College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences > Academics > Geography > Faculty > Nicholas Zettel

Nicholas Zettel

  • NZETTEL@depaul.edu
  • Adjunct Instructor
  • ​Master of Urban Planning & Policy ​

  • Geography
  • Adjunct Faculty
  • 773-325-4117
  • ​990 West Fullerton, Suite 4500
    Office 4513
    Chicago IL 60614


Master of Urban Planning & Policy, University of Illinois-Chicago
BA, Marquette University​

​​​Nicholas Zettel is Policy Director at the 1st Ward Office, City of Chicago City Council, currently serving under Alderman Daniel La Spata. He works on land use policy, zoning analysis, economic development, and municipal finance policy in this role. Prior to this role, Nicholas served as a Research Specialist at the University of Illinois at Chicago Nathalie P. Voorhees Center, where he researched Planned Manufacturing policy, industrial redevelopment, and income inequality.​​ ​​