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School of Architecture + Planning


Associate Professor, Community + Regional Planning

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Associate Professor, Community + Regional Planning
Associate Professor, Community + Regional Planning


"The Community + Regional Program and UNM SA+P welcomed me and my commitment to Community Based Planning from the moment that I arrived. It is in many ways because of that support that I have been able to chart this course with Community Engaged Resource within UNM."


Claudia B. Isaac, conducts community engaged scholarship & practice that focus on community driven practice, particularly concerning community education, local organization development and scholarly civic engagement. She conducts layperson training and participatory evaluation, and directs community based participatory research in the areas of community economic development and poverty alleviation, food systems planning, affordable housing, neighborhood planning and land use, metropolitan redevelopment, and community capacity building. She works with government, nonprofit and educational organizations to help disenfranchised people to produce community driven plans, evaluations, and policies.