Retired Master Instructor

Email: mhafen@usf.edu

Curriculum Vitae

Specialty Areas:
Urban Environmental Policy
Climate Change & Sea Level Rise

Courses Taught:
URP 6401: Resilient Communities
URP 6406: Urban Environmental Policy
URP 6422: Environmental & Planning Issues in Coastal Communities
URP 6940: Internship in Urban & Regional Planning
URS 4930: Principles of Environmental Planning

Mark R. Hafen is a retired Master Instructor from the School of Public Affairs at the University of South Florida in Tampa, and former Director for the Master of Urban and Regional Planning (MURP) program, with an emphasis on climate change adaptation, and urban environmental policy and planning. He holds a B.S. in Business Logistics from Penn State University, as well as an M.A. in Geography and a Ph.D. in Marine Science (Geology), both from USF. He has professional experience in land use planning, and has lived in the Tampa Bay region since 1986. He has co-authored a book (with A.C. Hine, D.P. Chambers, T.D. Clayton, and G.T. Mitchum), Sea Level Rise in Florida: Science, Impacts and Options (2016, University Press of Florida), and actively serves as a member of the Tampa Bay Climate Science Advisory Panel, the Florida Water and Climate Alliance, and the USF Center for Brownfields Research and Redevelopment.