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 Philip J. Barnes
Philip J. Barnes
Assistant Professor
Associate Policy Scientist, IPA
University of Delaware
298P Graham Hall
Newark, DE 19716
302-831-7010
 

Education

​​Ph.D., University of Delaware, 2015, Urban Affairs and Public Policy

MScEng, University of Michigan 2003, Structural Engineering 

BScEng, University of Michigan 2002, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Experience

October 2016 – Present Associate Policy Scientist, Institute for Public Administration, University of Delaware, Newark, DE  

June 2015 – September 2016 Post Doctoral Researcher, Institute for Public Administration, University of Delaware, Newark, DE

September 2012 – May 2015 Public Administration Fellow, Institute for Public Administration, University of Delaware, Newark, DE

April 2010 – July 2010 Research Assistant, Kumasi Institute of Technology and Environment, Accra, Ghana                

Jan. 2010 – April 2010 Structural Engineer, Walsh Design Group, Kinsale, Ireland               

July 2006 – Jan. 2010 Structural Engineer, Fusion Building Systems, Ringaskiddy, Ireland

Aug. 2005 – June 2006 English Teacher, École Jean-Cavaillès, Bayonne, France                

June 2003 – Aug. 2005 Math Teacher, United States Peace Corps, Kirsi, Burkina Faso

Courses Taught

UAPP 110 – Introduction to Public Policy

UAPP 325 – Public Policy Analysis

​UAPP 406/GEOG 434 – Planning Sustainable Communities and Regions

Publications

Academic

Barnes, P., & Sarzynski, A. (forthcoming) Navigating the new environmental crisis: A phronetic analysis of the transition movement. In J. Kendra, S. G. Knowles, & T. Wachtendorf (Eds.), Disaster research and the second environmental crisis. New York, NY: Springer.

Barnes, P. (2015). The political economy of localization in the transition movement. Community Development Journal, 50(2), 312-326.

Barnes, P. (2014). Technopolitical regimes and climate change: A transcript of an interview with the carbon cycle. New Visions for Public Affairs, 6(1), 31-40.

Client Reports

Barnes, P. (2017). Climate-conscious comprehensive planning in Delaware: Developing and piloting a planning process in Milford, Delaware. Newark, DE: Institute for Public Administration.

Barnes, P. (2017). Coastal resiliency needs assessment in Sussex County. Newark, DE: Institute for Public Administration.

Barnes, P., & Turkel, E. (2017). Autonomous vehicles in Delaware: Analyzing the impact and readiness for the first state. Newark, DE: Institute for Public Administration.

Scott, M., Li, M., Barnes, P., Stavru, W., Dayan, S., Jones, C., & Cragle, J. (2016). The use of smartgrowth scorecards/assessment tools to advance sustainable land-use practices. Charlottesville, VA: Mid-Atlantic Transportation Sustainability University Transportation Center.

Presentations

(2018, January) A spatial-temporal analysis of Baltimore bikeshare ridership. (poster) Transportation Research Board Annual Conference, Washington, DC.

(2017, November) Smart state research and administration in Delaware. University of Delaware Smart Cities Symposium, Newark, DE.

(2016, October) Building local capacity for climate change planning in Delaware: An analysis of practices, lessoned learned, and future opportunities. American Planning Association MD/DE Regional Conference, Towson, MD.

(2016, March) Transition initiatives and confrontational politics: Guidelines, opportunities, and practices. Western Political Science Association Annual Conference, San Diego, CA.

(2015, October) How green is our valley?: Exploring the theory-practice disconnect in planned sustainable communities. Delaware Valley University Precarious Alliance Annual Symposium, Doylestown, PA.

(2014, October). The transition movement: Who, what, where, why, when, and how. Delaware Technical Community College Sustainability Symposium, Stanton, DE.

(2014, April). Material dreams: Or, reevaluating the "more stuff" storyline. New Visions for Public Affairs Annual Symposium, Newark, DE.

(2014, April). Skilling up for powerdown: The technology and energy implications of reskilling in the transition movement.  Delaware Valley College Precarious Alliance Symposium, Doylestown, PA.

(2013, November). Effecting community change: A political economy of the transition movement. Northeast Conference on Public Administration Annual Conference, Newark, DE.

(2011, June). (Mis)adventures in the epistemology of uncertainty: The complexity-energy relationship. Association for Environmental Studies and Sciences Annual Conference, Burlington, VT.

Research Interests

Connected and automated vehicles, Smart cities, ​​Sustainable community development, Municipal planning, Comprehensive planning, Environmental policy, Local economies, Energy and climate change policy, Science-technology-society relations, Urban affairs, Policy analysis, Justice and equity, Community engagement and civil society, State and local government, Qualitative research

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