Steven R. Gehrke, Ph.D.
Dr. Gehrke is an assistant professor at NAU in the Department of Geography, Planning, and Recreation. He received his PhD in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Portland State University in 2017 and was most recently a senior transportation researcher for the Metropolitan Area Planning Council in Boston, Massachusetts. His research areas include sustainable transportation planning and travel behavior, with a focus on walking, cycling, and emerging mobility services.
March 2017 Portland State University, Portland, OR, Civil and Environmental Engineering, PhD
May 2011 University of Maryland, College Park, MD, Community Planning, MCP
June 2007 Portland State University, Portland, OR, Geographic Information Systems, Graduate Certificate
May 2003 New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM, Geography, BS
08/2019-Present Assistant Professor, Northern Arizona University
07/2017-05/2019 Senior Research Analyst, Metropolitan Area Planning Council, Boston, MA
09/2011-07/2017 Graduate Research Assistant, Civil and Environmental Engineering Portland State University
08/2009-08/2011 Graduate Research Assistant, National Center for Smart Growth, University of Maryland
08/2007-08/2011 Transportation Analyst, KFH Group, Inc., Bethesda, MD