Teresa Córdova, Ph.D.
Director and Professor

Yibing Li
Associate Director for Business and Finance

Timothy O. Imeokparia, Ph.D., AICP
Associate Director of Research and Planning

Thea Crum
Associate Director of Neighborhoods Initiative

Matthew Wilson
Senior Research Specialist

Jackson Morsey, AICP
Urban Planner

Jack Rocha
Community Development Planner

Alex Linares
Economic Development Planner

Christiana Kinder
Office Manager

Andrea Angulo
Administrative Assistant

Norma Hernandez
Research Assistant

Lin Zhang
Graduate Assistant

Yuanjun Zhang
General Office Aide

Affiliated Staff

Diego Aulestia
Senior Associate
Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Ecuador to the WTO
Head of the Human Settlements Unit of CEPAL, the UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean

Beth Gutelius, Ph.D.
Senior Research Specialist

Jim Lewis, Ph.D.
Senior Research Specialist

Lucas McGranahan, Ph.D.
Senior Research Specialist

Rob Paral
Senior Research Specialist

Affiliated Faculty

John Hagedorn, Ph.D.
James J. Stukel Faculty Fellow, Great Cities Institute
Professor Emeritus, Criminology, Law, and Justice

Rachel Havrelock, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Jewish Studies

Michele A Kelley, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Community Health Sciences

Susan Perkins, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Managerial Studies

UIC Advisory Committee 2015-16

Dick Simpson, Ph.D., Chair
Professor, Political Science

Valerie Dobiesz, MD
Professor, Clinical Emergency Medicine and Director of Education, UIC Center for Global Health

Tyrone Forman, Ph.D.
Associate Chancellor and Vice Provost for Diversity and Professor, African American Studies and Sociology

David Perry, Ph.D.
Professor, Urban Planning and Policy and Senior Fellow, Great Cities Institute

Maria de los Angeles Torres, Ph.D.
Professor, Latin American and Latino Studies and Executive Director of Inter University Program for Latino Research

Rachel Weber, Ph.D.
Professor, Urban Planning and Policy and Fellow, Great Cities Institute

Robert Winn, MD
Director, UIC Cancer Center and Associate Vice President for Community Based Practice, College of Medicine and Professor, Medicine