Faculty List

Every great advance in science has issued from a new audacity of imagination.

- John Dewey

Andrew Bernish (M.C.P., University of Maryland, AICP) is an Associate Planner at Ayers Saint Gross In Baltimore, Maryland. Prior to joining Ayers Saint Gross, Andrew worked in the Program Analysis Division of the Maryland State Department of Planning, where he was part of an executive response team that reported to Maryland’s Secretary of Planning. Andrew teaches PSUS 6201, Principles of Sustainable Urban Planning, and co-teaches PSUS 6230, the Korea Studio, with John Carruthers. CV; bernish@gwu.edu

Anthony G. Bigio (M.Sc., University of Rome) is an Urban Advisor with over thirty years of experience of urban development projects across the world. Tony has visited Antarctica and, prior to joining the George Washington University, he served for 20 years at the World Bank Group, where he worked on projects in more than 25 nations. He is a Lead Author on 5th Assessment Report (2014) of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), with a focus on urban planning and policies for low-carbon cities - including urban density and form, urban metabolism, governance, institutions, and finance. Tony teaches PSUS 6221, Planning Resilient and Low-carbon Cities. CV; agbigio@gwu.edu

John I. Carruthers (Ph.D., University of Washington) is the Director of the Sustainable Urban Planning Program. Prior to joining the George Washington University, John served as an Economist in the Economic Development and Public Finance Division of the Office of Policy Development and Research at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development; he has previously held faculty positions at the University of Maryland, the University of Washington, and the University of Arizona. John teaches PSUS 6202, Urban and environmental Economics, and PSUS 6213, Research Methods II; he also co-teaches PSUS 6222, Sustainable Building, with Chris Pyke and PSUS 6230, the Korea Studio, with Andrew Bernish. CV; jic@gwu.edu

Rachael Jonassen (Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University) is an Independent Expert in climate, energy, and water issues - and has served government and corporate clients on multiple strategic challenges in these fields for more than two decades. She has completed assignments in 20 countries around the globe and supports several NGOs by helping to develop policies related to climate change-related issues. Her many professional accomplishments have been recognized through her election as a Fellow of the Geological Society of America. Rachael teaches PSUS 6231, The Scientific Basis of Climate Change. CV; rachaelj@gwu.edu

Mesbah Motamed (Ph.D., Purdue University) is a Research Economist in the Agricultural Policy and Models Branch of the Market and Trade Economics Division of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service. Prior to joining the USDA, Mesbah served on a USAID-funded agricultural development project in Peru - assisting local farmers orient their production to export markets - and as a Trade Analyst at the U.S. Department of Commerce. Mesbah teaches PSUS 6203, Research Methods I, and PSUS 6211, Land Use and Agricultural Economics. CV; mesbah@gwu.edu

Chris Pyke (Ph.D., UC Santa Barbara) is the Vice President of Research at the U.S. Green Building Council and the CEO of the Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark. He is a Lead Author on 5th Assessment Report (2014) of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), with a focus on energy and emissions associated with residential and commercial buildings. Prior to assuming these positions, Chris served as a Research Scientist in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Global Climate Change Research Program. Chris co-teaches PSUS 6222, Sustainable Building, with John Carruthers and PSUS 6223, Sustainable Communities II, with Sandra Whitehead. CV; pyke@gwu.edu

Scott Sklar (M.A., Antioch University) is President of The Stella Group, a strategic policy and clean technology optimization firm that he founded in 1995. The Stella Group globally facilitates clean distributed energy by promoting advanced batteries and controls, energy efficiency and storage, geo-exchange, heat engines, mini-generation, micro-hydropower, modular biomass, photovoltaics, small wind, solar thermal, and other technology. Prior to The Stella Group, Scott served (contemporaneously) for 15 years as Executive Director of the Solar Energy Industries Association and Executive Director of the National BioEnergy Industries Association. He is presently Chair of the Sustainable Energy Coalition, plus Chair of the U.S. Department of Commerce Advisory Committee on Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency. Scott teaches PSUS 6224, Sustainable Energy for Cities and the Environment. CV; sklar@gwu.edu

John Thomas, Ph.D. (Ph.D., UC Berkeley) is the Director of the Community Assistance and Research Division in the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Sustainable Communities - where he works to advance smart growth strategies in communities throughout the country. Prior to joining the EPA, John taught in the Department of Urban and Regional Planning at Florida State University. John teaches PSUS 6210, Transportation Planning in City Systems, and PSUS 6212, Sustainable Communities I. CV; jvthomas@gwu.edu

