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Galen Newman


Lead for the GRIDD Unit

Research Interest: 

Urban Regeneration, Land Use Science, Spatial Analytics, Urban Flood Resilience 

Wei Li

Executive Associate Director

Program Lead for the Smart Cities Program

Research Interest: 

Planning for smart and connected communities; societal impacts of autonomous vehicles; sustainable and active transportation; environmental economics



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Andrea Roberts

Associate Director

Lead for the Freedom Colonies Program

Research Interest: 

Community Development & Revitalization, Heritage Conservation, Community Resilience, Vernacular & Cultural Landscapes, Preservation Policy, Grassroots/Insurgent Planning, Participatory Planning, Action Research, Ethnographic Research, Planning History & Theory, Public Finance

Jaimie Masterson

Associate Director of Outreach 

Research Interest: 

Community Engagement, Plan Evaluation, Government & Public Policy, Research Communication, Environmental Justice





Shannon Van Zandt

Senior Fellows

  Program Lead for the Fair and Affordable Housing Program

Research Interest: 

      Coastal Resilience, Social Vulnerability to Disasters, Low-income Housing, Environmental Equity