Katrina Johnston-Zimmerman

Katrina is a lecturer, researcher, and advocate for heart-centered cities. She is a consultant through her firm THINK.urban and was recently named to BBC’s 2019 100 Women list and invited to speak at the annual event in London on the future of cities and women. As an applied urban anthropologist, her work focuses on human behavior in public space and the relationship between behavior and design. Through the use of “spatial ethnographies”, she utilizes principles of user experience research and design to assess the effectiveness of urban form on the human condition, physically and psychologically. She can be found online as @think_katrina on Twitter and Instagram, and resides in Philadelphia with her husband and two cats.

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