MA in Urban Planning, UCLA School of Public Affairs
BA in Liberal Studies, Antioch University Los Angeles
Jane Paul teaches at Antioch University Los Angeles (AULA), as Teaching Faculty and Head of the undergraduate concentration Urban Studies as well as Teaching (and founding) Faculty in the Masters in Urban Sustainability program. Jane is an active participant in the curriculum and program development teams for both programs. She proudly chairs the university’s Sustainability Committee, and is a co-author with the committee members of AULA’s Climate Action Plan. Jane is excitedly developing undergraduate curriculum on the solidarity economy.
In addition to work at Antioch University, since 2007 Jane has been an environmental policy consultant, focused on the green economy and sustainability, with additional expertise in administration and facilitation. She works with the non-profit community in Southern California, in order to increase the strength of justice efforts through policy and collaboration in a wide range of sectors, including government, education, labor, philanthropy and community development. Jane co-authored the Guide to Green, for the Liberty Hill Foundation – a tool to aid local businesses improve their practices. In 2008 and 2009, Jane led the green economy initiatives at the Green LA Coalition, a collaboration of organizations focusing on environmental policy and advocacy for the City of Los Angeles and regional institutions and agencies.
Jane is a commissioner on the City of Los Angeles Rent Adjustment Commission and was formerly the chair of the City of Los Angeles Green Retrofit and Workforce Development Advisory Council, a member of the Apollo Alliance Steering Committee, and served on the Good Food Economy and Academic Partnerships workgroups of the Los Angeles Food Policy Council.
Jane received an MA in Urban Planning from the UCLA School of Public Affairs, with an emphasis on community economic development, following twenty years in motion picture industry production, utilizing and developing organizational management skills in communication, human resources, scheduling, large scale project coordination and logistics. She received her BA in Liberal Studies from Antioch University.
Jane lives in Mar Vista, Los Angeles with her family.