New Pittsburgh Mayor Ed Gainey is tapping into the expertise of several Pitt professors as part of his transition.
Gainey, the city’s first Black mayor, was inaugurated on Jan. 3. The following people from Pitt have been involved in the transition committees.
WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT AND EDUCATION:
Jeff Shook, associate professor in the School of Social Work who has studied wage conditions for local workers and the juvenile justice system.
COMMUNITY HEALTH AND SAFETY:
Tiffany Gary-Webb, associate professor of epidemiology and associate director of the Center for Health Equity
David Harris, professor of law, who studies police behavior, law enforcement and race
Steven M. Albert, chair of the Department of Behavioral and Community Health Sciences at the Graduate School of Public Health.
INFRASTRUCTURE AND ENVIRONMENT:
Dan Bain, associate professor in the Department of Geology and Environmental Science
James Martin, dean of the Swanson School of Engineering