Graduate and undergraduate students provide
valuable research assistance in CSC projects. Below are current RAs, click Former Research Assistants to see students from previous years.
Megan is a graduate student in the CRP program who joined the CSC as a research assistant in spring 2011. She has been working on a variety projects involving the Wissahickon Creek Watershed and the Temple-Villanova Sustainable Stormwater Initiative.
Megan has a B.A. in architecture from Clemson University. As an intern with a non-profit environmental
organization, she has done research on water and air pollution caused by Marcellus Shale drilling. Her
planning interests include smart growth, food systems planning, and water resource planning and management. In her free time
Megan enjoys ultimate Frisbee, drawing, and camping.
A graduate student in the CRP program, Julie joined the CSC in spring 2011 to work on the CSC website content and communications and has assisted with relevant grants. With a B.S. degree in Communications from Millersville University, she has experience in online communications and marketing.
Her planning interests include food systems planning, sustainable & urban agriculture, recycling and composting programs, and open space preservation.
She volunteers for multiple local committees in the Ambler area, and enjoys spending time with her family.
Andrew is a graduate student in Community and Regional
Planning. He started at the CSC as a research assistant in Spring 2011. Andrew is primarily working on
the Act 167 stormwater management plan for the Wissahickon Creek Watershed.
Andrew graduated from Temple University in 2006 with a B.A. in American History. He has experience
working in the non-profit sector, primarily in healthcare and community outreach. He also has
experience working in the museum and cultural arts industry. Andrew’s interests in city planning
range from infrastructure management and water resources to regional development and open space
Tom is a graduate student in the Community and Regional Planning program. He joined the CSC as a research assistant in the fall of 2011. He is working on various projects including the Temple-Villanova Sustainable Stormwater Initiative.
Tom has a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Drexel University. As a professional civil engineer his experience includes site analysis and design, stormwater best management practice design, erosion and sedimentation control design and environmental and land-use permitting. Tom’s primary interests include water resource and environmental planning.