Architecture, Art, + Planning / City + Regional Planning (ASSIST-PROF)
Linda Shi is an assistant professor in city and regional planning in the College of Architecture, Art, and Planning. She serves on the Faculty Advisory Board of the Cornell Atkinson Center for Sustainability. Her research and professional practice focus on urban environmental governance, and advancing planning policies to manage the urban climate transition in ways that improve social inequity. Her dissertation examines emerging metropolitan experiments in climate adaptation planning in the U.S., the challenges and opportunities of planning at this scale, and the implications for policy.
An urban environmental planner by training, Shi has worked for AECOM, the Institute for International Urban Development, and the Rocky Mountain Institute, and consulted for the World Bank and American Institute of Architects on projects and research in the U.S., Asia, Latin America, and Africa.