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Kate Lowe, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

On sabbatical (Fall 2022)

Urban Planning and Policy

Pronouns: She/her/hers


Building & Room:

238 CUPPA Hall, MC 348


412 S Peoria St, Chicago, IL 60607. Suite 238

Office Phone:

(312) 355-0303

CV Link:

Kate Lowe, Ph.D.


Kate Lowe studies transportation at the intersection of policy, funding, and mobility justice. Her work examines how varied stakeholders and transportation policies interact across different levels of government and how this impacts transportation investments and racial inequities. She also conducts qualitative research on lived experiences of mobility and accessibility for low-income populations and Black and Brown communities. She received a Ph.D. in City and Regional Planning from Cornell University, a M.A. in Community Development and Planning from Clark University, and a B.A. in Cultural Anthropology from Bard College.

Twitter: @kateontransport