TUT-POL
Transforming Urban Transport- The Role of Political Leadership

Advisory Board

Advisory Board Members

ADVISORY BOARD MEMBERS

 
Alan Altshuler,   Advisory Board Chair   Alan Altshuler is a Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor in Political Science and the Ruth and Frank Stanton Professor of Urban Policy at Harvard University's Graduate School of Design and the Kennedy School of Government. His teaching and research focus on urban politics, planning, and public investment. Altshuler's prior appointments include: Dean of the Harvard Graduate School of Design, Director of the Harvard Kennedy School's A. Alfred Taubman Center for State and Local Government and Rappaport Institute for Greater Boston, Academic Dean of the Harvard Kennedy School, Dean of NYU's Graduate School of Public Administration, and Professor of Poltiical Science and Urban Planning at MIT. Altshuler also served as Secretary of Transportation for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts from 1971-1975. 

Alan Altshuler, Advisory Board Chair

Alan Altshuler is a Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor in Political Science and the Ruth and Frank Stanton Professor of Urban Policy at Harvard University's Graduate School of Design and the Kennedy School of Government. His teaching and research focus on urban politics, planning, and public investment. Altshuler's prior appointments include: Dean of the Harvard Graduate School of Design, Director of the Harvard Kennedy School's A. Alfred Taubman Center for State and Local Government and Rappaport Institute for Greater Boston, Academic Dean of the Harvard Kennedy School, Dean of NYU's Graduate School of Public Administration, and Professor of Poltiical Science and Urban Planning at MIT. Altshuler also served as Secretary of Transportation for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts from 1971-1975. 

David Banister   David Banister is a Professor of Transport Studies at the School of Geography and the Environment (SoGE) and Director of the Transport Studies Unit at the University of Oxford. During 2009-2010 he was also Acting Director of the Environmental Change Institute in SoGE. Until 2006, he was Professor of Transport Planning at University College London. He has been Research Fellow at the Warren Centre in the University of Sydney (2001-2002) on the Sustainable Transport for a Sustainable City Project and was visiting VSB Professor at the Tinbergen Institute in Amsterdam (1994-1997). He was a visiting Professor at the University of Bodenkultur in Vienna in 2007. He was the first Benelux BIVET-GIBET Transport Chair (2012-2013).

David Banister

David Banister is a Professor of Transport Studies at the School of Geography and the Environment (SoGE) and Director of the Transport Studies Unit at the University of Oxford. During 2009-2010 he was also Acting Director of the Environmental Change Institute in SoGE. Until 2006, he was Professor of Transport Planning at University College London. He has been Research Fellow at the Warren Centre in the University of Sydney (2001-2002) on the Sustainable Transport for a Sustainable City Project and was visiting VSB Professor at the Tinbergen Institute in Amsterdam (1994-1997). He was a visiting Professor at the University of Bodenkultur in Vienna in 2007. He was the first Benelux BIVET-GIBET Transport Chair (2012-2013).

Robert Cervero   Robert Cervero is Friesen Chair of Urban Studies and a Professor of City and Regional Planning at the University of California, Berkeley. He works in the area of sustainable transportation policy and planning, focusing on the nexus between urban transportation and land-use systems. Besides his academic appointment, Professor Cervero is the Director of the Institute of Urban and Regional Development (IURD) and the University of California Transportation Center (UCTC), a multi-campus research center devoted to advancing economic competitiveness, sustainability and livability in the transportation sector. His current research focuses on the intersection of infrastructure, place-making, and economic development as well as sustainable transportation planning in the developing world. 

Robert Cervero

Robert Cervero is Friesen Chair of Urban Studies and a Professor of City and Regional Planning at the University of California, Berkeley. He works in the area of sustainable transportation policy and planning, focusing on the nexus between urban transportation and land-use systems. Besides his academic appointment, Professor Cervero is the Director of the Institute of Urban and Regional Development (IURD) and the University of California Transportation Center (UCTC), a multi-campus research center devoted to advancing economic competitiveness, sustainability and livability in the transportation sector. His current research focuses on the intersection of infrastructure, place-making, and economic development as well as sustainable transportation planning in the developing world. 

 
Ralph Gakenheimer   Ralph Gakenheimer is a Professor Emeritus of Urban Planning, Department of Urban Studies and Planning at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He specializes in urban transport in rapidly motorizing and urbanizing countries with special attention on transport and land development. He is a Fellow of the American Institute of Certified Planners, and recent Chair of the Committee on Developing Countries of the Transportation Research Board of the US National Academy of Science. He has been visiting professor at the University of Paris XII, the University of the Andes (Bogota), and the University of California at Berkeley.

Ralph Gakenheimer

Ralph Gakenheimer is a Professor Emeritus of Urban Planning, Department of Urban Studies and Planning at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He specializes in urban transport in rapidly motorizing and urbanizing countries with special attention on transport and land development. He is a Fellow of the American Institute of Certified Planners, and recent Chair of the Committee on Developing Countries of the Transportation Research Board of the US National Academy of Science. He has been visiting professor at the University of Paris XII, the University of the Andes (Bogota), and the University of California at Berkeley.

Jose    Gómez-Ibáñez    José A. Gómez-Ibáñez is the Chair of the Kennedy School Social Policy Area, and Derek C. Bok Professor of Urban Planning and Public Policy at Harvard University, where he holds a joint appointment at the Graduate School of Design and the John F. Kennedy School of Government. Professor  Gómez-Ibáñez's research interests are in transportation, infrastructure and urban economic development, and infrastructure privatization and regulation. He is faculty co-chair (with Professor Henry Lee) of the Infrastructure in a Market Economy executive program at the Kennedy School. 

Jose Gómez-Ibáñez

José A. Gómez-Ibáñez is the Chair of the Kennedy School Social Policy Area, and Derek C. Bok Professor of Urban Planning and Public Policy at Harvard University, where he holds a joint appointment at the Graduate School of Design and the John F. Kennedy School of Government. Professor Gómez-Ibáñez's research interests are in transportation, infrastructure and urban economic development, and infrastructure privatization and regulation. He is faculty co-chair (with Professor Henry Lee) of the Infrastructure in a Market Economy executive program at the Kennedy School. 

Barbara Kellerman   Barbara Kellerman is the James MacGregor Burns Lecturer in Public Leadership at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government. She was the Founding Executive Director of the Harvard Kennedy School's Center for Public Leadership from 2000-2003; and from 2003-2006 she served as Research Director. Kellerman has also held professorships at Fordham, Tufts, Fairleigh Dickinson, George Washington, Uppsala, and Dartmouth/Tuck. She also served as Dean of Graduate Studies and Research at Fairleigh Dickinson, and as Director of the Center for Advanced Study of Leadership at the University of Maryland. 

Barbara Kellerman

Barbara Kellerman is the James MacGregor Burns Lecturer in Public Leadership at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government. She was the Founding Executive Director of the Harvard Kennedy School's Center for Public Leadership from 2000-2003; and from 2003-2006 she served as Research Director. Kellerman has also held professorships at Fordham, Tufts, Fairleigh Dickinson, George Washington, Uppsala, and Dartmouth/Tuck. She also served as Dean of Graduate Studies and Research at Fairleigh Dickinson, and as Director of the Center for Advanced Study of Leadership at the University of Maryland.