Associate Professor, Department of Urban Planning and Environmental Policy
Texas Southern University
Jeffrey Lowe is an Associate Professor in the Department of Urban Planning and Environmental Policy at Texas Southern University. His research focuses on social justice, inclusion, and racial equity concerns within the context of community development. Lowe is a member of the Grounded Solutions Network’s Community Land Trust Research Collaborative; co-supervised (with Peter Marcuse) a graduate-student urban planning studio and report at Columbia University for the New Economy Project that supported the formation of the New York City Community Land Initiative and the East Harlem/East Barrio CLT; and serves as an advisory board member of the nascent Houston CLT. He is the author of Rebuilding Communities the Public Trust Way: Community Foundation Assistance to CDCs, 1980-2000 (Lexington Press) and others scholarly works including articles published in Planning, Practice and Research, Housing Policy Debate, Journal of Urban Affairs, and Urban Geography. Lowe earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from Howard University; a Master of City and Regional Planning from Morgan State University; and a Ph.D. in Urban Planning and Policy Development from Rutgers University.