Jennifer Minner Named Assistant Professor
Jennifer Minner has been appointed as an assistant professor on a tenure track in the Department of City and Regional Planning, effective July 1. Minner, who has been pursuing her Ph.D. at the University of Texas–Austin, was awarded the position after a national search.
Minner's dissertation research is on preservation, adaptation, and redevelopment along commercial corridors. She also researches the use of information technology in historic preservation and planning, including geographic information systems (GIS). Minner received her M.R.P. from Portland State University, and is a past president of the Mid Tex Mod Chapter of Docomomo U.S.
Prior to moving to Austin, Minner worked in planning and institutional research in Oregon and Washington, where she was a heritage commissioner and chair of the City of Olympia Heritage Commission.