Daniel Carlson is a research consultant at the Institute for Public Policy and Management at the University of Washington in Seattle. His areas of interest are community development, preservation, and empowerment. He is a graduate of Oberlin College and the University of California, Berkeley, where he received a master's degree in city and regional planning. He is also the author of "Reusing America's Schools, " a guide for converting closed schools into centers of community and economic...See more