Winter-Cohen Bruggeman Research Fellow, Regenerative Cities
Charlie Gonzalez is a Winter-Cohen Brueggeman research fellow at Xavier University, where he studies regenerative and resilient cities, urban-rural linkages, circular economies, regional food systems, and regenerative agriculture. He holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from MIT, an M.A. in Urban Sustainability and Resilience, and a business certificate in Sustainable Agriculture Management. He has spent the past 15 years coordinating community projects, producing events, teaching workshops, and offering consulting services to businesses and local government agencies. This summer he will be assisting the Commonland Foundation with a stakeholder assessment of an innovative large-scale restoration project in Spain. He is currently seeking collaborators interested in forming a Cincinnati Impact Hub for regenerative business and community development.