Steve Orlick

Emeritus Professor, Environmental Studies and Planning
Ph.D. and Masters, Urban Planning, University of Washington
Office: Rachel Carson 27
Voicemail: 707.664.2414
Fax: 707.664.4202
Email: orlick@sonoma.edu

Academic and Professional Interests:

Professor Orlick has been a planning commissioner and consultant, and was three term Director of the Northern California Section of the American Planning Association.  He was Chair of the SSU Faculty and Chair of the Academic Senate in 1998-99.  During his Fall 2000 sabbatical, he traveled on the East Coast to photograph many new towns and New Urbanist communities.  His interests and expertise are in environmental planning, impact assessment and reporting, comprehensive community planning, planning theory, urban design, and transportation planning. His most recent research and writing is related to the value of a formal education in planning. He is also an avid golfer and carries an 8 handicap!

Course Offerings:

  • Introduction to Planning (ENSP 310)
  • Planning Theory and Methodology (ENSP 311)
  • Urban Design 1: The Urban Form (ENSP 314)
  • Environmental Impact Reporting (ENSP 315)
  • Planning Workshop (ENSP 411A and B)
  • Urban Design II: Placemaking (ENSP 414)
  • Transportation Planning (ENSP 419)