Dr. David M. Iwaniec is an Assistant Professor in the Urban Studies Institute at Georgia State University. He is a sustainability scientist with a background in social-ecological systems and urban ecology. His research emphasis is on urban sustainability and has been funded by the U.S. National Science Foundation, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, International Social Science Council, Future Earth, Stockholm Resilience Center, and other institutions.
His work pursues a transformational agenda to guide and shape our urban futures. David conducts transdisciplinary research to learn from, and improve, the planning and governance of urban systems. His work aims to co-develop evidence-based and transformative pathways to sustainability, resilience, and equity.
Urban Sustainability, Transdisciplinary Methods, Transitions and Transformations Research:
Anticipatory Governance, Climate Adaptation and Resilience, Future Studies, Global Environmental Change, Scenario Development, Social-Ecological-Technological Systems