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David Simpson

Full-Time, Faculty Geography, FHSS Geography

690 KMBL
Provo, UT 84602


  • PhD, City and Regional Planning , Planning Theory, Land Use, Emergency Management, University of California, Berkeley (1996)
  • Master of Public Affairs, Public Affairs , University of Texas, Austin (1990)
  • BA, Physics , Political Science; Public Policy Studies, Duke University (1987)

Licenses and Certifications

  • American Planning Association, American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) (2001 - Present)


  • Association of American Geographers (2023 - Present)
  • Urban Design Utah (2022 - Present)
  • American Planning Association (1999 - Present)
  • Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (1999 - Present)

Courses Taught


Aaron S Brooking David Michael Simpson M L Hatchell Adam C Van Zant Alexis P Moore Lindsey Connors J E Clark M M Sartain Sandra E Sephton Alexis P Moore L B Harris D M Sato N E Hewlett S Meeks David Michael Simpson M M Sartain A Cowand N B Clark A Shah Sandra E Sephton