Robin Keegan is a sought after expert in disaster recovery, pre-disaster planning and mitigation, economic development, housing, resilience and community building. In the aftermath of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, Robin returned home to New Orleans from New York City to serve in multiple roles at the Louisiana Recovery Authority (LRA) including Executive Director. Most recently, Robin was the Director of Community Planning and Resilience at GCR, Inc., a New Orleans-based professional and technology services firm. Robin holds a Masters of Urban Planning degree from Columbia University and a BA from Macalester College. Professor Keegan instructs the 2016 Sustainable Planning and Design course.