Joint Appointment Faculty > Amy Hillier, MSW, PhD

Assistant Professor in City and Regional Planning, School of Design

Amy Hillier, PhD - Penn School of Social Policy & PracticeMeyerson Hall, Room G-3
210 South 34th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
215.746-2341 (phone)
215.898.5731 (fax)

  • Dr. Amy Hillier is an Assistant Professor in City and Regional Planning in the School of Design and holds a secondary appointment in SP2. She teaches classes in geographic information systems (GIS), research, and statistics in city planning, social work, public health, and urban studies.
  • Dr. Hillier studies geographic disparities. Her research applies geographic information systems (GIS) and spatial analysis methods to housing and health topics. Specifically, she has studied historical mortgage redlining, affordable housing, housing abandonment, and childhood obesity.
  • Dr. Hillier is a Senior Fellow at the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics and Center for Public Health Initiatives.

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