Who We Are

Florida Resilient Cities is led by The Florida Institute for Built Environment Resilience, Shimberg Center for Housing Studies, and the Center for Landscape Conservation Planning.

Jeff Carney

Director, Florida Institute for Built Environment Resilience; Associate Professor, School of Architecture

Mike Volk

Associate Director, Center for Landscape Conservation Planning; Research Assistant Professor, Department of Landscape Architecture

Bill O’Dell

Director, Shimberg Center for Housing Studies; Associate Research Professor, M.E. Rinker, Sr. School of Construction Management

Carla Brisotto

Assistant Director & Assistant Scholar, School of Architecture

Christian Figueroa

Assistant Scholar, School of Architecture

Changjie Chen

Assistant Scientist

Sheyla Santana

Post-Doctoral Associate

Forough Foroutan

PhD Candidate, School of Architecture

Ana Tricarico Orosco

PhD Student, School of Design, Construction, and Planning

Previous Post-Docs & Graduate Research Assistants

Cleary Larkin

Director Historic Preservation, Assistant Professor Urban and Regional Planning, University of Florida, College of Design, Planning ,and Construction

Eliza Breder

Ph.D. Student – Landscape Architecture & Environmental Planning, Berkeley, College of Environmental Design

Emilee Aguerrebere

Principal Planner, City of Coral Gable

Jessica Hays

Graduate Research Assistant, Urban and Regional Planning

Suzanne Tielemans

Graduate Research Assistant, Architecture

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