Peter Marcotullio

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Peter Marcotullio
Department of Geography
Hunter College of the City University of New York
695 Park Ave.
New York, NY 10021
Tel: +1 (212) 772-5264
Fax: +1 (212) 772-5268

Peter Marcotullio is Associate Professor, in the Department of Geography, Hunter College, City University of New York (CUNY) where he is Director of the Environmental Studies program and Deputy Director at the CUNY Institute for Sustainable Cities (CISC). He is also Adjunct Associate Professor at Columbia University’s Urban Planning Program. Prior to 2006, he was Lecturer and then Professor of Urban Planning, Urban Engineering Department, University of Tokyo (1998-2006), and held several positions at the United Nations University, Japan (1997-2006). His research interests include development and urban environmental change with a regional focus on East and South-east Asia, urbanization and the environment and urban and regional environmental planning.

Selected Publications

Anderson, P.M.L., Okereke, C., Rudd, A., & Parnell, S. (2013). Regional Assessment of Africa. In T. Elmqvist, M. Fragkias, J. Goodness, B. Güneralp, P.J. Marcotullio, R.I. McDonald, S. Parnell, M. Schewenius, M. Sendstad,K.C. Seto, & C. Wilkinson (Eds.), Urbanization, Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services: Challenges and Opportunities.doi: 10.1007/978-94-007-7088-1_23

Gurney, K.R., Romero-Lankao, P., Seto, K.C., Hutyra, L.R., Duren, R., Kennedy, C., Grimm, N.B., Ehleringer, J.R., Marcotullio, P., Hughes, S., Pincetl, S., Chester, M.V., Runfola, D.M., Fedderma, J.J., & Sperling, J. (2015). Track urban emissions on a human scale. Nature, 525(7568), pp. 179 – 181.  doi: 10.1038/525179a

Kennedy, C.A, Stewart, I., Facchini, A., Cersosimo, I., Mele, R., Chen, B., Uda, M., Kansal, A., Chiu, A., Kim, K., Dubeux, C., Lebre La Rovere, E., Cunha, B., Pincetl, S., Keirstead, J., Barles, S., Pusaka, S., Gunawan, J., Adegbile, M., Nazariha, M., Hoque, S., Marcotullio, P.J., Gonzalez Otharan, F., Genena, T., Ibrahim, N., Farooqui, R., Cervantes, G., & Duran Sahin, A. (2015). Energy and material flows of megacities. PNAS, 112(19), pp. 5985 – 5990. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1504315112

McDonald, R., Güneralp, B., Zipperer, W., & Marcotullio, P. (2015). The Future of Global Urbanization and the Environment. Solutions Journal, 6(5), pp. 60 – 69.

Schmeltz, M.T., Sembajwe, G., Marcotullio, P.J., Grassman, J.A., Himmelstein, D.U., & Woolhandler, S. (2015) Identifying Individual Risk Factors and Documenting the Pattern of Heat-Related Illness through Analyses of Hospitalization and Patterns of Household Cooling. PLOS ONE, 10(3). doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0118958

Solecki, W., Seto, K.C., Balk, D., Bigio, A., Boone, C.G., Creutzig, F., Fragkias, M., Lwasa, S., Marcotullio, P.,Romero-Lankao, P., & Zwickel, T. (2015). A conceptual framework for an urban areas typology to integrate climate change mitigation and adaptation, Urban Climate, 14, pp. 116-137.

Marcotullio, P.J. (2016). Urbanization, energy use and greenhouse gas emissions. In K.C. Seto, W.D. Solecki, & C.A. Griffith (Eds.). The Routledge Handbook of Urbanization and Global Environmental Change (pp. 106 – 124). London: Routledge.