Center for Economic Development


Dr. Iryna V. Lendel, Director,
Research Associate Professor
Phone: 216.875.9967
Email: i.lendel@csuohio.edu

Dr. Iryna Demko, Research Associate
Phone: 216.687.3988
Email: i.demko@csuohio.edu

Jack Yochum, Research Assistant
Phone: 216.687.2452
Email: j.yochum@csuohio.edu

Affiliated Faculty and Staff

Dr. William M. Bowen (Bill), Professor of Public Administration and Urban Studies
Dr. Robert (Bob) Gleeson, Professor and Albert A. Levin Chair of Urban Studies and Public Service
Dr. Tatyana S. Guzman, Associate Professor of Urban Studies
Colette Hart, Senior Director of the Centers for Outreach and Engagement, Monte Ahuja College of Business
Dr. Megan Elizabeth Hatch, Associate Professor and Ph.D. Program Director for Urban Studies
Dr. Wendy A. Kellogg, Professor of Urban Planning and Environmental Studies
Dr. Deirdre Mageean, Professor of Urban Affairs
Dr. Heidi H. Meier, Associate Dean, Accounting Chair, Professor,  Monte Ahuja College of Business
Dr. Brian A. Mikelbank, Associate Professor of Urban Studies
Molly Schnoke, Project Manager, Center for Community Planning and Development
Andrew R. Thomas, Executive In Residence, Energy Policy Center
Dr. Nicholas C. Zingale, Associate Professor and Director, Institute of Applied Phenomenology in Science and Technology

Student Research Assistants

Scott Corsi,
PhD student, Urban Studies and Public Affairs

Georgina Figueroa,
PhD student, Urban Studies and Public Affairs

Shannon Driscoll,
MPA Student

Madeline Frantz,
MPA Student

Isabella McKnight,
Dual degree – Law & MUPD student

Aleksandar Milosevic,
MUPD Student

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