C. Scott Dempwolf, PhD
Research Assistant Professor & Director
UMD - Morgan State Center for Economic Development



Dempwolf, C.S. (2012). Network Models of Regional Innovation Clusters and their Impact of Economic Growth. College Park, MD. PhD: Urban and Regional Planning and Design. 181.

Dempwolf, C. & Lyles, W.,(2012). The Uses of Social Network Analysis in Planning: a Review of the Literature. Journal of Planning Literature. February 2012 27: 3-21, first published on October 5, 2011 doi:10.1177/0885412211411092.

Dempwolf, C., (forthcoming – under revision). A Review of Industrial Land Use Studies in the U.S.: Do History and Theory Matter in Practice? Journal of Planning Literature.

Howland, M. (2011). Planning for Industry in a Post-Industrial World. Journal of the American Planning Association 77(1): 39-53. (contributor / unlisted author)


Dempwolf, C. (2008). Transit Oriented Development in Prince George’s County and Montgomery County, Maryland: Further Evidence of the East-West Divide. College Park, MD, University of Maryland, College Park.

Dempwolf, C.S. (2007). Planning & Public Health: The Case for a Public Health Planning Element. Philadelphia, PA, Temple University (Master’s Capstone Project).


Dempwolf, C.S. (2011) A Network Model of Regional Innovation Clusters and their Influence on Economic Growth. Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP) Conference (2011, Salt Lake City, UT).

Dempwolf, C.S. (2011). Growing the Nuclear Cluster in Pennsylvania (and beyond): A Pre – Planning Background Study. Harrisburg, PA. REDDI / Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Central Pennsylvania / Penn State Nuclear Advisory Board. June 1, 2011.

Dempwolf, C.S. (2010). How Innovation Networks Affect Economic Growth. Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP) Conference (2010, Minneapolis MN).

Howland, Marie, Jim Cohen, Doan Nguyen, Scott Dempwolf, and Laura Ainsman. 2010. Prince George's County Industrial Land Needs and Employment Study, Final Report, (January).

International Economic Development Council, 2009. The Climate Prosperity Handbook. Contributor/featured project.

Choi, S. Y., Dempwolf, S., Lo, A., Hofstra, A., Huang, S., Nelting, A., … Howland, M. (2008). Industrial land use in Prince George’s County—A subregional analysis (Unpublished working paper). College Park, MD: University of Maryland, Urban Studies and Planning Program.

Dempwolf, C.S., (2008). Renewable Energy Component Manufacturing in South Central Pennsylvania. Three-part report for the Regional Economic Development District Initiative (REDDI).

Dempwolf, C.S. (2008) Rebuilding America’s Energy Infrastructure: Manufacturing Opportunities in Renewable Energy. Northeast Renewable Energy Conference (2008, State College PA).

Howland, M., Cohen, J. and Dempwolf, C.S. (2008). Planning for Industry in a Postindustrial WorldAssociation of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP) – Association of European Schools of Planning (AESOP) Joint Congress – (2008, Chicago).

Dempwolf, C.S. Planning for Environmental Public Health. American Planning Association National Conference - (2007, Philadelphia), Poster Presentation.

Dempwolf, C.S. (2007). The Renewable Energy Industry Cluster in South-central PennsylvaniaPennsylvania Partners Conference: Beyond the Skills Gap: Public Sector Response to the Needs of Business and Industry – (2007, State College, PA).

Dempwolf, C. (2006). PAmosaic & Environmental Public Health: Tools for Integrating Public Health into Comprehensive Land Use Planning. York, PA. Mosaic Planning Systems / York County Economic Development Corporation / USEPA.

Dempwolf, C.S., (2006). River of Opportunity: a Land Use Study and Economic Development Plan for the Codorus Corridor. York PA. York County Economic Development Corporation.

Dempwolf, C. (2005). Financing Options for the York Outdoor Recreation Complex. York, PA. York County Economic Development Corporation.

Dempwolf, C. (2004). Industry Cluster Analysis Baseline Report (1995 – 2001 data), York County Pennsylvania. York, PA. York County Economic Development Corporation (February 9, 2004).

Dempwolf, C.S. (1996). Congressional testimony; United States Congress, Joint Hearing on the H.R. 3467: “Saving our Children: The American Renewal Act of 1996.” – (1996, Washington D.C.) (I also worked with U.S. Representatives Jim Talent and J.C. Watts and committee staff on drafting portions of the bill.)

Dempwolf, C.S. (1996). .Testimony on local neighborhood impacts of welfare reform. Pennsylvania House of Representatives, Regional Hearings on Welfare Reform.York, PA