Thursday, October 23, 2008
Katie is a first year graduate student in the MUPP program with a concentration in physical planning. She is interested in the creative ways that planners can involve communities in land use planning and resource allocation. Katie is from Oklahoma City and graduated from Boston College with a degree in Political Science. She has recently moved to Chicago from the Napa Valley, California, where she worked as a small town municipal planner. At UIC, Katie is working with the Vorhees Neighborhood Center, assisting with housing and neighborhood research. She is excited to serve as an APA Representative for UPPSA, helping to connect students to the resources and networks of the APA organization. Katie is happy to be in Chicago and enjoys checking out the many great restaurants and events.