Construction and paving work will soon begin to improve Ely Road and the adjacent parking lot behind the apartments on campus. Beginning July 9, the parking lot will be closed.


Dr. Alina Gross

Dr. Alina Gross

Wilson 203a  -  413.572.8314  -  Email


  • B.A. Sociology - Connecticut College
  • M.R.P. - University of Massachusetts
  • Ph.D. Regional Planning - University of Massachusetts


  • GARP 0105 Introduction to Community Planning
  • GARP/ENVS 0106 Introduction to Environmental Analysis
  • GARP 0204 Housing in America
  • GARP 0210 Cultural Geography
  • GARP 0216 The (Un)Just City
  • GARP 0225 Legal Issues in Zoning and Planning
  • GARP 0391 Senior Seminar in Planning
  • PDAM 680 Civic Engagement: History, Theory, and Practice

Research Interests

  • Community engagement and public participation
  • Affordable Housing
  • Diversity and social equity issues

Please contact me anytime for more information about our department, my teaching, and my research.