Mai Nguyen named 2020-2021 CURS Scholar-in-Residence

This competitive program provides a course buy-out and funds for proposal development expenses so that faculty members in the social and behavioral sciences can develop large, ideally interdisciplinary, research proposals.

Mai Nguyen, associate professor of city and regional planning, is the 2020-2021 Scholar-in-Residence. Her research focuses on housing policy, social and spatial inequality, and resilient communities. Nguyen’s research plan for her time as Scholar-in-Residence is to examine the role of trust in local implementation of hazard mitigation buyouts in North Carolina after Hurricanes Matthew and Florence.

Mai Nguyen Named 2020-2021 CURS Scholar-in-Residence