Eugenie L. Birch

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Faculty Lead for Global Shifts

Eugenie Birch is the Lawrence C. Nussdorf Chair of Urban Research and Education and is the faculty lead for the Global Shifts: Migration, Urbanization, and Demography research theme at Perry World House. She teaches courses in planning history and global urbanization, serves as chair of the Graduate Group in City and Regional Planning, and is founding co-director of the Penn Institute for Urban Research. She was the chair of U.N.-HABITAT's World Urban Campaign (WUC, 2014-2016) and is currently the president of the General Assembly of Partners, the engagement platform that facilitated multiparty stakeholder contributions to Habitat III.

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