Who We Are


Prior to joining U.C. Davis, Keith was a Research Associate at Indiana University’s Ostrom Workshop. Keith holds a Ph.D. in Human and Community Development and a Master’s in Public Administration from the University of Illinois and is a graduate of Lake Land Community College. Previously, he has worked as a Legislative Aide for a Member of Congress, consulted in business strategy, economic and international development, and engaged in board governance and facilitation around strategic planning. Keith lives in Davis, California with his family and enjoys weight-lifting to metal and hip-hop (he hopes you’re listening to RTJ!)


Mikaela Fenton

Mikaela Fenton is a fourth year Community and Regional Development student. Her primary interest is affordable housing. In addition to her research, Mikaela participated in the UC Davis Housing and Urbanism study abroad program in Barcelona and has interned at Enterprise Community Partners and Jamboree Housing Corporation.