USP Faculty

The following are lists and profiles of faculty that currently work with the Urban Studies & Planning Program


  • Keith PezzoliM.U.P., Ph.D., Director of Urban Studies & Planning Program; Prof. of Teaching, Dept. of Communication; Director of Bioregional Center for Sustainability Science, Planning and Design
  • Mirle Rabinowitz-Bussell, Ph.D., Academic Director for Real Estate and Development, Urban Studies & Planning Progam; Associate Director, The Bioregional Center for Sustainability Science, Planning and Design
  • Abigail Andrews, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Sociology
  • Steven P. Erie, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, Political Science
  • Nancy Kwak, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, History
  • Leslie R. Lewis, Ph.D., M.P.H., USP Continuing Lecturer, Director of Urban Health and Equity Initiatives
  • Isaac Martin, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Sociology
  • Natalia Molina, Ph.D., Associate Professor, History
  • Susan PeersonM.L.A., AICP, USP Continuing Lecturer
  • Julie Wartell, M.P.A., USP Continuing Lecturer
  • Michelle White, Ph.D., Professor, Economics

Affiliated Faculty

  • William Anderson, M.C.R.P., USP Lecturer
  • Jean Blaise, Ed.D., USP Lecturer
  • Amy Bridges, Ph.D., Professor, Political Science
  • Richard Chavez, P.E., USP Lecturer
  • Paul Curcio, M.P.A., USP Lecturer
  • Gregory Edwards, M.B.A, USP Lecturer
  • Fonna Forman, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Political Science
  • Kathleen Garcia, M.L.A., USP Lecturer
  • Jessica Debats Garrison, Ph.D., USP Lecturer
  • Juli Beth Hinds, M.C.R.P., AICP, USP Lecturer
  • Nicole Lambrou, M.A., USP Lecturer
  • Jack McGrory, J.D., USP Lecturer
  • Nathan Moeder, M.S.R.E., USP Lecturer
  • Alex Norr, M.A., USP Lecturer
  • Diego Valasco, AICP, LEED AP, MUP, USP Lecturer
  • Richard Yetwin, J.D., USP Lecturer
  • Ilya Zaslavsky, Ph.D., USP Lecturer