ALESSANDRO RIGOLON portrait
  • Assistant Professor, City & Metropolitan Planning
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Professional Service

  • Role: Research Partner And Proposal Reviewer. Entity: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Building Momentum for Park and Green Space Equity in Small and Midsize Cities. Prevention Institute and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (2020-ongoing). 2020 - present
  • Entity: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health Topic Editor. 2020 - present
  • Role: Associate Editor. Entity: Journal of Leisure Research Associate Editor. 2017 - present

Internal Service

  • Academic Senate. Senator, 2021 - present. service.
  • Search Committee Member, Assistant Professor, Department of City & Metropolitan Planning + Natural History Museum of Utah + Scientific Computing and Imaging Institute. Search Committee Member, 2021 - 2022. service.
  • Master in City and Metropolitan Planning Admission Committee. Committee Member, 2019 - present. service.
  • Assistant Professor, Department of City & Metropolitan Planning Search Committee (2019-2020). Committee Member, 2019 - 2020. service.
  • College Facilities-Technology Committee. Committee Member, 2019 - present. service.

Honors & Awards

  • Urban Studies, Editors’ Featured Articles, Fall 2021. Awarded article: “Green gentrification or 'just green enough': Do park location, size and function affect whether a place gentrifies or not?”. https://www.urbanstudiesonline.com/editors-featured-articles/. Urban Studies, 2021
  • Celebrate U Honoree, 2020. Selected as Researcher Honoree for the book titled, “Urban green spaces: Public health and sustainability in the United States.”. The University of Utah, 2020
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Arnold O. Beckman Award. Campus Research Board proposal titled “Green gentrification and its impacts on the health and well-being of marginalized communities: An environmental justice study.”. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2019
  • International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. Cover Story, Volume 16, Issue, 3, 2019. Cover article: School green space and its impact on academic performance: A systematic literature review. https://www.mdpi.com/1660-4601/16/3. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2019

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