Jonathan Mason (2014-2016)
Jonathan Mason earned his bachelor’s from Rice University, a master’s in geography from the University of Wisconsin, and PhD in city and regional planning from UC Berkeley. His expertise covers the intersection of transportation planning, land use planning, and urban design, and he brings extensive consulting and research experience in these fields. While seeking to better understand major infrastructural megaprojects, he also involves himself in active transportation planning, streetscape design, and traffic calming techniques. Having worked with both the Wisconsin’s James A. Graaskamp Center for Real Estate and Berkeley’s Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics, he is highly skilled in real estate analysis and land economics. He has taught several planning courses at Berkeley, and he currently teaches such courses as the History and Theory of Planning, Urban Policy and Planning, and Transportation and Land Use Planning at UCLA. He was awarded the Eno Transportation Leadership Fellowship, the Dwight D. Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship, and the National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship.