Loyola University Chicago

Center for Urban Research and Learning

Staff and Visiting Scholars

With the creation of CURL, Loyola University Chicago greatly increased its commitment to university/community partnerships in the rebuilding of Chicago's neighborhoods. This partnership is further strengthened through its staff which reflects the capabilities and knowledge base of both the academic and community experiences.
View Past Scholars

Name Title Office # Phone/E-mail
David Van Zytveld Director Granada Center, 445.2 773.508.8504
Christine George Associate Research Professor Granada Center, 433.2 773.508.8533
Gina Spitz Associate Research Professor Granada Center, 441 773.508.8529
Yasmeen Khayr Research Coordinator Granada Center, 443 773.508.8547
Amanda Ward Assistant Research Professor Granada Center, 433.1 773.508.8532
Philip Nyden, PhD Professor Emeritus of Sociology and CURL's Founding Director 847.328.9279 (home)
Gabriela Fitz CURL Visiting Scholar
Ronald Grzywinski CURL Visiting Scholar 312.391.1576