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MSRED faculty member to serve as deputy chief of staff for New Orleans mayor-elect

Liana Elliott

Liana Elliott, an adjunct lecturer in the Tulane School of Architecture Master of Sustainable Real Estate Development (MSRED) program, was announced as the hire for deputy chief of staff by New Orleans Mayor-elect LaToya Cantrell’s transition April 30. Elliott formerly served as chief of staff for New Orleans Councilman Jason Williams.

Elliott is an urban planner and policy analyst, focusing on social justice issues around public health, community resilience, and social impacts of poverty and environmentalism. She has taught the fall MSRED Applied Urban Economics course since 2015.

SRED 6240

This class will focus on applied urban economics, particularly how private and public investment decisions take place within the opportunities and constraints of real estate markets.