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Shoshana R. Goldstein
Visiting Assistant Professor of Urban Studies
Phone: (860) 297-2070 Office Location: 70 Vernon Street 206
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Trinity College faculty member since 2022
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Degrees:
Ph.D., Cornell Univ.
M.A., The New School
B.A., St. John's College

Shoshana Goldstein is an academic and urban planner with a master’s in international affairs from the New School, where she focused on the comparative urban development experiences of India and China, and a PhD in City and Regional Planning from Cornell University, with specializations in international planning, South Asian History, and Landscape Architecture. Her research investigates histories of urban planning in India and North America, exploring themes of mobility justice, housing precarity, and placemaking among marginal and migrant communities. Prior to earning her doctorate, Goldstein worked for the India China Institute and as a consultant for the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs and UNICEF. She has taught intro and advanced GIS for planners, courses on migration, infrastructure, and housing. As a teacher, she promotes student-led inquiry, interdisciplinary and applied perspectives, and methods in the classroom.