Sandra Whitehead, Ph.D. (Ph.D., Florida State University) is the Director of the Healthy Community Design Program at the National Association of County and City Health Officials. Prior to joining NACCO, Sandra served as the Director of Healthy Community Design for the Florida State Department of Health. Sandra teaches PSUS 6230, Studio in Sustainable Urban Planning, and co-teaches PSUS 6223, Sustainable Communities II, with Chris Pyke. CV;

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Andrew Bernish (M.C.P., Universidad de Maryland, AICP) es un planificador Asociado en Ayers Saint Gross en Baltimore, Maryland. Antes de unirse a Ayers Saint Gross, Andrew trabajó en la División de Análisis de Programas del Departamento de Planificación del Estado de Maryland, donde formó parte de un comité ejecutivo de respuesta que reportaba a la Secretaría de Planificación del Estado de Maryland. Andrew enseña PSUS 6201, Principios de Planeamiento Urbano Sostenible, y co-enseña PSUS 6230, el Taller de Planeamiento Urbano en Corea, junto a John Carruthers. CV; bernish@gwu.edu

Anthony G. Bigio (M.Sc., Universidad de Roma) es un Asesor Urbano con más de treinta años de experiencia en proyectos de desarrollo urbano en todo el mundo. Tony ha visitado la Antártida y, antes de unirse a la Universidad George Washington, trabajó durante 20 años en el Banco Mundial, en donde trabajó en proyectos ubicados en más de 25 naciones. Él es un autor principal del quinto Informe de Evaluación (2014) elaborado por el Grupo Intergubernamental de Expertos sobre el Cambio Climático (IPCC), con un enfoque en el planeamiento y las políticas para ciudades con bajas emisiones de carbono - incluyendo la densidad y la forma urbana, el metabolismo urbano, gobierno, instituciones, y finanzas. Tony enseña PSUS 6221, Planificación de Ciudades Resilientes y de bajas emisiones de  carbono. CV; agbigio@gwu.edu

John I. Carruthers (Ph.D., Universidad de Washington) es el Director del Programa de Planificación Urbana Sostenible. Antes de incorporarse a la Universidad George Washington, John trabajó como economista en la División para el Desarrollo Económico y Finanzas Públicas de la Oficina de Desarrollo de Políticas e Investigación en el Departamento de Vivienda y Desarrollo Urbano de los Estados Unidos. El ha ocupado anteriormente cargos docentes en la Universidad de Maryland, la Universidad de Washington y la Universidad de Arizona. John enseña PSUS 6202, Economía Urbana y del medio ambiente, y PSUS 6213, Métodos de Investigación II; también co-enseña PSUS 6222, Construcciones Sustentables, con Chris Pyke y PSUS 6230, el Taller de Planeamiento Urbano en Corea, con Andrew Bernish. CV; jic@gwu.edu

Rachael Jonassen (Ph.D., Universidad del Estado de Pennsylvania) es una experta independiente en problemas relacionados al clima, la energía y el agua - y ha trabajado para el gobierno y clientes corporativos en múltiples retos estratégicos en estos campos durante más de dos décadas. Ha desarrollado proyectos en mas de  20 países de todo el mundo y apoya diversas ONG’s ayudando a desarrollar políticas relacionadas al cambio climático. Sus abundantes logros profesionales han sido reconocidos con su elección como miembro de la Sociedad Geológica de América. Rachael enseña PSUS 6231, Bases Científicas del cambio climático. CV; rachaelj@gwu.edu

Mesbah Motamed (Ph.D., Universidad de Purdue) es Economista e Investigador en la Rama de Políticas y Modelos Agrícolas de la División de Economía de Mercado y Comercio del Departamento de Servicio de Investigación Económica Agrícola de los Estados Unidos (USDA). Antes de unirse a la USDA, Mesbah participó en un proyecto de desarrollo agrícola financiado por USAID en Perú - ayudando a los agricultores locales a orientar su producción a los mercados de exportación - y como Analista de Comercio del Departamento de Comercio de los Estados Unidos. Mesbah enseña PSUS 6203, Métodos de Investigación I y PSUS 6211, Uso del Suelo y Economía Agrícola. CV; mesbah@gwu.edu

