Kellie Rorex

Master of Urban and Environmental Planning
Graduate Assistant/Associate
TEMPE Campus

Student Information

Graduate Student
Sustainability Solutions
School of Sustainability

Graduate Student
Urban and Environmental Planning
The College of Lib Arts & Sci


Kellie came to ASU from her home town, Tucson, Arizona where she earned her BS in Anthropology-Archaeology and a minor in Geosciences at the University of Arizona. She is currently a duel masters student in the MUEP (Masters of Urban and Environmental Planning) and MSUS (Masters of Sustainable Solutions) and will graduate both programs in the Spring of 2019. While in the MUEP program Kellie focused on housing policy and transportation interconnections through public participation and development services. Her applied project was titled Successful Affordable Housing Development Through Public Participation. She worked closely with stakeholders such as, affordable housing developers, the City of Phoenix Housing Department, Valley Metro, and affordable housing users. While in the School of Sustainability Kellie focused on ecosystem services economics where she studied the wastefulness and inefficient aspects of bee farming during almond pollination. Her applied project for MSUS is titles, the Bee Bizzness, where she builds a sustainable business model for bee farmers who participate in bee farming during almond pollination. After Kellie graduates she hopes to work for either a city government planning office or private planning firm working on long range planning and community development and sustainable neighborhoods. 


BS - Anthropology/Archaeology

Minor in Geosciences

University of Arizona, Class of 2013


MUEP - Masters of Urban and Environmental Planning

Arizona State University, Class of 2019


MSUS - Masters of Sustainable Solutions

Arizona State University, Class of 2019


Research Interests

Sustainable Economics, Housing Policy, Transportation, Neighborhood and Community Development


Fall 2018
Course Number Course Title
PUP 424 Planning Methods
Spring 2018
Course Number Course Title
PUP 301 Introduction to Urban Planning