Dr Madison Swayne from the Project for Sanitation Justice

Madison Swayne (she/her) is an Assistant Professor of City Planning in the School of Public Affairs at San Diego State University. She is an interdisciplinary social science researcher who uses mixed-methods including big data, automated computing methods, and primary data sources to answer research questions at the intersection of environmental justice and land use. Her research examines how urban form contributes to and reproduces well-documented patterns of environmental injustice. Before joining SDSU, Swayne completed her Ph.D. in Urban Planning and Development at the University of Southern California. She has a Master’s and Bachelors’ of Science in Environmental Studies from the University of Southern California and has worked in environmental consulting in Southern California.