Gillette, Howard

Howard Gillette, Jr. is Professor of History at the Camden campus of Rutgers University.  Besides Civitas by Design, featured in his Rorotoko interview, he is also the author of Between Justice and Beauty: Race, Planning, and the Failure of Urban Policy in Washington, D.C. and Camden after the Fall: Decline and Renewal in a Post-Industrial City (both available in paperback from the University of Pennsylvania Press) as well as other work.  Gillette is a past president of the Society for American City and Regional Planning History and director of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities.  His recent work has included efforts to craft an interpretive plan for the Bethlehem Steel site in Pennsylvania and the creation of a community-based encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia.

On Rorotoko:

On his book Civitas by Design: Building Better Communities, from the Garden City to the New Urbanism
(Our Cover Feature of July 11, 2010)