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    Associate Chair & Associate Professor; Director of Master’s Program
    205 New East
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    Dr. Mai Thi Nguyen's teaches in the Housing and Community Development specialization. Her research focuses on housing policy, social and spatial inequality, and resilient communities. She is currently the Associate Chair and the Director of the Master's of City and Regional Planning Program. She also serves as the Director of New Faculty Programs at UNC. Dr. Nguyen is currently the President of the Faculty Women's Interest Group at ACSP and the Treasurer of Governing Board of the Urban Affairs Association. She is the founder and moderator of Planners 2040 a Facebook discussion group that engages urban planning scholars globally in lively discussion on innovative teaching and research topics.

    Curriculum Vitae

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    2017-2018 Courses:

    Plan 764 (Fall): Community Development and Revitalization Techniques

    Plan 769 (Fall): Housing and Community Development Policy & Planning

    Plan 823 (Spring): HCD Workshop

    Current Projects:

    In the Shadows of Ferguson: A Multimedia Performance

    Housing Recovery Post-Hurricane Matthew

    The Challenges of Supplying Quality Affordable Housing for Workers in Hanoi, Vietnam

    Resilient Design Education: A White House Project

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