Timothy Sieber [http://www.umb.edu/]

Ph.D., Social Anthropology, New York University (NYU)

CITIDEP Science Council Coordinator; USA Chapter

R. Timothy Sieber is Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Massachusetts at Boston, USA. He received his Ph.D. in Social Anthropology from New York University, with a specialization in Urban Anthropology. Tim has done research in Boston and New York City, USA, as well as in Caracas, Venezuela and Lisbon, Portugal. His research projects, publications, and consulting have centered on a variety of urban policy issues, including education, child welfare, gentrification, community and urban development, environmental problems, and waterfront planning. He has recently begun a new project on planning and urban development in Lisbon, especially in the city's waterfront zone. He is also currently Project Director of the Ford Foundation Diversity Research Initiative at the University of Massachusetts, Co-President of the Society for the Anthropology of North America, a Fellow of the Society for Applied Anthropology, and active in many other professional organizations, including the American Anthropological Association and the Society for the Anthropology of Europe.