Zenia Kotval, FAICP

"Dr. Zenia Kotval has dedicated her career to fostering learning and advancing community and economic development. While at Michigan State University, she developed the planning program’s capstone service-learning course, resulting in student projects for communities across Michigan. She has mentored countless graduate and doctoral students through graduation and beyond. As an international scholar, she cultivates knowledge by developing courses in Eastern European universities. A prolific writer and collaborator, she has published over 100 works and delivered professional planning studies to communities along the Eastern Seaboard of the U.S., Portugal, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. She is also an active member of PAB and ACSP." Inducted 2016.