Melville C. Branch, FAICP

Melville C. Branch, distinguished professor of planning, University of Southern California. Instrumental in establishing: Bureau of Urban Research (Princeton); graduate program of education and research in planning (Chicago); school of policy, planning, and development (USC). LA City Planning Commissioner. Corporate Planning, TRW. APA Leadership (1986), ACSP planning educator (1992), national awards, first PhD planning (Harvard). Author: 21 books, 75 papers. Inducted in 2000.