The North American Regional Science Council is pleased to announce Marlon Boarnet as co-recipient of the 2013 David Boyce award for service to Regional Science. Marlon Boarnet completed his PhD in 1992 at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. After ten years on the faculty of the University of California Irving, where he achieve the rank of Professor in both Planning and Economics, he moved in 2011 to the University of Southern California’s Sol Price School of Public Policy, where he is Professor of Public Policy and Director of Graduate Programs in Planning.
He is an authority on urban economics, urban growth patterns and transportation. He is renowned for his contributions to research on the links between urban form and travel behaviour. He recently served on the National Research Council Committee that authored Driving and the Built Environment.
Marlon Boarnet has provided exceptional service to Regional Science as a journal editor. He was managing co-editor of the Journal of Regional Science from 2002 to 2010 and co-editor from 2010 to the present. He has served or is serving on the editorial boards of Papers in Regional Science, Journal of the American Planning Association, Journal of Planning Literature, Journal of Transport and Land Use, Journal of Transportation and Society, and Transport Policy. In 2006 he was guest editor of a special issue of Journal of the American Planning Association in health and planning.