Lisa Schweitzer 

Associate Professor, Sol Price School of Public Policy 

lschweit@usc.edu
(213) 740‑3866


Lisa Schweitzer is Associate Professor at the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy. She specializes in urban studies, and, in particular, analyses of social justice, environment, and transport. Her work has appeared in multiple popular and scholarly outlets, and her research has been funded by the National Science Foundation and the National Institute of Health. She maintains a blog about sustainable urbanism at www.lisaschweitzer.com. Read more. 

Expertise: transit policy and planning; the environmental effects of transportation, including noise; driverless cars; air quality and community health; alternative energy policy for transport; sustainability; evacuations; industrial accidents; hazardous materials spills and hazardous freight; community-based environmentalism; environmental injustice in transportation; social exclusion and civil rights; transportation megaprojects.