Assistant Professor, Department of Urban & Regional Planning, University at Buffalo
in Buffalo, NY
Zoé Hamstead, Ph.D. is an assistant professor of environmental planning. She directs the Community Resilience Lab, an interdisciplinary research team that is working with local governments, organizations and citizen scientists to develop socially equitable, livable and healthy communities in the context of urbanization and climate change. Building on approaches in urban planning, geography, urban ecology and landscape ecology, she examines spatial justice, vulnerability to weather extremes, multi-sectoral environmental management, access to social-ecological resources and other integrative topics. Dr. Hamstead holds a Ph.D. in urban and public policy from The New School, a Master’s degree in city and regional planning from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Bachelor’s of Liberal Arts from St. John’s College.