Lizzie Yarina

Yarina Lizzie

Lizzie Yarina recently completed a Joint Masters of Architecture and Masters of City Planning at MIT, with her thesis entitled “POST-ISLAND FUTURES: Seeding Territory for Tuvalu’s Fluid Atolls.” Her research explores the role of design thinking in territorial politics, with a focus on climate change displacement and natural resource contestation. She currently is a teaching fellow in Singapore with MIT-SUTD, and she will begin a Fulbright research fellowship in New Zealand in the spring of 2017 regarding the spatial implications of climate change migration on New Zealand cities.