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Em Hall

PhD Student

Research Assistant

Urban Planning and Policy

Pronouns: she/her

Contact

Building & Room:

CUPPA Hall

Address:

412 S Peoria St

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About

Em is a third-year PhD student whose research explores the role of nonprofit organizations in transportation public-private partnerships. Before beginning her PhD, Em spent nearly 15 years working in the nonprofit sector in Washington, DC and Chicago.

She holds a BA with Honors in Political Science from the University of Chicago; MA’s in Philanthropic Studies and US History from Indiana University; a Certificate in Integrated Marketing from UChicago’s Graham School; and a Public Transit Planning & Management Certificate from UIC’s College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs (CUPPA).

Catch her watching Law & Order or teaching her old cats new tricks.

Selected Publications

Peer-Reviewed Article

Lowe, K., & Hall, E. (2018). New Starts, Growing Inequities: Federal and Local Public Transit
Funding. Public Works Management & Policy. https://doi.org/10.1177/1087724X18808533

Report

Sriraj, P.S., Hall, E., McCarthy, M., and Dirks, L. (2019). Mobility Management: State of the States
Report. Chicago, IL: Urban Transportation Center at UIC.

Service to Community

  • Communications Chair, UIC Graduate Employees Organization (GEO) April 2019 – Present
  • Volunteer & Event Photographer, WTS International March 2016 - Present
  • President, UIC College of Urban Planning Ph.D. Students (CUPPS) May 2018 – April 2019
  • Organizing Chair, UIC Graduate Employees Organization (GEO) April 2018 – March 2019
  • Vice President, UIC College of Urban Planning Ph.D. Students (CUPPS) Sep 2017 – May 2018

Notable Honors

2019, Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship, U.S. Department of Transportation

2018, Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship, U.S. Department of Transportation

Education

AB with Honors, Political Science - The University of Chicago
MA, Philanthropic Studies - Indiana University
MA, US History - Indiana University

Licensures and Certifications

Certificate in Integrated Marketing - The University of Chicago Graham School
Public Transit Planning and Management Certificate - University of Illinois at Chicago

Professional Memberships

WTS International

Women in Planning + Development