Mojgan Sami, Ph.D.

Organization: 
UC Irvine
Department: 
Sustainability Initiative

Dr. Mojgan Sami, PhD, has worked on socially and environmentally sustainable planning, public policy, and research in partnership with both community and intergovernmental organizations for over 20 years. These institutions include the Asia-Pacific Resource and Research Center on Women (ARROW), the World Bank, the World Health Organization, and the Government of Denmark.

Dr. Sami has a doctorate in Urban Planning, Policy & Design from UC Irvine with a specialization in healthy and sustainable planning process and public policy. She has been selected as one of the 25 “Empowering Sustainability” Fellows at UC Irvine in addition to conducting collaborative research with global institutions on informal settlements and global health. These institutions include the African Population and Health Research Council and the Institute for the Studies of Global Prosperity. Most recently, she has been working with the Indian NGO Living Farms on indigenous food systems.