Donald Planey


  • M.A., University of Chicago
  • B.A., Augustana College (IL)

Professional Geographer and PhD candidate at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. My research interests focus on the economic geography of regional governance: How coordination around infrastructure and economic change creates new pressures and policy needs for North American city-regions, and how broader issues in social policy are affected.

Courses Taught

  • GEOG 106: Geographies of Globalization
  • GEOG 105: Digital Earth
  • GEOG 204: Cities of the World