UF College of Design, Construction & Planning

Thomas Hawkins

Program Director, Master of Urban and Regional Planning online; Lecturer, Urban and Regional Planning
Urban and Regional Planning
Phone Number: 352-294-1483

Juris Doctor, Emory University School of Law


URP 6061 Planning Administration and Ethics
URP 6131 Land Use Planning Law
URP 6341 Urban Planning Project
URP 6603 Development Review

Biographical Information:

Thomas Hawkins is Program Director of the University of Florida online Master of Urban and Regional Planning and is a Lecturer in the College of Design, Construction and Planning’s Department of Urban and Regional Planning. Prior to joining the department, Thomas was Policy & Planning Director of 1000 Friends of Florida—Florida’s leading advocate for planning and growth management in the public interest—where he addressed land use and transportation policy. Thomas also served two terms as a Gainesville City Commissioner. He has a law degree from Emory University School of Law, has a Master of Science in Real Estate from the Hough Graduate School of Business at the University of Florida, is a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners, and is a member of the Florida Bar.