Byron Hanke Fellowship
The Foundation is proud to support these graduate students through the Byron Hanke Fellowship. Thanks to their hard work, the overall body of research and scholarship in the community association industry is continuing to grow in sophistication and importance.
Connie K. Ho, 2021-2022 Hanke Fellow at California State University, Long Beach
Connie Ho is a graduate student in public administration at California State University, Long Beach. She received a dual BA in English and International Studies from the University of California, Irvine, and a certificate in water utility science from Santiago Canyon College. With a background in communications and membership in the California Water Environment Association, she is looking forward to learning more about environmental issues as well as community association management and governance. Ho is studying the impact of a wide range of climate-change related problems in the Big West (from Colorado westward), e.g. drought, heat, wildfires and similar problems, on community associations and association housing.
Terry N. Henley, 2020-2021 Hanke Fellow at the University of Central Florida
Isabella T. Sanders, 2020-2021 Hanke Fellow at the Georgia Institute of Technology
Isabella T. Sanders is a dual Ph.D. and MBA Industrial Engineering student at the Georgia Institute of Technology. She received a B.S. in Mathematics with minors in Ancient and Medieval Studies and Management Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 2016. While working toward her Ph.D., she completed an M.S. in Operations Research and an M.S. in Geographic Information Science and Technology to expand her skill set for conducting multidisciplinary research. Isabella is also passionate about empowering women in STEM and helped to rebuild the Graduate Group within Georgia Tech’s Section of Society of Women Engineers (SWE). She was awarded SWE’s 2020 Outstanding Collegiate Member Award.
For her Byron Hanke Fellowship project, Isabella is studying the impact of community associations on housing sale value. Her study focuses on the state of Georgia and includes case studies of particular associations within the Atlanta Metropolitan Area.
Stephanie Serra, 2018-2019 Hanke Fellow at the University of Denver Burns School of Real Estate and Construction Management