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Jessica Bremner
Visiting Lecturer in the Liberal Arts Action Lab
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Trinity College faculty member since 2022
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M.A., Univ. California-Los Angeles
M.A., Univ. California-Los Angeles
B.A., Tulane Univ.

Jessica Bremner is a PhD candidate in Urban Planning at the University of California, Los Angeles and holds a Master of Arts in Urban Planning and Latin American Studies. Her dissertation research examines the processes that shape the spatial inequality of water access in the Coachella Valley. Prior to entering the PhD program at UCLA, Jessica was the Planning Director of Kounkuey Design Initiative (KDI), a non-profit community development and design firm based in Los Angeles, USA and Nairobi, Kenya. Jessica has coordinated, supervised, and implemented community development programs aimed at empowering communities around the world. Her projects have ranged in scope and scale from a on online portal to identify water and sanitation connections in Kibera, Kenya to a 5-acre park in the Eastern Coachella Valley. She has led dozens of participatory workshops to design, build, and implement these projects. Her dissertation builds from six years of working in the Coachella Valley with KDI.