Robert Summers, Phd, MA, BA, MCIP, RPP

Faculty Service Officer, Faculty of Science - Earth & Atmospheric Sciences Admin
Academic Dir Sustainability, ALES Sustainability Council

Contact

Faculty Service Officer, Faculty of Science - Earth & Atmospheric Sciences Admin
Email
robert.summers@ualberta.ca
Phone
(780) 492-0342
Address
3-90 Tory (H.M.) Building
11211 Saskatchewan Drive NW
Edmonton AB
T6G 2H4

Academic Dir Sustainability, ALES Sustainability Council
Email
robert.summers@ualberta.ca

Overview

Research

Research Areas

  • Collective Action and Cultural Institutions and their Evolution
  • Environmental Governance/Policy (focused on behaviour and institutions)
  • Rural Water Supply Issues in Canada and Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Community Development (social capital, sense of place, effectiveness and efficiency of local institutions) in both developed and developing world applications

Courses

HGP 412 - Finance for Planners

An introduction to municipal finances and the development process as it relates to the Planning profession. Prerequisite: ECON 101. Restricted to Planning Major and Planning Specialization students.

Winter Term 2021
PLAN 512 - Advanced Finance for Planners

An introduction to municipal finances and the development process as it relates to the planning profession. Sections offered in a Cost Recovery format at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.

Winter Term 2021

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