Grand Intervention: Advisors

The Norman Lear Center reached out to leaders in the fields of urban planning, landscape design and architecture to guide us in this effort.

Joan Abrahamson
National Board Member, Mayor’s Institute on City Design,
American Architectural Foundation
Steering Committee Member, Mega-Cities Project
President, Jefferson Institute

Jonathan Aronson
Professor of International Relations
Executive Director, Annenberg Center for Communication
University of Southern California

Tridib Banerjee
Professor and James Irvine Chair of Urban and Regional Planning
School of Policy, Planning, and Development
University of Southern California

Manuel Castells
Wallis Annenberg Chair in Communication Technology and Society
Annenberg School for Communication
Professor of Planning
School of Policy, Planning, and Development
University of Southern California

Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
C. S. and D. J. Davidson Professor
Director, Quality of Life Research Center
Peter F. Drucker School of Management
Claremont Graduate University

Dana Cuff
Professor of Architecture and Urban Design
University of California, Los Angeles

Kevin Daly
Founding Principal, Daly Genik Architects

Michael Dear
Founding Director, Southern California Studies Center
Professor of Geography
University of Southern California

Laura Friedman
Vice Chair, Modern Committee
Los Angeles Conservancy

Robert S. Harris, FAIA
ACSA Distinguished Professor
Professor Emeritus, School of Architecture
University of Southern California

Adam Clayton Powell III
Research Professor and Director, Integrated Media Systems Center
Viterbi School of Engineering
Senior Fellow, Center for Public Diplomacy
Visiting Professor, Annenberg School for Communication
University of Southern California

Mark Rios
Architect & Landscape Architect
Founding Principal, Rios Clementi Hale Studios
Director of Landscape Studies, School of Architecture
University of Southern California

James Rojas
Founder, Latino Urban Forum
Urban Planner, Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority

Roger Sherman
Architect
Lecturer on Urban Design
University of California, Los Angeles
Professor of Architecture & Urban Design
Southern California Institute of Architecture

Michael Speaks
Visiting Professor of Architecture
University of California, Los Angeles
Professor of Metropolitan Research & Design
Southern California Institute of Architecture
Contributing Editor, Architectural Record

Doug Suisman
Principal, Suisman Urban Design

Richard Weinstein
Professor of Architecture & Urban Design
University of California, Los Angeles

Jennifer Wolch
Dean of Graduate Programs
Professor of Geography
Director, Center for Sustainable Cities
College of Letters, Arts & Sciences
University of Southern California