Kathe Newman

Kathe Newman, Ph.D.


Kathe Newman is a Professor in the Urban Planning and Policy Development Program at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy and Director of the Ralph W. Voorhees Center for Civic Engagement. She holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from the Graduate School and University Center at the City University of New York. Her research explores urban change, what it is, why it happens, and what it means. Her work has explored gentrification, foreclosure, urban redevelopment, food security, community economic development and community participation. Kathe has published articles in Urban StudiesInternational Journal of Urban and Regional ResearchUrban Affairs ReviewShelterforceProgress in Human GeographyHousing StudiesGeoJournal, and Environment and Planning A. She is currently an editor of Environment and Planning A.