Charles Connerly joined the University of Iowa planning program in 2008 as Professor and Director. He has written or co-authored over 25 journal articles or book chapters. His research has been published in top journals, including the Journal of the American Planning Association, the Journal of Planning Education and Research, and the Journal of Planning Literature. His book, “The Most Segregated City in America”: City Planning and Civil Rights in Birmingham, 1920-1980 (2005), was named one of the top 10 planning books in 2006 by Planetizen, and in 2007 received the Paul Davidoff Award from the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning. Most recently, he co-edited Growth Management in Florida: Planning for Paradise. He has served as co-editor of the Journal of Planning Education and Research and since 2001 has been North American editor of Housing Studies. He taught urban planning at Florida State University where he served as chair of the Department of Urban and Regional Planning.