Associate Professor
Department of Community
and Regional Planning

Phone: 515.294.8979
Office: 583 College of Design

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Degrees Held

Ph.D. in Regional Planning, October 2003; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Dissertation: Human Development and Regional Inequalities: Spatial Analysis Across Brazilian Municipalities

Master of Urban Planning, January 2000; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Thesis: Metropolitan Management and Housing Policies: A Case Study in Brazil

Post Graduate Program “Lato Sensu”, Planning and Architectural Representations, 1996; Catholic University of Minas Gerais, Brazil

Bachelor of Architecture, 1988; Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil


Geographic Information Systems, Social Justice and Planning, Urban Infrastructure, and Enviromental Planning.

Current Research

• Understanding the provision of public parks in the city of Curitiba, Brazil.

• Bolsa Familia (Cash Transfer Program) and Decent Work.

• Examining Housing Voucher in the San Francisco Bay Area Region.

• Sanitary Sewer Expansion and Urbanization in the Belo Horizonte Metropolitan ccRegion.

Selected Publications

Pandey, Pramod, Soupir, Michelle, Haddad, Mônica, and Rothwellc, James. 2012. “Assessing the impacts of watershed indexes and precipitation on spatial in-stream E. coli concentrations.” Ecological Indicators, Vol. 23, pp. 641-652.

Haddad, Mônica and Ana Fava. 2011. “Bolsa Família and School Attendance: Does Accessibility Matter?” Journal of Latin America Urban Studies, Vol. 9, pp. 26-41. Special issue covering the University of Florida Center for Latin American Studies, 58th Annual Conference in 2009.

Haddad, Mônica, Gary Taylor, and Francis Owusu. 2010. “Locational Choices of the Ethanol Industry in the Midwest Corn Belt” Economic Development Quarterly, Vol.24, No. 1, pp. 74-86.

Haddad, Mônica, Paul Anderson, Shannon Thol, Craig Hertel, and Brad Schmidt. 2009. “Assessing the Future of the Bioeconomy in Greene County, Iowa” Journal of Rural and Community Development, Vol. 4, No. 1.

Haddad, Mônica and Paul Anderson. 2008. “A GIS Methodology to Identify Potential Corn Stover Collection Locations” Biomass and Bioenergy, Vol. 32, pp. 1097-1108.

Current Conference Proceedings

Carvalho, Grazielle; Haddad, Mônica, and Mourão, Ana Clara. 2014.  "Comparação entre o crescimento da mancha urbana e a expansão da infra-estrutura de esgotamento sanitário na região metroplitana de Belo Horizonte.” Anais do XXVI Congresso Brasileiro de Cartografia, Gramado - RS - Brasil. 03-07 August, 2014.

Fonseca, Bráulio, Mourão, Ana Clara, and Haddad, Mônica. 2014.  "Definição de áreas prioritárias para conservação na borda nordeste do Quadrilátero Ferrífero por meio da análise de multicritérios em ambiente SIG com vistas ao processo de Geodesign.”  Anais do XXVI Congresso Brasileiro de Cartografia, Gramado - RS - Brasil. 03-07 August, 2014

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Department of Community and Regional Planning, College of Design, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa 50011-3091

Monica A. Haddad