University of California, Los Angeles
Ph.D., Urban Planning
M.A., Urban Planning

University of California, Davis
B.A., Sociology


Senior Editor | University of California Pavement Research Center
February 2021 – Present

Independent Consulting | Editorial and Communications Consultant
November 2016 – Present

Senior Editor | American Planning Association
July 2013 – November 2016

Senior Transportation Researcher | UCLA Institute of Transportation Studies
April 2003 – July 2013

Consulting Associate | Mineta Transportation Institute
September 2008 – August 2012

Transportation Contract Researcher | NelsonNygaard Consulting Associates
May 2011 – October 2011

Teaching Associate | UCLA Department of Urban Planning
September 2002 – December 2007

Transportation Planner | Homestead National Monument of America, National Park Service
September 2005 – September 2006


  • Contributing editor at Planetizen, a leading urban planning news and resources website (portfolio)
  • Authored more than 20 journal articles, research reports, book chapters, and conference proceedings
  • Delivered numerous research presentations, including at meetings of the Transportation Research Board, Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning, Urban Affairs Association, and American Planning Association
  • Betsy J. Peterson Award, American Marketing Association, 2012 (full tuition funding for Principles of Marketing Research certificate program)
  • Fellow, Leadership Development Conference, Eno Transportation Foundation, Washington, D.C., 2011


  • Certificate, Editing Certificate Program, University of Chicago, 2016
  • Certificate, Principles of Marketing Research, University of Georgia, 2015