Visiting Scholars & Practitioners
Who We Are: Visiting Scholars
Meera Joshi is a visiting scholar at the Rudin Center for Transportation Policy and Management at New York University. Prior to this, she was the Commissioner of the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC), where she oversaw the largest private for-hire ground transportation industry in the United States, making a million trips a day. Before serving as Commissioner, Meera Joshi was TLC’s Deputy Commissioner for Legal Affairs and General Counsel. Prior to that, she served as the first Deputy Executive Director of the New York City Civilian Complaint Review Board, the agency tasked with investigating complaints of police misconduct. She also served as an Inspector General for the New York City Department of Investigation and was responsible for overseeing New York City’s Department of Correction, Probation, Juvenile Justice, and the TLC.
Eric Kober is a senior research scholar at the Rudin Center for Transportation Policy and Management at New York University and a former director of housing, economic and infrastructure planning at the New York City Department of City Planning. He has master's degrees in business administration from the Stern School of Business at NYU and in public and international affairs from the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University.
Greg Lindsay is a contributing writer for Fast Company and the co-author of Aerotropolis: The Way We’ll Live Next, a look at how air transportation and globalization are impacting cities, published by Farrar, Straus & Giroux in March 2011. Greg was previously a contributing writer for Fortune and an editor-at-large for Advertising Age. He has written for Bloomberg BusinessWeek and Business 2.0, and was a senior correspondent at Inside.com. His writing has also appeared in Time, Wired, New York, Travel + Leisure, Condé Nast Traveler, and The Daily Beast. Greg graduated from the University of Illinois with a degree in journalism.