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Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning

Robert L. Terrell

Lecturer

Robert L. Terrell

Lecturer

Phone 617-480-3685
97 Talbot Avenue, Medford, MA
Biography: 

Robert Terrell is a part-time lecturer in the Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning.

Mr. Terrell is a member of the Roxbury Neighborhood Council, the Madison Park Development Corporation Board of Directors, the Citizen's Housing and Planning Association's Policy Leadership Council, Action for Equity's Steering Committee, the Boston NAACP's Housing Committee, and the Assessment of Fair Housing's Community Advisory Committee.

Currently Mr. Terrell serves as the Fair Housing, Equity and Inclusion Officer at the Boston Housing Authority and previously as the Executive Director of the Fair Housing Center of Greater Boston.

His most recent projects include an investigation of gentrification and displacement in Roxbury, Massachusetts; the creation of a new Article within the City of Boston's Zoning Code to help prevent gentrification and displacement within transit corridors and is participating in the creation of a new Assessment of Fair Housing for the City of Boston.

Education: 
Masters in Public Policy (UEP), Tufts University
B.A. in Government and Sociology, Bowdoin College
Expertise: 

Mr. Terrell's areas of research are many and varied but principle among them are; housing, economic development, public transportation, sustainable development, economic democracy, gentrification & displacement, civil rights and public policy.