Graduate Analyst
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Max Gottlieb joined Karp Strategies as an urban planner with experience in research, spatial analysis, and advocacy. He has worked in non-profit, academic and government positions to develop multidisciplinary research on strengthening industrial sectors, resilient urban design for an equitable economy, and restorative justice approaches to decarceration.

Max most recently worked with the Municipal Art Society, where he provided extensive analysis and research on the socioeconomic, infrastructural and environmental impacts of New York City neighborhood rezonings. He has also held positions with the New York City Council, Urban Design Forum and contributed spatial analysis to the Center for Architecture’s exhibition Mapping Community: Public Investment in NYC. Before transitioning to a career in urban planning, Max worked at several prominent New York City arts institutions in educational and administrative capacities.

Presently, Max is in his final year at the Pratt Institute’s Graduate Center for Planning and the Environment, where he is pursuing his Master’s in City and Regional Planning. He holds a B.A. in art history from the University of North Carolina at Asheville.


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