Ph.D., Georgia Tech
City and Regional Planning, Georgia Tech
Dr. Frank’s research focuses on interdisciplinary and collaborative planning practices to improve regional resilience and global sustainability. She has been the principal investigator for $1 million in funded research projects concerning coastal adaptation to sea level rise, which have combined the physical, social, and policy sciences. Her interests have also led to studies of rural planning and environmental management and restoration. She currently teaches courses in environmental land use planning, planning administration and ethics, and sustainability and the built environment.