Tom Sanchez

Tom Sanchez

Tom Sanchez

2007-2010 Chair and Associate Professor, Department of City & Metropolitan Planning, University of Utah
2006-present Nonresident Senior Fellow, The Brookings Institution, Washington D.C.
2002-2007 Associate Professor, Urban Affairs and Planning, Virginia Tech
2004-2005 Lecturer, College of Professional Studies, George Washington University
2002-2007 Fellow, Metropolitan Institute, Virginia Tech
2001-2002 Associate Professor, School of Urban Studies and Planning, Portland State University
1997-2001 Assistant Professor and Research Associate, Center for Urban Studies, School of Urban Studies and Planning, Portland State University
1995-1997 Assistant Professor, Department of Community and Regional Plannig, Iowa State University
1991-1995 Instructor and Research Assistant, Graduate City Planning Program, Georgia Institute of Technology
Summer 1993 Project Coordinator, Committee for Olympic Development in Atlanta, Atlanta Georgia
1988-1990 Project Coordinator, R.B. McCormic, Inc., Laguna Niguel, California
1986-1988 Business Consultant, Touche Ross & Co., San Diego, California
1985-1986 Community Development Specialist, People’s Self-Help Housing Corp., San Luis Obispo, California
Co-Principal Investigator, 2015-2016, Addressing the Impact of Housing Affordability for Virginia’s Economy, Commonwealth of Virginia, Office of Governor Terence R. McAuliffe, $615,000 (Virginia Center for Housing Research – PI).

Co-Investigator, 2009-2011, Practical Approaches for Involving Traditionally Underserved Populations in Transportation Decisionmaking, NCHRP Project 08-72, $396,000 (The Louis Berger Group, Inc. – PI).

Co-Principal Investigator, 2008-2012, Matrix, Models, Census: Geographic Information, Maps, Salt Lake County Planning and Development Services, $100,000.

Principal Investigator, 2008-2012, Best Practices Research Papers, Regulations and Policies, Salt Lake County Planning and Development Services, $100,000.

Principal Investigator, 2008-2009, Crowdsourcing Public Participation in Transit Planning, Federal Transit Administration, $115,000.

Principal Investigator, 2007-2008, Enhancing Public Participation in Regional Public Transportation Planning: Innovative Practices Survey, Knowledge Networks, and Incentives Model, Federal Transit Administration, $149,873.

Co-Principal Investigator, 2007-2010, National Study on Car-Less and Special Needs Evacuation Planning, Federal Transit Administration, $415,000 (John L. Renne, University of New Orleans – Co-PI).

Co-Investigator, 2007-2010, Environmental Justice Toolkit, Federal Transit Administration, $386,093 (Glenn Robinson, Morgan State University – PI).

Principal Investigator, 2005-2006, Housing and Transportation: An Affordability Tradeoff for Working Families and Their Communities? Center for Neighborhood Technology/Center for Housing Policy, $24,512.

Co-Principal Investigator, 2004-2005, The New Submarkets: Mapping Office Space in Edgeless Cities, National Association of Realtors, $25,000 (Robert E. Lang – PI).

Co-Principal Investigator, 2004-2005, The Effect of Urban Containment on Neighborhood and Housing Quality, Fannie Mae Foundation, $25,000 (Arthur C. Nelson—PI).

Principal Investigator, 2004-2009, Journal of the American Planning Association – Review Editor, $100,000.

Principal Investigator, 2004-2005, Effects of MPO Representation on Transportation Spending And Project Selection, Brookings Institution, $7,500.

Principal Investigator, 2004-2005, Reality Check on Growth Regional Growth Visioning, Urban Land Institute, $30,000.

Principal Investigator, 2004, Neighborhood Watch National Database, National Sherriff’s Association, $10,000.

Research Associate, 2002-2003, Urban Containment Programs and the Vulnerability of Infrastructure to Hazards: Are Cities Being Engineered to be Safe as Well as Smart? National Science Foundation, $149,995 (Raymond J. Burby – PI).

Co-Principal Investigator, 2001, Social Determinants of Leukemia Incidence in Oregon, College of Urban and Public Affairs, Portland State University, Faculty Research Award, $14,000.

Principal Investigator, 2000-2002, Transit Mobility, Jobs Access, and Low-Income Labor Participation in U.S. Metropolitan Areas, National Science Foundation, $165,000.

Principal Investigator, 2000-2002, Rural Public Transportation: Using Geographic Information Systems to Guide Service Planning, Transportation Northwest and Oregon Department of Transportation, $92,705.

