Petra Doan: Queerying Development Planning: Contradictions of International Discourse and the Role of Socio-cultural Planning in the Global South

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Petra Doan, professor of urban and regional planning at Florida State University has published numerous articles and chapters on planning in developing countries as well as planning for LGBT populations. Doan's article (with Harrison Higgins) "The Demise of Queer Space? Resurgent Gentrification and LGBT Neighborhoods" was published in the Journal of Planning Education and Research (2011). Her edited book, Queerying Planning: Challenging Heteronormative Assumptions and Reframing Planning Practice, was also published by Ashgate (2011). In 2015, Routledge will publish Doan's next edited volume, Planning and the LGBTQ Community. Doan received her M.R.P. and Ph.D. from Cornell University.