Dr. Tracy A. Corley, MassINC’s Transit-Oriented Development Fellow, thrives on creating economic opportunities and sustainable livelihoods for people in our world’s metropolitan regions. By bringing expertise in economic development, business, labor markets, architecture, law, and public policy to MassINC, she convenes political and community leaders to spur inclusive development and improve transit in Massachusetts’ Gateway Cities. Before MassINC, Tracy split her time between Boston, Massachusetts, and the German Rhineland, researching informal work in the skilled trades and crafts sector as a German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) fellow. She has also lived in Seattle, Washington, where she worked as an architectural designer, then founded two consulting firms. She also advocated for sustainability, clean technology, and small/midsize business development. She attained her B.A. in Architecture Design from Clemson University in 1995 and her M.S. in Public Policy and Ph.D. in Law and Public Policy from Northeastern University in 2018.