Roland Anglin, Ph.D.

Roland V. Anglin is Dean and Professor at Cleveland State University. Dr. Anglin previously served as the Director of the Initiative for Regional and Community Transformation (IRCT) at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Rutgers University. The IRCT is a national initiative whose mission is to support the transformation of marginalized communities and people through the production of relevant knowledge and public policy strategies. He also served as Executive Director of the Center for Race and Ethnicity, a university-wide center devoted to facilitating research and enriching education on matters of race and ethnicity.

Dr. Anglin spent eight years at the Ford Foundation, where he served first as the program officer responsible for community development. Subsequently, he was asked to become Deputy Director for Community and Resource Development which is part of the Asset Building and Community Development Division at the Ford Foundation. At the Foundation, Anglin was given major responsibility for grant making to enhance the capacity of community-based organizations involved in economic and community revitalization. Dr. Anglin also helped to conceive the Sustainable Metropolitan Development Initiative, a multi-pronged effort seeking to promote compact, transportation-friendly communities that are sensitive to racial and income equity.
After leaving Ford, Dr. Anglin went to the Structured Employment Economic Development Corporation, a national community development intermediary. At Seedco, Dr. Anglin was the Senior Vice President responsible for building the capacity of community-based housing organizations in 23 cities partnering with Seedco.

Roland Anglin, Ph.D. Dean and Professor at Cleveland State University

Roland Anglin, Ph.D.

Dean and Professor at Cleveland State University

Cleveland, Ohio, United States

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Housing & Community Design

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