Meredith Glaser is an urban mobility researcher and lecturer, based in the Netherlands since 2010. Her research focuses on policy innovation, knowledge transfer, and capacity building for accelerated implementation of sustainable transport goals. She brings an interdisciplinary perspective to urban mobility, with her background in public health, urban planning, and environmental science. Her research has been published in international peer-review journals. She has extensive experience acquiring, managing and executing research projects and currently manages the academic output, technical advisory input, and partner engagement for European projects (CYCLEWALK and HANDSHAKE).
In addition to research, she has broad experience teaching all levels, from bachelors and masters to mid-career professionals. She is also the academic director of the summer program Planning the Cycling City, and has contributed to development and production of the massive online open course Unraveling the Cycling City. Meredith also regularly provides keynotes at international conferences that explore sustainable transport, innovation, urban design, and placemaking. She has been featured in a range of media outlets, including the The Guardian, Streetsblog, Apolitical, Outside Magazine, and National Public Radio (USA). She is originally from California and holds Masters degrees in urban planning and public health from UC Berkeley. She received her PhD in urban planning from the University of Amsterdam. Prior to joining the UvA, Meredith has been involved in urban strategy and sustainable mobility policy transfer and consulting for nearly 10 years. She is originally from California and holds Masters degrees in city planning and public health from the University of California Berkeley.
Karssenberg, H., Laven, J., Glaser, M., & Van't Hoff, M. (Eds.). (2016). The City at Eye Level: Lessons for Street Plinths: 2nd & extended edition. Eburon Uitgeverij BV. (Download available at www.thecityateyelevel.com)
Glaser, M., Van't Hoff, M., Karssenberg, H., Van Teeffelen, J., & Laven, J. (Eds.). (2012). The City at Eye Level: Lessons for Street Plinths. Eburon Uitgeverij BV. (Download available at www.thecityateyelevel.com)