Wesley Rhodes is a Junior Research Associate at CUDRR+R. 

Wesley Rhodes is candidate for a M.S. in Urban Planning at the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation at Columbia University in the City of New York. He holds a B.S. in Urban Studies from Tennessee State University.

Prior to joining CUDRR+R, Wesley worked in a variety of government, planning, and policy roles for organizations including the Metro Nashville Mayor’s Office of Economic and Community Development, and the Nashville Civic Design Center. In his role at the Nashville Area Metropolitan Planning Organization, Wesley was the project-lead and co-author of a report entitled, Building Resilience: A Climate Adaptation Plan, which serves as a climate adaptation plan for a seven-county area in Middle Tennessee.

 At CUDRR+R, Wesley works on the CDKN funded project on Climate Resilient Development in Latin America.