Area of Study / Keywords
governance planning development environment policy strategy
Kristof is interested in evolution and innovation in governance, with focus areas in spatial planning and design, development and environmental policy. He worked in various countries, and often combines fieldwork with theoretical reflection: systems theories, interpretive policy analysis, institutional economics, post- structuralism.
He held visiting positions at McGill University, Krakov Agricultural University, Wageningen University, Groningen University, RWTH Aachen, Bonn University. Geographically, his work spans Europe, the America’s, Central Asia and the Caucasus and Africa. He published widely on these topics.
Kristof is also associated with Bonn University, where he is Senior Fellow at ZEF/ Institute for Development Research. and Memorial University, where is Research Fellow at the Harris Centre for Regional Development and Policy.
Read more on my personal website: https://www.kristofvanassche.com
Publications updated on Google scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=zBA-sD8AAAAJ&hl=en&oi=ao
- Innovation and evolution in governance
- Strategy, community and organization
- Spatial planning & design
- Environmental policy & natural resource governance
- Institutional design, experiment and transition.
- Comparative policy, planning and administration
- Research methods and methodology for sustainability
- Planning Theory
- Planning and development for Northern & resource communities
- European traditions in planning and governance
- Community development & participation
- Rural development & planning
- International planning & development
- Planning theory & practice
Historical and contemporary planning theory and its influence on the practice of planning. Prerequisites: PLAN 210 or HGP 210. Not available for students with credit in HGP 317. Restricted to Planning Major and Planning Specialization students.
Exploring planning theories in the context of contemporary events phenomena. Prerequisite or Corequisite: PLAN 310 or HGP 310. Variable content course which may be repeated if topic(s) vary.
The practice of planning for and in northern regions and resource communities. Sections offered at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations sections of the Calendar.
An examination of planning theories and theories from other disciplines and their influence on the practice of planning. Sections offered at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations sections of the Calendar.
Exploring planning theories in the context of contemporary events phenomena. Sections offered at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations sections of the Calendar. Prerequisite: consent of Department. Variable content course which may be repeated if topic(s) vary.
Beunen, R., Van Assche, K., Duineveld, M. (eds)
an Assche, K., Hornidge, A.K.
Iordachi, C., Van Assche, K., Eds.
Van Assche, K, Beunen, M, Duineveld, M
Radomski, P., Van Assche, K.