John Hersey
Teaching Assistant Professor • Planning Major Coordinator
Sustainable Planning & Urban Design

Office: ENVD 152

Community Engagement | Transportation | Housing Policy | Urban Transformation | Transit-Oriented Development

John has worked at the intersection of multimodal mobility and community development for more than 15 years, including positions with municipal, regional, state, and federal transportation-planning agencies, affordable-housing intermediaries, and universities in Boston, Denver, and Washington DC. 

John earned a bachelor's degree in sustainable urban planning and a master's degree in regional planning from the University of Massachusetts - Amherst and a master's degree in real estate development from the University of Maryland - College Park. 

Living in Colorado since 2016, John enjoys exploring the great outdoors and learning in the living laboratory of great places.