Anna Haines, Ph.D.


Director of the Center for Land Use Education

Contact Information
Phone: (715) 346-2386
Fax: (715) 346-3624
Office: TNR 205

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-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 current applied research projects focus on the factors that influenced land division in amenity-rich areas of Wisconsin; identifying factors that make small cities and rural areas livable, attractive, and work as an economic development strategy; and decision making by local government officials for bio-fuel plants. Her extension work has focused on comprehensive planning and planning implementation tools and techniques, sustainable communities, and property rights issues.