Evan Iacobucci

Dissertation Topic/Title “Do I Need to Bring a Car? Processes of Travel Behavior Formation” (Tentative Title) Previous Degrees BA, State University of New York, Geneseo, NY, French (’09) MA, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, Philosophy (’13) Master of Urban Planning, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, Urban and […]

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Holly Berman

Dissertation Title: Targeting household food, energy, and water consumption for climate change mitigation Dissertation Advisor: Dr. Rachael Shwom, Dr. Cara Cuite Previous Degrees BS: Rutgers University, 2015, Environmental Policy, Institutions, and Behavior Contact Information holly.berman@rutgers.edu Research Interests Holly’s research focuses on the social dimensions of resource consumption and climate change. She is a graduate research […]

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Franklin R. Halprin

Previous Degrees BA, History & Classics, New York University (’11) MA, History and Environmental Politics, Rutgers University/NJIT (’14) Certificate, Human Dimensions of Environmental Change, Rutgers Dept. of Human Ecology (’18) Contact Information frh9@scarletmail.rutgers.edu LinkedIn Research Interests Environmental Policy Wildlife Conservation Environmental History Political Ecology American government Teaching Experience Undergraduate Courses: Honors College Forum, Rutgers University-New […]

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Sicheng Wang

Dissertation Topic/Title The patterns, mechanisms, and impact of the emerging ride-hailing services in Chengdu, China Dissertation Advisor Robert B. Noland Contact Information LinkedIn Research Interests/Personal Statement Sicheng’s dissertation research focuses on the patterns, mechanisms, and impact of the emerging ride-hailing services in Chengdu, China. He uses big data techniques and spatial analysis methods to explore the […]

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Jamie Kwon

Dissertation Adviser Dr. Jane Miller Previous Degrees B.A. in Public Administration, Korea University, South Korea Master in Public Policy(MPP), Harris School of Public Policy, University of Chicago Contact Information jamie.kwon@rutgers.edu Research Interests Impact of Transportation Accessibility on the Job Outcomes of People with Mobility Disabilities Spatial Regression, Spatial Analysis Publications/C.V. C.V.

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Ioanna Tsoulou

Dissertation Title: A Social-Ecological Approach for Heat Adaptation of Senior, Low-Income Housing Dissertation Advisor: Clinton J. Andrews Previous Degrees Master of City and Regional Planning, Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Rutgers University, NJ, USA Master of Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Patras, Greece Contact Information LinkedIn Twitter Email: ioannatsoulou@gmail.com […]

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Katharine Nelson

Previous Degrees Master’s Degree – City and Regional Planning (University of Pennsylvania) Bachelor’s Degree – Economics and International Studies (Macalester College) Dissertation Adviser Kathe Newman Contact Information email Dissertation Topic/Title The Resurgence of the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) Research Interests Housing Community and Economic Development GIS and spatial analysis Gentrification and Education Racial Inequality Real Estate […]

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Victoria Porterfield

Previous Degrees Master of Education in Educational Statistics, Measurement, and Evaluation, May 2011, Rutgers University Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, October 2008, Rutgers University Dissertation Adviser Radha Jagannathan Contact Information LinkedIn Research Interests Higher Education Policy Quantitative Methods Public Finance Public Management Survey Research Tax Policy Publications/CV C.V.

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Or Caspi

Previous Degrees M.Sc. in Urban and Regional Planning – Technion, Israel Institute of Technology B.Sc. double major in Environmental Studies and Geography – The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Dissertation Adviser Dr. Michael Smart Contact Information LinkedIn Research Interests Electric Bicycles Bicycle Transportation Walkable and Bikeable Planning Travel Behavior Spatial Statistics My main area of interest is […]

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Sergei Kostiaev

Dissertation Topic/Title: Politics of Healthcare Access: How Policy Feedback Affects the Sustainability of Policy Change Dissertation Advisor: Professor Leech Contact Information: LinkedIn Twitter, Instagram: @skostiaev Previous Degrees: 2009: Candidate of political sciences (Russian equivalent of PhD), the Institute for the US & Canadian studies, the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia Dissertation: “Lobbying on U.S. […]

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