One of SLAB’s missions is to promote meaningful inter-disciplinary research collaborations in order to advance a visualized and humanistic social science. On this page, we celebrate the colleagues with whom we consult and partner in order to achieve this mission. We welcome more collaborations.

Within the Price School:

Tridib Banerjee, Professor
James Irvine Chair in Urban and Regional Planning

Raphael Bostic, Professor
Director, Bedrosian Center
Judith and John Bedrosian Chair in Governance and the Public Enterprise

Elizabeth Currid-Halkett, Professor
James Irvine Chair in Urban and Regional Planning

Martin Krieger, Professor of Planning, USC Price School of Public Policy

Lavonna Lewis, Teaching Professor
Director, USC Diversity in Healthcare Leadership Initiative

Dowell Myers, Professor of Policy, Planning, and Demography
Director, Population Dynamics Research Group

Gary Painter, Professor
Director, Graduate Programs in Public Policy
Director of Social Policy, USC Sol Price Center for Social Innovation

David Sloane, Professor of Planning, USC Price School of Public Policy
Professor of History, USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences

At USC at large:

François Bar, Associate Professor of Communication and Spatial Sciences
Annenberg School of Communication

Bill Deverell, Professor of History
Chair, History Department
Director, Huntington-USC Institute on California and the West

Phil Ethington, Professor of History and Political Science
Co-Director, USC Center for Transformative Scholarship

Victor Jones, Assistant Professor of Architecture

Manuel Pastor, Professor of Sociology and American Studies & Ethnicity
Director, USC Program for Environmental and Regional Equity (PERE)
Co-Director, USC Center for the Study of Immigrant Integration (CSII)

Rochelle Steiner, Professor of Critical Studies
Roski School of Art and Design

Holly Willis, Research Assistant Professor
Chair, Media Arts + Practice Division
Director, Institute for Multimedia Literacy

John Wilson, Professor of Spatial Sciences and Sociology
Director, Spatial Sciences Institute
Director, Geographic Information Science & Technology (GIST) Graduate Programs and GIS Research Laboratory

And Beyond:

Margaret Crawford, Professor of Architecture at the University of California, Berkeley

Maria Jackson, Senior Adviser to the Arts and Culture Program at The Kresge Foundation
Adjunct Faculty at Claremont Graduate University in Claremont, California

Lu Bin, Professor of Planning
Chair, Department of Urban and Regional Planning at Peking University, China
Director, Center of Urban Planning and Design, Peking University

Lawrence Vale, Ford Professor of Urban Design and Planning, Department of Urban Studies and Planning, MIT
Director, Resilient Cities Housing Initiative

Denis Wood, Independent Scholar