Victoria A. Beard

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Victoria A. Beard is an associate professor of City and Regional Panning and a faculty member in the Southeast Asian Studies Program at Cornell University.


Beard's research focuses on  the relationship between community-based planning and poverty in the global south. She explores the intersection of collective action, social movements, elite capture and transnational processes. Beard has an ongoing research project that compares community-level case studies from urban areas in Indonesia, Thailand and Cambodia.