Sandeep Agrawal is a Professor and Inaugural Director of the Planning program at the University of Alberta. Prior to his appointment at the University of Alberta, he was a professor and the founding director of the graduate program in Urban Development in the School of Urban and Regional Planning at Ryerson University in Toronto. Dr. Agrawal research interests include land use planning and design, international planning, multiculturalism, human rights and planning policy. He appeared before the Senate Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology to present his views about planning for inclusive cities. Dr. Agrawal served has extensive experience in administrative law and municipal decision-making. Dr. Agrawal currently serves on City of Edmonton’s Subdivision and Development Appeal Board.