PWR 2016 Featured Speaker - Andrew J. Greenlee

Andrew J. Greenlee Ph.D. is Assistant Professor and the Tschangho John Kim Scholar in Urban and Regional Systems in the Department of Urban and Regional Planning at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Andrew’s research lies at the intersection of housing policy, poverty, and social equity within cities and regions. His current research examines neighborhood and metropolitan opportunity structures through residential mobility processes. In addition to ongoing research on the influence of governance on spatial outcomes for public and subsidized housing participants, his recent work has focused on household recovery following residential relocation due to forced displacement - particularly displacement due to residential foreclosures, urban renewal processes, and public housing transformation. As an expert in housing policy, Greenlee has testified before the U.N. Special Rapporteur on Housing, and has provided technical assistance to fair housing advocates, states, and local governments. Greenlee received a B.A. from Grinnell College, a M.S. in Urban and Regional Planning from University of Iowa, and a Ph.D. in Urban Planning and Policy from University of Illinois at Chicago.