John Mangin is an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Urban Planning of NYU’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service. He also works in the Counsel Division at the Department of City Planning. Prior to that, he was a teaching fellow at Georgetown University Law Center and worked in affordable housing development and litigation for Fair Share Housing, an organization that grew out the Mount Laurel exclusionary housing suits in the 1970s and '80s. He was also a Yale Law Public Interest Fellow at the CUP (Center for Urban Pedagogy), where he co-authored "What Is Affordable Housing?" and "What Is Zoning?" and co-designed and fabricated the Sewer in a Suitcase. He is a graduate of Yale Law School.