UCLA’s Lewis Center, the Institute of Transportation Studies, and the Department of Urban Planning welcome Dr. Alan Altshuler as our Visiting Scholar for the
2010-2011 and 2011-2012 academic years. Dr. Altshuler is a Ruth and Frank Stanton Professor of Urban Policy and Planning at Harvard University, with a joint
appointment through the John F. Kennedy School of Government and the Graduate School of Design. He also has served as Harvard’s Dean of the Graduate
School of Design, Academic Dean of the Kennedy School and as the founding Director of the Kennedy School’s A. Alfred Taubman Center for State
and Local Government. Prior to his posts at Harvard, Dr. Altshuler taught at Cornell University, MIT, and New York University, including posts as
head of MIT’s Political Science Department and Dean of NYU’s Graduate School of Public Administration (now the Wagner School of Public Service). He
took a leave from MIT from 1971 to 1974 to serve as Massachusett’s first Secretary of Transportation and Construction.