Dr. Lyndsey Rolheiser is an Assistant Professor of Urban and Real Estate Economics at the University of Connecticut and a research affiliate with MIT’s Center for Real Estate. Her research is concerned with how spatial relationships within communities inform, and are informed by the built environment. Dr. Rolheiser’s diverse training in urban and real estate economics, planning, local public finance, and urban policy allows for the exploration of urban complexities using a variety of methodologies and tools—from planning and economic theory to econometric analysis, GIS, and qualitative methods. Dr. Rolheiser received a PhD in Urban Economics from MIT, a MA in Economics from Simon Fraser University, and a BSc in Mathematics from the University of Alberta.