David Sloane

Professor of Urban Planning and Development and History

Contact Information
E-mail: dsloane@usc.edu
Phone: (213) 740-5768
Office: RGL 313



  • M.A. , Syracuse University
  • Ph.D. , Syracuse University
  • B.A. , University of Wisconsin-Madison

  • Description of Research

    Summary Statement of Research Interests
    Urban history, urban landscapes, and community planning around health and policing are Professor Sloanes primary research and teaching interests.
    Research Specialties
    (Ph.D., Syracuse University, 1984) Professor, School of Policy, Planning and Development: Urban culture in America, especially rise of the shopping mall & its influence on urban space; history of medicine, especially HIV/AIDS & hospital design; cultural attitudes toward mourning, dying & death; history of cemeteries.

    Service to the Profession

    Editorships and Editorial Boards
    • Editorial Advisory Board, Journal of the American Planning Association, 1999  

  • Department of History
  • 3502 Trousdale Parkway
  • Social Sciences Building (SOS) 153
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • 90089-0034