • mother: Janet E. (Cobban) Dewar
    • spouse: Glenn L. Nelson
    • children: Lawrence Dewar
    • Janet Dewar
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    Born January 31, 1948
    (age 69)
    Nationality
    • 1970
      Wellesley College
    • 1974
      Harvard University
    • 1979
      Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    • 1976
      Instructor, department Urban Studies
      Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1979 - 1980
      post doctoral fellow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard Jt. Center for Urban Studies
    • 1980 - 1987
      assistant, professor Humphrey Institute Public Affairs University Minnesota
      Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
    • 1984 - 1985
      national research council fellow, Manufacturing Studies Board National Academy Sciences
      Washington, United States
    • 1988 - 1990
      assistant, professor urban planning program University Michigan
      Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
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