Andrew Myers began his career at RTC: Rural in 2011 as a graduate student interested in human-environment interactions. After earning his MA in geography, he was hired as a full time research associate. Andrew’s work with the RTC focuses on community participation, housing, geography, transportation, and ecological models of disability. He currently directs the day-to-day operations of the Ecology of Rural Disability and the Effort Capacity & Choice projects. He grew up in Bakersfield, California and earned a Bachelor’s Degree in City and Regional Planning from California Polytechnic State University.