Keith and his son
  • Associate Dean of Academic Affairs College of Architecture + Planning
  • Interim Chair Department of City & Metropolitan Planning
  • Professor, City & Metropolitan Planning
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor of Family & Consumer Studies, Family And Consumer Studies

Current Courses

Fall 2020

Spring 2020

Professional Organizations

  • Women's Transportation Seminar. 01/2012 - present. Position : Member.
  • American Planning Association. 01/2003 - present. Position : Member.
  • Oregon State Bar. 10/01/1987 - present. Position : Member.

Courses I Teach

  • CMP 4260 - Land, Law & Culture
    During the semester, students in this course will: 1. Obtain a comprehensive understanding of: • The history and development of modern concepts of land ownership and control; • The physical, historical, economic, and cultural influences that shape modern land planning laws for both private and public lands; • The basic mechanics of how land planning laws are expressed in statutes, regulations, and ordinances; and • How the various types of land planning laws manifest themselves in the decisions that communities make regarding the use of land. 2. Gain knowledge in how land planning laws are expressed and implemented in the following contexts: • Zoning and subdivision control; • Smart growth and growth management; • Utah zoning and planning statutes; • Federal statutes and agency regulations. 3. Use their knowledge and understanding about the above subjects to assess critically an immerging issue in landscape law or policy. 4. Further develop and refine their written communication skills, particularly those associated with policy assessment and analysis.
  • CMP 4330/6330; REDEV 6330 - Growth Management Law & Policy
    Examines theories, legal structures, and mechanics of a wide range of US state, metropolitan, and local policies designed to optimize the benefits of population and economic growth and mitigate its impacts. First-generation growth management programs—such as those in Oregon, Hawaii, Washington, California, and New Jersey—will be explored, as well as newer systems based on modern scenario-planning practices, impact fees, and similar mechanisms.
  • CMP/REDEV 6260 - Land Use Law
    Throughout this course, students: 1. Obtain a comprehensive understanding of: • The common law and constitutional bases of modern planning law; • The basic mechanics of how planning law is expressed in judicial opinions, statutes, administrative regulations, and zoning and subdivision ordinances; and • How the various types of planning law manifest themselves in local entitlement (permitting) processes and decisions; 2. Master skills of inquiry and learning necessary to: • Read and understand judicial opinions, administrative regulations, and local government ordinances; • Extract important concepts from large volumes of information; • Assemble those concepts into larger constructs and systems; • Apply those systems in a variety of experience-based contexts and situations; and • Express understanding of the systems and their constituent concepts verbally and in writing. 3. Gain knowledge in how the law is expressed and implemented in the following subject areas: • Zoning and subdivision control; • Rights and duties of property ownership; • Permitting and development entitlement procedures; • Discrimination, especially in housing; and • Utah zoning and planning statutes.

Pedagogical Publications

  • Bartholomew, K. & Locher, M. (2011). People & Place: Communication and Community Development. In T. Angotti, C. Doble, P. Horrigan (eds.), Service-Learning in Design and Planning. Oakland, CA: New Village Press. Paper published, 01/2012.
  • People & Place: Eliciting Community Values. Utah Campus Compact Annual Conference, February 27 – 28, 2010. Salt Lake City, Utah. Presentation other, 2010.
  • People & Place: Eliciting Community Values. Utah Campus Compact Annual Conference, February 26 – 28, 2009. Dixie State College, St. George, Utah. Presentation other, 2009.