Chris Pyke (Ph.D., Universidad de California en Santa Bárbara) es el Vicepresidente de Investigación en el U.S. Green Building Council y es el director general del Índice de referencia del Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark. Él es uno de los autores principales en el quinto Informe de Evaluación (2014) del Grupo Intergubernamental de Expertos sobre el Cambio Climático (IPCC), con un enfoque en la energía y las emisiones asociadas a los edificios residenciales y comerciales. Antes de asumir estos cargos, Chris trabajó como investigador científico en el Programa de Investigación del Cambio Climático Global de la Agencia de Protección Ambiental de Estados Unidos. Chris co-enseña PSUS 6222, Construcciones Sostenibles, con John Carruthers y PSUS 6223, Comunidades Sostenibles II, con Sandra Whitehead. CV; pyke@gwu.edu

Scott Sklar (MA, Universidad de Antioquía) es presidente del Grupo Stella, una empresa de optimización de políticas estratégicas y tecnología sostenibles fundada por él en 1995. El Grupo Stella facilita la distribución global de energía limpia mediante la promoción de las baterías y los controles avanzados, la eficiencia energética y el almacenamiento, geo -Intercambio, motores térmicos, mini-generación, micro-hidroeléctricas, biomasa modular, fotovoltaica, solar térmica, y otras tecnologías. Antes de fundar El Grupo Stella, Scott trabajό (simultáneamente) durante 15 años como Director Ejecutivo de la Asociación de Industrias de Energía Solar y Director Ejecutivo de la Asociación Nacional de Industrias de Bioenergía. Actualmente es Presidente de la Coalición de Energía Sostenible, además de ser Presidente del Comité de Consulta en Energías Renovables y Eficiencia Energética del Ministerio de Comercio de los Estados Unidos. Scott enseña PSUS 6224, Energía Sostenible para Ciudades y el Medio Ambiente. CV; sklar@gwu.edu

John Thomas, Ph.D. (Ph.D., Universidad de California en Berkeley) es el Director de la División de asistencia comunitaria e Investigaciones de la Oficina de Comunidades Sostenibles en la Agencia de Protección Ambiental de Estados Unidos (EPA) – en donde trabaja para mejorar las estrategias de crecimiento inteligente en las comunidades de todo el país. Antes de unirse a EPA, John enseñó en el Departamento de Planificación Urbana y Regional de la Universidad Estatal de Florida. John enseña PSUS 6210, Planeamiento de Transporte en Sistema de Ciudades y PSUS 6212, Comunidades Sostenibles I. CV; jvthomas@gwu.edu

Sandra Whitehead, Ph.D. (Ph.D., Universidad del Estado de Florida) es Directora del Programa de Diseño para Comunidades Saludables en la Asociación Nacional de Funcionarios Municipales y de la Ciudad para la Salud (NACCO). Antes de unirse a NACCO, Sandra se desempeñó como Directora de Diseño para Comunidades Saludables para el Departamento de Salud del Estado de Florida. Sandra enseña PSUS 6230, Estudio en Planeamiento Urbano Sostenible, y co-enseña PSUS 6223, Comunidades Sostenibles II, con Chris Pyke.

教师名单

Andrew Bernish (城市规划硕士, 马里兰大学) 是一名在巴尔的摩Ayers Saint Gross工作的助理规划师。 在加入到Ayers Saint Gross 之前, Andrew在马里兰州规划局的项目分析部工作, 作为例行向马里兰规划部部长汇报工作的执行响应组的一员。 Andrew负责教授PSUS6201-城市规划原理, 并且与John共同负责PSUS6230韩国实践项目课程。 bernish@gwu.edu

Anthony G. Bigio(硕士, 罗马大学)是一个拥有三十多年工作经验的城市顾问, 其负责项目遍布全球。 Tony曾经探访过南极洲, 在就职乔治华盛顿大学之前, 他曾在世界银行集团工作二十余年。 在那里他为二十多个国家做过发展项目。 同时, 他是第五次联合国政府间气候变化专门委员会(IPCC)评估报告的主要作者, 着重于低碳城市规划与城市政策, 包括城市密度和形态、城市更新、治理、体制与金融。 Tony在该项目中教授PSUS6221-弹性规划与低碳城市。 agbigio@gwu.edu

John I. Carruthers(博士, 华盛顿大学)是可持续的城市规划项目的负责人。 在就职乔治华盛顿大学之前, John曾担任美国住房与城市发展部下属政策研究办公室中经济发展与公共财政方面的经济学家。 并且曾在马里兰大学、华盛顿大学和亚利桑那大学任过职。 John在该项目中教授PSUS6202-城市与环境经济学和PSUS6213-研究方法 Ⅱ;他也与Chris Pyke 共同教授PSUS6222-可持续建筑, 与Andrew Bernish 共同教授PSUS6230在韩国实践项目课程。 jic@gwu.edu

