Karen Lowrie is an Associate Director for EAC. Since the 1990’s, she has managed projects for both the National Center for Neighborhood and Brownfields Redevelopment and the Center for Transportation Safety, Security and Risk. Specific projects have included assessing socioeconomic impacts of large contaminated sites, building local capacity for urban neighborhood planning, addressing health and risk issues with community-based health interventions, producing training videos, and developing a brownfields manual for community-based organizations. Dr. Lowrie also serves as a Facilitator of the New Jersey Health Impact Collaborative, where she conducts health impact analyses and works with local municipalities on community-based approaches to advancing health objectives. She is the Managing Editor of the international journal Risk Analysis. She also teaches traditional and online classes in urban neighborhood redevelopment, environmental planning, and transportation security, and has published numerous articles in popular and peer-reviewed publications.