Tarr, Joel Arthur

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TARR, Joel Arthur

TARR, Joel Arthur. American, b. 1934. Genres: Environmental sciences/ Ecology, History, Regional/Urban planning. Career: Richard S. Caliguiri Professor of Urban and Environmental History and Policy, 1990-, Carnegie- Mellon University, Pittsburgh (Asst Professor, 1967-70; Assoc Professor, 1971-73; Professor of History and Public Policy, 1973-90; Acting Dean, School of Urban and Public Affairs, 1986; Associate Dean, College of Humanities and Social Science, 1988-90; Acting Dean, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, 1991-92; Acting Head, Department of History, 1992-93). Asst Professor, California State University, Long Beach, 1961-66; Visiting Asst Professor, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1966-67. Publications: A Study in Boss Politics: William Lorimer of Chicago, 1971; Pittsburgh-Sheffield: Sister Cities, 1986; (with G. Dupuy) The Search for the Ultimate Sink: Urban Pollution in Historical Perspective, 1996. EDITOR: (with A. Penna and E. Fenton) Living in Urban America, 1974; Patterns of City Growth, 1974; Retrospective Technology Assessment, 1977; Rise of the Networked City in Europe and America, 1988; Devastation and Renewal: An Environmental History of Pittsburgh and Its Region, 2003. Address: Dept of History, Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]