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April 26-28, 2024

Word of South

Dr. Tim Chapin

Dr. Tim Chapin is Dean of the College of Social Sciences and Public Policy and a Professor of Urban and Regional Planning at Florida State University. As part of the leadership team in the Institute of Politics at FSU, Chapin has promoted a marketplace of ideas and a diversity of worldviews within FSU. Trained as a land use planner, he has analyzed the state’s development patterns and demographic trends to support sustainable development and community resilience.

He’ll be overseeing a Q&A session with historian Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Jon Meacham at Word of South.