Faculty Profile

Jennifer Cowley

Title
Provost
Department
Academic Affairs
College
University of North Texas
Professor
Public Administration
College of Health and Public Service

    

Education

PhD, Texas A&M University, 2000.
Major: Urban and Regional Science
MPA, University of North Texas, 1997.
Major: Public Administration
BS, Texas A&M University, 1994.
Major: Political Science

Current Scheduled Teaching*

No current or future courses scheduled.

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

No previous courses available.

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Published Publications

Published Intellectual Contributions

Book Chapter
Evans-Cowley, J. S. (2017). Planning Education with and Through Technologies. Urban Planning Education. 293-306. Springer.
Journal Article
Evans-Cowley, J. S. Book Review: The City of Tomorrow: Sensors, Networks, Hackers, and the Future of Urban LifeRattiCarloClaudelMatthew. 2016. The City of Tomorrow: Sensors, Networks, Hackers, and the Future of Urban Life. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press. 180 pp. $20 (hardback). ISBN 978-0300204803.. Journal of Planning Education and Research. 0739456X1667139. SAGE Publications. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0739456x16671399
Evans-Cowley, J. Evaluating food systems in comprehensive planning: Is the Mississippi Gulf Coast planning for food?. Other. 104-126. Lyson Center for Civic Agriculture and Food Systems. http://dx.doi.org/10.5304/jafscd.2011.021.009
Evans-Cowley, J., Arroyo-Rodríguez, A. Integrating Food Waste Diversion into Food Systems Planning: A Case Study of the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Other. 167-185. Lyson Center for Civic Agriculture and Food Systems. http://dx.doi.org/10.5304/jafscd.2013.033.013
Evans-Cowley, J., Angel Arroyo-Rodríguez, A. Integrating Food Waste Diversion into Food Systems Planning: A Case Study of the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Other. 1-19. Lyson Center for Civic Agriculture and Food Systems. http://dx.doi.org/10.5304/jafscd.2013.033.003
Hilbert,, N., Evans-Cowley, J., Reece, J., Rogers, C., Ake, W., Hoy, C. Mapping the Cost of a Balanced Diet, as a Function of Travel Time and Food Price. Other. 105-127. Lyson Center for Civic Agriculture and Food Systems. http://dx.doi.org/10.5304/jafscd.2014.051.010
EVANS-COWLEY, J. S., NASAR, J. L. SIGNS AS YARD ART IN AMARILLO, TEXAS. Other. 93(1), 97-113. Wiley-Blackwell. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1931-0846.2003.tb00022.x
Nguyen, M. T., Evans-Cowley, J., Graham, L., Solitare, L., Tighe, J. R., Van Zandt, S. (2017). When a joke represents so much more: the end of PLANET and the rise of planners 2040. Planning Theory & Practice. 18(1), 156-162. Informa UK Limited. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14649357.2016.1271509
Lara, J. J., Evans-Cowley, J. S. (2016). Internationalizing urban design education. Journal of Urban Design. 21(5), 564-566. Informa UK Limited. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13574809.2016.1225723
Afzalan, N., Evans-Cowley, J. (2015). Planning and Social Media: Facebook for Planning at the Neighbourhood Scale. Planning Practice & Research. 30(3), 270-285. Informa UK Limited. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02697459.2015.1052943
Kleinhans, R., Van Ham, M., Evans-Cowley, J. (2015). Using Social Media and Mobile Technologies to Foster Engagement and Self-Organization in Participatory Urban Planning and Neighbourhood Governance. Planning Practice & Research. 30(3), 237-247. Informa UK Limited. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02697459.2015.1051320
Evans-Cowley, J., Akar, G. (2014). StreetSeen Visual Survey Tool for Determining Factors That Make a Street Attractive for Bicycling. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board. 2468, 19-27. Transportation Research Board. http://dx.doi.org/10.3141/2468-03
Cowley, J., Sanchez, T. W., Afzalan, N., Lizcano, A. S., Kenitzer, Z., Evans, T. (2014). Learning About E-Planning:. International Journal of E-Planning Research. 3(3), 53-76. IGI Global. http://dx.doi.org/10.4018/ijepr.2014070104
Evans-Cowley, J. (2013). A Review of “America's Economy: Mobile Application”. Journal of the American Planning Association. 79(2), 172-173. Informa UK Limited. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01944363.2013.772034
Evans-Cowley, J., Griffin, G. (2012). Microparticipation with Social Media for Community Engagement in Transportation Planning. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board. 2307, 90-98. Transportation Research Board. http://dx.doi.org/10.3141/2307-10
Evans-Cowley, J. (2012). There’s an App for That. International Journal of E-Planning Research. 1(2), 79-87. IGI Global. http://dx.doi.org/10.4018/ijepr.2012040105
Evans-Cowley, J. (2010). Planning in the Real-Time City: The Future of Mobile Technology. Journal of Planning Literature. 25(2), 136-149. SAGE Publications. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0885412210394100
Evans-Cowley, J. S. (2010). Planning in the age of Facebook: the role of social networking in planning processes. GeoJournal. 75(5), 407-420. Springer Nature. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10708-010-9388-0
Krieger, M. H., Ra, M., Paek, J., Govindan, R., Evans-Cowley, J. (2010). Urban Tomography. Other. 17(2), 21-36. Informa UK Limited. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10630732.2010.515087
Evans-Cowley, J., Hollander, J. (2010). The New Generation of Public Participation: Internet-based Participation Tools. Planning Practice & Research. 25(3), 397-408. Informa UK Limited. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02697459.2010.503432
