Yeşim Sungu-Eryilmaz

Metropolitan College
Assistant Professor and Director of City Planning and Urban Affairs Masters Program

PhD, University of Pittsburgh
MCP, University of Pennsylvania
BCP, Middle East Technical University

The question at the core of Dr. Sungu’s work is: what factors influence cities’ economic, social, and environmental sustainability? In searching for answers, she has worked with academics, practitioners, civic leaders, community organizers, and policy analysts.

Her publications range from innovation-oriented economic development to brownfield redevelopment and from community land trusts to inter-organizational collaboration in disaster management.

She was a visiting scholar at the Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning at Tufts University. She also worked as a research associate at the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy in Cambridge, MA.

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