The UNC Center for Community Capital’s research staff includes academics, practitioners, economists and social scientists. This multidisciplinary team brings broad perspective and decades of experience examining the full spectrum of issues that determine how financial capital flows through U.S. communities and households.

Roberto G. Quercia
Director, UNC Center for Community Capital and Professor and Chair, Department of City and Regional Planning
Lucy S. Gorham
Executive Director

Research Staff

Julia Barnard
Research Associate
Jess Dorrance
Senior Project Manager
Allison Freeman
Allison Freeman
Senior Research Associate in Housing and Asset-Building
Mark R. Lindblad
Research Director
Mark McDaniel
Senior Research Associate for Community Development Outreach
Sarah F. Riley
Senior Research Economist

Research Fellows

Nikhil Kaza
Assistant Professor, Department of City and Regional Planning, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill  

Program Consultants

Sonia Garrison
Financial Capability Consultant

Research Assistants

The UNC Center for Community Capital conducts research and policy analysis on ways to make financial services work better for more people and communities.


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