Joshua Anderson

Assistant Director of Placed-Based and University Initiatives

Josh has dual responsibilities in neighborhood planning and municipal outreach. He assists in the coordination of University projects and campus planning with the City of Chicago and its sister agencies and provides research support for community and economic development initiatives in neighborhoods surrounding the University.

Josh holds a Master of City and Regional Planning degree from Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio, a Master of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Illinois-Chicago, and a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science from DePaul University in Chicago. He joined the University of Chicago in November 2013 after serving as a policy aide and researcher at the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago.