Andrew Wilson is a graduate research assistant at the NJ Bicycle and Pedestrian Research Center. He began work at the Center in September 2016 and has been working on survey research as well as park analysis for Bergen County.
Andrew received his undergraduate degree in Sociology with honors from The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) in 2015 and now studies City and Regional Planning with a specialty in Urban Design at the Edward H. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy. Andrew spent the time between his undergraduate and graduate studies teaching English in China and working for the urban planning firm, Topology.
Andrew focus on urban design speaks to his recognition of the importance of well-designed public spaces and the effect that an individual’s environment can have on their lifestyle. Likewise, an environmental background paired with his athletic experiences in running and biking foster his hope for more walkable/bike-able communities in the future.