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Dr. Margaret Wilder

Dr. Margaret Wilder

Executive Director

Ph.D. in Urban Geography and Urban Planning (University of Michigan); M.A. and B.A. degrees from University of Texas-Arlington. Began faculty career at Indiana University, and served as tenured faculty member at Cornell, SUNY-Albany (also as department chair), and University of Delaware (also as director of graduate program). Recipient of Best Paper awards from UAA and American Planning Association. Former Chair and Member of UAA Governing Board.

Dr. Deidre Beadle

Dr. Deidre Beadle

Assistant Director

Assistant Director (2019-present) Ph.D. in Urban Affairs and Public Policy, University of Delaware. Masters in Urban Affairs and Public Policy (University of Delaware). B.A.in Sociology/Criminal Justice, Cabrini College. UAA Special Projects Assistant (2010-2013). UAA Administrative Manager (2013-2019) Research Assistant with the Center for Community Research and Service, University of Delaware (2006-2011).

Executive Office Staff

Sue Peacock

Sue Peacock

Communications Director
Casey Wagner

Casey Wagner

Managing Editor, Journal of Urban Affairs & Journal of Race, Ethnicity and the City
Kat Kocisky

Kat Kocisky

Senior Executive Assistant
Megan Bruzan

Megan Bruzan

Website and Social Media Manager
Maryam Karbasi

Maryam Karbasi

Executive Assistant

Conference Staff

Shelly Tillinghast

Shelvia (Shelly) Tillinghast

Senior Event Specialist
Nick Capul

Nick Capul

Senior Event Planner
Rachel Anne & Sam Lim

Rachel Anne & Sam Lim

Photographers
Fay Osman

Fay Osman

On-site Project Assistant
Kari Smith

Kari Smith

On-site Conference Assistant
LATOYA MOTEN

LaToya Moten

On-site Conference Assistant
Danielle Bishop

Danielle Bishop

On-site Conference Assistant
Bethany Welch

Bethany Welch

On-site Conference Assistant