Urban Studies: In Practice

9 September 2020 (Wed)

A new roundtable discussion series to provide students with opportunities to interact with urban professionals. Come with questions and be prepared to gain job market advice and insight into urban-related fields.


Kevin Hsu is the Senior Assistant Director at the Centre for Livable Cities. He is passionate about sustainable clean energy systems and developing urban infrastructure to create vibrant public spaces. Kevin is currently the Cluster Lead for Environmental Research (Sustainable / Resilient Cities).


Adam Tanaka is a Senior Analyst at HR&A, a planning consultant firm based in New York City. He received his PhD in urban planning from Harvard University, where his research focused on the history of large-scale, middle-income housing in New York City. He is also a lecturer in Urban Planning and Design at the Harvard Graduate School of Design.