About Terry Grundy

Terry Grundy is Adjunct Associate Professor in the School of Planning at the University of Cincinnati and affiliated faculty in that university's Department of Political Science and its Honors program.  At the University of Cincinnati, he teaches Honors seminars on intellectual history and ethics. He is a faculty member of the Asset-Based Community Development Institute at Northwestern University and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts in the United Kingdom.  

Grundy is founder of The Urbanists, a Cincinnati-based movement that advocates for an asset-based approach to the revitalization of historic American cities so they will again be the preferred places to live for the country’s most educated and productive people.  In recognition of that effort, he has been named Resident Urbanist at the Niehoff Urban Studio at the University of Cincinnati.  Grundy also is co-founder of The Community Building Institute, the Greater Cincinnati Microenterprise Initiative, the Community Research Collaborative, and Cincinnati’s comprehensive community development initiative called place matters

As a civic volunteer, Grundy has served as president of the Cincinnatus Association, the Cincinnati Branch of the English Speaking Union, the International Visitors Center of Cincinnati, and the Cincinnati-Liuzhou (China) Sister City Committee

Terry Grundy lives in Cincinnati, Ohio, with his wife Jodine Grantham Grundy, a psychotherapist, life & leadership coach, and political activist.


Music: "A Foggy Day," Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong, What a Wonderful Duet© Jukebox Entertainment, 2007

© Terry Grundy 2015