Philip Garboden

Philip Garboden

Philip Garboden is the Hawaiʻi Civil Rights Commission Professor in Affordable Housing and an Assistant Professor at the UH Economic Research Organization and in the Department of Urban and Regional Planning. His work examines how the decisions of supply-side actors, including landlords, tenants, and developers, are shaped by domestic housing policies and how these decisions impact the lives of poor tenants. He is a mixed-methods researcher, leveraging statistical analysis, ethnography, and in-depth interviewing. He earned his BA from Swarthmore College and his MA, MSE and PhD from Johns Hopkins University.