School Director and Professor, School of Community Resources and Development, Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions
School of Community Resources and Development
Arizona State University, Downtown Phoenix campus
411 N. Central Ave, Suite 550
Phoenix, AZ 85004
- Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability and Innovation
- School Director and Professor, School of Community Resources and Development, Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions
Mark Roseland is director of and professor in the School of Community Resources and Development at Arizona State University, and senior sustainability scientist with the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability at ASU. Before coming to ASU, he was at Simon Fraser University (SFU) in Vancouver, Canada, where he was professor of planning in the School of Resource and Environmental Management and director of the Centre for Sustainable Development. He is a Registered Professional Planner and full member of the Canadian Institute of Planners, and he has worked as Chief City Planner for a municipality in the Metro Vancouver area. He has been cited by The Vancouver Sun as "one of Vancouver’s top 50 living public intellectuals" and has received both the SFU Sustainability Network Award for Excellence in Research on Sustainability and the SFU President's Award on Leadership in Sustainability.
Professor Roseland lectures internationally and advises communities and governments on sustainable development policy and planning. His best-selling book "Toward Sustainable Communities: Solutions for Citizens and Their Governments" is in its 4th edition. He is also the founder of Pando | Sustainable Communities, a multilingual online network to promote collaboration between sustainable communities researchers and practitioners.
Roseland was a founding director of Catalyst Community Developments, which leverages real estate assets to create vibrant, affordable and inspiring places for people to live and work in. At SFU, he was a founding member of the SFU Community Trust’s Board of Directors, responsible for developing the award-winning UniverCity neighbourhood.
- PhD, University of British Columbia
Janousek, A., S. Markey and M. Roseland. 2018. “We see a real opportunity around food waste”: Exploring the relationship between on-farm food waste and farm characteristics. Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems 42(8):933-960. DOI: 10.1080/21683565.2018.1468381. (link )
Newell, R., A. Dale and M. Roseland. 2018. Climate action co-benefits and integrated community planning: Uncovering the synergies and trade-offs. The International Journal of Climate Change: Impacts and Responses 10(4):1-23. DOI: 10.18848/1835-7156/CGP/v10i04/1-23. (link )
Roseland, M. and M. Spiliotopoulou. 2016. Converging urban agendas: Toward healthy and sustainable communities. Social Sciences 5(3):28. DOI: 10.3390/socsci5030028. (link )
Kristensen, F. and M. Roseland. 2012. Mobilising collaboration with Pando | Sustainable Communities. The International Journal of Justice and Sustainability 17(5):S17-S23. DOI: 10.1080/13549839.2012.680279. (link )
Connelly, S., S. Markey and M. Roseland. 2011. Bridging sustainability and the social economy: Achieving community transformation through local food initiatives. Critical Social Policy 31(2):308-324. DOI: 10.1177/0261018310396040. (link )
Hendrickson, D. J., C. Lindberg, S. Connelly and M. Roseland. 2011. Pushing the envelope: Market mechanisms for sustainable community development. Journal of Urbanism: International Research on Placemaking and Urban Sustainability 4(2):153-173. DOI: 10.1080/17549175.2011.596263. (link )
Markey, S., S. Connelly and M. Roseland. 2010. ‘Back of the Envelope’: Pragmatic planning for sustainable rural community development. Planning Practice & Research 25(1):1-23. DOI: 10.1080/02697451003625356. (link )
Connelly, S., S. Markey and M. Roseland. 2009. Strategic sustainability: Addressing the community infrastructure deficit. Canadian Journal of Urban Research 18(1):1-23. (link )
Holden, M., M. Roseland, K. Ferguson and A. Perl. 2008. Seeking urban sustainability on the world stage. Habitat International 32(3):305-317. DOI: 10.1016/j.habitatint.2007.11.001. (link )
Ferguson, K., A. Perl, M. Holden and M. Roseland. 2007. Supporting global sustainability by rethinking the city. Journal of Urban Technology 14(2):3-13. DOI: 10.1080/10630730701531633. (link )
Patrick, R. J. and M. Roseland. 2005. Using sustainability indicators to improve access to public transit in rural residential areas: Alternatives for the Georgia Basin, British Columbia. Journal of Rural and Community Development 1(1):1-17. (link )
Brohman, J., I. Gannitsos and M. Roseland. 2003. Issues of participation in an university-NGO, North-South Partnership: Internationalizing a CED program. Canadian Journal of Development Studies 24(1):89-105. DOI: 10.1080/02255189.2003.9668898. (link )
Parkinson, S. and M. Roseland. 2002. Leaders of the pack: An analysis of the Canadian 'Sustainable Communities' 2000 municipal competition. Local Environmental: The International Journal of Justice and Sustainability 7(4):411-429. DOI: 10.1080/1354983022000027527. (link )
Roseland, M. 2000. Sustainable community development: integrating environmental, economic, and social objectives. Progress in Planning 54(2):73-132. DOI: 10.1016/S0305-9006(00)00003-9. (link )
Gismondi, M., S. Connelly, M. Beckie, S. Markey and M. Roseland eds. 2016. Scaling Up: The Convergence of Social Economy and Sustainability. Athabasca University Press. Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. ISBN: 978-1771990219.
