Susan Shaheen

Susan Shaheen

Co-Director, Transportation & Sustainability Research Center at UC Berkeley

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Susan Shaheen is a co-director of the Transportation Sustainability Research Center (TSRC) at the University of California (UC), Berkeley. She is also an adjunct professor in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department. She was honored as the first Honda Distinguished Scholar in Transportation at the Institute of Transportation Studies at UC Davis from 2000-2012. She served as the Policy and Behavioral Research Program Leader at California Partners for Advanced Transit and Highways from 2003-2007, and as a special assistant to the Director’s Office of the California Department of Transportation from 2001-2004.

She has a Ph.D. in ecology, focusing on the energy and environmental aspects of transportation, from UC Davis and an M.S. in public policy analysis from the University of Rochester. After completing her master’s degree, she worked as a consultant to the U.S. Department of Energy and the Environmental Protection Agency in Washington, D.C. From 2000-2001, she was a post-doctoral researcher at UC Berkeley.