Associate Professor of Urban Planning and Public Policy
Ph.D. University of California, Los Angeles
212E Social Ecology 1
Urban Planning and Public Policy
transportation, air pollution, urban inequality, environmental equity, spatial analysis
Summary of Research Interests:
My research investigates how urban development patterns intersect with neighborhood livability and environmental quality. These themes are evident in four overarching and interrelated areas of my empirical work: (A) impacts of transit-oriented development, (B) human activity patterns and environmental hazards, (C) urban inequality and access to opportunity, and (D) geographic analytical methods. My scholarship contributes to several literatures – transportation and environmental planning, environmental health science, public health, and geography – and expands each by helping explain how places and policies influence people, behavior, and community health. My work has received support from the California Air Resources Board, the California Department of Transportation, the California Endowment, the University of California Transportation Center, and the University of California Multi-Campus Research Program.