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Lisa Bornstein

Lisa Bornstein
Contact Information
Email address: 
lisa.bornstein [at] mcgill.ca
Full Member
Urban Planning
Sustainable Infrastructure & Urban Development
Current research: 

Dr. Bornstein's professional and research interests are international planning, economic development, environmental policy and planning, and institutions and governance.

Areas of interest: 

Sustainable Infrastructure & Urban Development

For prospective doctoral students, priority topics for research (2020-24):

deliberative processes around 'sustainable development plans' -- current projects examine climate change adaptation and resiliency in Latin America and the Caribbean; neighbourhood/borough/municipal plans in Quebec (regarding flooding, energy networks, large-scale projects, or overall neighbourhood development); and comparative studies of deliberation and impacts of urban policy more generally critical perspectives on equity, justice, and resiliency in the face of crises (environmental, conflict, economic);

mental health (psychosis) and the city

pedagogy for the planning profession (with a focus on reflective practice, learning by doing, trans-disciplinarity, engaged scholarship, and field courses)

1 SDG No Poverty 2 SDG Zero Hunger3 SDG Good Health and Well Being 5 SDG Gender Equality6 SDG Clean Water and Sanitation 7 SDG Affordable and clean energy8 SDG Decent work and economic growth 10 SDG Reduced Inequality 11 SDG Sustainable cities and communities12 SDG Responsible consumption and production13 SDG Climate Action15 SDG Life on Land16 SDG Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions17 SDG Partnerships for the goals

SDG 1 No Poverty
SDG 2 Zero Hunger
SDG 3 Good Health and Well-Being
SDG 5 Gender Equality
SDG 6 Clean Water and Sanitation
SDG 7 Affordable and Clean Energy
SDG 8 Decent Work and Economic Growth
SDG 10 Reduced Inequalities
SDG 11 Sustainable Cities and Communities
SDG 12 Responsible Consumption and Production
SDG 13 Climate Action
SDG 15 Life on Land
SDG 16 Peace, Justice, and Strong Institutions
SDG 17 Partnerships for the Goals
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