Ph.D. University of California, Irvine, Urban & Regional Planning 2004
M.A. Pennsylvania State University, Sociology 1998
B.A. University of California, Riverside, Sociology & Administrative Studies 1995
ACADEMIC PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Moore Undergraduate Research Apprenticeship Program Faculty Fellow 2015, 2016
MCRP Admissions Director 2015-present
Associate Professor, Department of City & Regional Planning 2014-present
Institute for African American Research Faculty Affiliate 2014-present
Assistant Professor, Department of City & Regional Planning 2006-2013
Faculty Fellow, Institute for Arts & Humanities 2012
Faculty Fellow, Center for Sustainable Community Design, Institute for the Environment 2008-
Faculty Fellow, Center for Urban and Regional Studies 2006-
Faculty Engaged Scholar, Office of the Vice Chancellor for Public Service
and Engagement 2008-2010
GlaxoSmithKline Faculty Fellow, Institute for Emerging Issues, North
Carolina State University 2006-2007
San Francisco State University
Assistant Professor, Urban Studies Program 2004-2005
University of California, Irvine
Research Assistant 1999-2004
Teaching Assistant 2004
Public Policy Institute of California
Dissertation Fellow 2002-2003
The Pennsylvania State University
Research Assistant 1997
Teaching Assistant 1996-1998
PEER-REVIEWED ARTICLES PUBLISHED (20 Total)
20. Nguyen, Mai Thi and Emma Boundy. Big Data and Smart (Equitable) Cities. Forthcoming. Seeing Cities Through Big Data - Research, Methods and Applications in Urban Informatics, An NSF- Sponsored Workshop.
19. Nguyen, Mai Thi, William Rohe, Kirstin Frescoln, Michael Webb, Mary Donegan, and Hye-Sung Han. Forthcoming. Mobilizing Social Capital: Which Informal and Formal Supports Affect Employment Outcomes for Relocated Public Housing Residents? Housing Studies.
18. Horney, Jennifer, Mai Thi Nguyen, David Salvesen, Caroline Dwyer, Shannon Grabich, and Philip Berke. Forthcoming. Assessing the quality of rural hazard mitigation plans in the Southeastern US. Journal of Planning Education and Research.
17. Nguyen, Mai Thi. 2015. The Intersection of Immigration and Housing Policies: Implications for the U.S. Housing Market and Economy. Editorial Essay. Housing Policy Debate. 25(4): 796-798 DOI: 10.1080/10511482.2015.1043084
16. Lester, William T. and Mai Thi Nguyen. 2015. The Economic Integration of Immigrants and Regional Resilience. Journal of Urban Affairs. DOI: 10.1111/juaf.12205
15. Nguyen, Mai Thi and Gill, Hannah. 2015. Interior immigration enforcement: The impacts of expanding local law enforcement authority. Urban Studies, DOI: 10.1177/0042098014563029
14. Nguyen, Mai Thi and David Salevesen. 2014. Disaster Recovery Among Multi-ethnic Immigrants: A Case Study of Southeast Asians in Bayou La Batre, Alabama after Hurricane Katrina. Journal of the American Planning Association, 80:4, 385-396, DOI:
13. Catherine Lowe, Rolf Pendall, Juliet Gainsborough, and Mai Thi Nguyen. 2014. “Ballot Box Planning: Rail Referenda Implementation.” Journal of Public Transport 17(1): 75-98.
12. Nguyen, Mai Thi, Victoria Basolo, and Abhishek Tiwari. 2013.“Opposition to Affordable Housing: How the Debate is Framed and How Developers and Local Housing Actors Respond.” Housing, Theory and Society 30(2): 107-130.
11. Horney, Jennifer, Mai Thi Nguyen, John Cooper, Philip Berke, David Salvesen, Matthew Simon, and Kristen Ricchetti-Mastersen. 2013. “Accounting for vulnerable populations in rural hazard mitigation plans: Results of a survey of emergency managers. Journal of Emergency Management 11(3): 205-211.
10. Nguyen, Mai Thi, William Rohe, and Spencer Cowan. 2012. “Entrenched Hybridity in Public Housing Agencies in the United States. Housing Studies. 27(4): 457-475.
9. Joh, Kenneth, Mai Thi Nguyen, and Marlon Boarnet. 2012. “Can Built and Social Environmental Factors Encourage Walking Among Individuals with Negative Walking Attitudes?” Journal of Planning Education and Research 32(2): 219-236. 8. Boarnet,Marlon G., Kenneth Joh, Wally Siembab,William Fulton, and Mai Thi Nguyen. 2011. “Retrofitting the Suburbs to Increase Walking: Evidence from a Land Use – Travel Study.” Urban Studies 48(1).
7. Nguyen, Mai Thi. (2009). “Why do Communities Mobilize Against Growth: Community Status, Metropolitan Hierarchy, or Strategic Interaction?” Journal of Urban Affairs 31(1): 25-43.
