Christopher De Sousa

Photo of Christopher De Sousa

Principle Investigator, ReActivate Lab (brownsfields research), Toronto Metropolitan University Professor Faculty of Community Services School of Urban and Regional Planning Toronto, Ontario chris.desousa@ryerson.ca Office: (416) 979-5000 ext. 6764

Bio/Research

Christopher De Sousa (MCIP, RPP) is a professor at the School of Urban and Regional Planning at Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson University). Prior to joining Toronto Metropolitan University in 2011, he was chair of Urban Planning at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, as well...

Click to Expand >>

Bio/Research

Christopher De Sousa (MCIP, RPP) is a professor at the School of Urban and Regional Planning at Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson University). Prior to joining Toronto Metropolitan University in 2011, he was chair of Urban Planning at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, as well as a member of the Geography and Urban Studies faculty. He received his bachelor of arts in Environment and Resource Management in 1994, his master of science in Planning in 1996, and his PhD in Geography in 2000—all from the University of Toronto. He is a registered professional planner and a member of the Ontario Professional Planners Institute and the Canadian Institute of Planners.

De Sousa’s research activities focus on various aspects of brownfield redevelopment, urban environmental management, parks planning, and sustainability reporting in Canada and the United States. He ​is currently working on a three-year research project examining brownfields redevelopment in Ontario that is funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC). He recently completed a collaborative research project, funded by the United States Environmental Protection Agency, examining best management practices in sustainable brownfields redevelopment.


Click to Shrink <<

Contact Research & Innovation