Lisa Servon is professor of city planning at the University of Pennsylvania. She was previously professor of urban policy at The New School, where she also served as dean at the Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy. She conducts research in the areas of urban poverty, community development, economic development, and issues of gender and race. Her most recent book is “The Unbanking of America: How the New Middle Class Survives.”
Professor of City PlanningUniversity of Pennsylvania
Without the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's expanding consumers' legal options, they will continue to be vulnerable to the abusive practices that have proliferated throughout the financial industry in recent years.