Rachael Jonassen(博士, 宾夕法尼亚州立大学)是气候、能源和水资源问题方面的独立专家, 她曾为政府和企业客户, 在这些领域进行战略决策与分析长达二十余年。 她已经在全球范围内完成了20多个项目, 并且帮助诸多非营利组织设计与气候变化问题相关的政策。 她的出色成就已经得到肯定并被选为美国地质学会的资深会员。 Rachael在该项目中教授PSUS6231-气候变化的科学依据。 rachaelj@gwu.edu

Mesbah Motamed(博士, 普渡大学)是美国农业经济研究部农业政策与市场交易经济司的经济学家, 在就职美国农业部之前, Mesbah就职于美国国际开发署在秘鲁资助的农业发展项目, 他作为美国商业部的行业分析师帮助当地农民指导其生产与出口。 在该项目中, Mesbah教授PSUS6203-研究方法我和PSU6211-土地利用和农业经济学。 mesbah@gwu.edu

Chris Pyke(博士, 加州大学圣巴巴拉分校)是美国绿色建筑委员会(USGBC)研究的副主席和全球房地产可持续基准的CEO。 他是联合国政府间气候变化专门委员会(IPCC)第五次评估报告(2014年)的主要作者, 撰写重点是与住宅和商业建筑有关的能源消耗和排放。 在此之前, Chris作为研究学者效力于美国环境保护署的全球气候变化研究小组。 Chris和John Carruthers 共同承担PSUS6222-可持续建筑的教学任务, 并与Sandra Whitehead共同教授PSUS 6223-可持续社区发展II CV; pyke@gwu.edu

Scott Sklar(文学硕士, 安提阿大学)是Stella集团总裁, Stella集团是创办于1995年, 是一个战略政策和清洁能源优化的公司。 Stella集团在全球范围内通过推广先进的电池与控制技术、能源效率与储存、生物转化、热机、微型发电、小水电、生物智能模块、小型风电、太阳能利用等工艺来促进清洁能源的广泛利用。 在此之前, Scott同时在太阳能产业协会和国家生物能源工业协会担任执行董事长达15年。 他目前是可持续能源联盟的主席, 以及美国商务部咨询委员会在可再生能源和能源效率领域的主席。 Scott在该项目中教授PSUS6224-城市和环境的可持续能源。 CV; sklar@gwu.edu

John Thomas(博士, 加州大学伯克利分校)是美国环境保护局(EPA)可持续社区办公室中社区援助和研究办公室的主任, 在那里他的工作是从全国范围促进社区的精明增长。 在加入EPA之前, John曾在佛罗里达州立大学的城市与区域规划系任教。 John在该项目中教授PSUS6210-交通规划与城市系统和PSUS6212-可持续社区。 jvthomas@gwu.edu

Sandra Whitehead(博士, 佛罗里达州立大学)是全国省市卫生官员协会(NACCO)中健康社区设计项目的总监, 在加入NACCO之前, Sandra担任弗罗里达州政府健康社区设计的总监。 Sandra在该项目中教授PSUS6230-可持续城市规划实践, 并与Chris Pyke共同教授PSUS6223-可持续社区II。

교수진

Andrew Bernish (M.C.P., University of Maryland, AICP)는 Baltimore, Maryland 에 위치한 Ayers Saint Gross에서 Associate Planner입니다. Ayers Saint Gross 에서 근무하기 전, Andre는 Maryland 주 정부 도시개발부 Program Analysis Division의 executive response team 소속이었습니다. Andrew는PSUS 6201, 지속가능 도시계획 개론의 강의를 맡고 있으며, John Carruthers 와 PSUS 6230, the Korea Studio의 공동강의를 맡고 있습니다.CV; bernish@gwu.edu



Anthony G. Bigio (M.Sc., University of Rome)는 30년 동안 전 세계 도시개발 프로젝트에 참여한 경력이 있는 Urban Advisor입니다. 이 학교에 근무하기 전, Tony는 20년간 월드뱅크그룹에서 25개 이상 국가에 관련한 프로젝트를 진행하였습니다. 그는 기후변화에 관한 정부 간 패널(IPCC)의 저탄소 도시에 관한 정책과 계획 (도시인구밀집, 형태, 메카니즘, 행정, 기관 그리고 재무)을 저술한 5th Assessment Report(2014)의 주 저자였습니다. Tony는 PSUS 6221 도시재생과 저탄소 도시의 강의를 맡고 있습니다.