6. Basolo, Victoria and Mai Thi Nguyen. (2009). “A Comparative Analysis of Immigrants in the Housing Choice Voucher Program: Residential Choices and Outcomes in a Suburban Environment.” Cityscape 11(3):99-126.
5. Joh, Kenneth, Marlon G. Boarnet, Mai Thi Nguyen, William Fulton, Wally Siembab, and Susan Weaver. (2008). “Accessibility, Travel Behavior, and New Urbanism: Case Study of Mixed-Use Centers and Auto-Oriented Corridors in the South Bay Region.” Transportation Research Record 2082:81-89.
4. Nguyen, Mai Thi. (2007). “Local Growth Control at the Ballot Box: Real Effects or Symbolic Politics? Journal of Urban Affairs 29(2): 129-147.
3. Nguyen, Mai Thi. (2005). “Does Affordable Housing Detrimentally Impact Property Values? A Review of the Literature.” Journal of Planning Literature 20(1): 15-26. (Top 10 most cited publication in the journal) 2. Basolo, Victoria and Mai Thi Nguyen. (2005). “Does Mobility Matter? An Analysis of Housing Voucher Holders’ Neighborhood Conditions by Race and Ethnicity.” Housing Policy Debate 16(3/4): 297-324. (Featured Article) 1. Nguyen, Mai Thi. (2004). “The Self-Segregation of Asians and Hispanics: The Role of Assimilation and Racial Prejudice.” Race and Society 7(2): 131-151. REFEREED ARTICLES (UNDER REVIEW) Nguyen, Mai Thi, Michael Webb, and Estefany Noria, and William Rohe. The Relationship Between Transportation, Neighborhoods, and Employment among Subsidized Housing Residents in Charlotte, North Carolina. Under Review, 2nd Submission, at Housing Policy Debate.
Rohe, William, Mai Thi Nguyen, Kirstin Frescoln, Mary Donegan, and Hye-Sung Han. Exploring the Impacts of Tenant Relocation: The Importance of Personal Characteristics, Social Support, and Neighborhood Conditions. Under Review at the Journal of the American Planning Association.
Horney, Jennifer, Mai Thi Nguyen, David Salvesen, Olivia Tomasco, Philip Berke. Engaging the Public for Disaster Recovery. Under Review at Disaster Risk Reduction.
BOOK MANUSCRIPTS (BOOK CONTRACT ACCEPTED) Anacker, Katrin, Mai Thi Nguyen, and David Varady. The Housing Policy and Studies Handbook. Routledge Press.
REFEREED ARTICLES (IN PROGRESS) Frescoln, Kirstin, Mai Thi Nguyen, William Rohe, and Mary Donegan. The Path to Self-Sufficiency for HOPE VI Residents: Comparing Different Models of Case Management and
Webb, Michael and Mai Thi Nguyen. The “G” Word: What do we mean when we talk about gentrification?
Mai Thi Nguyen and Hye-Sung Han. The empirical evidence on housing price effects of affordable housing siting: A meta-analysis.
BOOK CHAPTERS (PUBLISHED) Nguyen, Mai Thi, and David Salvesen. Forthcoming. Disaster Recovery Among Multiethnic Immigrants: A Case Study of Southeast Asians in Bayou La Batre (AL) After Hurricane Katrina in Urban Planning After Disasters, edited by Robert B. Olshansky. Routledge Press.
Nguyen, Mai Thi, Hannah Gill and Anisha Steephen. 2015. Community Planning for Immigrant Integration. In Cities & the Politics of Difference: Multiculturalism and Diversity in Urban Planning, ed. Michael A. Burayidi. Toronto, Ontario: University of Toronto Press.
Nguyen, Mai Thi, William M. Rohe, Spender Morris Cowan.(2013). “Entrenched Hybridity in Public Housing Agencies in the United States.” In Hybridising Housing Organisations, eds. David Mullins et al., Routledge/Taylor and Francis.
Pendall, Rolf, Juliet Gainsborough, Kathryn Lowe, and Mai Thi Nguyen. (2012). “Equitable Transit Oriented Development: Diversity and resilience in the next American Metropolis” in Urban and Regional Policy and Its Effects, pp. 148-192, eds. Margaret Weir et al. Washington DC: Brookings Institution Press.
Nguyen, Mai Thi. (2005). “Urban Sociology.” In The Encyclopedia of Cities, pp. 723-724 Roger W. Caves (Ed.). New York: Routledge.
OTHER NON-REFEREED WORKS JOURNAL ARTICLES Mai Thi Nguyen. (2013). Planning for Diversity and Equity, Final Thoughts. Carolina Planning Journal 38(1 Summer): 64-64.
Anisha Steephen, Mai Thi Nguyen, and Hannah Gill. (2013). A Study of Innovative Integration Strategies. Carolina Planning Journal 38(1 Summer): 9-16.
Gill, Hannah, Mai Thi Nguyen, Katherine Lewis Parker, and Deborah Weisman. (2009). Legal and Social Perspectives on Local Enforcement of Immigration Under the 287g Program. Popular Government 74(3): 2-21. (Alphabetical Order) Nguyen, Mai Thi. (Summer 2007). Anti-immigration Ordinances in NC: Ramifications for Local Governance and Planning. Carolina Planning Journal 32(2):36-46.
