Misun Hur

Associate Professor
Community & Regional Planning

Brewster A-215

Curriculum Vitae (PDF)


Ph.D., City and Regional Planning, Ohio State University
MS, City and Regional Planning, Ohio State University
MA, Landscape Architecture, University of Seoul, South Korea
BS, Horticulture, Gyeongsang National University, South Korea


Areas of Interest: Community-engaged participatory research, research methods in social relations, community development, equity, access to services, quality of life, housing, rural America, and visualization

Dr. Hur’s research centers on two areas: the relationship between the built environment and human interactions and research methods in social relations. Her research interests include quality of life, housing, community development, community-driven research through scholarship in engagement, and interdisciplinary research. Her recent work includes research on marginalized groups’ housing locations and the relationship with behavioral health and well-being in eastern North Carolina.


Courses Taught

  • PLAN 3021: Introduction to Planning Techniques
  • PLAN 3030: Urban and Regional Planning
  • PLAN 3031: Quantitative Analysis in Planning
  • PLAN 3041: Computer Applications in Planning
  • PLAN 4025: Housing and Neighborhood Planning
  • PLAN 6025: Housing and Community Development
  • Faculty-Led Summer Study Abroad Program to Seoul, South Korea