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Christine Steinmetz

Senior Lecturer in Built Environment, UNSW Sydney

Christine Steinmetz is a senior lecturer in the Bachelor of Planning Program teaching1st, 4th and final year students. Christine’s scholarly interests include university campus design and the social construction of place on university campuses, communication theory, and the use of progressive qualitative research methods in planning research. Current and future research agenda includes planning and geographies of adult entertainment and commercial sex activities. She has supervised Masters and PhD students to completion and is currently supervising seven thesis projects.


  • 2013–present
    Senior Lecturer, University of New South Wales
  • 2010–2013
    Director of Postgraduate Research , University of New South Wales


  • 2009 
    University of New South Wales, PhD
  • 2005 
    University of Edinburgh, MScEd
  • 1995 
    Arizona State University, BA


Visiting Professor at University of Chile