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Maria Conroy

  • Associate Professor, Knowlton Schl of Architecture
  • 275 W Woodruff Ave
    200F Knowlton Hall
    Columbus, OH 43210
  • 614-292-8044

Honors

  • July, 2011-
    May, 2013

    President and Provost's Leadership Institute.

  • October, 2008

    Student Award (CRP 824, Clintonville Sustainability Plan).

  • October, 2007

    Student Award (CRP 724, Worthington Sustainability Initiative).

  • October, 2007

    Environmentally Sustainable Project of the Year (CRP 724, Sustainable Yellow Springs Plan).

  • June, 2007

    City and Regional Planning Award for Outstanding Student Project (CRP, 724 Planning for a Sustainable Yellow Springs).

  • June, 2002

    Award for Outstanding Student Project (CRP 821, Development and Change in the Darby Watershed).

  • June, 2002

    Award for Outstanding Student Project (CRP 724, EcoCity Columbus).

  • April, 2001

    Best Article Award for "Are We Planning for Sustainable Development? An Evaluation of 30 Comprehensive Plans".

Edited Books

2005

Chapters

2010

  • 2010. "The E-Citizen in Planning: U.S. Municipalities’ Views of Who Participates Online." In Handbook of Research on E-Planning, edited by Silva, C.N.,

2009

  • 2009. "Local Government Experiences with ICT for Participation." In Handbook of Research on Strategies for Local E-Government: Adoption and Implementation: Comparative Studies, edited by Reddick, C. G.,

2005

Journal Articles

2013

  • Jun, HJ, Conroy MM, 2013, Linking Resilience and Sustainability in Ohio Township Planning. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management online, online - online.
  • Jun, HJ, Conroy, MM, 2013, "Comprehensive Planning and Sustainability in Georgia’s Exurbs." Journal of Environmental Policy and Planning 10.1080/1523908X.2013.766575, 1 - 1.

2011

  • Conroy, MM, 2011, "Influences on Public Participation in Watershed Planning." Journal of Planning Practice and Research. 26, no. 4, 467-279 - 467-279.

2007

  • Conroy, MM, 2007, "Book Review of: Barlett, P.F. and Chase, G.W. (Eds.) (2004). Sustainability on campus: Stories and strategies for change." Journal of Architectural and Planning Research 24, no. 2, 178-178 - 178-178.

2006

  • Cowley, JE, Conroy, MM, 2006, "The Growth of E-Government in Municipal Government." Journal of Urban Technology 13, no. 1, 81-107 - 81-107.
  • Conroy, MM, Cowley, JE, 2006, "E-Participation in Planning: An Analysis of Cities Adopting On-line Citizen Participation Tools." Environment and Planning C 24, no. 3, 371-384 - 371-384.

2004

  • Evans-Cowley, J.; Conroy, M.M., 2004, "E-Government." APA Planning Advisory Service Reports no. 525, 1-41 - 1-41.
  • Conroy, MM, 2004, "Book Review of: Portney, K (2003). Taking sustainable cities seriously: Economic development, the environment, and quality of life in American cities." Journal of the American Planning Association 70, no. 2, 238-238 - 238-238.
  • Conroy, MM, 2004, "EcoCity Columbus: Using an Ohio State University Planning Class to Bring Sustainability Concepts to Columbus, Ohio." International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education 5, no. 2, 199-212 - 199-212.
  • Conroy, MM, Berke, PR, 2004, "What Makes a Good Sustainable Development Plan? An Analysis of Factors that Influence Principles of Sustainable Development." Environment and Planning A 36, no. 8, 1381-1396 - 1381-1396.
  • Conroy,MM, Berke, PR, 2004, "What makes a good sustainable development plan? An analysis of factors that influence principles of sustainable development." Environment and Planning A 36, no. 8, 1381-1396 - 1381-1396.

2002

  • Conroy, MM, 2002, "Book Review of: Chiras, Daniel D., John P. Reganold, and Oliver S. Owen. (2002). Natural Resource Conservation, Management for a Sustainable Future, Eighth Edition.." Journal of Planning Literature 17, no. 1, 68-68 - 68-68.

