Committee on Environment, Geography and Urbanization

Division of Social Sciences, The University of Chicago

portrait of Neil Brenner
portrait of Neil Brenner

Derick Anderson

Instructional Assistant, Committee on Environment, Geography and Urbanization (CEGU)


Derick Anderson is a planner and geographer whose research is focused on affordable housing, community development, and resident-led solutions to the housing crisis. Derick is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Urban Planning and Policy at the University of Illinois Chicago. Derick holds an MPA from DePaul University and a BA in Geography from Northeastern Illinois University. Derick is a lifelong Chicagoan who enjoys reading good books and exploring Chicago neighborhoods.