PROFESSIONAL AND POLICY REPORTS
Rohe, William, Mai Thi Nguyen, Michael Webb, and Kirstin Frescoln. 2016. Changing Communities, Transforming Lives: Final Boulevard Home Report. Chapel Hill, NC: Center for Urban and Regional Studies.
Nguyen, Mai and Cara Wittekind. December 2014. Short-Term Rental Programs, Policies, and Practices: Applications for the City of Asheville, NC. City of Asheville, North Carolina.
William M. Rohe, Mai Thi Nguyen, Michael Webb, and Kirstin Frescoln. July 2014. Boulevard Homes Hope VI Second Interim Report: Prepared for the Charlotte Housing Authority. Pp. 1-43. Center for Urban and Regional Studies, UNC-Chapel Hill.
Nguyen, Mai Thi. January 2014. Asheville, North Carolina Affordable Housing Scorecard. City of Asheville, North Carolina.
William M. Rohe, Mai Thi Nguyen, Hye-Sung Han, Mary Donegan, and Kirstin Frescoln. February 2013. Boulevard Homes Hope VI Interim Report: Prepared for the Charlotte Housing Authority. Pp. 1-99. Center for Urban and Regional Studies, UNC-Chapel Hill.
Gill, Hannah, Mai Thi Nguyen, Meghan Andrew. Travis Green, and Anisha Steephen. September 2012. Building Integrated Communities: Welcoming Durham Initiative. Welcoming America. Decatur, Georgia.
Gill, Hannah, Mai Thi Nguyen, Anisha Steephen, Meghan Andrew. May 2012. Building Integrated Communities: Greenville, North Carolina. Latino Migration Project, Center for Global Initiatives, UNC-Chapel Hill.
Nguyen, Mai Thi and Hannah Gill. 2010. The Cost and Consequences of Local Immigration Enforcement in North Carolina. Center for Global Initiatives, UNC-Chapel Hill.
Fulton, William, Marlon G. Boarnet, Ryan Aubry, Susan Weaver, Mai Thi Nguyen, Darren Greve, Aaron Engstrom, and Sara E. Smith. 2006. “Mixed-Use Centers In The South Bay: How Do They Function And Do They Change Travel Demand? Year 2 Report” Ventura, CA: Solimar Research Group.
Basolo, Victoria and Mai Thi Nguyen. 2005. “Satisfaction, Mobility, and Spatial Concentration: An Analysis of Survey Responses from Voucher Holders in Orange County, CA. Pgs. 1-37. Santa Ana, CA: Orange County Housing and Community Services Department.
Fulton, William, Marlon G. Boarnet, Ryan Aubry, Susan Weaver, Mai Thi Nguyen, Darren Greve, Aaron Engstrom, and Sara E. Smith. 2007. “Guidebook for Mixed-Use Districts in the South Bay.” Ventura, CA: Solimar Research Group.
Fulton, William, Marlon G. Boarnet, Ryan Aubry, Susan Weaver, Mai Thi Nguyen, Darren Greve, Aaron Engstrom, and Sara E. Smith. 2007. “South Bay Cities Mixed-Use Centers Study Year 3 Technical Background Report.” Ventura, CA: Solimar Research Group.
Fulton, William, Marlon G. Boarnet, Ryan Aubry, Susan Weaver, Mai Thi Nguyen, Karin Garite, Aaron Engstrom, and Erik Kancler. 2005. “Mixed-Use Centers in the South Bay: How do they Function and do they Change Travel Behavior?” Ventura, CA: Solimar Research Group.
Fulton, William , Mai Thi Nguyen, Chris Williamson, Paul Shigley, Erik Kancler, Jaime Dietenhofer, and Jill Sourial. 2003. “Ballot Box Planning and Growth Management.” Sacramento, CA: Local Government Commission.
Nguyen, Mai Thi and William Fulton. 2002. “Tools and Patterns of Growth Management in California 1986-2000.” Ventura, CA: Solimar Research Group.
Fulton, William, Mai Thi Nguyen, Chris Williamson, Paul Shigley, Erik Kancler, Jaime Dietenhofer, Jill Sourial. 2002. “Growth Management Ballot Measures in California.” Ventura, CA: Solimar Research Group.
Fulton, William, Rolf Pendall, Mai Thi Nguyen, and Alicia Harrison. 2001. “Who Sprawls Most? How Growth Patterns Differ Across the U.S.” Washington, DC: The Brookings Institution. (All Time Top Ten Publications List, 1999-2002) MAGAZINE, NEWS ARTICLES and BLOG POSTS Nguyen, Mai Thi. April 15, 2015. Regulating AirBnB and short-term rentals. Raleigh News & Observer | Op-Ed. http://www.newsobserver.com/opinion/op-ed/article18607974.html
Nguyen, Mai Thi. March 26, 2015. A Roadmap to Regulating AirBnB and short-term rentals. Center for Urban and Regional Studies, UNC-Chapel Hill |Blogpost. http://curs.unc.edu/2015/03/26/a-roadmap-to-regulating-airbnb-and-short-term-rentals/
Nguyen, Mai Thi. February 11, 2015. When local law enforcement officers become immigration agents, communities suffer. The London School of Economics and Political Science daily blog. Available at: http://bit.ly/1AkI3iW.