Evans-Cowley, J. S., Gough, M. Z. (2009). Evaluating New Urbanist Plans in Post-Katrina Mississippi. Journal of Urban Design. 14(4), 439-461. Informa UK Limited. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13574800903265496
Evans-Cowley, J. (2009). Book Review: Graff, H. 2008. The Dallas myth: The making and unmaking of an American city. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press. 388 pp. $34.95 hardcover, ISBN: 978-0-8166-5269-3. Journal of Planning Literature. 23(4), 384-385. SAGE Publications. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0885412209334721
Evans-Cowley, J. S. (2008). Thinking Outside the Big Box: Municipal and Retailer Innovations in Large-scale Retail. Journal of Urban Design. 13(3), 329-344. Informa UK Limited. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13574800802320830
Evans-Cowley, J. S., Gough, M. Z. (2008). Evaluating environmental protection in post-Hurricane Katrina plans in Mississippi. Other. 51(3), 399-419. Informa UK Limited. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09640560801979667
NASAR, J. L., EVANS-COWLEY, J. S., MANTERO, V. (2007). McMansions: The Extent and Regulation of Super-sized Houses. Journal of Urban Design. 12(3), 339-358. Informa UK Limited. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13574800701602478
Conroy, M. M., Evans-Cowley, J. (2006). E-Participation in Planning: An Analysis of Cities Adopting On-Line Citizen Participation Tools. Environment and Planning C. 24(3), 371-384. SAGE Publications. http://dx.doi.org/10.1068/c1k
Evans-Cowley, J. (2006). Sidewalk Planning and Policies in Small Cities. Other. 132(2), 71-75. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(asce)0733-9488(2006)132:2(71)
Evans-Cowley, J., Manta Conroy, M. (2006). The growth of e-government in municipal planning. Other. 13(1), 81-107. Informa UK Limited. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10630730600752892
Evans-Cowley, J. (2006). The Accessibility of Municipal Government Websites. Other. 2(2), 75-90. The Haworth Press. http://dx.doi.org/10.1300/j399v02n02_05
Evans-Cowley, J. S. (2006). The effect of neighborhood-based code enforcement in university communities: The case of the Ohio State University. Planning Practice & Research. 21(1), 109-120. Informa UK Limited. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02697450600901582
Anacker, K. B., Evans-cowley, J. S. (2005). Planning for telecommunications in Germany: Telecom hotels. Other. 12(3), 39-58. Informa UK Limited. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10630730500417232
Conroy, M. M., Evans-Cowley, J. (2005). Informing and Interacting. Other. 1(3), 73-92. The Haworth Press. http://dx.doi.org/10.1300/j399v01n03_05
EVANS-COWLEY, J. S., FORGEY, F. A., RUTHERFORD, R. C. (2005). The Effect of Development Impact Fees on Land Values*. Growth and Change. 36(1), 100-112. Wiley-Blackwell. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-2257.2005.00268.x
Evans-cowley, J., Nasar, J. L. (2004). Amarillo Yard Art: Resident Responses to Yard Signs and Their Regulation. Journal of the American Planning Association. 70(1), 67-80. Informa UK Limited. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01944360408976339
Evans-Cowley, J. (2003). A New Land Use in Downtown: How Cities are Dealing With Telecom Hotels. Journal of Urban Affairs. 25(5), 551-570. Wiley-Blackwell. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-9906.2003.00002.x
Evans-Cowley, J. S., Lawhon, L. L. (2003). The Effects of Impact Fees on the Price of Housing and Land: a Literature Review. Journal of Planning Literature. 17(3), 351-359. SAGE Publications. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0885412202239137
Evans-Cowley, J., Malecki, E. J., McIntee, A. (2002). Planning Responses to Telecom Hotels: What Accounts for Increased Regulation of Co-location Facilities?. Other. 9(3), 1-18. Informa UK Limited. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1063073022000044260
Clarke, W., Evans, J. (1999). Development Impact Fees and the Acquisition of Infrastructure. Journal of Urban Affairs. 21(3), 281-288. Wiley-Blackwell. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/0735-2166.00017

Awarded Grants

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Grant - Research
Cowley, J., "APLU/USU College Completion Grants – A Scalable Strategy," Sponsored by US Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, Federal, $60000 Funded. (April 2017April 2019).
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    This rating represents the combined responses of students to the four global summative items and is presented to provide an overall index of the class’s quality. Overall summative statements include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 5 = Excellent, 3 = Good, and 1= Very poor):
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    • The course content was
    • The instructor’s contribution to the course was
    • The instructor’s effectiveness in teaching the subject matter was
  • Challenge and Engagement Index:
    This rating combines student responses to several SPOT items relating to how academically challenging students found the course to be and how engaged they were. Challenge and Engagement Index items include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 7 = Much higher, 4 = Average, and 1 = Much lower):
    • Do you expect your grade in this course to be
    • The intellectual challenge presented was
    • The amount of effort you put into this course was
    • The amount of effort to succeed in this course was
    • Your involvement in course (doing assignments, attending classes, etc.) was
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