- PhD, Industrial Engineering/Management Sciences, Northwestern University, 1981
- MS, Industrial Engineering/Management Sciences, Northwestern University, 1977
- BA, Mathematics, Florida State University, 1975
Patricia Mokhtarian joined our School in Fall 2013 from the University of California, Davis, where she was a professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, associate director of the Institute of Transportation Studies, and founding chair of the interdisciplinary MS/PhD program in Transportation Technology and Policy. Prior to joining the UC Davis faculty in 1990, she worked for several years in regional planning and consulting in Southern California. Dr. Mokhtarian has specialized in the study of travel behavior for more than 40 years, and has authored or co-authored more than 200 refereed journal articles, technical reports, and other publications. She is on the editorial boards of Transportation, Transportation Research Part A, Transport Policy, Transportation Letters, the International Journal of Sustainable Transportation, the European Journal of Transport and Infrastructure Research, Travel Behaviour and Society , and Journal of Transport Geography.