Principal Investigator, 2000, Canby Community Transportation Needs Survey, City of Canby, OR, $6,000.

Co-Principal Investigator, 1999-2000, Estimating Induced Travel Demand in the 1995 NPTS, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, $85,000 (James Strathman – PI).

Principal Investigator, 1998-2000, Highway Improvement Land Use and Growth Impacts, Oregon Department of Transportation, $168,000.

Co-Principal Investigator, 1998-1999, An Analysis of Neighborhood Revitalization: The Role of Local Civic Organizations, Faculty Enhancement Grant Program, Portland State University, $3,600.

Research Associate, 1998-1999, Automated Bus Dispatching, Operations Control, and Transit Service Reliability, TransNow, $35,000 (James Strathman – PI).

Research Associate, 1996-1997, Access Management Awareness Program, Iowa Department of Transportation, Engineering Division, $250,000 (Thomas Maze – PI).

Research Associate, 1997, Multimodal Investment Analysis Methodology, Iowa Department of Transportation, $89,398.

Co-Principal Investigator, 1996-1997, Alternative Approaches to Providing Passenger Transportation in Low Density Cities: The Case of Council Bluffs, Iowa, City of Council Bluffs and the Iowa Department of Transportation, $50,000.

Principal Investigator, 1996, Monitoring Aircraft Activity at Un-towered Airports, Iowa Department of Transportation, $20,000.

Principal Researcher, 1995-1996. Sustainable Projects Database Design Evaluation, National Parks Service, $35,000.

Principal Investigator, 1995. Special Research Initiation Grants Competition, Iowa State University, Office of the Vice President for Research, $6,000.

Principal Investigator, 1994-1996, Equity Implications and Impacts of Personal Transportation Benefits on Urban Form, Doctoral Dissertation Grant Program, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Office of Policy Development and Research, $15,000.
Ph.D., City Planning, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1996
M.C.R.P., City and Regional Planning, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, 1986
B.A., Environmental Studies, University of California-Santa Barbara, 1984
Brenman, Marc and Thomas W. Sanchez. 2012. Planning as if People Matter: Governing for Social Equity, Washington, D.C.: Island Press.

Sanchez, Thomas W., and Marc Brenman. 2007. The Right to Transportation: Moving to Equity, Chicago: American Planning Association.

Nelson, Arthur C., Casey J. Dawkins, and Thomas W. Sanchez. 2007. The Social Impacts of Urban Containment, England: Ashgate
Sanchez, Thomas W. and Marc Brenman. 2014. Transportation and Civil Rights in Hartman, Chester W. (Ed.) America’s Growing Inequality: The Impact of Poverty and Race, Lexington Books.

Sanchez, Thomas W. and Marc Brenman. 2013. Public Participation, Social Equity, and Technology, in Nunes Silva, Carlos (Ed.) Citizen e-Participation in Urban Governance, Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning, University of Lisbon.

Lang, Robert E. and Thomas W. Sanchez. 2011. Metropolitan Voting Patterns in the Mountain West: The New and Old Political Heartlands, in Teixeira, Ruy (Ed.) America’s New Swing Region, Washington, DC: Brookings Institution Press.

Lang, Robert E., Thomas W. Sanchez, and Alan Berube. 2008. “The New Suburban Politics: A County-Based Analysis of Metropolitan Voting Trends Since 2000,” in Teixeira, Ruy (Ed.) The Future of Red, Blue and Purple America: Election Demographics, 2008 and Beyond, Washington, DC: Brookings Institution Press.

Nelson, Arthur C., Casey Dawkins, Thomas W. Sanchez, and Karen Danielsen. 2007. “Urban Containment Effects on Housing and Neighborhood Quality in Florida,” in Connerly, Charles and Timothy Chapin (Eds.) Growth Management In Florida: A 20-Year Assessment, England: Ashgate.

Sanchez, Thomas W. and Robert H. Mandle. 2007. “Growth and Change Florida Style: 1970 to 2000,” in Connerly, Charles and Timothy Chapin (Eds.) Growth Management in Florida: A 20-Year Assessment, England: Ashgate.

Blakely, Edward J. and Thomas W. Sanchez. 2007. “Walling In or Walling Out: Gated Communities,” in Bullard, Robert D. (Ed.) The Black Metropolis in The Twenty-First Century: Race, Power and the Politics of Place, Rowman & Littlefield.

