Harley Etienne

Contact Information
  • Address
    245 4th Street NW Room 204J
    Atlanta,  GA  30332-0155
  • Phone Number: (404) 385-3343
  • Primary Email: hfe@gatech.edu
  • Job Title: Assistant Professor of City and Regional Planning and Public Policy
    Full, School of City and Regional Planning, Urban Design
  • Harley Etienne
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Harley Etienne is an Assistant Professor, jointly appointed to the School of City and Regional Planning and the School of Public Policy at the Georgia Institute of Technology. He teaches in the areas of urban community development, inner-city revitalization, neighborhood change, urban poverty, and qualitative research issues in planning.  Etienne’s research focuses primarily on the intersection of social institutions and their relationship to processes of urban neighborhood change. He is keenly interested in the role that colleges and universities play in contributing to neighborhood-level change and regional economic development. Prior to graduate school, Etienne worked in Philadelphia in the public policy and economic development sectors for Greater Philadelphia First (now merged with the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce) and the Pennsylvania Economy League.

Educational Background

2007 - Ph.D. (City and Regional Planning), Cornell University
2002 - M.A. (Urban Studies), Temple University
1996 - B.A. (Sociology), Morehouse College


  • Member, American Planning Association


  • Housing and Community Development
  • Economic Development
  • Regional Development and Social Inclusion
  • Social Policy
  • Urban Theory

Additional Information


College of Design, School of City & Regional Planning, School of Architecture

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