Students who enter our programs arrive at Hunter UAP from any number of different locations and disciplines. It is not uncommon to attend classes with working professionals, recent graduates, or career changers. The diverse voices within the student body enrich discussions in the classrooms while exposing students to a variety of perspectives on urban issues. In the profiles below, meet some of our students and catch a glimpse of Hunter UAP is all about.

Featured Student Profiles

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Brian Lamberta

Urban Studies students learn more than just the theories of urban policy. They, like Brian Lamberta, are able to turn their skills into practice in and outside of the UAP community. Read more>>

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Jenny Wun

UAP students have the opportunity to become Community Planning Fellows, working to build the capacity of Community Boards across NYC. Jenny Wun is one of four Hunter UAP fellows. Read more>>

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Roseni Plaza

MSUA student, Roseni Plaza searched high and low to find a flexible graduate program that enabled her to explore public policy and research methods in a focused way. Read more>>

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Derek McGee

From Marine, to financier, to Occupy Wall Street protester, MSUA student Derek McGee brings a unique perspective to his study of cities. Read more>>

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Ahmed Tigani

While pursuing his MUP, Ahmed Tigani has gained valuable real-world experience through research and fellowships – currently, he serves as a planner for Manhattan Community Board 6. Read more>>

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Erin McAuliff

Erin McAuliff was looking for a program with a strong sense of community involvement and activism. It was during a routine class assignment, that she found a perfect opportunity with elements of both. Read more>>