Daniel D’Oca MUP ‘02 has been appointed Associate Professor in Practice of Urban Planning at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design, effective July 2016. At the GSD, D’Oca’s teaching has included studios and courses in urban planning focusing on aging, suburbanization, and segregation. Daniel’s most recent studio invited students to consider the complex legacy of streets named after Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and to imagine how these streets could be re-envisioned to better reflect the values of the great civil rights leader. Prior to teaching at the GSD, D’Oca served as an assistant professor at the Maryland Institute College of Art, where he taught seminars about American urbanization and produced an award-winning public exhibition about racial segregation in Baltimore.

January 2016