IDCE Students Profiles

Sara Nelson (CDP '2010)

Sara Nelson (USA) received her B.A. in geography. She has always had an interest in the creation of urban environments and the policies they create, as well as suburbanization and sprawl, which has been the focus of much of her research. Her current research uses GIS to determine the sustainability in city planning and development projects in the greater Worcester area. Her long-term goal is to work directly with local communities in assisting with economic development initiatives to create jobs and housing for local citizens