Mariela Garcia-Colberg, PhD Student
Mariela is a PhD student in URSP. She has a BA in Psychology and International Development from Washington University In St. Louis, a M.S.W. with a concentration in Social Policy Administration from Boston College, and a Juris Doctor from University of Puerto Rico Law School. She was working as a Real Estate attorney with a major San Juan law firm when she decided to pursue a PhD at University of Maryland.
Mariela is currently working with Gerrit Knapp; her interests include preservation and creation of community, affordable housing, mixed income developments and inclusionary zoning. She is currently a Graduate Assistant with the Undergraduate Legal Aid Office where she supervises student defenders. She is also licensed to practice law in both Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia.Lcda. Mariela Garcia-Colberg