Ethan Seltzer is professor and director of PSU’s Nohad A. Toulan School of Urban Studies and Planning. He was founding director of PSU’s Institute of Portland Metropolitan Studies from 1992-2003. Before joining PSU, Seltzer was land use supervisor for Metro Regional Government; prior to that he served as an assistant to Portland City Commissioner Mike Lindberg. Seltzer’s scholarly interests include Cascadia, regional planning and development, and community building at a regional scale. He has lived in Portland since 1980.