Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey

Andrew Schiffrin

Adjunct Professor

Andy Schiffrin has been teaching the International Environmental Assessment class at the Institute since 2007. He has also taught an environmental assessment class at the University of California, Santa Cruz for 15 years and works as an administrative analyst for one of the Santa Cruz County Supervisors.


Land use and environmental planning, environmental assessment and environmental policy, 

Additional Areas of Focus

Governmental structure and processes


Master in City Planning, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; B.A., Sociology - U.C. Los Angeles


“Benefits of Redevelopment,” Environmental Council Newsletter. March, 1997

"Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk:  Survival of the Funnest," California Waterfront Age.  Vol. 2, No. 2, Spring 1986

"The Story of Measure J - Santa Cruz County's Growth Management Program," Regional Exchange, February 1984

The Effects of the Federal Air Quality Program on Certain Local Land Use Planning Decisions - A Case Study of Santa Cruz, California (Masters Thesis), 1979

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