Congratulations to City and Regional Planning doctoral student Madeleine Parker on being awarded the Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship Program 2022 Top Ranked Doctoral Fellowship Fellow award at the Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting on Jan. 9, 2023.
Parker has been a Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellow for four years in a row and is advised by professors Daniel Rodriguez and Elizabeth Deakin.
Parker's dissertation examines the impacts of rezonings in Seattle on housing supply, residential mobility, and transportation outcomes. More broadly, her research focuses on increasing equity in cities at the intersection of housing, land use, and transportation policies.
At UC Berkeley, she has conducted research with the Terner Center, Urban Displacement Project, and Institute of Transportation Studies. Prior to graduate school, Parker worked in affordable housing in New York City government and has also previously worked with the World Bank and SPUR.
Parker received a Master in Public Affairs from Princeton University and a Bachelor’s degree in Geography from Dartmouth College, and previously worked in affordable housing in New York City government.
California Transportation Foundation Graduate School Scholarship (2019), and Global Metropolitan Studies Summer Field Research Grant, UC Berkeley (2019).