Amelia’s research and analytical skills, coupled with her passion for cities, support HR&A’s mission to make more vibrant, sustainable, and equitable communities.
As an Analyst based in HR&A’s New York City office, Amelia’s work focuses on community and economic development projects that leverage both public and private support. Amelia’s prior work has also centered around advanced quantitative and qualitative analyses of the built environment. As a Product Trainer and Product Development Consultant for Social Explorer, a leading cloud-based demographic insights tool, Amelia conducted training for clients and advised on the platform’s growth opportunities. Before joining Social Explorer, Amelia served as the Post-Baccalaureate Fellow for the Barnard College Empirical Reasoning Center where she conducted an empirical suitability analysis recommending equitable distribution of small plazas across New York City in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Amelia holds a Master of City and Regional Planning from The University of Pennsylvania Stuart Weitzman School of Design where she specialized in Land Use and Environmental Planning and Urban Redevelopment techniques. Amelia also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Urban Studies with Honors from the Barnard College of Columbia University.
Member, Urban Land Institute