Marccus D. Hendricks

Marccus D. Hendricks is an assistant professor of urban studies and planning in the School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation and a faculty affiliate with the Maryland Institute for Applied Environmental Health in the School of Public Health at the University of Maryland in College Park, Maryland. His other affiliations include the Clark School of Engineering’s Center for Disaster Resilience, the National Center for Smart Growth Research and Education, and the Environmental Finance Center. His primary research interests include infrastructure planning and management, social vulnerability to disaster, environmental justice, sustainable development, public health and the built environment, and participatory action research.

Hendricks holds two early-career awards from both the National Academies of Science Gulf Research Program and The JPB Environmental Health Fellows Program at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health. He has also participated in a congressional briefing entitled "Addressing the Impact of Climate Change on Public Health and Natural Disasters" on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. His research has been published in several journals including the Journal of the American Planning Association, Journal of Infrastructure Systems, Risk Analysis, Landscape Journal, and Sustainable Cities and Society. He holds a PhD in urban and regional science and a master of public health, both from Texas A&M University.

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