USC Price School of Public Policy

David Sloane


Ralph and Goldy Lewis Hall 313
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0626

Phone: (213) 740-5768

Fax: (213) 740-1801

Curriculum Vitae

Ph.D. in History

Syracuse University


Urban history, community health planning, health disparaties, cultural landscapes

Biographical sketch

David Sloane, Ph.D., teaches courses in urban planning, policy, history, and community health planning. He facilitates Borthwick George Washington Lecture Series, a USC Price project in collaboration with the Fred W. Smith Library for the Study of George Washington at Mount Vernon. His research examines urban planning and public health, health disparities and community development, and public and private commemoration. He is author of The Last Great Necessity: Cemeteries in American History (1991), co-author (with Beverlie Conant Sloane) of Medicine Moves to the Mall (2003), and editor of Planning Los Angeles (2012), as well articles and book chapters on related research topics. His new book, Is the Cemetery Dead? will appear in spring 2018.

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