Christina Shivers

2023 Ventulett NEXT Fellow


B.A. in Music with a concentration in Music Theory and Performance from Florida State University, a Masters of Architecture degree from the Georgia Institute of Technology, and a Ph.D. in Architecture, Landscape Architecture, and Urban Planning from the Harvard Graduate School of Design. 


Christina is an academic, architect, and musician whose research broadly focuses on the intersection of environmental and economic thought specifically within the design disciplines.

Her Ph.D. dissertation investigated the interconnection of design and resource extraction in Canada and the United States by researching the history of surface mining and land reclamation. This work developed an analysis of the ways in which the architectural, landscape and planning professions influenced environmental policy at the national and international scales. Christina is also a visual artist and electronic musician.