Senior Research Fellow

Email: scowan@woodstockinst.org
Phone: (919) 619-3579

At the beginning of 2023 Spencer left the position of Research Director to become Senior Research Fellow. He continues to work on research and collaborate with Woodstock on special projects. Spencer first joined Woodstock in late 2011 to lead its research efforts after serving as Senior Research Associate at the Center for Urban and Regional Studies at the University of North Carolina for nine years.

Spencer received his Ph.D. in City and Regional Planning from the University of North Carolina, an M.A. in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Florida, a J.D. from Boston University School of Law, and a A.B. in Political Science from Columbia University.