Emily's professional journey reflects boundless curiosity and a strong sense of adventure, characterized by a longtime interest in the social sciences, cultural anthropology, health and the environment. She has explored these interrelated subjects through various lenses: as a public policy researcher, academic editor, documentary filmmaker and more recently as a narrative storyteller. Before becoming a freelancer, she was the Research Director at MapLight.org. She holds a Masters degree in Economics from The New School and a Bachelors degree in International Relations from American University.
Emily is a filmmaker, writer, researcher and consultant living in New York City.
To meet the U.N.’s global warming targets, city leadership is critical.
As the presidential election season gears up, Mortimer B. Zuckerman's op-ed offers a cynical and weary electorate hope by invoking a transformative political vision of the role of the city.
U.S. News & World Report
Planners convene to discuss a model plan for the smart growth of an aging population.
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New York Times
The Washington Post Editorial Board calls for reform of the mortgage interest tax deduction.
The Washington Post
"Humanitarians are conditioned to think about people, urban planners are conditioned to think about how the place affects people."
International Rescue Committee
The energy costs of big houses on big lots overshadow the benefits of energy efficiency.
The market for luxury apartment rentals is booming; the market for affordable rentals is not.
Six years ago, the 620-square-mile city had not one bike lane and forty McDonald's franchises.
A once-neglected park is at the center of efforts to breathe new life into Germantown's business district.