Joseph P. Schwieterman, Ph.D., is professor of Public Service Management and director of the Chaddick Institute for Metropolitan Development at DePaul University. He has hosted the Chaddick Institute’s workshops on planning and zoning since 1995, and now works closely with the new DePaul Real Estate Center. Schwieterman holds an M.S. in transportation from Northwestern University and a Ph.D. in public policy from the University of Chicago, and is a member of the American Planning Association and Lambda Alpha International. He has written extensively on urban and transportation topics, including several books.
Dana Caspall earned a B.A. in accounting from Michigan State University and an M.S. in Public Service Management from DePaul University, where she wrote a thesis entitled Managing a Modern Metropolis: A Historical Sketch of Zoning in the City of Chicago. An experienced auditor who works for the federal government, she has spent much of her professional life investigating business and governmental programs.