Prof. Dr. Karina Pallagst
Karina Pallagst is professor for International Planning Systems at Kaiserslautern University’s faculty of Spatial Planning. Previously she worked at UC Berkeley’s center for Global Metropolitan Studies (GMS) and the Institute of Urban and Regional Development (IURD). Her research focuses on international comparative urban development, shrinking cities, urban growth, planning cultures, and planning theory. She serves on numerous think tanks, working groups and committees regarding spatial planning and urban development. She is also a co-founder of the Shrinking Cities International Research Network (SCiRN).