Faculty & Staff

Full-time Faculty


Agrawal, Asha

Associate Professor


Asha Agrawal


  • Transportation finance
  • Pedestrian and bicycle planning
  • Travel behavior and public opinions surveys
  • Transportation and planning history

Office: WSQ 218A

Phone: 408-924-5853

Email: asha.weinstein.agrawal@sjsu.edu

Office hours: By appointment only

Kos, Richard



Richard Kos
  • ArcGIS software and geospatial analysis
  • Community planning studios
  • Collaborative neighborhood planning
  • Urban planning practitioner in residence

Office: WSQ 218C

Phone: 408-924-5854

Email: richard.kos@sjsu.edu

Office hours: Tuesdays and Wednesdays 2:00 - 4:00pm

Mathur, Shishir

Associate Professor


Shishir Mathur
  • Urban & real estate economics
  • Housing
  • Public finance
  • Growth Management
  • International Planning
  • Transportation Planning

Office: WSQ 216C

Email: shishir.mathur@sjsu.edu

Office hours: Monday 2:30 - 4:00pm & by appointment

Faculty webpage

McLaughlin, Ralph

Assistant Professor


Ralph McLauglin


  • Real Estate development
  • Housing economics
  • Regional science and planning
  • Quantitative Methods

Office: WSQ 218B

Phone: 408-924-5860

Email: ralph.mclaughlin@sjsu.edu

Personal Webpage

Office hours:

Nixon, Hilary

 Chair and Associate Professor


Hilary Nixon
  • Environmental planning and policy
  • Transportation and the environment
  • Community-base planning
  • Urban agriculture

Office: WSQ 216D

Phone: 408-924-5852

Email: hilary.nixon@sjsu.edu

Office hours:

Salazar, Dayana



Dayana Salazar

  • Participatory community planning
  • Urban Design

Office: WSQ 218C

Phone: 408-924-5854

Email: dayana.salazar@sjsu.edu

Office hours:


Part-time Faculty


Berns, Ellis


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Office: WSQ 216A

Davidson, John


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Office: WSQ 216A

Email: john.davidson@sanjoseca.gov


Eastwood, Rob

Rob Eastwood

Office: WSQ 216A

Email: rob.eastwood@pln.sccgov.org

Kott, Joseph


joseph kott

Office: WSQ 216A

Email: joseph.kott@sjsu.edu

Lee, Richard

Richard Lee

Office: WSQ 216A

Email: richard.lee@sjsu.edu

Moffat, Susan

Susan Moffat

Office: WSQ 216A

Email: moffat.susan@gmail.com

Prevetti, Laural

Laurel Prevetti

Office: WSQ 216A

Email: laurel.prevetti@sanjoseca.gove

Ralston, David

David Ralston

Office: WSQ 216A

Email: daoudra1@gmail.com

Riggs, William

William Riggs

Office: WSQ 216A

Email: william.riggs@sjsu.edu

Rivasplata, Charles

Charles Rivasplata

Office: WSQ 216A

Email: charlesrivasplata@yahoo.com

Ross, Steven

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Office: WSQ 216A

Schrader, Renee

Renee Schrader

Office: WSQ 216A

Email: reneeschrader@comcast.net

Serafin, Eduardo

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Office: WSQ 216A

Email: eduardo.serafin@yahoo.com

Sharma, Jasneet

Jasneet Sharma

Office: WSQ 216A

Email: jasneet.sharma@sjsu.edu

Vasquez, David

David Vasquez

Office: WSQ 216A

Email: dvasquez@aol.com

Wessel, Ginette

Ginette Wessel

Office: WSQ 216A

Email: ginette.wessel@sjsu.edu

Wong, Hing

hing wong

Office: WSQ 216A

Email: hingw@abag.ca.gov