Public Affairs — Urban Affairs — Urban Studies
Rachel  Brahinsky

Rachel Brahinsky

Assistant Professor

Rachel Brahinsky serves as Faculty Director of the Graduate Programs in Urban Affairs and Public Affairs. She also teaches in the undergraduate Urban Studies program. She earned her Ph.D from the University of California, Berkeley. Her research and teaching center around the challenges of race and inequality in the context of rapidly changing American cities. Her current projects are focused on the San Francisco Bay Area. 

For more information on Dr. Brahinsky’s publications and research click here.



Administrative Appointments

Faculty Director, Master of Arts in Urban Affairs Program
Faculty Director, Master of Public Affairs

Courses Offered
  • Urban Field Study: San Francisco Bay Area
  • History of Urbanism
  • Community-Based Research Methods for Urban Affairs
  • Capstone (thesis) writing course

Introduction to Urban Studies (undergraduate major)