Enrique R. Silva is a Fellow and the Associate Director for the Program on Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) at the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy. He oversees the LAC research portfolio and its relationship with the larger educational and policy initiatives of the LAC program and Institute. Silva supervises research that includes: land-based fiscal instruments; the fiscal and land policy dimensions of large-scale urban projects; affordable housing and urban segregation; planning regimes; and climate change adaptation. Prior to his arrival at the Lincoln Institute, Silva was an assistant professor of city planning and urban affairs and the program coordinator for the graduate programs in city planning and urban affairs at Boston University. Silva is an expert in comparative urbanization, metropolitan governance, and the institutionalization of planning practices in the Americas. He has also been involved in efforts to promote the development of urban growth management and planning institutions in post-earthquake Haiti. He has published several articles on the political and institutional dimensions of Chile’s infrastructure concessions program and is currently writing several pieces on the politics of post-earthquake urban planning in Haiti. Prior to his doctoral studies in city and regional planning, Silva worked as a planner and environmental development consultant in the greater Boston area and was the program assistant for the Democratic Governance Program for the Ford Foundation’s Santiago, Chile, office. Silva holds a Ph.D. in city and regional planning from the University of California, Berkeley, a master of science in planning from the University of Toronto, and a bachelor of arts in political science from Columbia University.