Associate Professor of Urban Studies
Department of Social Work and Urban Studies

Gibran photo |phone 615-963-7255 | fax 615-963-7245
office | TSU Avon Williams Campus, 4th Flr., Suite F

mailing address | TSU Department of Social Work and Urban Studies
330 10th Avenue N Box 140
Nashville TN 37203-3401

courses | education | bio | cv

courses frequently taught

  • URBS 2010 Intro to Urban Studies
  • URBS 3520 The  Urban and Metropolitan Economy
  • NPMN 4900 Social Marketing and Community Awareness
  • PRST 5100 Issues and Ethics (MPS program)


  • PhD in Public Administration, Tennessee State University
  • MS in Development Economics, University of Kent at Canterbury


Dr. Gibran is a graduate of the University of Kent at Canterbury and Tennessee State University.She received her Masters in Development Economics from UKC, England, and her Ph.D. in Public Administration from TSU in 2006. Dr. Gibran joined the College of Public Service after over 10 years of service as a manager with the Tennessee state government. She currently teaches courses in urban studies, nonprofit management, and professional studies.

webpage contact:
College of Public Service and Urban Affairs