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Anne Lusk

Research Scientist
Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health

Research and Background

Dr. Lusk’s research has focused on comfortable and safe environments that will motivate women, children, seniors, parents with children on their bicycles, and individuals of color, with lower incomes, and from around the world to bicycle. She has over 39 years of experience designing, permitting, and funding bicycle facilities and delivering keynotes, consulting, and conducting research on bicycle facilities. Dr. Lusk’s Ph.D. in Architecture included Environment and Behavior (how people perceive and use space) and Urban Planning (how policy directs environments). Her expertise is bicycle environments and she partners with individuals in public health, transportation, and related fields. Together, they explore the associations between bicycle environments and policy, behavior, costs and health as related to weight control, mobile source air pollution exposure, injury, crashes, crime, motivation, environmental preferences, car and bike parking, Alzheimer’s disease, environmental justice, Electric Vehicles (EVs), trees, lighting, sustainability, Climate Change, and joy.

Connect with Anne Lusk

Anne Lusk
Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health, Building II Room 31, 665 Huntington Ave
Boston, Massachusetts 02115