Betty Deakin Named 2019 ACSP Distinguished Educator 


UC Berkeley Professor Emerita Elizabeth “Betty” Deakin was honored with prestigious 2019 ACSP Distinguished Educator award! ACSP Distinguished Educator Award is presented in appreciation of significant contributions to the field of planning. Deakin is Professor Emerita of City and Regional Planning and Urban Design at UC Berkeley, where she also is an affiliated faculty member of the Energy and Resources Group. She previously was Director of the UC Transportation Center (1999-2008) and co-director of the Global Metropolitan Studies Center (2004-2009). She served as vice-chair and then chair of the UC Berkeley Academic Senate (2013-2015) and represented UC Berkeley on several committees of the UC Systemwide Academic Council. 

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