Diversity

Faculty & Diversity

Our faculty are leaders in thinking critically about diversity, equity, and inclusion as it relates to the CED disciplines.  A sampling of our faculty and their research is listed below. A current list of all our CED faculty and their bios is available here.

Faculty Title/Department(s) Research Specializations
Charisma Acey Assistant Professor of City and Regional Planning Sustainable urbanism in the U.S. and the developing world; environmental behaviors and governance; water and sanitation infrastructure; political economy of poverty reduction and access to basic services; social equity and participatory decision making; public participation GIS and spatial analysis.
Nezar Alsayyad Professor of Architecture, Planning, Urban Design, and Urban History Traditional Dwelling and Settlements, Cinematic Urbanism, Cultural Heritage, Fundamentalism, Hybrid Urbanism, Islamic Architecture, Middle Eastern Cities, Urban Informality, and Virtual Reality.
Teresa Caldeira Chair and Professor of City and Regional Planning Comparative urban studies, social theory, ethnography and qualitative methodology.
Karen Chapple Professor of City and Regional Planning Housing, community and economic development, as well as regional planning. 
Daniel Chatman Associate Professor of City and Regional Planning Land use and development policies; public transportation services; travel patterns and residential choices of immigrants to the U.S.
Renee Chow Professor of Architecture and Urban Design; Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies The intersection between architecture and its locale.
Jason Corburn Associate Professor of City and Regional Planning Environmental policy & planning; environmental health; urban environmental justice; social & spatial epidemiology; health impact assessment; science & technology studies; social theory; environmental dispute resolution.
Margaret Crawford Professor of Architecture History of Architecture, Urban Design and Planning, Urban History and Theory, US Built Environment Studies, Urbanism in China.
C. Greig Crysler Arcus Chair of Gender, Sexuality & the Built Environment; Associate Professor of Architecture Activism, spatial politics and the global city, connecting diverse/ interdisciplinary arguments about queer culture and aesthetics to design, outreach and public service.
M. Paz Gutierrez Associate Professor of Architecture Material systems and ecologies; interdisciplinary data visualization.
Kristina Hill Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning and Urban Design Urban ecology and hydrology in relationship to physical design and social justice issues.
Walter Hood Professor of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning and Urban Design Landscape design; community development; citizen participation, particularly ethnic groups; the design of architecture and the landscape simultaneously.
Malo Hutson Associate Professor of City and Regional Planning Community development and urban sustainability/equity; racial/ethnic inequalities and urban policy (metropolitan fragmentation, segregation and health); built environment and health.
Raymond Lifchez Professor of Architecture and City & Regional Planning Accessible design, the social history of architecture, and architectural design pedagogy.
Louise Mozingo Professor and Chair of Landscape Architecture & Environmental Planning and Urban Design Urban design and planning; design history; social and cultural factors in landscape design.
Ronald Rael Associate Professor of Architecture Applied architectural research, design activism, additive manufacturing and earthen architecture.
Carolina Reid Assistant Professor of City and Regional Planning Housing, community development, urban poverty and inequality, the Community Reinvestment Act, access to credit and homeownership.
Daniel Rodríguez Professor of City and Regional Planning The relationship between transportation, land development, and the health and environmental impacts that follow.
Jennifer Wolch William W. Wurster Dean; Professor of City and Regional Planning Sustainable urbanism, urban design and public health, homeless and human service delivery, animal-society relations.