Sandra Lee Pinel
College of Natural Resources
Campus Locations: Moscow
Department of Conservation Social Sciences
With UI Since 2007
Ph.D. Urban and Regional Planning, University of Wisconsin-Madison. Minor in Anthropology and in Latin American Studies, 2007.
MS Urban and Regional Planning, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
BA Anthropology, Cum Laude, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA.
Dr. Sandra Pinel AICP, is assistant professor in the Department of Conservation Social Sciences, College of Natural Resources and academic program coordinator for the Bioregional Planning and Community Design graduate program — teaching and conducting planning outreach to Idaho’s local governments. She has a masters and doctorate in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, with a BA in anthropology from Brandeis University. Dr. Pinel came to the University of Idaho after a long professional career in rural development, planning, and program development in New Mexico, Minnesota, and Washington D.C. with tribal governments, regional planning agencies, foundations, and the National Rural Development Partnership. She conducts engaged and applied research in cross-cultural landscape protection and regional development and multi-jurisdictional collaborative planning for rural and urban regions and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners and a fellow with the Society for Applied Anthropology.
- Pinel, Sandra Lee. 2009. Collaborating to Compete at Mt. Pulag National Park, the Philippines. Planning Theory and Practice.
- Pinel, S. & J. Pecos (under review). Unexpected Co-management: Indigenous Representation and Kasha Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument. Society & Natural Resources.
- Pinel, S. L. (to be submitted 2009 to the Journal of the American Planning Association). Local Redevelopment in the Twin Cities Mississippi River: Regional Planning as Intergovernmental Mediation. Presented to the annual conference of the American Collegiate Society of Planners, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 2007.
- 2007. Culture and Cash – How Two New Mexico Indian Pueblos Combined Culture and Development. Alternatives: Local, Global, Political. Volume 32 January-March 2007, pp. 9-39.
- 2006. Planning Partnerships for Indigenous Cultural Landscapes – Conditions for Conflict or Cooperation at Mt. Pulag, the Philippines. International Journal of Environmental, Cultural, Economic, and Social Sustainability. Online Volume III, March 2007.
*For a complete list of publications, projects and awards, see full CV.
- American Institute of Certified Planners since 1993. American
Association of Collegiate Planners and faculty advisor to the University
of Idaho Student Chapter of the APA.
- American Planning Association since 1984; Executive Committee,
Small Town Rural Planning Division 1989-1992; Minority and Women in
Planning Task Force, 1992-1993; Intergovernmental Affairs Division
conference program committee 2001-2002; Southwest Regional and National
Leadership Conference program committee 1992.
- Society for Applied Anthropology since 1988, and Ethics
Committee. Conducted special workshops and 2009 roundtable/community
tours on planning, anthropology, and indigenous co-management with
- Brandeis University Alumni Admissions Council since 1999,
interview college applicants.
- Service Learning Fellow, University of Idaho, 2008.
- Gill-Chin Lim Award for Student Travel to the ACSP Conference
- Visiting Faculty, Research Affiliate and Lecturer. 2005-2006,
University of the Philippines.
- David L. Boren Fellow, National Security Education Program.