Yunsuk (David) Lee

Contact Information yunsuk.lee@rutgers.edu Research Interests I have great interest in the underlying factors that led to these divergent paths and in the role required of planning and policy in managing and revitalizing depopulating cities and securing their eventual prosperity. I did not narrow down neither my research question nor the range of study yet, but […]

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Nathan Foote

Previous Degrees Master’s Degree – Urban and Regional Planning (The University of Texas at San Antonio) Bachelor’s Degree – Civil Engineering (The University of Texas at San Antonio) Bachelor’s Degree – Multidisciplinary Science (Texas Tech University) Contact Information LinkedIn Research Interests Economic Development Community Development Labor Policy Urban Governance & Politics Globalization World/Global Cities Poverty […]

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Diren Kocakuşak

Dissertation Title Understanding Individuals’ Decisions to Install Photovoltaic Solar Panels Dissertation Advisor Prof. Clinton J. Andrews Previous Degrees Master’s Degree – Urban Policy Planning and Local Governments (Middle East Technical University) Bachelor’s Degree – City and Regional Planning (Middle East Technical University) Contact Information LinkedIn Research Areas Environmental Politics and Policy Climate Change Planning Climate Change […]

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Sujee (Suzy) Jung

Dissertation Topic/Title Global flood-resilient planning expertise and its local planning practices in the case of the Red River Development Project, Hanoi, Vietnam Dissertation Adviser Dr. Robert W. Lake Previous Degrees B.A. in Urban Sociology, University of Seoul, Republic of Korea Master in City and Regional Planning (MCRP), Rutgers University Contact Information sj369@rutgers.edu Research Interests Global […]

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Jonathan Stiles

Dissertation Topic/Title Working at Home and Out and About in the City: The Mobile Cloud Computing Form, Telework, and Urban Travel Dissertation Adviser Michael Smart Contact Information Email: jonathan.stiles@rutgers.edu Website: http://jonathanstiles.net Research Interests Travel behavior Sociotechnical transitions Telework / telecommuting Smart cities / E-government Innovation policy History of transportation Science and technology studies  Teaching Experience Research […]

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Amy Rosenthal

Dissertation Topic/Title “No Nation is Healthier than its Children: The Role of Staff and Students in the National School Lunch Program” Contact Information LinkedIn Research Interests School meals Food assistance Governance Institutional food procurement Cooperatives Teaching and TA Experience Writing for Professionals, Part-time Lecturer, Rutgers Bloustein School, Spring 2019 Fellow, Rutgers Academy for the Scholarship […]

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Edwin Cooper

Dissertation Topic/Title Pathways to Success: How can experiences from U.S. Industry Consumer Packaged Goods Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) professionals inform STEM Pipelines, Preparedness and Corporate Careers? Dissertation Adviser Hal Salzman Previous Degrees • Duke University – Master of Business Administration (Finance) • Duke University – Master of Arts (Economics) • Rutgers University – […]

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Cory Yemen

Dissertation Topic/Title The Urban Productivity Premium: An Occupation Based Approach to Modeling an Agglomerative Force. Contact Information LinkedIn Research Interest Since my introduction to the provocative and contentious Rise of the Creative Class I have been interested in how occupational endowments affect cities’ economic growth and development.  Within this area specifically, I enjoy formalizing the implied mechanics […]

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Cathy Y.H. Wang

Dissertation Topic/Title Expert Attitudes toward Performance-Based Funding for Higher Education: A Mixed Methods Approach in the Case of New Jersey Contact Information LinkedIn Research Interest Public budgeting and finance Social policy and health Nonprofits and philanthropy My current projects are mainly related to higher education finance, poverty and place, and the role of private philanthropy […]

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Nicholas K Tulach

Dissertation Topic/Title A Financial History of the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority Contact Information LinkedIn Research Interest My interests include how cities, economies, and cultures have transformed from a pre-industrial through industrial and into post-industrial. To me, the intellectual project is to explore the usefulness of these categories, or perhaps experiment with new categories of […]

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