Iowa State University
Community and Regional Planning
College of Design
Ames, IA 50014
Tara Lynne Clapp is an instructor with the Department of Community and Regional Planning at Iowa State University, and she is a private consultant. Her practice is primarily with non-profit and community capacity building with clients that include environmental, social, and arts sectors.
She left full-time academic work in 2011 to devote more time to her professional practice. She regularly teaches "Sustainable Communities" from the perspective that a community can only thrive with a healthy economy, a rich and diverse culture, and a resilient environment.
Ph.D in Planning, University of Southern California, 2003
M.E.Des. in Planning, University of Calgary, 1995
B.E.S. in Environmental Studies, University of Manitoba, 1985