Hannah, Gill, Meghan Andrew, and Mai Thi Nguyen. 2013. Building Integrated Communities: Southern Innovations in Immigrant Incorporation. Progressive Planning Magazine. Boarnet,Marlon G., Kenneth Joh, Wally Siembab,William Fulton, and Mai Thi Nguyen.Fall 2011. Retrofitting the Suburbs to Increase Walking. ACCESS Magazine 39:2-7.
Nguyen, Mai Thi. 2008. “Five Myths about Illegal Immigration in North Carolina.” Institute for Emerging Issues, North Carolina State University. Raleigh, NC.
Nguyen, Mai Thi. 2007. “Immigration Ordinances in North Carolina.” Institute for Emerging Issues, North Carolina State University. Raleigh, NC.
Nguyen, Mai Thi. “Immigrants’ Dreams vs. Out-of-State Tuition.” News & Observer, Oct 24, 2006.
Nguyen, Mai Thi. 2002. “Hitching a Ride on the Market: Inclusionary Zoning as an Affordable Housing Strategy.” Bright Ideas (Fall): 56-59. Washington, DC: Neighborhood Reinvestment Corporation.
THESES Nguyen, Mai Thi. (2004). “Growth Management: Motivations and Outcomes.” pp. 1-249. PhD Dissertation, University of California, Irvine.
Nguyen, Mai Thi. (1998). “The Predictors of Self-Segregation for Asians and Hispanics in Los Angeles, California. Master’s Thesis, The Pennsylvania State University, State College, Pennsylvania.
Paper Presentation: “Can housing vouchers and supportive services move families out of poverty? Lessons learned from a 5-year evaluation of HOPE VI in Charlotte, North Carolina.” Symposium on Housing, Segregation, and Poverty. Center for Urban Research and Education, Rutgers, New Jersey, November 17, 2015.
Paper Presentation: “The Intersection of Immigration and Housing Policies: Implications for the U.S. Housing Market and Economy.” Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning Houston, Texas. October 21-24, 2015.
Paper Presentation: “Big Data and Smart (Equitable) Cities. Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning Philadelphia, PA, October 30-November 2, 2014
Paper Presentation: “Big Data, Governance, and Equity.” NSF Workshop on Big Data and Urban Informatics, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, August 11-12, 2014.
Paper Presentation: “Economic Integration of Immigrants and Resilient Regions.” Building Resilient Regions Closing Symposium, Urban Institute, Washington D.C., May 31, 2013.
Paper Presentation: “Building the Integrated Immigrant City.” Associated Collegiate Schools of Planning, Cincinnati, Ohio, November 1-4, 2012.
Paper Presentation: “Restoring Paradise in Miami and the Inland Empire: How the State Shapes Growth in Two Metropolitan Areas.” Urban Affairs Association, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, April 18-21, 2012.
Paper Presentation: “Entrenched Hybridity among Public Housing Agencies in the United States.” Associated Collegiate Schools of Planning, Salt Lake City, Utah, October 12-15, 2011.
Paper Presentation: “Do Housing Choice Voucher Recipients Trade Neighborhood Quality for Social Capital and Neighborhood Amenities and Services?” Associated Collegiate Schools of Planning, Minneapolis, Minnesota, October 7-10, 2010.
Paper Presentation: “The 287(g) Program: Policing Crime or Immigration?” Urban Affairs Association, Honolulu, HI, March 10-13, 2010.
Panel Presentation: “Disaster Recovery Among Immigrant Populations: Lessons from Bayou La Batre, Alabama.” Associated Collegiate Schools of Planning, Crystal City, VA, Oct. 1-4, 2009.
Panel Presentation: “Preliminary Results: A Cross-state Comparison of Housing Resilience.” Building Resilient Regions Semi-Annual Network Meeting, Portland, Maine, August 12-14, 2009.
Panel Presentation: “Improving Disaster Preparedness in Disadvantaged and Immigrant Communities.” National Conference on Community Preparedness, Crystal City, VA, August 9-13, 2009.
Panel Presentation: “The New Faculty Engaged Scholars Program at Carolina:
Creating Pan-University Community and Projects.” P.A.C.E. (Pathways to Achieving Civic Engagement) Conference, Elon University, February 11, 2009.
Paper Presentation: “A Comparative Analysis of Immigrants in the Housing Choice Voucher Program: Residential Choices and Outcomes in a Suburban Environment.” 55th North American Meetings of the Regional Science Association International, Brooklyn, NY, November 19-22, 2008.
