Arizona State University
David Pijawka is professor emeritus in the School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning at Arizona State University. He received his PhD in geography in 1983 and headed the Center for Environmental Studies, the PhD Program in architecture, design and planning, and associate director for Urban Planning among other leadership positions. Pijawka has over 100 research grants and numerous publications in the areas of Hazards and Resiliency, Sustainability Planning, Environmental Management and Policy, and Socio-Economic Impact Assessment. Among his many awards and honors, he received the 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award for Environmental Education (AAEE).