The St. Louis Metropolitan Research Exchange

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The Governing Board of the St. Louis Metropolitan Research Exchange

The STLMRE is composed of an Advisory Board and Editors representing institutions throughout the St. Louis region.

Board Chair

John Wagner, Ph.D.

Community Policy Director
FOCUS St. Louis

Board Members

Mark Abbott, Ph.D.
Ph.D. (planning history, neighborhood history)
Department of Urban Specializations/Center for Neighborhood Affairs Harris-Stowe State University

James Brasfield, Ph.D.
Department of Business and Management
Webster University

Sarah Coffin, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Public Policy Studies
Saint Louis University

Margaret Garb, Ph.D.
Department of History
Washington University

Jim Hanlon, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Geography

Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville

Patty Heyda, MAarch

Assistant Professor
Sam Fox School

Washington University

Andrew Hurley, Ph.D.

Department of History
University of Missouri--St. Louis

Terry Jones, Ph.D.
Department of Political Science and Public Policy Administration Program
University of Missouri--St. Louis

Charles Kindleberger, III
(former city planner for the City of St. Louis and for St. Louis County)

Bob Lewis, MS, City and Regional Planning

Principal and President, Developmental Strategies
St. Louis, MO

John Posey

Research Manager
East-West Gateway Council of Governments

William Rogers, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Department of Economics

University of Missouri-St. Louis

Ness Sandoval, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Department of Sociology and Anthropology

Saint Louis University

Ruth Sergenian

Director, Economic Policy and Analysis
St. Louis RCGA

Jeffrey Smith, Ph.D.
Department of History
Lindenwood University

Todd Swanstrom, Ph.D.

  1. E.Des Lee Endowed Professor of Community Collaboration and Public Policy Administration

University of Missouri-St. Louis

Andrew Theising, Ph.D.
Department of Political Science
Southern Illinois University--Edwardsville

Mark Tranel, Ph.D.
Public Policy Research Center
University of Missouri-St. Louis