Kyndall Echols is a Communication Assistant for the Graduate School. She received a B.S. in Fashion Merchandising from Kent State University in 2017 with a minor in Public Relations. She is currently pursuing a M.A. in Strategic Public Relations at USC.
Claire Sisun is a Communications Assistant for the Graduate School. She received a B.A. in Journalism from the University of Denver in 2016 with a minor in Spanish. She is currently pursuing a M.A. in Strategic Public Relations at USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism.
Meredith Drake Reitan is an Associate Dean in the USC Graduate School and an adjunct associate professor in USC’s Price School of Public Policy and School of Architecture. Her writing, which is focused on the visual practices of urban planners, has been published in the Journal of Planning History, the Journal of Urban Design, the Journal of Architectural and Planning Research, the Journal of the American Planning Association and in an edited volume for Planners Press. She also writes for KCET’s Lost LA series and a blog, called the LAvenuesProject, that uses the thousands of mundane decisions that define the look and feel of LA streets to talk about the long history of the city as a planned environment. Dr. Drake Reitan has a PhD and Masters in Planning from USC, a Graduate Certificate in Visual Studies from USC, and a B.A. in Spanish Literature from the University of California at Santa Cruz.