Wolf, James F., Thomas W. Sanchez, and Mary Beth Farquhar. 2007. “Metropolitan Planning Organizations and Regional Transportation Planning,” in Plant, Jeremy F., Van R. Johnston, and Cristina Ciocirlan (eds.) Handbook of Transportation Policy and Administration, Boca Raton, FL: Taylor & Francis.

Sanchez, Thomas W. and James F. Wolf. 2007. “Environmental Justice and Transportation Equity: A Review of Metropolitan Planning Organizations,” in Bullard, Robert D. (ed.) Growing Smarter: Achieving Livable Communities, Environmental Justice, and Regional Equity, Cambridge: MIT Press.

Burby, Raymond J., Arthur C. Nelson, and Thomas W. Sanchez. 2006. “Katrina, Containment and Catastrophe: The Role of Planning in Preventing Natural Disasters,” in Birch, Eugenie and Susan Wachter (eds.) Rebuilding Urban Places After Disaster: Lessons from Hurricane Katrina, Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press.

Sanchez, Thomas W. 2004. “Connecting Mass Transit and Employment,” in Stopher, P., Button, Haynes, K. and Hensher, D. (eds.) Transport Geography and Spatial Systems, Handbooks in Transport 5, Amsterdam: Pergamon – Elsevier Science.
Sanchez, Thomas W. 2016. Faculty Performance Evaluation using Citation Analysis: An Update, Journal of Planning Education and Research, (forthcoming). DOI: 10.1177/0739456X16633500.

Sanchez Thomas W. Vidimos ”akademicheskikh issledovaniy po gradostroitel”stvu i budushchee vebometriki MGSU [Proceedings of Moscow State University of Civil Engineering]. 2015, no. 3, pp. 119—137. (In Russian. Translation from English: Thomas W. Sanchez. Academic Visibility for Urban Planning and the Webometric Future. The Journal of the World Universities Forum, Volume 6, 2014, pp. 37—52. www.ontheuniversity.com)

Sanchez, Thomas W. 2015. Where Has Housing Policy Debate Been? Housing Policy Debate, 25(2): 1-7. DOI: 10.1080/10511482.2015.1006030

Cowley, Jennifer S. Evans, Thomas W. Sanchez, Nader Afzalan, Abel S. Lizcano, Zachary Kenitzer, and Thomas Evans. 2014. Learning about E-Planning: The Results of a Massive Open Online Course Experiment, International Journal of E-Planning Research, 3(3): 53-76. DOI: 10.4018/ijepr.2014070104.

Sanchez, Thomas W. 2014. Academic Visibility and the Webometric Future, The Journal of the World Universities Forum, 6(2): 37-52.

Golub, Aaron, Thomas W. Sanchez, and Richard Marcantonio. 2013. Race, Space, and Struggles for Mobility: Transportation Impacts on African-Americans in San Francisco’s East Bay, Urban Geography, 34(5): 699-728.

Renne, John L., Thomas W. Sanchez, Todd Litman. 2011. Carless and Special Needs Evacuation Planning, Journal of Planning Literature, 26(4): 420-431.

Renne, John L., Thomas W. Sanchez, Pam Jenkins, and Robert Peterson. 2009. “The Challenge of Evacuating the Carless in Five Major U.S. Cities: Identifying the Key Issues Being Faced, Transportation Research Record (TRR),” Journal of the Transportation Research Board, 2119: 36-44.

Lang, Robert E., Thomas W. Sanchez, and Asli Ceylan Oner. 2009. “Beyond Edge City: Office Geography in the New Metropolis.” Urban Geography, 30(7): 726-755.

Sanchez, Thomas W. and Marc Brenman. 2008. “Transportation Equity and Environmental Justice: Lessons from Hurricane Katrina.” Environmental Justice. 1(2): 73-80.

Sanchez, Thomas W. 2008. “Poverty, Policy, and Public Transportation.” Transportation Research Part A, 42: 833-841.

Shen, Qing and Thomas W. Sanchez. 2006. “Residential Location, Transportation, and Welfare-to-Work in the United States: A Case Study of Milwaukee.” Housing Policy Debate, 16(3/4): 393-431.

Dawkins, Casey J., Qing Shen, and Thomas W. Sanchez. 2005. “Race, Space, and Unemployment Duration.” Journal of Urban Economics, 58: 91-113.

Nelson, Arthur C., and Thomas W. Sanchez. 2005. “The Effectiveness of Urban Containment Regimes in Reducing Exurban Sprawl,” NSL Network City and Landscape, 160: 42-47.

