Charisma Acey / The Ohio State University

Gui Auditorium / Knowlton Hall
January 27, 2010 - 5:30pm

Charisma is an assistant professor of City and Regional Planning in the Austin E. Knowlton School of Architecture and holds a joint appointment with the Kirwan Institute. Charisma's background includes extensive work, research and travel to countries in West Africa, southern Africa and Central America. Her research focuses on international community development, poverty alleviation and human-environment interactions at multiple scales in urban areas of developing countries. Charisma teaches classes in international development, GIS, and social equity. She earned her B.A in English and Pan African Studies from California State University, Northridge, and went on to earn both a Master's degree in Public Policy and Ph.D. in Urban Planning from the School of Public Affairs at the University of California, Los Angeles.