M.U.R.P. Urban and Regional Planning, University of Oregon
B.S. Natural Resource Management, Colorado State University
Bob Parker is a Senior Project Director with ECONorthwest with a background in land-use, growth management, housing, and transportation planning. Bob has extensive experience with demographic analysis and forecasting, survey design analysis, economic impact analysis, and computer modeling. Bob’s specialty is the nexus between land-use planning, housing, and economic development. He has conducted numerous urban growth boundary assessments, market analysis and feasibility studies, and surveys for cities throughout Oregon. Bob also serves as the Executive Director of the Institute for Policy Research and Engagement (IPRE) at the University of Oregon. IPRE includes the award-winning Community Planning Workshop and RARE programs. Bob is an Instructor in the Department of Planning, Public Policy, and Management at the University of Oregon, where he teaches core courses in the graduate Community and Regional Planning program. Bob is a member of the American Planning Association and has been certified by the American Institute of Certified Planners since 1998.