UPPF Graduate Mentor
Institute for Policy and Civic Engagement
Ryan graduated from UIC in spring 2020 with a BA in Psychology. Before joining IPCE, he worked for the Illinois Student Assistance Commission mentoring high school students and facilitating college access initiatives. He is currently pursuing a Master’s in Urban Planning and Policy, specializing in economic development, at UIC. His interests include economic revitalization strategies in urban communities.
In his free time, Ryan enjoys watching anime and biking Chicago’s beautiful lakefront.