2000

1999

Unknown

  • Jun, HJ, Conroy, MM, "LINKING RESILIENCE AND SUSTAINABILITY IN OHIO TOWNSHIP PLANNING." Journal of Environmental Planning and Management
  • Conroy, MM, "Book Review: Beatley, Timothy, ed. 2012. Green Cities of Europe: Global Lessons on Green Urbanism." Journal of Planning Education and Research

Presentations

  • "Watershed Plan Quality in Ohio." 2015, Presented at Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning,
  • "Stakeholder Analysis and Watersheds." 2003,
  • "Leading the Way to Smart Growth: The Role of Leadership in Smart Growth Efforts Across the U.S.." 2005, Presented at the Annual Conference of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning,
  • "Still Struggling for Sustainability Key Elements and Barriers to Adoption Still Struggling for Sustainability Key Elements and Barriers to Adoption Still Struggling for Sustainability Key Elements and Barriers to Adoption Still Struggling for Sustainability: Key Elements and Barriers to Adoption." 2011, Presented at Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning,
  • "Sustainability and the "Average" City: An Exploration of Bringing Sustainability Concepts to Columbus, Ohio." 2002,
  • "Smart Growth and Ohio." 2002,
  • "Planning for Sustainable Development: An Analysis of Factors that Influence Principles of Sustainable Development." 2002,
  • "Planning and Sustainable Development." 2004,
  • "What Exercisers Want in Walking, Running, and Biking Trails." 2006, Presented at the Annual Conference of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning,
  • "Integration as a Key to Sustainable Development in Practice." 2006, Presented at Annual Conference of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning,
  • "Planning for Sustainable Development: A Comparative Analysis of Community Planning Processes." 2000, Presented at the Annual Conference of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning,
  • "Planning for Sustainable Development: A Comparative Analysis of the Preparation and Content of Community Comprehensive Plans." 2001,
  • "Planning for Sustainable Development." 2001, Presented at Simply Living Public Participation and the Environment,
  • "Planning for Sustainable Development Using Service Learning." 2006, Presented at the Simply Living Do It Here - Do it Now: Building Local Sustainability conference,
  • "Influences on Public Participation in Watershed Planning: Why is it still a Struggle?." 2007, Presented at the Annual Conference of the Association of the Collegiate Schools of Planning,
  • "Township Plans and Planning Processes." 2008, Presented at Center for Urban and Regional Analysis Roundtable Presentation series,
  • "Land Use Pressures and Sustainable Plans in Ohio Townships." 2008,
  • "Do Squeaky Wheels Get Clean Water? Water Quality and Organized Watershed Group Activity Levels." 2010, Presented at Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning,
  • "Sustainability and the "Average" City: An Exploration of Bringing Sustainability Concepts to Columbus, Ohio." 2002, Presented at Annual Conference of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning,
  • "Moving the Middle Ahead: Challenges and Opportunities of Sustainability in the Midwest." 2004, Presented at the Annual Conference of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning,
  • "Why Aren't We Getting There? Key Elements and Barriers for Adoption of a Sustainable Development Paradigm." 2005, Presented at Theories, Models and Methods of Sustainable Development Forum,
  • "Who Uses What Tools and Why: Planners, Participation, and E-Governance." 2005, Presented at Ohio State University City and Regional Planning Program's Conference on E-Governance: Developing On-line Citizen Participation Tools,
  • "Turning the Supertanker: Perception and Sustainable Development at The Ohio State University.." 2009, Presented at Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning,
  • "Planning for Sustainable Development: Contributing to Theory and Practice." 2012, Presented at Center for Urban and Regional Analysis,
  • "Planning for sustainable development in the U.S.: Where have we been, where are we going, what does it matter?." 2013, Presented at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Department of City & Regional Planning,
  • "Planning process – what is important and how do we make it better? Learning from plan quality research.." 2013, Presented at University of Virginia, Department of Urban and Environmental Planning,
  • "Planning for sustainable development in the U.S.: Where have we been, where are we going, what does it matter?." 2013, Presented at University of Kansas Department of Urban Planning,
  • "Planning for sustainable development in the U.S.: What have we learned, where are we going, what does it matter?." 2013, Presented at University of Virginia Fall Speaker Series,
  • "Watershed Planning in Ohio...Do the Planners Plan?." 2014, Presented at Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning,

Papers in Proceedings

2007