Sara Macdonald is the Coordinator of the City Institute and the Project Coordinator, MCRI “Global Suburbanisms” research project. Sara has her Master’s in Environmental Studies from York University and her research interests include urban and regional planning, suburban growth and development and greenbelts. She has been with the City Institute since 2006.
Zoi de la Peña
Zoi is a Master’s student in the Faculty of Environmental Studies at York University, in the Urban Planning stream. Her research focuses on relationships between nature and mental health, the political ecology of urban park creation, accessible and equitable urban design, and the social productions of public space.
Monica Krista De Vera
Monica recently completed her undergrad at the University of Toronto in Environmental Studies and Philosophy. She is currently doing her Masters of Environmental Studies at York University in the Planning stream. Her interests include municipal governance, globalization and urban-regional planning.