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Lecturer, Environmental Planning, University of Waikato

Christina's research examines the governance of risk reduction and climate change adaptation, with a focus on the role of environmental planning. An important research theme is the application of managed retreats to reduce risks to human lives, assets, and ecosystems.


  • 2020–present
    Lecturer, University of Waikato
  • 2018–2020
    Teaching Fellow, University of Waikato


  • 2019 
    Waikato University, Doctor of Philosophy


  • 2021
    Hanna, C, White, I, & Glavovic, B.C. (2021). Managed retreats by whom and how? Identifying and delineating governance modalities. Climate Risk Management, 31, 100278.,