Rebecca Lewis (Ph.D.) is an Associate Professor in Planning, Public Policy and Management at the University of Oregon and the Director of the Institute of Policy Research and Engagement. She is an affiliate of the National Center for Smart Growth. She studies land use policy, transportation finance, and the nexus of land use, transportation, housing and climate change. Her work has been funded by the National Institute for Transportation and Communities, National Science Foundation, and the Department of Land Conservation and Development. She recently co-edited the Handbook on Smart Growth Promise, Principles, and Prospects for Planning.