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Emily Talen

Emily Talen
Professor of Urbanism, Division of the Social Sciences, University of Chicago


Division of Social Sciences
University of Chicago
Chicago, IL

PhD, University of California-Santa Barbara, 1995

MCRP, Ohio State University, 1984

BA, Calvin College, 1980

Journal Articles


Myint, S. W., B. Zheng, E. Talen, C. Fan, S. Kaplan, A. Middel, M. Smith, H. Huang and A. J. Brazel. 2015. Does the spatial arrangement of urban landscape matter? Examples of urban warming and cooling in Phoenix and Las Vegas. Ecosystem Health and Sustainability 1(4):Art. 15. DOI: 10.1890/EHS14-0028.1. (link )



Talen, E. 2012. City Rules: How Regulations Affect Urban Form. Island Press. Washington, D.C.



Hale, A. and E. Talen. 2011. Analysis of zoning changes in Phoenix, AZ. Poster presented at the 12-13 January 2011 CAP LTER 13th Annual Poster Symposium and All Scientist Meeting, Global Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. (link )