Miriam Zuk

Job title: 
Nonresident senior fellow
Lead Researcher
Urban Displacement Project
Center for Community Innovation
Institute of Governmental Studies

Miriam Zuk, Ph.D. is a cofounder of the Urban Displacement Project and previously served as its first director. She is now a nonresident senior fellow, acting as a strategic advisor. Miriam has over 15 years of experience in the fields of environmental justice and equitable development. She previously worked as the Deputy Director of Air Quality Research for the Mexican Ministry of Environment in Mexico City. Miriam received her Ph.D. in City Planning from UC Berkeley, her M.S. in Technology and Policy from MIT and her B.A. in Environmental Sciences from Barnard College.

Research interests: 
  • Urban Displacement
  • Equitable Development
  • Environmental Justice