shown: Virgin Falls, Sparta Tennessee
Dr. Tim Ezzell
Director, The University of Tennessee Community Partnership Center
Dr. Tim Ezzell serves as director of the University of Tennessee Community Partnership Center and is a Research Scientist at the UT Institute for a Secure and Sustainable Environment. He holds a BA in history from Auburn University and graduate degrees in history and urban and regional planning from the University of Tennessee. He has worked extensively with communities throughout East Tennessee promoting sustainable growth, asset-based economic development, heritage preservation, and citizen-driven planning processes. His recent project sponsors include the Appalachian Regional Commission, the Getty Foundation, the Tennessee Valley Authority, the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, and the Alcoa Foundation.