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Sam Theno

Research Associate

Pronouns: He/Him


Building & Room:

College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs, Suite 615


412 S. Peoria Street

Office Phone:

(312) 355-5030


Sam Theno is a Research Associate at the Institute for Policy and Civic Engagement. He supports the Institute in project work areas of research, democratic education, and engagement. His goal is to promote equitable engagement and develop new creative ways to positively impact our communities. For Sam, research is a catalyst for streamlining the community engagement process.

Sam holds a bachelor's degree in Urban Studies from the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities. In his free time, he enjoys going on long runs, playing guitar, and performing with his band.