Phoebe Crisman, AIA is an Associate Professor of Architecture and Associate Dean for Research at the University of Virginia. She also directs the interdisciplinary Global Sustainability Minor program and co-directs the India Initiative. Educated in Architecture and Urbanism at Harvard University and Carnegie Mellon, Crisman teaches about the history and theory of buildings and cities, sustainability, and design studios. Her publications include chapters in Peripheries (2012), Agency: Working with Uncertain Architectures (2010) and The Hand and the Soul: Essays on Ethics and Aesthetics (2009), andnumerous journal articles.A licensed architect, Crisman practiced in Hong Kong, Chicago and Cambridge prior to establishing Crisman+Petrus Architects. She has received many awards for her design and research, including the AIA Education Award, US EPA Sustainability Award, USGBC GoGreen Award, NCARB Prize, ACSA Collaborative Practice Award, and Places Planning Award. Crisman has extensive international experience, having taught on the Spring 2010 Semester at Sea voyage, practiced architecture in Hong Kong, conducted a Fulbright Fellowship in the Netherlands, led study abroad programs in Europe and India, and traveled extensively in Southeast Asia, the Indian Subcontinent, the Middle East, Europe and Africa.