Sanchez, Thomas W., Robert E. Lang., and Dawn Dhavale. 2005. “Security versus Status? A First Look at the Census’s Gated Community Data,” Journal of Planning Education and Research, 24: 281-291.

Sanchez, Thomas W., Rich Stolz, and Jacinta S. Ma. 2004. “Transportation Equity: Inequitable Effects of Transportation Policies on Minorities, Transportation Research Record (TRR),” Journal of the Transportation Research Board, 1885: 104-110.

Nelson, Arthur C., Thomas W. Sanchez, James F. Wolf, and Mary Beth Farquhar. 2004. “Metropolitan Planning Organization Voting Structure and Transit Investment Bias: Preliminary Analysis with Social Equity Implications, Transportation Research Record (TRR),” Journal of the Transportation Research Board, 1895: 1-7.

Nelson, Arthur C., Thomas W. Sanchez, and Casey J. Dawkins. 2004. “The Effect of Urban Containment and Mandatory Housing Elements on Racial Segregation in US Metropolitan Area, 1990-2000,” Journal of Urban Affairs, 26(3): 339-350.

Sanchez, Thomas W., Qing Shen, and Zhong-Ren Peng. 2004. “Transit Mobility, Jobs Access, and Low-Income Labor Participation in U.S. Metropolitan Areas.” Urban Studies, 41(7): 1313-1331.

Nelson, Arthur C., Thomas W. Sanchez, and Casey J. Dawkins. 2004. “Urban Containment and Racial Segregation: A Preliminary Assessment.” Urban Studies, 41(2): 423-­439.

Sanches, Thomas W. 2004. “Land Use and Growth Impacts form Highway Capacity Increases.” Journal of Urban Planning and Development, 130(2): 75-82.

Sanchez, Thomas W. 2002. “The Impact of Public Transportation on U.S. Metropolitan Wage Inequality.” Urban Studies, 39(3): 423-436.

Sanchez, Thomas W. and Casey J. Dawkins. 2001. “Distinguishing City and Suburban Movers: Evidence from the American Housing Survey.” Housing Policy Debate, 12(3): 607-631.

Sanchez, Thomas W. 2001. “Are Planners Prepared To Address Social Justice And Distributional Equity?” Critical Planning, 8: 90-100.

Sanchez, Thomas W. 1999. “Transit Access Analysis of TANF Recipients in the City of Portland, Oregon,” Journal of Public Transportation, 2(4): 61-73.

Sanchez, Thomas W., Kenneth J. Dueker, and Anthony Rufolo. 1999. “A GIS Methodology for Assessing the Growth Impacts of Highway Improvements,” Transportation Research Record, 1660: 75-83.

Nelson, Arthur C. and Thomas W. Sanchez. 1999. “Debunking the Exurban Myth: A Comparison of Suburban Households,” Housing Policy Debate, 10(3): 689-709.

Sanchez, Thomas W. 1999. “The Connection between Public Transit and Employment,” Journal of the American Planning Association, 65(3): 284-296 (2000 Award for Best Article).

Mahayni, Riad G., Thomas W. Sanchez, and Eric D. Kelly. 1999. “Teaching Planning Methods through Modules,” Journal of Planning Education and Research, 18: 353-360.

Nelson, Arthur C. and Thomas W. Sanchez. 1998. “The Influence of MARTA on Population and Employment Location,” Transportation Research Record, 1604: 18-25.

Sanchez, Thomas W. 1998. “Equity Analysis of Capital Improvement Plans Using GIS: The Case of the Des Moines Urbanized Area,” Journal of Urban Planning and Development, 124(1): 33-43.

Sanchez, Thomas W., Timothy O. Borich, and Riad G. Mahayni. 1998. “Sharing of Public Works Services by Small Towns,” Public Works Management & Policy, 2(4): 327-339.

Sanchez, Thomas W. 1998. “Equity Analysis of Personal Transportation System Benefits,” Journal of Urban Affairs, 20(1): 69-86.

Nelson, Arthur C. and Thomas W. Sanchez. 1997. “Exurban and Suburban Residents: A Departure from Traditional Location Theory,” Journal of Housing Research, 8(2): 249-276.

Nelson, Arthur C., Thomas W. Sanchez, Catherine L. Ross, and Michael D. Meyer. 1997. “Rail Transit in the Suburbs: Case Study of Transit Use in Atlanta’s Affluent Northern Tier,” Transportation Research Record, 1571: 142-150.

Nelson, Arthur C. and Thomas W. Sanchez. 1995. “Socio-economic Considerations of Road Impact Fees,” Transportation Research Record, 1498: 32-35.