Jeff Corn is the Community Programs Coordinator for the Center for Urban and Regional Affairs at the University of Minnesota. In this role, he has provided leadership to CURA’s community assistance programs for eight years. A core part of his work is managing CURA’s community based research programs, including about 30-40 community based research projects per year. Before coming to CURA, he worked on community development issues for the Longfellow Community Council, a neighborhood group in Minneapolis. He also has worked as the aide for a Minneapolis City Council Member, and in the City of Minneapolis Intergovernmental Relations Department. He holds a BA degree in Politics from the University of East Anglia in the United Kingdom and a Master of Public Affairs degree from the Humphrey School with a concentration in public and nonprofit leadership and management.