Miriam Zuk, Ph.D.

Co-Founder and Director, UC Berkeley

Miriam Zuk, Ph.D. is the co-founding director of the Urban Displacement Project and the Center for Community Innovation at UC Berkeley. She has over 15 years of experience in the fields of environmental justice and equitable development.

Dr. Zuk currently leads work on residential displacement for the Bay Area, replication of our work for SPARCC sites (Chicago, Atlanta, Memphis and Denver), and anti-displacement policy evaluation. She previously worked as the Deputy Director of Air Quality Research for the Mexican Ministry of Environment in Mexico City. Dr. Zuk received her Ph.D. in City Planning from UC Berkeley, her M.S. in Technology and Policy from MIT and her B.A. in Environmental Sciences from Barnard College.