Andrew M. Isserman (1947-2010), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Pofessor of Urban and Regional Planning (1973-1981 and 1998-2010), is recognized for his research in demography, employment growth, public and state planning policy, Appalachian highway studies, and for his work in early international collaboration in urban and regional planning.
Papers include early career and personal documents; professional correspondence; conference materials and talks, American Statistical Association (ASA) Census Project research and lecture notes; population forecasting research; studies of commercial activity in Champaign County; and Illinois air pollution control reports from his employment at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from 1973-1981. Papers also include ASA international conference materials; United States Forest Service reports and project notes; population projections lecture notes; the ECESIS economic-demographic model presentation notes; and other research projects from his employment at the University of Iowa from 1981-1985. Additional materials consist of Appalachian highway studies; coal regions of the world international research project; US Economic Development Association manufacture growth research; immigration impact studies; Mountain Association for Community Economics (MACED) questionnaires;Â National Science Foundation proposals; professional correspondence; and regional economic model research from his employment at West Virginia University from 1985-1998. Further materials include Isserman's research on rural development; Biotechnology Bootstrap project; US Department of Agriculture rural property; rural literature review, professional correspondence, and conference materials from his employment at UIUC from 1998-2010.
Papers also include syllabi and lecture notes from Isserman's courses and his publications concerning population and employment growth, rural policy and prosperity, Appalachia highway studies, US economic development policy, federal approach to defining urban and rural places, and the regional impact of federal programs and spending. The Andrew Isserman Papers contains significant materials on the International Regional Science Review, and early international conferences on urban and regional planning.
Arrangement: Series 1: Career and Personal Documents, Series 2: Employment at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1973-1981, Series 3: Employment at the University of Iowa, 1981-1985, Series 4: Employment at West Virginia University, 1985-1998, Series 5: Employment at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1998-2010, Series 6: Courses, 1973-2004, and Series 7: Publications, 1972-2010.