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William Michael Rohe

William Michael Rohe, American urban planning educator. Grantee National Institute Justice, 1982, Housing and Urban Development, 1987, 95, 97, 98, research grantee Ford Foundation, 1988, 91, 2001, Fannie Mae Foundation, 1994, 1997, 99, Neighborhood Reinvestment Corporation, 1997, 98, Fulbright Research grantee, since 2003.


  • Rohe, William Michael was born on April 23, 1950 in New York City. Son of Victor Joseph and Grace (White) Rohe.

  • Education

    • Associate of Applied Science, State University of New York, Farmingdale, 1970. Bachelor of Science, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1972. Master Regional Planning, Pennsylvania State University, 1975.

      Doctor of Philosophy in Man Environmental Relations, Pennsylvania State University, 1978.


    • Assistant professor Pennsylvania State University, University Park, 1977-1978. Assistant professor city, regional planning University North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1978-1985, associate professor, 1985-1992. Professor, since 1992.

      Dean E. Smith professor, 1994-1997. Director Center for Urban and Regional Studies University North Carolina, Chapel Hill, since 1994. Consultant Research Triangle Institute, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, 1979-1996, Urban Systems Research and Engineering, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1985-1987, Abt associate, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

      Housing and Urban Development visiting scholar, Washington, 1984-1985. Governor board Urban Affairs Association, 2000-2003.


    • Author: Planning with Neighborhoods, 1985, Sustainable Nonprofit Housing Development, 1998. Member editorial board Journal American Planning Association, Journal Planning Literature, Journal Planning Education and Research, Journal Urban Affairs. Associate editor: Housing Policy Debate.

      Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Member Chapel Hill Planning Commission, 1980-1986. Chapel Hill Small Area Planning Committee, 1990-1994. Member American Association of University Professors (president-elect University North Carolina chapter 1990-1991, president 1991-1993), American Planning Association (Best Paper award 1992, 95), Association Collegiate Schools of Planning (executive committee 1993-1995, Best Paper award 1996).



    Tennis, sailing.


    • Married Jamie Stone, June 10, 1989.
    • father: Victor Joseph Rohe
    • mother: Grace (White) Rohe
    • spouse: Jamie Stone
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    Born April 23, 1950
    (age 67)
    • 1970
      State University of New York
    • 1972
      State University of New York
    • 1975
      Pennsylvania State University
    • 1978
      Pennsylvania State University
    • 1977 - 1978
      Assistant, professor Pennsylvania State University
      University Park, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1978 - 1985
      assistant, professor city
      Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States
    • 1992
    • 1994
      director, Center for Urban and Regional Studies University North Carolina
      Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States
    • 1994 - 1997
      Dean E. Smith professor
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