People

People

Regular Faculty

Peter Dreier, chair

E.P. Clapp Distinguished Professor of Politics, Politics, Urban and Environmental Policy
B.A., Syracuse University M.A., Ph.D., University of Chicago

Mijin Cha

Assistant Professor, Urban and Environmental Policy
B.S., Cornell University; J.D., University of California, Hastings College of the Law; LLM, Ph.D., University of London

Virginia Parks

Madeline McKinnie Endowed Professor, Urban and Environmental Policy
B.A., University of Colorado; M.A., Ph.D, University of California Los Angeles

Martha Matsuoka

Associate Professor, Urban and Environmental Policy
A.B., Occidental College; M.C.P., UC Berkeley Ph.D., UCLA

Bhavna Shamasunder

Assistant Professor, Urban and Environmental Policy
B.S./B.A., UC San Diego; M.ES., Yale University; Ph.D., UC Berkeley

On Special Appointment

Jeremiah Axelrod

Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, History
B.A., Williams College; Ph.D., UC Irvine

Heng Lam Foong

Non-Tenure Track Instructor, Urban & Environmental Policy, Program Contact
B.A. College of New Rochelle, M.S. Capella University

Christopher Hawthorne

Non-Tenure Track Instructor, Urban & Environmental Policy
B.A., Yale University

Jane Schmitz

Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Urban & Environmental Policy
B.A., UC Davis; M.P.H., Ph.D., UC Los Angeles

Jeffrey Alan Seymour

Practitioner Professor, Politics; Non-Tenure Track Instructor, Urban & Environmental Policy
B.A., M.A., University of California, Los Angeles

Jacqueline Valenzuela

Non-Tenure Track Instructor, Urban & Environmental Policy
B.A., California State University, Northridge; M.P.H., University of Southern California

Nicole Vick

Non-Tenure Track Instructor, Urban & Environmental Policy
B.S., M.P.H., University of Southern California

Steve Zimmer

Non-Tenure Track Instructor, Urban and Environmental Policy
B.A. Goucher College; M.S. CSU Los Angeles

Advisory Committee

Bevin Ashenmiller

Associate Professor, Economics; Advisory Committee, Urban and Environmental Policy
B.A., Princeton University; Ph.D., UC Santa Barbara

Elizabeth Braker

Professor, Biology; Advisory Committee, Kinesiology; Advisory Committee, Urban and Environmental Policy; Affiliated Faculty, Latino/a and Latin American Studies
B.A., Colorado College; Ph.D., UC Berkeley

Regina Freer

Professor, Politics; Advisory Committee, Urban and Environmental Policy
B.A., UC Berkeley; Ph.D., University of Michigan

Jan Lin

Professor, Sociology; Advisory Committee, Urban and Environmental Policy
B.A., Williams College; M.S., London School of Economics and Political Science; Ph.D., New School for Social Research

Gretchen North

John W. McMenamin Endowed Chair in Biology; Advisory Committee, Biochemistry; Advisory Committee, Urban and Environmental Policy
B.A., Stanford University; M.A., University of Connecticut; M.A., College of William and Mary; Ph.D., UCLA

James Sadd

Professor, Environmental Science
B.S., University of Southern California; M.S., University of Texas; Ph.D., University of South Carolina

John Swift

Professor, English
B.A., Middlebury College M.A., Ph.D., University of Virginia