Stephen J. Ramos

Job title
Associate Professor

University of Georgia

Stephen J. Ramos is an Associate Professor of Urban Planning and Design in the College of Environment + Design at the University of Georgia. He is author of Dubai Amplified: The Engineering of a Port Geography (Ashgate 2010; Routledge 2016), co-editor of Infrastructure Sustainability and Design (Routledge 2012), and a founding editor of New Geographies (GSD/Harvard University Press). He is Editor for the Americas for Planning Perspectives. In 2018-19, he was a Visiting Professor in the History of Architecture and Urban Planning Chair at TU Delft, the Netherlands. His professional practice includes work with Fundación Metrópoli, the International Society of City and Regional Planners, and work with NGOs throughout Latin America. He is a member of the International Advisory Board for the Leiden-Delft-Erasmus (LDE) Port City Futures initiative. He received a Doctor of Design (D.Des) degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Design in 2009.

Last publications
Stephen J. Ramos (2020) “Biomass Logistics: Mythistory and Sociotechnical Imaginary in Trans-Atlantic Wood Pellet Assemblage.” Environment and Planning E: Nature and Space

Stephen J. Ramos (2020) “COVID-19 and Planning History: A Space Oddity.” Planning Perspectives 35 (4) 579-581

Stephen J. Ramos and Jan Derk Diekema (2020) “NORTH SEA COSMOS: A Periplus,” in Nancy Couling and Carola Hein, eds., Urbanisation of the Sea: From Concepts and Analysis to Design. Rotterdam: nai010.

Stephen J. Ramos (2020) “Port Futures in Postnormal Time(s).” PORTUS 40.

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


Phone number
(1) 706 542 9886
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