PhD Students

I advise PhD students to prepare them for academic and research careers.  I greatly enjoy working with doctoral students and have learned much from each of them.  Today a dozen of my former doctoral students hold tenured or tenure-track transportation policy and planning faculty positions, and several others work in positions of transportation research and leadership.  Further, I have been fortunate to chair a dozen dissertations, theses, and graduate capstone research projects that have been named the best in the U.S. by Council of University Transportation Centers, as well as three PhD dissertations that have been named best across all planning sub-fields by Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning.

PRIMARY ACADEMIC ADVISER AND DISSERTATION CHAIR

Anne Brown (2018)
Principal PhD Adviser
Current Position: Assistant Professor of Planning, Public Policy and Management (University of Oregon)
Jeffrey R. Brown (2003)
Principal PhD Adviser
Current Position: Professor and Chair of Urban and Regional Planning (Florida State University)
Camille Fink (2012)
Principal PhD Adviser
Current Position: Project/Marketing Manager (Regeneration Development Strategies)
Mark Evan Garrett (2006)
Principal PhD Adviser
Current Position: Research Associate (UCLA Institute of Transportation Studies)
Daniel Baldwin Hess (2002)
Principal PhD Adviser
Current Position: Professor and Chair of Urban and Regional Planning (University of Buffalo - State University of New York)
Hiroyuki Iseki (2004)
Principal PhD Adviser
Current Position: Associate Professor of Urban Studies and Planning (University of Maryland, College Park)
Eugene J. Kim (2000)
Principal PhD Adviser
Current Position: Vice President, Director of Operations, West Region Transportation (AECOM Los Angeles)
Hannah King
Principal PhD Adviser
Current Student
Current Position: PhD student
Andrew Mondschein (2012)
Principal PhD Adviser
Current Position: Associate Professor of Urban and Environmental Planning (University of Virginia)
Eric Morris (2011)
Principal PhD Adviser
Current Position: Associate Professor of Planning, Design, and the Built Environment (Clemson University)
Kelcie Michelle Ralph (2015)
Principal PhD Adviser
Current Position: Associate Professor of Planning and Public Policy (Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey)
Fariba Siddiq
Principal PhD Adviser
Current Student
Current Position: PhD student
Samuel Speroni
Principal PhD Adviser
Current Student
Current Position: PhD Student
Carole Turley Voulgaris (2017)
Principal PhD Adviser
Current Position: Assistant Professor of Urban Planning and Design (Harvard University)
Teo Wickland
Principal PhD Adviser
Current Student
Current Position: ABD PhD student
Allison Yoh (2008)
Principal PhD Adviser
Current Position: Executive Officer for Mobility Corridors in Countywide Planning and Development (LA Metro)

SECONDARY PHD ADVISER AND PHD COMMITTEE MEMBER

Stephen Brumbaugh (2020)
Current Position: Senior Economist (U.S. Department of Transportation's Office of the General Counsel)
Daniel Chatman (2005)
Current Position: Associate Professor of City and Regional Planning (University of California, Berkeley)
Hao Ding
Current Student
Current Position: PhD student
Douglas Gregg Doyle (2003)
Current Position: Site Manager (DGD, San Francisco)
Jaimee Lederman (2017)
Current Position: Senior Regional Planner, Transportation Finance (Southern California Association of Governments)
Julene Paul
Current Student
Current Position: PhD student
Andy Schouten (2019)
Current Position: Assistant Professor (School of Policy Science, Ritsumeikan University)
Lisa Schweitzer (2004)
Current Position: Professor of Policy, Planning, and Development (University of Southern California)
Michael Smart (2011)
Current Position: Associate Professor of Planning and Public Policy (Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey)
Madeline Wander
Current Student
Current Position: PhD Student

ADDITIONAL PHD STUDENTS TAUGHT/SUPERVISED

Rounaq Basu
Current Student
Current Position: Ph.D. Student (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Tam Guy
Current Student
Current Position: PhD student
Herman Huang (1995)
Current Position: Community Planner (North Carolina Department of Transportation)
David King (2009)
Current Position: Assistant Professor of Urban Planning (Arizona State University)
Lewison Lee Lem (1996)
Current Position: Project Manager (Jack Faucett Associate)
Bo Liu (2020)
Current Position: Post-Doctoral Researcher (Luskin Center for Innovation (UCLA))
Zakhary Mallett
Current Student
Current Position: Ph.D. student (University of Southern California)
Kimiko Shiki (2008)
Current Position: Associate Professor (Ritsumeikan University)
Yulia Sunyoto (2020)
Current Position: Wireless Software Engineer (Apple Inc.)
PhD Field:Electrical and Computer Engineering
Emily Helen An-Mei Yen (2019)
Current Position: Kelter Postdoctoral Fellow in Urban Studies (Trinity College)
PhD Field:Sociology

MASTER'S STUDENTS SUPERVISED WHO COMPLETED PHDS ELSEWHERE

Michael Mauch (1996)
Current Position: Assistant Research Engineer (UC Berkeley ITS)
PhD Field:Civil & Environmental Engineering (UC Berkeley)
Virginia L. Parks (1997)
Current Position: Professor and Chair of Urban Planning and Policy (UC Irvine)
PhD Field:Geography (UCLA)
Mohja Rhoads (2008)
Current Position: Lecturer (Urban Planning, UCLA ITS)
PhD Field:Urban Planning & Development (University of Southern California)
Gian-Claudia Sciara (2000)
Current Position: Assistant Professor of Planning (University of Texas at Austin)
PhD Field:City & Regional Planning (UC Berkeley)
Paul Sorensen (2005)
Current Position: Principal (Cambridge Systematics)
PhD Field:Geography (UC Santa Barbara)