Baumer Series, Laura Wolf-Powers

Laura Wolf-Powers, Associate Professor at Hunter College, part of CUNY, joins the Baumer Series.


Oct 19, 2022



Knowlton Hall, Gui Auditorium
275 West Woodruff Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210
United States

Laura Wolf-Powers is an associate professor of urban policy and planning at Hunter College, part of the City University of New York. She has been teaching economic and community development to graduate students since 2002, publishing extensively for both academic and practitioner audiences.

Recent projects include a critical examination of land value capture practices; participatory action research with Black entrepreneurs in East and Central Brooklyn; and a book, University City: History, Race, & Community in the Era of the Innovation District (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2022). She serves on the editorial boards of Metropolitics and of the Journal of the American Planning Association and as an academic advisor to the Urban Manufacturing Alliance, the Pratt Center for Community Development, and the Western Queens Community Land Trust.