The University of Utah
College of Architecture + Planning
Holly Lopez

Holly Hilton is in her fifth year in the Metropolitan Planning, Policy and Design PhD program. Holly earned an MPP with an emphasis in environmental policy, and a BS in Psychology from the University of Utah. She is currently the Policy and Program Manager for the Salt Lake City Mayor’s office where she has worked on such projects as the North Temple Viaduct reconstruct, TIGER Streetcar Funding requests, and research for various policy recommendations. Holly has competed coursework and is working on her qualifying exam and dissertation proposal, she also co-taught Introduction to Urban and Environmental Planning with Bob Farrington for CMP. Her focus is on environmental and water policy and is studying the connection between urban density and water consumption.