Nancy Clark provides leadership in urban-resilience research and development for coastal and fluvial cites in Florida and around the world. She is director of the University of Florida’s Center for Hydro-Generated Urbanism, an international initiative promoting studies of adaptation, resiliency, environmental justice, and asset preservation of waterway cities. Her interdisciplinary and collaborative project-based research has been recognized internationally through exhibitions and lectures presented globally, including in Mexico, Brazil, Italy, South Africa, France, Colombia, and the U.S. She is editor of Urban Waterways: Evolving Paradigms for Hydro-Based Urbanisms, a UNESCO-series publication based on a two-day program she chaired at the International Union of Architects World Congress in Durban. She is currently completing a second book in the series, Sea Level Rise and the Future of our Coastal Settlements: Evolving Concepts in Urban and Cultural Adaptation to Changing Environments. Clark is a member of the editorial board on two international journals and a scientific committee member and editorial reviewer for the International Experts for Research Enrichment and Knowledge Exchange, International Green Urbanism Conference 2016 as well as for the UIA World Congress Architecture OtherWhere: Resilience, Ecology, Values.
Research Chair, University of Florida Center for Hydro-generated Urbanism CHU College of Design Construction and Planning; Founder and Program Coordinator, UF G|SoA Global Lab