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Kamran Zendehdel

Dr. Kamran Zendehdel is the Assistant Director of Center for Sustainable Development and Resilience in College of Agriculture, Urban Sustainability and Environmental Sciences at the University of the District of Columbia (UDC). He obtained his Ph.D. in Environmental Decision Making from Ghent University in Belgium. Dr. Zendehdel is currently working on various components of Urban Resilience and Sustainability including green infrastructure and urban agriculture. He also teaches Environmental Sustainability courses at UDC. Prior to joining UDC, he worked as an Environmental Scientist at Tetra Tech Inc. in Fairfax, Virginia, where he managed the Chesapeake Bay non-point source pollution control project. Prior to his Ph.D. work, he was working for more than 7 years as a Natural Resources Conservation Expert in Forest Service in Iran. Dr. Zendehdel research interests emphasize the application of community-based decision making in environmental sustainability in particular where people and policy makers’ interests intersect.