Monica Guerra, PhD
Monica Guerra is a senior planner with Raimi + Associates. Her work is focused on building healthier and more equitable communities across the state. She has experience with diverse planning efforts across the public and private sector, including community planning; healthy communities research; land use planning; and strategic planning. Prior to joining Raimi and Associates, she conducted extensive research on urban poverty interventions in Medellin, Colombia. She brings experience in report writing, data analysis, and qualitative research. While trained as an urban planner, she draws from her global field experience to study issues at the intersection of urban planning and health. Prior to joining the Raimi + Associates team, she was an academic researcher and instructor. She studied issues of urban poverty and planning in Colombia. Monica holds a Ph.D. in City and Regional Planning from the University of California, Berkeley. She taught at the Center of Latin American Studies at Tulane University from 2014-2015 and in the Department of City & Regional Planning at the University of California at Berkeley from 2009-2012. She has taught courses on development, healthy planning, poverty, and social equity.