About Dr. Tierney
T.F. Tierney is Associate Professor Emerita of Architecture with a Designated Emphasis in New Media at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. As founding director of URL: Urban Research Lab, Tierney explores the intersection between networked technologies and the built environment. In 2013, Tierney was a United States Delegate to Smart & Digital Cities in France. Tierney also serves on the editorial board of The Bartlett’s ARENA Journal of Architectural Research, University College London. Recent publications include “Intelligent Infrastructure: Zipcars, Invisible Infrastructure and Urban Transformation” (UVA Press, 2017) and “The Public Space of Social Media: Connected Cultures of Network Society” (Routledge, 2013), which was a finalist for the Jane Jacobs Urban Communication Award.
- Ph.D., DE: New Media, University of California, Berkeley (2009)
- Master of Architecture, University of California, Berkeley (2007)
- Bachelor of Architecture, California College of the Arts (2002)
- Bachelor of Arts, Landscape Architecture, University of California, Berkeley (1994)