Current MCP/MUA Students*

*partial listing

Home Town: West Hartford, CT

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Adam Brick

MCP 2013

Interests:Transportation Planning, Land Use Policy, Government

Home Town: Wenzhou, Zhejiang, China


Fangchao Dong

MCP 2012

Interests: The integration of sociological theory and social activity..

Home Town: Juneau, AK & Seattle, WA


Ana Hagerup

MUA 2012

Interests: Energy Systems: Renewable Energy & Demand Side Management, Smart Growth Policy & Development Climate Change & Global Warming Solutions Act, Architecture &
Urban Design

Hometown: Oxford, MS

Barbara Jacobson

MCP 2015

Interests: Bike Infrastructure Implementation & Advocacy, Sustainable Design & Landscape Architecture 

Home Town: China

Student Bio


Zhen Li

MUA 2013

Interests: Urban Affairs, Land Use, Public Health, Economic Issues and Analysis, Problems and Policy Responses


Home Town: Manila, Philippines/ Tokyo, Japan

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Ayako Maruyama

MCP 2013

Interests: How to create positive human experiences through design, and urban food production, disaster management, industrial design

Center Moriches, NY


Patrick M. McHeffey

MCP 2015

Traditional Neighborhood Planning,
Community Development, Community Redevelopment, Community Revitalization

Home Town: Newton, MA

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Talya Moked

MCP 2013

Interests: Environmental Planning and Policies, Sustainable Development

Home Town: Bellflower, CA (and Corona, CA)
Student Bio



Christina Padilla Birkey

MUA 2013

Interests: Community Development; Affordable Housing; Neighborhood Revitalization



Home Town: Syracuse, NY


Colin A. Simmons

MCP 2015

Interests: Community and Economic Development,
Real Estate Development,
Campus Planning


Home Town: Taipei, Taiwan


Wei-Chen Shiau (Vincent)

MCP 2013

Interests: Urban Economics, Regional Development, GIS

Home Town: Merida, Venezuela


David Valecillos

MCP 2014

Interests: Real Estate Development, Urban Design


MCP/MUA Alumni/ae*

Pablo Aboumrad Dan Amstutz Denice Carryl
Elisabeth Coicou Fabio Colasante David Fields
Deirdre Habershaw Josh Holbrook Jill Passano
Joan Rajfer Joseph Scala Carsten Snow
Rachel Szakmary Derek Valentine Charles Vlahakis
Lauren Williams Hadley Wilmerding