Emeritus Professor Robin Goodman

Robin Goodman is an Emeritus Professor of the RMIT School of Global, Urban and Social Studies.

Robin held the position of Dean of the School of Global, Urban and Social Studies from 2017 until 2020 and prior to this she led the team of Sustainability and Urban Planning academics as the Deputy Dean since 2013. She was the inaugural Director of the Centre for Urban Research and the Director of RMIT’s Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI) for four years.Robin is an urban planner with broad interests in many aspects of planning, housing and public policy. Her recent research focus has been on improving the planning for new greenfield suburbs. Robin is co-author of the book Planning Melbourne – Lessons for a Sustainable City, along with Michael Buxton and Susie Moloney, which was published by CSIRO in 2016. She is a Fellow of the Planning Institute of Australia and serves on its national education committee.

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