Paper Presentation: “Local Anti-Immigration Ordinances in North Carolina: Implications for Local Governance and Planning.” Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 2007.
Paper Presentation: “The Displacement of People Living with HIV/AIDS in San Francisco.” The National AIDS Housing Summit, Baltimore, Maryland, 2006.
Paper Presentation: The Social Construction of Affordable Housing Tenants: The Race/Ethnicity, Class, Citizen, Nation Nexus. Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning, Forth Worth, Texas, 2006.
Paper Presentation: “Do Mixed-Use Developments Affect Travel Behavior?” Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning, Kansas City, Missouri, 2005
Paper Presentation: “Why do Cities Adopt Anti-Growth Policies at the Ballot Box? A Test of Four Hypotheses.” Urban Affairs Association, Washington, D.C., 2004.
Paper Presentation: “Symbolic Politics or Real Effects? The Effects of Growth Management on Housing and Socioeconomic Change.” Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning, Portland, Oregon, 2004.
Paper Presentation. “Vouchers and Poverty Deconcentration: An Analysis by Race and Ethnicity.” Urban Affairs Association, Cleveland, Ohio, 2003.
Paper Presentation. “Tools and Patterns of Growth Management Ballot Measures in California, 1986-2000.” Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning, Baltimore, Maryland, 2002.
Paper Presentation. “Affordable housing has no effect on property values! Is there enough evidence to make this conclusion?” Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning, Cleveland, Ohio, 2001.
Participant. Ph.D. Dissertation Workshop. Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning, Catalina Island, CA, 2001.
Speaker: “Challenges and Opportunities for Immigrant Integration in the South.” Rice University, Houston, TX, October 21, 2015.
Speaker: “Planning and Immigrant Communities.” Planning for All Seminar Series, Department of City & Regional Planning, UNC-Chapel Hill, January 21, 2015.
Speaker: “Latino Migration to the South: Challenges and Opportunities.” Clemson University, Clemson, SC, January 16, 2015.
Speaker: “Immigrant Integration: Different Methodological Approaches.” Clemson University, Clemson, SC, January 16, 2015.
Speaker: “Lessons from Ferguson about Race, Rights, and Place.” University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC September 8, 2014.
Speaker: “Improving the Quality of Life for Public Housing Residents.” George Washington University Fourth Biannual Research Symposium, Washington D.C., April 18, 2014.
Speaker: “Modern Delivery of Social Housing in the United States: A Collaboration Between Public, Private, and Non-profit Organizations. Eco-Forum Global Annual Conference, Guiyang, China, July 19-21, 2013.
Speaker: “The Welcoming Community: How Do We Define It?” National Immigrant Integration Conference. Baltimore, Maryland. September 22-25, 2012.
Speaker: “Building Integrated Communities through Civic Engagement and Leadership Training” City of Highpoint, North Carolina, January 30, 2012.
Speaker: “The Consequences of Local Immigration Policies in North Carolina: Examining the 287g Program.” Eastern North Carolina University, October 21, 2011.
Speaker: “Building Integrated Communities Through Leadership and Civic Engagement.” City of Greenville, North Carolina, October 6, 2011.
Speaker: “Bringing Equity to Transit-Oriented Development: Stations, Systems, and Regional Resilience.” Urban and Regional Policy and its Effects Conference, Brookings and Urban Institutes, Washington, DC, May 21, 2010.
Speaker: “The Cost and Consequences of Local Immigration Enforcement in North Carolina.” Migration Conference, The Center for Global Initiatives, UNC-Chapel Hill, March 26-27, 2010.
Speaker: “Framing the Immigration Debate: Crime and Immigration” Building Communities Conference. Elon University, April 18, 2009.
Speaker: “From the Federal to Local: The Shifting Immigration Policy Landscape in North Carolina.” Center for Poverty, Law and Opportunity and The UNC Office of Economic and Business Development, UNC-Chapel Hill, April 16, 2009.
Speaker: “A National Perspective on the Current Immigration Dilemma.” A Community Conference: Community Impacts of Local Policy Responses to Undocumented Immigration. Cone Center, UNC-Charlotte, June 14, 2008.
Speaker: “ The Cost of Ballot-Box Zoning.” Preserving the American Dream Conference. Houston, TX, May 16-18, 2008.
Speaker: “The Effectiveness of Local Immigration Policies in North Carolina.” The Center for Urban and Regional Studies, UNC-Chapel Hill, April 18, 2008.
Speaker: “The Anti-Immigration Landscape in North Carolina.” A Community Conference: Community Impacts of Local Policy Responses to Undocumented Immigration. The Global Center, UNC-Chapel Hill, April 6, 2008.
MEDIA APPEARANCES AND RECOGNITION Carolina Arts & Sciences Magazine. Fall 2008. Pgs. 6-9. Available at: http://www.unc.edu/depts/arts_sci/deans_office/magazine/past-issues/Fall-2008-medium.pdf
Cited in a testimony to the US Congress Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties and the Subcommittee on Immigration, Citizenship, Refugees, Border Security, and International Law, United States House of Representatives, Joint Hearing on the “Public Safety and Civil Rights Implications of State and Local Enforcement of Federal Immigration Laws,” Thursday, April 2, 2009.
