Peter Marcuse, PhD, JD
Professor Emeritus, Graduate School of Architecture, Preservation and Planning, Columbia University
Peter received his BA in 1948 from Harvard University, his JD from Yale Law School in 1952, an MA from Columbia University in 1963, a Master of Urban Studies from Yale School of Architecture in 1968, and a PhD from UC Berkeley Department of City and Regional Planning in 1972. He has been teaching at Columbia University since 1975 and has written a multitude of publications on the legal attributes of homeownership and rental tenure. Some of his recent works include a co-edited book, Globalizing Cities: Is There a New Spatial Order? (1999), and a co-authored book, Of States and Cities: The Partitioning of Urban Space (2002). Peter has an interest in CLTs as an alternative to market forms of housing and has conducted two studies on CLTs and their implications for New York City.