Lucy Lynch

Title/Position: Project Coordinator
MCRI Global Suburbanisms, Faculty of Environmental Studies
Master’s in Environmental Studies, York University and Bachelor's in Art History, University of British Columbia

MCRI Involvement: Research and Dissemination Assistant and B4: Boundaries Research Assistant (2015-2016)

Background: Lucy Lynch is the Project Coordinator of the MCRI “Global Suburbanisms” project. Lucy worked as a research and graduate assistant on the MCRI B4:Boundaries project while completing her MES degree.

Research Interests: Urban political ecology, ecological modernization, infrastructure and green infrastructure, ecosystem services and natural capital, greenbelts, tourism, growth policies, governance, and land trusts.

Publications & Presentations:

Macdonald, S. and Lynch, L. (In preparation). ‘Greenfrastructure’: The Ontario Greenbelt as urban boundary? Filion, Pierre (ed.) Global Suburban Infrastructure. University of Toronto Press.

Lynch, L. (2016, October 7). Escape the urban for the rurban: new tourist developments in Toronto’s rural periphery at Planning the Rurban International Workshop, Bartlett School of Planning, University College London, London, UK.

Lynch, L. (2016, February 28 – March 1). Beyond the Greenbelt: Saving Lake Simcoe at Blue-Green Boundaries in a Suburbanizing World Workshop, FACE-UFMG, Belo Horizonte, Brazil.