Public Radio Interview. WUNC’S “All Things Considered.” March 26, 2010.
The Carrboro Citizen. “Demanding better immigration solutions,” by Sarah Preston. May 13, 2010. Available at: http://www.carrborocitizen.com/main/2010/05/13/demanding-better-immigration-solutions/
The News and Observer. “Mostly minor criminals deported.” By Sarah Ovaska. March 25, 2010. Available at: http://www.newsobserver.com/2009/11/22/205289/minor-wrongs-still-risk-deportation.html
L.A. Times. “North Carolina town split over sheriff's treatment of Latinos” by David Zuccino, Nov. 23, 2012 http://articles.latimes.com/2012/nov/23/nation/la-na-sheriff-20121124
The Independent Weekly. “Criminal minds: racial profiling in Alamance County.” byBilly Ball, August 14, 2012. Available at: http://www.indyweek.com/indyweek/criminal-minds-racial-profiling-in-alamance-county/Content?oid=3126336
Hendersonville Times-News Online. “Residents say program too harsh.” By John Harbin. March 28, 2010. Available at: http://www.blueridgenow.com/article/20100328/SERVICES03/3281083
Greensboro News and Record. “Focus on illegal immigrants and crime.” By Doug Clark. March 31, 2010.
The Durham VOICE/ Carrboro Commons. “Durham Police pursue the letter of immigration law, UNC study shows” By Katy Millberg. Apr 21, 2010. Available at: http://www.durhamvoice.org/durham-police-pursue-the-letter-of-immigration-law-unc-study-shows-2/
Recommended reading on the El Pueblo, Inc website: http://www.elpueblo.org/eng/advocacy/287g.shtml
Immigration Policy Center.The 287(g) Program: A Flawed and Obsolete Method of Immigration Enforcement. Available at: http://www.immigrationpolicy.org/just-facts/287g-program-flawed-and-obsolete-method-immigration-enforcement. Public Radio Interview, WUNC’s The State of Things, July 11, 2013. “Triangle Tenants Brace Themselves for Section 8 Cuts.” Audio download available at: http://wunc.org/post/triangle-tenants-brace-themselves-section-8-cuts Citizen-Times. Why are decent pay, decent housing elusive in Asheville? By John Boyle. March 31, 2014. http://www.citizen-times.com/story/news/local/2014/03/29/decent-pay-decent-housing-elusive-asheville/7066755/ Citizen-Times. Asheville still looking at vacation rental changes. By Mark Barrett. August 3, 2014. http://www.citizen-times.com/story/news/local/2014/08/03/asheville-still-looking-vacation-rental-changes/13555447/
Public Radio Panel Discussion, WUNC’s The State of Things, September 3, 2014. “American Tobacco Turns 10.” Audio download available at: http://wunc.org/post/american-tobacco-turns-10 Citizen-Times. City draft report: Limit short-term rentals, charge fees. By Joel Burgess. November 24, 2014. http://www.citizen-times.com/story/news/local/2014/11/24/city-draft-report-limit-short-term-rentals-charge-fee/19490771/
The Tribune Papers. Council Approves Deregulation as Affordable Housing Incentive. By Leslee Kulba. December 20, 2014. http://www.thetribunepapers.com/2014/12/20/council-approves-deregulation-as-affordable-housing-incentive/
Citizen-Times. As Asheville looks to regulate Airbnbs, B&Bs keep watch. By Caitlin Byrd. December 21, 2014. http://www.citizen-times.com/story/news/local/2014/12/20/asheville-looks-regulate-airbnbs-bbs-keep-watch/20711189/ Citizen-Times. Asheville housing crisis. Could other cities hold the key? By Mike Cronin. February 8, 2015. http://www.citizen-times.com/story/news/local/2015/02/07/us-cities-hold-key-asheville-housing-crisis/23055199/ Citzen-Times. Asheville to push back against short-term rentals, Airbnb. By Joel Burgess. May 13, 2015. http://www.citizen-times.com/story/news/local/2015/05/13/asheville-airbnb-short-term-rental-downtown-city-council-home-apartment-condominium-tourist-visit-enforcement-fine/27233777/ The Daily Progress. City nears vote on homestay rules. By Chris Suarez. August 31, 2015. http://www.dailyprogress.com/news/local/city-nears-vote-on-homestay-rules/article_500774c8-5043-11e5-a52a-87c916f8b94d.html Citylab (The Atlantic). Harsh Policing of Immigrants is Bad for Everyone. By Tanvi Misra. January 26, 2016. http://www.citylab.com/crime/2016/01/immigration-policing-enforcement-287g-durham-alamance-north-carolina/423723/
TEACHING AND MENTORING
Courses taught Graduate Courses
Community Development and Revitalization Techniques (focus on Development Finance)
Diversity and Inequality in Cities
Housing and Community Development Workshop (Studio course)
First Year Seminar: Race, Sex & Place
Dynamics of the American City
Housing and Community Development Workshop Fall 2010, An Equitable Community Economic Development Plan for Quy Nhon, Vietnam
Planning for Sustainability, Ho Chi Minh Architectural University, July 20-23, 2011
Students Supervised Master’s Project Advisor: 22 students
1. Miller, Lisa. 2007. “Patterns of Placement and Design for Affordable Housing in Durham, North Carolina.”
2. Price, Emily Jeanette. 2007. “Exploring the Use of Development Incentives and Cost-offsets in Inclusionary Housing Programs.”
