Urban Studies Experts
Program Manager, International Youth Foundation
Blair A. Ruble is currently Vice President for Programs at the Woodrow Wilson Center, and Director of the Center’s Urban Policy Laboratory. He also is Senior Advisor to the Center’s Kennan Institute. Previously, he served as the Director of the Kennan Institute for Advanced Russian Studies (1989-2012) as well as of the Center’s Comparative Urban Studies Program (1992-...
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Policy, Bureau for Policy, Planning and Learning, USAID
Former Congressional Correspondent, New York Times; Founder, Publisher, and Editor-in-Chief, The Hill Newspaper.
Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Illinois - Chicago
Yue Zhang is an Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She received her Ph.D. in Politics from Princeton University. Her principal research interest is comparative urban politics and policies with a focus on urban governance, politics of land development, urbanization in developing countries, and globalization. Professor Zhang received the Norton Long Yo...