Jane Paul teaches at Antioch University Los Angeles (AULA), as Teaching Faculty and Head of the undergraduate concentration Urban Studies as well as Teaching (and founding) Faculty in the Masters in Urban Sustainability program. Jane is an active participant in the curriculum and program development teams. She is excitedly teaching, researching, writing and developing curriculum on the solidarity economy.
From 2007 until 2013, Jane was an environmental policy consultant, focused on the green economy and sustainability. In 2008 and 2009, Jane led the green economy initiatives at the Green LA Coalition, a collaboration of organizations focusing on environmental policy and advocacy for the City of Los Angeles and regional institutions and agencies.
Jane is a commissioner on the City of Los Angeles Rent Adjustment Commission in the City of LA’s Housing and Community Development Department, and was formerly the chair of the City of Los Angeles Green Retrofit and Workforce Development Advisory Council, a member of the Apollo Alliance Steering Committee, and served on the Good Food Economy and Academic Partnerships workgroups of the Los Angeles Food Policy Council. She was previously chair of the university’s Sustainability Committee, co-author with the committee members of AULA’s Climate Action Plan, and was chair of the Bridge Program’s Council.
Jane received an MA in Urban Planning from the UCLA School of Public Affairs, with an emphasis on community economic development, following twenty years in motion picture industry production – utilizing and developing organizational management skills in communication, human resources, scheduling, large-scale project coordination and logistics. She received her BA in Liberal Studies from Antioch University Los Angeles.
Jane lives in Mar Vista, Los Angeles with her family.