UF College of Design, Construction & Planning

Kristin Larsen

Professor and Director, School of Landscape Architecture and Planning
Urban and Regional Planning
Phone Number: 352-294-1482

Ph.D., Cornell University 2001
Master of Arts in Urban and Regional Planning, University of Florida, 1990
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, University of Florida 1986


Planning Theory and History
Housing Policy
Historic Preservation

Biographical Information:

Kristin Larsen, AICP, Ph.D. (Cornell), MAURP (Florida), BSBA (Florida) is an Associate Professor and Director of the School of Landscape Architecture and Planning at the University of Florida. Under her direction, the first fully online graduate degree in urban planning was launched in fall 2012. Her specialties include housing policy, neighborhood planning, urban and planning history, and historic preservation. Her publications include peer-reviewed articles for Housing Studies, Housing Policy Debate, Planning Perspectives, and Planning History. She is currently completing a biography of community architect Clarence Stein.