Master of Urban Planning Students

Robert A Jaques

Robert A Jaques received a bachelor’s degree in urban studies from the University of Cinicnnati. Presently a graduate research assistant with Dr. Frank Goetze at the University of Louisville, he is currently pursuing a master's degree in urban planning. His research interests include urban governance, transportation policy and planning, environmental planning, and the effects of transportation policy on urban development patterns.

Jacque Joyce

Jacque Joyce received a bachelor's degree in Business Management, with a minor in Marketing from Kennesaw State University in Georgia. Currently, she is the President of the Planning Student Organization (PSO). She hopes to be able to use this opportunity to help build strong connections between students and provide a platform for students to voice their opinions. Her research interests include transit oriented development, increasing walkability, and revitalization of existing communities. ​

Ra´Desha Williams

Ra´Desha Williams studied Anthropology at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville as an undergraduate student and became very passionate about the development of urban communities from her interdisciplinary work with the Geography and Africana Studies Departments. Presently a graduate research assistant with Dr. Tony Arnold in the Center for Land Use and Environmental Responsibilities, she is a now pursuing a Master’s degree in Urban Planning with a focus on housing and community development. Her research interests include urban community development, inner-city revitalization, neighborhood change, and urban poverty.