UF College of Design, Construction & Planning

Laura Dedenbach, AICP

Lecturer Graduate Coordinator,
Urban and Regional Planning
Phone Number: (352) 294-1493

Ph.D., Design, Construction and Planning, University of Florida, 2016
•Concentration: Urban and Regional Planning
•Graduate Minor: Anthropology
Master of Arts in Urban and Regional Planning, University of Florida, 1999
Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, University of Florida, 1996


• URP 3001 Cities of the World
• URP 4000 Preview of Urban and Regional Planning
• URP 4740 Housing and Urban Development

Biographical Information:

Research Interests:

• Neighborhood Planning
• Empowerment Planning
• Narratives
• Gentrification
• University – Community Engagement
• Crime Prevention through Environmental Design & Defensible Space
• Qualitative Methods and Action Research

Areas of Expertise:

• Land Use and Comprehensive Planning
• Community Engagement
• Policy Implementation
• Planning Practice
• CPTED & Defensible Space