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.