Urban history, community health planning, health disparities, cultural landscapes
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.