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Dr Paula Russell

Dr

Paula Russell

Lecturer/Assistant Professor
School of Architecture, Planning and Environmental Policy
+353 1716 2772
University College Dublin, School of Architecture Planning and Environmental Policy, Planning and Env Policy Belfield Dublin 4

BIO

Dr. Paula Russell is a graduate of Geography and Sociology, from Trinity College, Dublin and is a qualified planner having graduated from the Master of Regional and Urban Planning Programme (MRUP) in UCD in 1993. She completed her PhD in Regional and Urban Planning in 2002. Paula worked as a research associate and project co-ordinator in both the Services Industries Research Centre and the Environmental Institute in UCD and was an Assistant lecturer in the Department of Regional and Urban Planning in UCD before being appointed as a Lecturer in October 2001. Paula lectures at both undergraduate and postgraduate level in the following areas: History and Theory of Planning, the Role of Community in Planning and Local Plan Making. Paula's main area of research relates to the role of civil society in the planning process, looking at issues of engagement and influence. She has a broad interest in urban policy issues, is a member of the board of the European Urban Research Association (EURA) and an Associate Editor of the journal Urban Research and Practice.

UNIVERSITY COLLEGE DUBLIN APPOINTMENTS

  • Project Champion APEP Curriculum Review and Evaluation Project
    University College Dublin, School of Architecture, Planning and Environmental Policy, Ireland2015 - 2016
  • Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Planning and Environmental Policy, Programme Board
    University College Dublin, Ireland2015 - 2019

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

  • College Lecturer
    U.C.D, Regional and Urban Planning, Ireland1 Sep 2001
  • Assistant Lecturer
    University College Dublin, Department of Regional and Urban Planning, Ireland1 Sep 1997 - 1 Sep 2000
  • Research Fellow
    University College Dublin, Department of Regional and Urban Planning, Ireland1 Sep 2000 - 1 Sep 2001
  • Project Co-ordinator
    University College Dublin, Environmental Institute, Ireland1 Jun 1995 - 31 Jan 1996
  • Project Co-ordinator
    University College Dublin, Department of Regional and Urban Planning, Ireland1 Oct 1993 - 31 Aug 1997

NON-ACADEMIC POSITIONS

  • Student Planner
    Westmeath County Council, Planning Department30 Dec 1999 - 30 Dec 1999

DEGREES

  • BA (Mod)
    Trinity College Dublin
  • MRUP
    University College Dublin
  • PhD
    University College Dublin
  • Prof Cert University Teaching & Learning
    University College Dublin