Evan Mallen is a postdoctoral scholar in the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL), working primarily to advance and develop new faculty teaching and learning initiatives while leading the Tech to Teaching Capstone course. Evan also leads the CTL Book Club and contributes to ongoing workshops for faculty development.
Evan is a graduate of Georgia Tech's City and Regional Planning doctoral program where he studied Environmental Planning and Climate Change. He teaches Urban Environmental Planning and Design and created the inaugural Sustainable Cities Studio. Evan continues his research with Tech's Urban Climate Lab where he focuses on urban heat island mitigation and public health response with international public, private, and academic collaborators.
At Tech, Evan strives to enhance sustainability curriculum in partnership with the Center for Serve-Learn-Sustain and the Regional Centre of Expertise on Education for Sustainable Development Greater Atlanta. In Atlanta, Evan regularly contributes to local sustainability planning initiatives through public lectures, workshops, and advisory committees, collaborating with groups such as Trees Atlanta, Central Atlanta Progress, the Urban Catalyst Lab, and Atlanta's emerging Urban Ecology Framework.
Evan holds a bachelor's in Physics and a master's in Urban Planning from the University of Michigan where he later served as a research associate with the Great Lakes Climate Adaptation Assessment for Cities and the Great Lakes Integrated Sciences and Assessments.