Dr. Jerry Kolo | American University of Sharjah


Teaching areas

Land Use Planning, Environmental Planning, Planning History, Theory and Methods, Sustainable Tourism Planning, Infrastructure Planning, Negotiation and Conflict Resolution

Research areas

Sustainable development planning, Urban Policy Analysis, Tourism planning.


PhD, Urban And Environmental Planning And Management, University of Waterloo, Canada, 1986
MS, Environmental And Resource Planning, University of Jos, Nigeria, 1980

Professional experience

Professor, American University of Sharjah, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, 2006 - Present
Professor, Florida Atlantic University, Florida, United States, 1999 - 2006
Director, Center For Urban Redevelopment And Empowerment-cure, Florida Atlantic University, Florida, United States, 1993 - 2003
Associate Professor, Florida Atlantic University, Florida, United States, 1994 - 1999
Assistant Professor, Florida Atlantic University, Florida, United States, 1989 - 1994
Assistant Professor, Johnson C. Smith University, NC, United States, 1986 - 1988


Member, International Studies Association, Storrs, CT, USA, 1 January 2017
Member, Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning - ACSP, USA, August 1987
Member, Urban Affairs Association, USA, August 1987
Board of Directors/Ex-Treasurer - International Academy of African Business and Development, USA, January 2004 - January 2015
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