Professor Kelbaugh received a B.A. Magna cum Laude and an M.Arch degree from Princeton University, and then headed Kelbaugh + Lee from 1977 to 1985, an architecture firm that won 15 design awards and competitions. While Architecture Chair at the University of Washington, he was principal in Kelbaugh, Calthorpe and Assoc. Editor of the The Pedestrian Pocket Book, which helped jumpstart New Urbanism and TOD, he is author of Common Place: Toward Neighborhood and Regional Design (1998) and Repairing the American Metropolis (2002), 15 book chapters and co- editor of The Michigan Debates on Urbanism (2005) and Writing Urbanism (2008). Doug served as Dean of Taubman College between 1998-2008, then as V.P. of Design and Planning for a large development company in Dubai, working on major projects in the Middle East, SE Asia, Europe and Africa. Returning to full-time teaching in 2010, he was awarded the 2016 Topaz Medallion for Excellence in Architectural Education, the highest award in the field. He was appointed the Emil Lorch Collegiate Professor for 2017 through 2020, after a sabbatical at Cambridge University, where he wrote THE URBAN FIX: Resilient Cities in the War against Climate Change, Heat Islands and Overpopulation. The book makes the case that cities are our, last best hope for the of our species and its civilization.