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Tahereh Granpayehvaghei

Tahereh Granpayehvaghei

Instructor-UPPP Ph.D. EGTA Program

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Tahereh is urban planning instructor for the course PLAN 1301 Introduction to Urban Life, where she seeks to inspire students to effectively broaden their knowledge of city planning and urban life. In her class, students engage in interactive and collaborative learning activities and in projects to practice their logical and critical thinking while applying their communication and problem solving skills to urban issues in the U.S. and the world.

Tahereh has a strong passion for urban planning education and empowers her students to learn more about urban planning and get involved in local and global communities. She holds two master’s degrees in urban planning from University College London and Shahid Beheshti University and is pursuing her Ph.D. in Urban Planning and Public Policy at UTA. Tahereh’s research interests include transportation planning, equity, diversity, creative industries, and innovation in cities and she is willing to share them with her students in the urban planning minor at CAPPA.