Cities For All
A seminar led by Eugenie Birch, a professor at the Penn Institute for Urban Research of Pennsylvania State University, on urban informality. Nearly a hundred years ago, sociologist Louis Wirth identified urbanism as a way of life.
Professor Birch is the Lawrence C. Nussdorf Chair of Urban Research and Education at the University of Pennsylvania. She is the founding co-director of the Penn Institute for Urban Research, dedicated to integrative research and instruction in sustainable urban development.
A seminar led by Michael Westphal, a Senior Associate at the World Resources Institute, on the new paper "Powering Cities in the Global South: How Energy Access for All Benefits the Economy and the Environment," another chapter of the World Resources Report: Towards a More Equal City.
Bob Buckley is an Affiliated Scholar at the Urban Institute. Between 2008 and 2016 he was the Julian Studley Fellow at the New School and Managing Director at the Rockefeller Foundation.