Bio and CV
James T. White is a third year PhD student at the SCARP. He is teaching PLAN425: Introduction to Contemporary Planning Issues this fall. James is a student of city planning and urban design from the United Kingdom, where he completed undergraduate and graduate studies.He has also worked for a development firm, architectural practice and an independent government advisory board. His academic interests lie at the political intersection of planning and design. James' research is currently on urban design-led large-scale developments in both Toronto and Vancouver where he is exploring the politics of design decision-making in public and private development projects. His particular focus in on the role public-private partnerships play in large-scale design.