Department of City and Regional Planning
The University bestows the designation "Graduate Faculty" upon faculty following review of their credentials and recommendation by their colleagues. The University maintains three levels of graduate faculty: (1) Full, (2) Associate, and (3) External.
Only Full graduate faculty members may chair doctoral committees. Full or Associate graduate faculty may chair master's committees. Only one external graduate faculty member may serve as a voting member on any master's or doctoral committee.
REZA BANAI, Professor, PhD (1983), The University of Pennsylvania 
ANDREW GUTHRIE, Assistant Professor, PhD (2018), University of Minnesota, Twin Cities 
CHARLES A. SANTO, Associate Professor, PhD (2005), Portland State University 
JAE TEUK CHIN, Assistant Professor, PhD (2013), The Ohio State University 
SUSAN ROAKES, Associate Professor, PhD (1991), University of Winsconsin- Madison 
STEPHEN KOFI DIKO, Visiting Assistant Professor, PhD (2019), School of Planning, University of Cincinnati 
CAMERON COOPER, MA (2005) University of Memphis 
ANTHONY L. KITSINGER, MCRP (2005), University of Memphis 
PAUL A. YOUNG, MA (2010), University of Memphis 
JOHN ZEANAH, MA (2005), University of Memphis 
JESSICA BUTTERMORE, Research Associate, MCRP (2010), University of Memphis 
SUSAN ROAKES, Associate Professor, PhD (1991), University of Wisconsin-Madison 
NOTE: Expiration date of graduate faculty membership is indicated in brackets.
*Adjunct teaching only status no longer requires the submission of the Graduate Faculty Status application.*