The North American PB Research Board is a collection of academic and professional field researchers who:


  • Shape goals for North American PB research,
  • Advise one another on design, implementation, analysis and harmonization of North American PB research,
  • Support communications of research results, including access to and preservation of past PB research results.


Members include:


  • Thea Crum, Great Cities Institute, University of Illinois – Chicago
  • Benjamin Goldfrank, Seton Hall University
  • Ron Hayduk, San Francisco State University
  • Gabriel Hetland, State University of New York – Albany
  • Gary Hytrek, California State University – Long Beach
  • Carolina Johnson, University of Washington
  • Spoma Jovanovic, University of North Carolina – Greensboro
  • Matt Leighninger, Public Agenda
  • Stephanie McNulty, Franklin & Marshall College
  • Christine Paulin, University of Moncton
  • Sonya Reynolds, New York Civic Engagement Table
  • Chloe Rinehart, Public Agenda
  • David Schleifer, Public Agenda
  • Daniel Schugurensky, Arizona State University
  • Rebecca Silliman, Public Agenda
  • Paolo Spada, Empatia, University of Coimbra
  • Celina Su, City University of New York
  • Ana Paula Pimentel Walker, University of Michigan
  • Brian Wampler, Boise State University
  • Rachel Weber, University of Illinois – Chicago


If you’re interested in joining the Research Board or have additional question, please contact us.