Anna Haines


Center Director, Professor
Land Use SpecialistA Haines

Office: UWSP-CNR
Phone: 715.346.2386

Anna Haines is a professor in the College of Natural Resources at the University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point and a land use and community development specialist with the University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension. Haines received her Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin - Madison in the Department of Urban and Regional Planning.

Her research and teaching focuses on planning and community development from a natural resources or environmental perspective.  Her research has focused on factors that influenced land division in amenity-rich areas of Wisconsin, understanding how zoning codes affect future build out scenarios, sustainable zoning, and local food clusters.  Her extension work has focused on comprehensive planning and planning implementation tools and techniques, sustainable communities, and property rights issues.  She co-chaired an effort to create a sustainable communities course through the North Central Extension Region and Foundation of Practice.