Madeleine Hamlin is the co-author along with Professor Jesse Lecy of the case "Cross-sector Collaboration and Urban Revitalization in Buffalo, NY." The case examines the economic downturn that has resulted in the under-utilization of Buffalo’s urban neighborhoods, such as its downtown and the post-industrial waterfront of the Erie Canal Harbor. Policymakers must find ways to revive these areas, both by stimulating economic development and by creating vibrant live-work communities to attract new residents.
is currently a Geography PhD Student at Syracuse
University's Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, where she also
earned her MPA and Geography MA in 2017. Before embarking on her doctoral
studies, she served as the 2017 Polikoff-Gautreaux Fellow at BPI, a
Chicago-based law and policy center where she worked as a Policy
Analyst in the areas of Housing & Community Development and Justice
Reform. Madeleine also holds a BA from the University of California,