3. Haddix, Lindsay. 2008. “Immigration and Crime in North Carolina: Beyond the Rhetoric.”
4. Norton, Melissa. 2008. “Informed Revitalization: Towards Developing a Neighborhood Indicator System in Durham, NC.” 2008.
5. Bravve, Elina. 2009. “Expanding HousingChoices in Raleigh, NC: Inclusionary Zoning as a Solution to the Affordable Housing Shortage.”
6. Fabian, Stephen. “The Capacity for Community Development: Exploring the Role of the Northeast Central Durham Leadership Council In Neighborhood Revitalization.”
7. Maffit, Llael Espaze. 2009. “Charter School Leadership in North Carolina: A Case Study of Closed Charter Schools.”
8. Winterberg-Lipp, Ryan. 2009. “Setting the Table Straight: A Profile of Food Assistance Users in Orange County, NC.”
9. Cogburn, Megan. 2010. “A Spatial Analysis of Prisoner Reentry in Durham, North Carolina.”
10. Holub, Krista. 2011. “Encouraging Development of a Quality Urban Open Space System: Lessons From the Field.”
11. Herendeen, Lindsay. 2012. “Prioritizing Built Environment Strategies to Improve Physical Activity Among Children in Crawford County, Pennsylvania.”
12. Steephen, Anisha. 2012. Building Integrated Communities: Innovative Bureaucratic Incorporation Strategies for North Carolina.
13. Wells, Chris. 2012. The Case for Land Acquisition Funds for Transit-Oriented Development: An Examination of their Benefits, Best Practices, and Application in Boston, Massachusetts.
14. Perritt, Marcia. 2013. “Everybody’s All Scattered Abroad: Understanding the Impact of Relocation Through the HOPE VI Program.”
15. Boundy, Emma. 2014. “Schools, Neighborhoods, and Universal Breakfast Programs: Examining the Relationship between Universal Breakfast Programs and End-of-Grade Test Pass Rates in North Carolina Public Schools”
16. Brown, Ana. 2014. Community Building at Love Wins Ministries: A Case Study on Pastoral Care for the Homeless.
17. Jones, Jordan. 2014. “Double Bottom Line Investment Funds: Comparison of Models for Non-Profit Organizations.
18. Poole, Bryan. 2014. “The North Street Community Development – a New and Replicable Model of Housing for Developmentally Disabled Individuals?”
19. Ziemke, Marcus. 2014. Back to Basic: Addressing Veteran Reintegration Into the Civilian Workforce.
20. Audette-Bauman. 2014.The Politics of Redevelopment in California.
21. Amy Bullington. 2015.Design Community: The Potential for Community Design in the Triangle
PhD Dissertation Committee Member: 7 students
Shay, Elisabeth. 2007. “Homes, Autos, and Travel: Housing Decision Chains.”
Fan, Ying-Ling. 2007. “The Built Environment, Activity Space, and Time Allocation: An Activity-Based Framework for Modeling the Land Use and Travel Connection.”
Han, Hye-Sung. 2013.“A Longitudinal Analysis of the Linear and Nonlinear Impacts of Housing Abandonment on Neighborhood Property Values”
Anderson, Augustus. (Chair). 2015. “The New El Dorado: Black Locational Attainment in the Post-Civil Rights Era.”
Howell, Limgmei. In progress.
Frescoln, Kirstin. (Chair) In progress.
Palmer, Mathew. In progress.
PhD Comprehensive Exam Committee Member: 7 students
Amanda Martin. In Progress. PhD Academic Advisory Committee Member: 7 students
Anderson, Augustus (Chair)
Kirstin Frescoln (Chair)
Amanda Martin (Chair)
Post-Doctoral Fellow Mentees
Dr. Willow Lung-Amam, 2012-2013
Dr. Michael David Webb, 2013-2015.
Independent Studies Instructor: 8 students
Moore Undergraduate Research Fellowship
GRANTS AND CONTRACTS ($1,314,359 AWARDED)
PI. A Pathway out of Poverty: Combining Mixed-Income Neighborhoods, Cradle to Career Educational Continuum, and Community Supportive Services. Not Awarded. $597,852
PI. “Adaptive and Evolutionary Processes for Community Resilience.” Rockefeller Foundation. 2015. Not Awarded. $200,000
PI. “Do Teenagers Benefit When Mom Works? Examining Work Requirements on
Single Mothers and Teenage Children.” William T. Grant Foundation. 2014.
