Christina Shivers is a fourth-year PhD student studying the history and rise of market-based environmentalism and its intersection with the planning profession. She is particularly interested in the political implications associated with the application of technology to natural resource management and environmental governance in North America since the 1970s.
Christina has presented her work at a number of venues including the 2019 Annual Conference for the Society for American City and Regional Planning History, the Society of Architectural Historians 2018 International Conference in Minneapolis, the Berlin Unlimited Urban Arts Festival in Berlin, Germany, the AIA Washington D.C. Emerging Architects Thesis Showcase and has been published in MAS Context. She was a doctoral fellow at the Canadian Center for Architecture in Montreal in 2019, and was previously awarded the AIA Atlanta Emerging Voices Award in 2016 and presented an exhibition entitled Contrapuntal Narratives: Architectural Drawing Machines for Atlanta. She has also exhibited her artistic work at Harvard Graduate School of Design’s fortyK Gallery, at Kennesaw State University in Georgia, and recently installed a sculpture at the Nashville International Airport.
She holds a B.A. in Music with a concentration in Music Theory and Performance from Florida State University and a Master’s of Architecture degree from the Georgia Institute of Technology. She has taught studio courses at Kennesaw State University in Marietta, Georgia and worked in several architecture firms in Atlanta, Georgia.