Adria Buchanan



Adria Buchanan is currently a graduate student at the University of Delaware obtaining a Master’s in Urban Affairs and Public Policy. She serves as the Secretary of the Central Baptist CDC. Originally from Los Angeles, Adria has lived in many places and takes pride in participating in development initiatives that positively impact the communities of which she finds herself a part.


– M.A. Urban Affairs and Public Policy, University of Delaware (expected May 2015)
– B.A. Geography, minor Public Policy, Dartmouth College (2008)
– Study abroad: Dickey Center for International Understanding Fellow, San Jose, Costa Rica (November 2006- February 2007)

Professional Experience

– Urban Policy Fellow, Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Development, City of Wilmington, DE (Sept 2014 – present)

– Fair Housing Consultant, Department of Real Estate and Housing, City of Wilmington, DE (June 2014 – present)

– Graduate Research Assistant, Center for Community Research and Service, University of Delaware (Aug 2013 – present)

– Compliance Analyst, Health Net, Woodland Hills, CA (Aug 2011 – April 2013)

– Compliance Associate, TIME Financial, Woodland Hills, CA (June 2009 – Aug 2011)

– Publications Associate, India Urban Space, Bangalore, KA, India (Aug 2008 – April 2009)

– Admissions Representative, Dartmouth College (June 2007- June 2008)

– Discussion Leader & Policy Fellow, Nelson A. Rockefeller Center, Dartmouth College (Sept 2006- June 2008)