Farah Akiely

Urban and Regional Planning

Being a practicing urban and regional planner, advocate, and researcher; Farah has participated in numerous research projects, initiatives, and publications addressing various topics including but not limited to: spatial expansion and social disparities, socio-cultural influences of urban transformation, informal settlements and refugee camps, as well as urban resiliency, gentrification and impacts of neoliberalism. Currently, Farah's research addresses Syrian refugees in Jordan and refugees assimilation in host communities.

Faculty Advisor: Abhinav Alakshendra

Farah.Akiely@ufl.edu