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I am a doctoral candidate in the Urban Leadership and Entrepreneurship program at the University of the District of Columbia. My research focuses on critical topics such as neighborhood change, quality-of-life indicators, data equity, community development, gentrification, and stakeholder engagement.

Also, I am the Founding Executive Director of Strategic Spartanburg, Inc., a nonprofit research organization dedicated to enhancing the lives of Spartanburg County residents by leveraging data and evidence to create tangible improvements in their quality of life.

Keywords: sustainable community development; stakeholder engagement; participatory urban planning; mixed-methods research; Meso level methodology


Ph.D. Dissertation Coming Soon!

The Ph.D. Program in Urban Leadership & Entrepreneurship equips students to become scholar-practitioners through advanced, doctoral-level studies, empirical research, and practical application.

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