Professional Experience

  • Associate Professor, School of Public Policy, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-2012
  • Assistant Professor, School of Public Policy, Georgia Institute of Technology,  2002-2008
  • Instructor, Harris School of Public Policy Studies, University of Chicago, 1998-2002

Highlights

  • Co-Principal Investigator, “Enhancing Community Resilience to Floods: A Theoretical Framework of Community Participation in Federal Voluntary Programs,” National Science Foundation (2016–18) 
  • Co-Principal Investigator, “Employment Behavior of U.S. Artists,” National Endowment for the Arts (2015–17)
  • Co-chair, Urban Serving Universities section of the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA) (2016–present )
  • Board member, Association of Cultural Economics International (2014–present) and Editorial Board, Journal of Cultural Economics (2007–present)            
  • Science Advisory Board, Environmental Justice Technical Panel—U.S. Environmental Protection Agency  (2012–2016)