Funding period: 1 March 2014 – 1 August 2014
Type of funding: International Fellowship
Christine Mady is an Assistant Professor in Urban Planning, Urban Design, and Architecture at the FAAD. She also lectures graduate students in the Design Program and has been a guest lecturer at several European and Lebanese universities on topics related to urban planning. Her research interests include public space and property rights, culture-led urban regeneration, temporary urban uses, public health, urban planning, and infrastructure planning. Her research work further focuses on public space planning in post-conflict situations, particularly in relation to mitigating social divides, and has presented this topic in international urban planning conferences. Christine’s interest in research is coupled with her professional practice experience in urban planning specifically in countries of the Middle East and North Africa region. In 2014 she was awarded a USF International Fellowship at the Henley Business School at the University of Reading.