Urban Sustainability Laboratory
Since 1991, the Urban Sustainability Laboratory has advanced solutions to urban challenges—such as poverty, exclusion, insecurity, and environmental degradation—by promoting evidence-based research to support sustainable, equitable and peaceful cities.
Staff & Experts
Blair A. Ruble
Former Wilson Center Vice President for Programs (2014-2017); Director of the Comparative Urban Studies Program/Urban Sustainability Laboratory (1992-2017); Director of the Kennan Institute for Advanced Russian Studies (1989-2012) and Director of the Program on Global Sustainability and Resilience (2012-2014)
Consultant, Urban Affairs
Director, Cisco Systems
Caroline Wanjiku Kihato
Visiting Senior Researcher, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
Former Deputy Assistant Secretary, Housing and Urban Development
Associate Professor, University of Maryland at College Park
Robert H. McNulty
President, Partners for Livable Communities
Brown & Williamson Distinguished Professor Emeritus, University of Louisville
Professorial Fellow, Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning, University of Melbourne.