Evan Mallen

Part-Time Faculty, School of City & Regional Planning
Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Teaching and Learning

Architecture-East Building, 204-N

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Specialization Area: Environmental Planning, Climate Change

Dr. Evan Mallen is a graduate of the City & Regional Planning doctoral program, where he studied Environmental Planning and Climate Change. He teaches Urban Environmental Planning & Design and designed the inaugural Sustainable Cities Studio. Evan continues his research with Georgia Tech's Urban Climate Lab where he focuses on urban heat island mitigation and public health response with international public, private, and academic collaborators. Currently, he works as an ORISE Fellow in the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Climate and Health Program. He serves on the Evaluation team, collaborating with cities and states across the US on climate adaptation initiatives through the Climate-Ready States and Cities Initiative.

Evan holds a BS in Physics and a Master of Urban Planning both from the University of Michigan, where he later served as a research associate with the Great Lakes Climate Adaptation Assessment for Cities and the Great Lakes Integrated Sciences and Assessments. At Georgia Tech, Evan strives to enhance sustainability curriculum in partnership with the Center for Serve-Learn-Sustain and the Regional Centre of Expertise on Education for Sustainable Development (RCE) Greater Atlanta. In Atlanta, Evan regularly contributes to local sustainability planning initiatives through public lectures, workshops, and advisory committees, collaborating with groups such as Trees Atlanta, Central Atlanta Progress, the Urban Catalyst Lab, and Atlanta's emerging Urban Ecology Framework.