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College of Environment and Design

Stephen Ramos



Phone: 706-542-9886
Street address: 207 Tanner Building
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Doctor of Design (2009) Harvard University Graduate School of Design
MS Community and Regional Planning (2000) University of Texas at Austin
MA Latin American Studies (2000) University of Texas at Austin
BA English and Spanish (1992) Gettysburg College


EDES 6650/4650 City Planning
EDES 6640/4640 History of Urban Planning
PLAN 6430 City Infrastructure
EDES 6540 Ideas of Community
PLAN 7200 Planning and Design Practicum
PLAN 7300 Planning and Design Thesis


Stephen J. Ramos (2019) “Governance, Mismatch, and Fit in the Savannah Port Region.” PORTUSplus, 8.

Stephen J. Ramos (2019) “Port Heritage and Creative Placemaking in Three U.S. River Ports.” U.S. Editor. PORTUS, 38.

Stephen J. Ramos (2018) “ICEBOX: The Logistics of Detention.” Footprint, Vol.23: 53-68.

Stephen J. Ramos (2017) “Future Narratives for Planning History” in Carola Hein, ed., The Routledge Handbook of Planning History. London; New York: Routledge.

Stephen J. Ramos (2017) “Resilience, Path Dependency, and the Port: The Case of Savannah.” Journal of Urban History. Published online first. April 19, 2017.

Stephen J. Ramos (2016) “Redundant Infrastructure or Supply-Based Development Incentive?” in MIT Center for Advanced Urbanism, Infrastructure Monument. New York: Princeton Architectural Press.

Stephen J. Ramos (2014) “Planning for Competitive Port Expansion on the U.S. Eastern Seaboard: The Case of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project.” Journal of Transport Geography, Vol.36: 32-41.

Spiro N. Pollalis, Stephen J. Ramos, Daniel Schodek, Andreas Georgoulias, eds. (2012) Infrastructure Sustainability and Design. New York; London: Routledge.

Stephen J. Ramos (2011) “Network Realities Instabilities,” in Brett Steele and Francisco Gonzalez de Canales, eds., Net Works: An Atlas of Connective and Distributive Intelligence in Architecture. London: AA Books.

Stephen J. Ramos (2010) Dubai Amplified: The Engineering of a Port Geography. Farnham; Burlington: Ashgate Press.

2nd Edition published in 2016 New York; London: Routledge.

Stephen J. Ramos (2010) “Diversification, Clustering, and Risk in Dubai.” Volume/Archis. Special Edition Al Manakh 2, Vol. 23: 51-54.

Stephen J. Ramos (2009/10) “Dubai in Hindsight: Souq Cartographies.” Harvard Design Magazine, Vol. 31: 122-127.

Stephen J. Ramos, Neyran Turan, eds. (2009) New Geographies 01: After Zero, Vol. 1. Cambridge, MA: GSD/Harvard University Press.

Rania Ghosn, El Hadi Jazairy, Stephen J. Ramos (2008) “The Space of Controversies: Interview with Bruno Latour,” in New Geographies, Vol. 0. Cambridge, MA: GSD/Harvard University Press: 122-135.


Planning Perspectives (2019) Editor for the Americas

Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment, (TU) Delft University of Technology (Fall 2018) Visiting Professor

Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (2018) Grantee

UGA Willson Center for Humanities and Arts (2018) Grantee                             

UGA College of Environment and Design (2016) Dean’s Award for Teaching Innovation

Georgia Sea Grant (2014-2015) Grantee                                                  

UGA Public Service and Outreach (2012) Fellow                                               

Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts (2011, 2009) Grantee

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