Council Members

Council Members

Christine Garnaut (University of South Australia, Australia) – President

Carola Hein (TU Delft, Netherlands) – Vice President, Editor, IPHS Section for Planning Perspectives

Ian Morley (Chinese University of Hong Kong, China) – Membership Chair

Nuran Zeren Gülersoy (FMV Işık University, Faculty of Architecture and Design, Turkey)- Secretary General

James Hopkins (University of Manchester, UK) – Treasurer 

John R. Gold (Oxford Brooks University, UK); Margaret Gold (London Metropolitan University – Editors, Planning Perspectives 

Richard Hu (University of Canberra, Australia) – Webmaster 

Alexey V. Krasheninnikov (Moscow Architectural Institute, Russia) – 2022 Conference Convenor


Dirk Schubert (Hafen City University, Germany) – ex officio

Christopher Silver (University of Florida, USA) – ex officio

Eugenie L. Birch (University of Pennsylvania, USA) – ex officio

Laura Kolbe (University of Helsinki, Finland) – ex officio

Robert Freestone (University of New South Wales, Australia) – ex officio

Stephen V. Ward (Oxford Brookes University, UK) – ex officio


Amanda Johnson Ashley (Boise State University, USA)

André Sorensen (University of Toronto, Canada)

Carlton Basmajian (Iowa State University, USA)

Domenic Vitiello (University of Pennsylvania, USA)

Fukuo Akimoto (Kyushu University, Japan)

Gabriel Schwake (University of Sheffield, UK)

Irina Kukina (Siberian Federal University, Krasnoyarsk, Russia)

Isabelle Gournay (University of Maryland, USA)

John Pendlebury (University of Newcastle, UK)

José Luis Sainz Guerra (University of Valladolid, Spain)

Juliet Davis (Cardiff University, UK)

Lawrence Vale (Urban Studies and Planning, MIT, USA)

Li Hou (Tongji University, China)

Maria Cristina da Silva Leme (Faculdade de Arquitetura e Urbanismo, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil)

Naoto Nakajima (University of Tokyo, Japan)

Renato Leão Rego (Universidade Estadual de Maringá,  Brazil)

Shun-Ichi J Watanabe (Professor Emeritus, Science University of Tokyo, Japan)

Yanchen Sun (Beijing University of Civil Engineering and Architecture joined the Council, China)

Former Presidents

Dirk Schubert (2014-2018)

Eugenie L. Birch (2010-2014)

Laura Kolbe (2006-2010)

Robert Freestone (2003-2006)

Stephen V. Ward (1996-2002)

Gordon Cherry (1992-1996)