David Sloane

Professor of Public Policy and History
Email dsloane@usc.edu Office RGL 313 Office Phone (213) 740-5768

Research & Practice Areas

(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.


  • M.A. , Syracuse University
  • Ph.D. , Syracuse University
  • B.A. , University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Summary Statement of Research Interests

    Urban history, urban landscapes, and community planning around health and policing are Professor Sloanes primary research and teaching interests.

  • Editorships and Editorial Boards

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