Shannon Van Zandt
Shannon Van Zandt, Ph.D., AICP, is Associate Professor and Coordinator of the Master of Urban Planning Program at Texas A&M University. Her work centers on the spatial distribution of housing and its consequences for vulnerable populations. Van Zandt connects her research to both the education of planning graduate students and the planning profession through engagement with real communities along the Texas Coast and elsewhere. She is a faculty fellow of the Hazard Reduction & Recovery Center, the Center for Texas Beaches & Shores, and the Center for Housing and Urban Development. She holds a Ph.D. in city & regional planning from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.