Joss, S., R. Cowley, M. de Jong, B. Muller, B. Soon Park, W. Rees, M. Roseland and Y. Rydin. 2015. Tomorrow’s City Today: Prospects for Standardising Sustainable Urban Development. University of Westminster. ISBN: 978-0957052765.
Roseland, M. 2012. Toward Sustainable Communities: Solutions for Citizens and Their Governments. New Society Publishers. Gabriola Island, BC, Canada. ISBN: 978-0865717114.
Markey, S., J. T. Pierce, M. Roseland and K. Vodden. 2005. Second Growth: Community Economic Development in Rural British Columbia. UBC Press. ISBN: 978-0774810586.
MacDonald, A., A. Clarke, L. Huang, M. Roseland and M. M. Seitanidi. 2018. Multi-stakeholder partnerships (SDG #17) as a means of achieving sustainable communities and cities (SDG #11). Pp. 193-209 In: Leal Filho, W. ed., Handbook of Sustainability Science and Research. Springer. Chanm. ISBN: 978-3-319-63006-9.
Roseland, M. and D. Fontaine. 2018. Sustainable community development and the green economy; ensuring a strong sustainability approach. Pp. 131-143 In: Kenny, S., B. McGrath and R. Phillips eds., The Routledge Handbook of Community Development: Perspectives from Around the Globe. Routledge. ISBN: 978-1138940765.
Roseland, M. and M. Spiliotopoulou. 2018. Sustainability in North America: The Canadian experience. Pp. 635-652 In: Brinkman, R. and S. Garren eds., The Palgrave Handbook of Sustainability. Palgrave Macmillan. Cham. ISBN: 978-3-319-71388-5.
Roseland, M. L. and M. Spiliotopoulou. 2017. Sustainable community planning and development. Pp. 53-61 In: Abraham, M. A. ed., Encyclopedia of Sustainable Technologies. Elsevier. ISBN: 978-0-12-804792-7.
Brinkhurst, M. and M. Roseland. 2016. Land tenure innovations for sustainable communities. In: Gismondi, M., S. Connelly, S. Markey and M. Roseland eds., Scaling Up: The Convergence of Social Economy and Sustainability. Athabasca University Press. Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. ISBN: 978-1771990219.
Connelly, S., M. Gismondi, S. Markey and M. Roseland. 2016. Towards convergence: An exploratory framework. In: Gismondi, M., S. Connelly, S. Markey and M. Roseland eds., Scaling Up: The Convergence of Social Economy and Sustainability. Athabasca University Press. Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. ISBN: 978-1771990219.
Connelly, S., K. Green, S. Markey and M. Roseland. 2016. Peaks and valleys on the prairies. Pp. 63-88 In: Hallstrom, L. K., M. A. Beckle, C. T. Hvenegaard and K. Mundel eds., Sustainability Planning and Collaboration in Rural Canada: Taking the Next Steps. The University of Alberta Press. Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. ISBN: 978-1772120400.
Gismondi, M., S. Connelly, M. Beckie, S. Markey and M. Roseland. 2016. Introduction: Social economics and sustainability. In: Gismondi, M., S. Connelly, S. Markey and M. Roseland eds., Scaling Up: The Convergence of Social Economy and Sustainability. Athabasca University Press. Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. ISBN: 978-1771990219.
Connelly, S., S. Markey and M. Roseland. 2013. We know enough: Achieving action through the convergence of sustainable community development and the social economy. In: Simpson, R. and M. Zimmermann eds., The Economy of Green Cities: A World Compendium on the Green Urban Economy. Springer. Dordrecht. ISBN: 978-9400798892.
Roseland, M. 2001. Natural capital and social capital: Implications for sustainable community development. In: Dale, A. and J. T. Pierce eds., Communities, Development, and Sustainability Across Canada. UBC Press. ISBN: 978-0774807234.
Roseland, M. 2001. The eco-city approach to sustainable development in urban areas. Pp. Chapter 3 In: Devuyst, D., L. Hens and W. De Lannoy eds., How Green in the City? Sustainability Assessment and the Management of Urban Environments. Columbia University Press. ISBN: 9780231118026.