John I. Carruthers (Ph.D., University of Washington)은 지속가능 도시계획학과의 디렉터입니다. 이 학교에 근무하기 전, John은 미국주택 도시개발 경제개발 및 재정과에서 경제학자로 근무하였습니다. Joh은University of Maryland, the University of Washington, and the University of Arizona에서 교수직을 지냈습니다. John은PSUS 6202, 도시 그리고 환경 경제학, and PSUS 6213, 연구 방법론 II, 의 강의를 맡고 있으며; Chris Pyke 과PSUS 6222, 지속가능한 빌딩, Andrew Bernish 과 PSUS 6230,  한국 스튜디오 클래스의 공동강의를 맡고 있습니다. CV; jic@gwu.edu

Rachael Jonassen(Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University)은 기후, 에너지, 물 이슈에 관해 20년 이상 정부 및 기업컨설팅을 한 전문가입니다. Rachael 는20개 국에서 프로젝트를 진행하였고, 많은 비정부기구에 기후변화문제 정책수립에 관해 컨설팅을합니다. Rachael 은 The Geological Society of America의 특별연구원으로 당선된 경험이 있습니다. Rachael 은 PSUS 6231, 기후변화의 과학적 기본의 강의를 맡고 있습니다. CV; rachaelj@gwu.edu



Mesbah Motamed (Ph.D., Purdue University)는 미국 농무부 경제연구부소속  시장무역경제 부의 농업정책 및 모델 부서 경제연구가 입니다. 미국 농무부에 근무하기 전, Mesbah 는 USAID 의 지원을 받아 페루에서 지역 농민들의 수출을 도와주는 농업개발 관련 프로젝트를 맡았습니다. 또한 미국 상무부에서 Trade analyst로 근무하였습니다. Mesba는 PSUS 6203, 연구방법론 I, and PSUS 6211, 토지이용 및 농업 경제학의 강의를 맡고 있습니다. CV; mesbah@gwu.edu

Chris Pyke (Ph.D., UC Santa Barbara)는 미 그린빌딩협의회의 Vice President며, Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark 의 CEO입니다. 그는 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)의 주거 및 상업빌딩의 에너지 및 배기를 저술한 5th Assessment Report (2014)의 주 저자였습니다. 또한, Chri는 미 환경보호협회의 국제기후변화연구 프로그램에서 연구자를 역임하였습니다. Chris 는John Carruthers와 PSUS 6222, 지속할 수 있는 빌딩, Sandra Whitehead 와 PSUS 6223, 지속가능한 커뮤니티 II의 공동강의를 맡고 있습니다. CV; pyke@gwu.edu



Scott Sklar (M.A., Antioch University)는 The Stella Group의 대표이사입니다. The Stella Group은 지열에너지, 소형발전기, 소형 수력발전기, 바이오매스 모듈, 광전 변환 공학, 태양에너지, 등을 이용하여 전 세계에 친환경 에너지를 공급하는 전략정책 및 친환경 기술 회사입니다. 또한, Scott 은 15년 동안 태양에너지 산업협회 및 바이오에너지 산업협회의 Executive Director로 재직하였습니다. 현재 Scott은 지속가능 에너지협회 및 미국 상무부 대체에너지 및 에너지효율 위원회에서 의장을 역임 중 입니다. Scott은PSUS 6224, 도시와 환경을 위한 지속가능한 에너지의 강의를 담당하고 있습니다. CV; sklar@gwu.edu



John Thomas, Ph.D. (Ph.D., UC Berkeley)는 미국 환경보호협회 (U. S. Environmental Protection Agency) 소속 지속가능 커뮤니티부 지역협력 및 연구부서의 감독입니다. 감독으로서, John은 미국 내 지역들의 스마트 성장전략을 촉진하는 역할을 담당합니다. EPA 소속 전, John 은Florida State University에서 강의를 하였습니다. John은 PSUS 6210, 도시 교통계획론, and PSUS 6212, 지속가능한 커뮤니티 I의 강의를 담당하고 있습니다.CV; jvthomas@gwu.edu



Sandra Whitehead, Ph.D. (Ph.D., Florida State University) 는 미 카운티 및 도시 건강협회 (National Association of County and City Health Officials)의 지역사회 건강 프로그램의 감독으로 재직하고 있습니다. NACCO 에 재직 전, Sandra는 Florida 주 보건부에서 지역사회 건강 프로그램의 감독을 역임하였습니다. Sandra 는  PSUS 6230, 지속가능한 도시계획 스튜디오의 강의를 맡고 있으며, Chris Pyke 와 PSUS 6223, 지속가능한 커뮤니티 II의 공동강의를 맡고 있습니다. CV