Pamela Robinson is an associate professor and the director of the Master’s of Urban Development program at the School of Urban and Regional Planning, Ryerson. She is also a registered professional planner. Pamela’s research and practice focus on urban sustainability issues with a particular focus on cities and climate change and the use of civic technology in civic engagement practice. She serves on the board of directors for the Friends of Greenbelt Foundation and the Metcalf Foundation and has participated in four Metrolinx Community Advisory Committees. Pamela is an editor of Urban Sustainability: Reconnecting Space and Place (University of Toronto Press, 2013) and is a columnist for Spacing magazine.