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 Cuneo Hall, 415 773.508.8504
Christine George Associate Research Professor Cuneo Hall, 414 773.508.8533
Teresa Neumann Operations Manager and Senior Researcher Cuneo Hall, 413 773.508.8521
Gina Spitz Associate Research Professor Cuneo Hall, 420 773.508.8529
Yasmeen Khayr Research Coordinator Cuneo Hall, 421
Amanda Ward Assistant Research Professor Cuneo Hall, 419
Dara Lewis Assistant Research Professor
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