Jesse M. Keenan is the Research Director of the Center for Urban Real Estate in the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation at Columbia University. Professor Keenan conducts research and teaches courses and studios in housing, urban design + development and the regulation of the finance, investment and construction of the built environment. He has collaborated with some of the top design firms in the world in technological applications of game simulation and development analysis of the built environment. He has held previous teaching and research appointments at Harvard University, University of Miami, University of Amsterdam and The Bauhaus Academy in Dessau, Germany. Professor Keenan concurrently serves as the Managing Editor of Housing.com and as Of Counsel to the law firm of Hinshaw & Culbertson, LLP. Professor Keenan attended the University of Georgia, Georgia State University, Georgia Institute of Technology, University of Miami and Columbia University.