Research Assistant Professor

Dana Rowangould is a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Vermont. Drawing from the fields of engineering, economics, and the social sciences, Dr. Rowangould's research focuses on transportation and land use policy and planning, transportation justice, energy use, active travel, transportation accessibility, air quality and health.

Dana was previously a founding principal of Sustainable Systems Research, an independent consulting firm that conducts research on the health, environmental, and equity impacts of transportation systems in partnership with community-based organizations. She was also an Affiliate Assistant Professor in the Masters of Sustainable Transportation Program at the University of Washington, where she taught courses on Health and Sustainable Transportation and Transportation Economics. Dana holds a BS in Civil and Environmental Engineering, and MS in Agricultural and Resource Economics, and a Ph.D. in Ecology (with an emphasis on Environmental Policy).

Areas of Expertise and/or Research

  • Environmental justice
  • Transportation and health
  • Transportation planning


  • Ph.D., University of California, Davis
  • M.S., University of California, Davis
  • B.S., Rice University


Office Location:

207 Mansfield House