Not Awarded. $541, 434
PI. “Adult Education and Immigrant Integration.” U.S. Department of Education. Submitted November 2012. Not Awarded. $957,232
Co-Principal Investigator. “Building Integrated Communities in Durham, North
Carolina.” Welcoming America. June 2012-October 2012. $10,000
Researcher. Building Integrated Communities: An Immigrant Integration Project.
Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation. August 2011-August 2012. $5,000
Co-Principal Investigator. “The Effects of Pre-Disaster Recovery Plans on
Post-Disaster Recovery Among Socially Vulnerable Populations” National
Science Foundation, September 2011-September 2014. $450,433
Co-Principal Investigator. “Understanding Rural Vulnerability to Natural
Hazards: Mitigation Plans, Planning Process and Outcomes” U.S. Department
of Agriculture & National Science Foundation, September 2010- September 2012. $399,430
Co-Principal Investigator. “Evaluation of Boulevard Homes, A Hope VI Project in
Charlotte, NC” U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, September
2010 - September 2014. $334,008
Researcher. Identifying Barriers, Assets, and Capacities for Disaster
Preparedness among Immigrant Communities. Center for Disease Control.
January-September. 2009. $20,000
Researcher. Building Resilient Regions. John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur
Foundation. January-December 2010. $44,940
Co-Principal Investigator. The Social and Economic Costs of the 287g Program
to Local Jurisdictions in North Carolina. Z.Smith Reynolds Foundation. January
2009-June 2010. $30,048
Researcher. Barriers to Disaster Preparedness, Relief, and Recovery for
Immigrant Communities. Federal Emergency Management Agency.
May-August 2008. $7,000
Principal Investigator. Cost-sharing for External Funding (from Z.Smith Reynolds).
UNC Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Engagement, UNC-Chapel Hill.
August-December 2008. $4,500
Principal Investigator. Seed Grant for Housing and HIV Progression Study.
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Seed Grant for Ethnographic Study of
Housing and People Living with HIV/AIDS. August 2006-December 2007. $9,000
American Planning Association 2011-
Urban Affairs Association 2009-
Urban Affairs Association Board Member (Elected) 2016-2019
Faculty Women’s Interest Group President-Elect, Associated Collegiate Schools
of Planning 2015-2017
World Planning Schools Congress, Housing & Community Development
Host to Delegation from Hanoi Architectural University in Vietnam 2011
Review and Appraisal Committee Member (President’s Advisory Committee),
Associated Collegiate Schools of Planning 2010-2012
Student Travel Award Selection Committee Member, Associate Collegiate
Schools of Planning 2009-2013
Reviewer for Cityscape, Housing Policy Debate, Housing Studies, Journal of the American Planning Association, Journal of Planning Education and Research, Journal of Planning Literature,Journal of Urban Affairs, Urban Affairs Review, Urban Studies, State and Local Government Review
Target of Opportunity Hiring Committee, Department of City & Regional
Planning, UNC-Chapel Hill 2015-2016
Strategic Sustainability Plan, Community Division Co-Chair, UNC-Chapel Hill 2015
Faculty Welfare Committee, UNC-Chapel Hill 2015
Admissions Director, Master’s in City and Regional Planning Program, Department of City & Regional Planning, UNC-Chapel Hill 2014-2015 & 2015-2016
Associate Chair, Department of City & Regional Planning, UNC-Chapel Hill 2015
Harold J. Glass Term Professor Selection Committee, UNC-Chapel Hill 2014
Carolina Planning Journal Faculty Director 2013-
Faculty Engaged Scholars Program, Selection Committee Member, UNC-Chapel Hill 2013
Planning Accreditation Self-Study Guide Committee Member, Department of City &
Regional Planning, UNC-Chapel Hill 2013-2014
Master’s of Ceremony, Department of City & Regional Planning Graduation
Ceremony, UNC-Chapel Hill 2013
Target of Opportunity Hiring Committee, Department of City & Regional
Planning, UNC-Chapel Hill 2012-2013
Housing and Community Development Specialization Director, Department of City & Regional Planning, UNC-Chapel Hill 2012-
Department Diversity Liaison, College of Arts and Sciences, UNC-Chapel Hill 2012-
Impact Award Selection Committee Member, Graduate School, UNC-Chapel Hill 2011, 2012
Master’s Curriculum Committee Chair & Member, Department of City &
Regional Planning, UNC-Chapel Hill 2010-2012
Diversity & Inequality Neighborhood Tour Co-organizer, Department of City
& Regional Planning, UNC-Chapel Hill 2007-2011
Diversity Committee Faculty Member, Department of City & Regional Planning,
UNC-Chapel Hill 2006-
Advisory Board Member, Center for Poverty, Work, & Opportunity,
UNC-Chapel Hill 2009-2010
Advisory Board Member, Center for Public Life, UNC-Chapel Hill 2009-2010
Steering Committee Member, Building Civic Engagement Through a