Dr. Deden Rukmana

Dr. Deden Rukmana

Title: Full Professor, Coordinator of Program of Urban Studies and Planning
Department: Political Science and Public Affairs, Graduate Studies
Discipline: Political Science
Office: Social Sciences Building Rm. 139
Phone: 912.358.3218
Fax: 912.358.3719
Email: rukmanad@savannahstate.edu

Biography

Deden Rukmana is a professor and coordinator of Urban Studies and Planning Program. He received a PhD degree in Urban and Regional Planning from Florida State University and completed master’s degrees from the University of Southern California as well as Bandung Institute of Technology. Prior to joining Savannah State University, he worked as a planning analyst with the Florida Department of Community Affairs. He also has eight years of experience as urban planner in Indonesia. He has authored a book (Residential Origins of the Homeless), a number of journal articles, book chapters, encyclopedia entries, book reviews, and dozens of Op-ed pieces in various publications, newspapers and magazines in the US, Indonesia, Singapore and the UK. His current research centers on health disparities, homelessness and poverty in the US, and spatial planning, housing and development challenges in Indonesia. His works had been cited by many media including AFP, Straits Times, Jakarta Post, Jakarta Globes, and Public Radio International. He had presented a number of invited lectures and keynote speeches in several universities including Harvard University, University of British Columbia, Georgia Institute of Technology and Surabaya Institute of Technology. His blog Indonesia's Urban Studies is one of the world's best city blogs by the Guardian Cities.

Research Interests

Homelessness, poverty, housing and community development, international planning and development, urbanization, spatial analysis and transportation planning.

Education

PhD, Urban and Regional Planning - Florida State University
Masters – Other, Urban Planning and Development Studies - University of Southern California
MS, Development Studies - Bandung Institute of Technology
BS, Urban and Regional Planning - Bandung Institute of Technology

Awards & Honors

Name: The World's Best City Blogger
Organization: The Guardian Cities
Date: 1/1/2014
My blog Indonesia's Urban Studies has been selected as one of the world's best city blogger by the Guardian Cities: http://www.theguardian.com/cities/interactive/2014/jan/27/best-city-blogs-interactive

Name: STAR Fellowship
Organization: University of North Texas Health Science Center
Date: 7/1/2013
The STAR (Steps Toward Academic Research) Fellowship is a program designed for faculty and community leaders who are interested in Health Disparity Research. The program offers a full year of collaborative training and interaction with faculty from the UNTHSC and other institutions, directed toward fostering Health Disparities Research Initiatives.

Name: Georgia Humanities Council Grant
Organization: Georgia Humanities Council
Date: 1/1/2013
The grant was used to host the 2013 Urban Planning Conference at Savannah State University.

Name: Faculty Writing Fellow
Organization: The Office of Quality Enhancement Plan at Savannah State University
Date: 9/1/2012
The fellow was assigned to assist SSU students with discipline-specific writing skills.

Name: Featured story in the GPEIG annual Newsletter
Organization: Global Planning Educators Interest Group (GPEIG)
Date: 9/1/2009
My blog (Indonesia's Urban Studies) was featured in the GPEIG annual Newsletter in September 2009.

Name: Top Ten Indonesia Blogger 2008
Organization: Blogger Indonesia
Date: 12/1/2008
My blog (Indonesia's Urban Studies) was selected as Top Ten Indonesia Blogger 2008.

Name: Gill-Chin Lim Travel Award
Organization: Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning
Date: 10/1/2005


Name: Dissertation Research Grant
Organization: Florida State University
Date: 10/1/2005


Name: Fannie Mae Travel Scholarship Award
Organization: Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning
Date: 10/1/2004


Name: Graduate Student Leadership Award Nominee
Organization: Florida State University
Date: 3/1/2004
I was nominated by the Department of Urban and Regional Planning for the Graduate Student Leadership Award.

Publications

Title: The Change and Transformation of Indonesian Spatial Planning after Suharto’s New Order Regime: The Case of the Jakarta Metropolitan Area
Publication Date: 2/9/2015
Publisher: International Planning Studies
Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
Authors: Deden Rukmana,

Title: Identification of Areas with High Risk of Homelessness: Implications for Homelessness Prevention Programs.
Publication Date: 9/1/2014
Publisher: Nova Publishers
Page Number: 107-124
Type: Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New
Authors: Deden Rukmana,

Title: Peripheral Pressures: Jakarta
Publication Date: 5/1/2014
Publisher: Strelka Press
Page Number: 158-167
Type: Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New
Authors: Deden Rukmana,

Title: Vulnerable Population
Publication Date: 4/1/2014
Publisher: Springer
Page Number: 6989-6992
Type: Other
Authors: Deden Rukmana,

Title: Sample Frame
Publication Date: 4/1/2014
Publisher: Springer
Page Number: 5640-5641
Type: Other
Authors: Deden Rukmana,

Title: Quota Sampling
Publication Date: 4/1/2014
Publisher: Springer
Page Number: 5382-5384
Type: Other
Authors: Deden Rukmana,

Title: Characteristics and Activities of Street Vendors in Indonesian Cities: A Case Study of Street Vendors in Yogyakarta
Publication Date: 1/1/2014
Publisher: In an edited book project on Urbanization in Asian cities
Type: Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New
Authors: Deden Rukmana, Djarot Purbadi,

Title: Urban Planning and Local Wisdom: The Shift towards Postmodernism and a Local Responses in Africa and Asia
Publication Date: 1/1/2014
Type: Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New
Authors: Deden Rukmana,

Title: Street Kids: Identifying and Analyzing High Risk Areas for Producing Homeless Children and Youth.
Publication Date: 6/1/2013
Publisher: ESRI
Type: Instructor's Manual
Authors: Deden Rukmana,

Title: High School Dropouts: The Effect of Neighborhood Characteristics.
Publication Date: 6/1/2013
Publisher: ESRI
Type: Instructor's Manual
Authors: Deden Rukmana,