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Communication Team

Our publications, public affairs, and web teams work together to help researchers communicate their findings and recommendations to policymakers, program administrators, the media, other scholars, advocacy groups, educators, and students.

WEB SITE

Making the Institute’s research, publications, experts, and activities available to all, through urban.org and related project web sites.

TESTIMONY AND PRESENTATIONS

Facts, background, commentary, and research findings delivered to members of Congress, policymakers, researchers, and program managers.

RESEARCH REPORTS

Research findings, results from program evaluations, and analyses of emerging trends.

PODCASTS AND WEBCASTS

Full audio recordings and live broadcasts of UI events, speakers, and presentations at no cost.

  • Listen to the Research of Record podcast.

OPINION PIECES

Policy perspectives published in state, national, and international media.

MEDIA LIAISON

Close work with the national, state, and local media to convey facts and perspectives on news and trends.

E-NEWSLETTERS

Weekly and monthly e-mail newsletters that keep subscribers up to date on Institute events, research, publications, and more.

CONFERENCES, FORUMS, AND BRIEFINGS

Information and ideas for policy analysts, program practitioners, public officials, and the media.

BOOKS

In-depth analyses of public policies and programs engaging students, policymakers, and the public.

  • Read an excerpt from our best seller, Subprime Mortgages: America’s Latest Boom and Bust.
  • See all books released by UI Press in 2007.

COMMUNICATION STAFF

Kathleen Courrier, Vice President for Communication

PUBLIC AFFAIRS

Stu Kantor, Team Leader
Simona Combi
Elizabeth Cronen

PUBLICATIONS

Scott Forrey, Team Leader
Fiona Blackshaw
Will Bradbury
Dawn Inscoe
Devlan O’Connor

WEB

Dana Campbell, Team Leader
Amy Gill
Jerry Ta

RESEARCH WRITER/EDITOR

Serena Lei

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Grenda Townsend-Hudson