Associate Professor of Urban Planning and Environmental Policy
Texas Southern University
Jeffrey S. Lowe is an associate professor in the department
of urban planning and environmental policy at Texas Southern University and
chair of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning’s Committee on
His research focuses on social justice and racial equity
concerns within the context of community development and housing policy. This
includes specific attention to local philanthropy, university-community
partnerships, and community land trust.
Lowe received his Ph.D. in urban planning and policy
development from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey; a master's of city and regional planning from
Morgan State University; and a bachelor's degree from Howard University. He is the author of Rebuilding
Communities the Public Trust Way: Community Foundation Assistance to CDCs,
1980-2000 and has been published in several journals including, Journal of Urban Affairs; Planning, Practice
and Research; and Urban Geography.