Garrett Dash Nelson

Garrett Dash Nelson is a fellow in the Department of Geography and Society of Fellows at Dartmouth College. He studies how communities, polities, economic systems, and ecosystems cohere together into the geographic objects called places. His dissertation, “A Place Altogether: Planning and the Search for the Unit Landscape,” won the John Reps Prize for the best dissertation in planning history, and his research on commuter megaregions won the Sir Peter Hall award from the Royal Town Planning Institute. He teaches landscape studies and critical mapping.

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