Profiles in "Urban Studies" Expertise Area

  • Smith is an archaeologist who research interests include the Aztecs, Teotihuacan, ancient and modern cities (planning, neighborhoods, scaling), and transdisciplinary social science research.
  • Lewis studies U.S. urban policy, local governments, and the way people think about public policy. Many of his publications examine urban/suburban land use, housing policy, and local responses to immigration.
  • Tebeau is an urban, public and digital historian who studies landscape, place, and historical memory; he's written about risk, cities, and monuments; he possesses expertise in digital curation, oral history and public memory.
  • Foushee's research concentrates on visual-rhetorical expressions in public environments, the dialectics among assorted visual interventions in those places, and the resulting (un)intended stories and truths.
  • Chief Digital Officer, City of Rotterdam | Professor of Practice, Thunderbird School of Global Management | Former Digitization Leader at Cisco | Author of "A New Digital Deal"
  • With over thirty years of lived experience to Asu and academia since the early 2000's, offering an authentic narrative and lens of collaboration and growth which he shares with his students to become leaders and creators.
  • Experienced city manager with an interest in international programs. Active in the International City/County Management Association for many years and participated in study programs to Japan, India, Israel, and Ireland.