Jennifer Senick, PhD, is Sr. Executive Director of the Rutgers Center for Green Building at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Urban Planning and Policy Development, Rutgers University, and an instructor in the department. An experienced urban planner, Dr. Senick received her PhD. in Planning and Public Policy from Rutgers, her M.A. in Political Science from UCLA, and her A.B. in Government from Bowdoin College. Areas of expertise include sustainable development, energy policy, healthy communities, and green building. Her research has been supported by the National Science Foundation, the US Department of Energy, US Housing and Urban Development Agency, and the American Planning Association. She serves as independent evaluator of the NJ Board of Public Utilities Clean Energy Program, co-chair of the Environmental Design Research Association (EDRA) Sustainable Planning Design and Behavior Network, on the High Level Advisory Board of Connecting Nature Horizon 2020 EU Framework Programme, as a trustee of Children’s Specialized Hospital, RWJBH, and is active in the American Planning Association, International Division.