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Kieran Donaghy

Architecture, Art, + Planning / City + Regional Planning (PROF-EMER)

Kieran Donaghy is a professor of city and regional planning and director of graduate studies in the College of Architecture, Art, and Planning. He serves on the Faculty Advisory Board of the Cornell Atkinson Center for Sustainability, and previously served as faculty director of economic development for the Center. Donaghy’s research and teaching focus is on issues of globalization, development ethics, climate change and environmental policy, macroeconomic modeling, regional planning, infrastructure systems, and international conflict resolution. has served as a consultant to the World Bank, the European Commission, research departments of several European central banks, and other international, state, and federal agencies. Donaghy was the executive director of the Regional Science Association International (RSAI) from 1997 to 2003 and was elected as a fellow of the RSAI in 2015. Donaghy received a B.A. from the State University at Albany in sociology and philosophy prior to receiving his M.S. and Ph.D. in regional science from Cornell.

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