Menu Close
Associate Professor of Urban Planning, The University of Melbourne

Crystal Legacy is Associate Professor of Urban Planning at the University of Melbourne where she is also the Deputy Director of the Informal Urbanism Research Hub. Crystal is a passionate commentator on issues related to transport and public participation and currently holds two grants exploring these issues. Her research interests are in the area of urban policy and conflict, urban governance, democratic planning and urban infrastructure politics in Australian and Canadian cities.


  • 2017–present
    Senior lecturer, Melbourne School of Design, The University of Melbourne


  • 2010 
    The University of Melbourne, PhD in Urban Planning

Grants and Contracts

  • 2013
    Planning in a state of panic: Did the economic crisis transform city making practices for the long term?
    DE140100364 (DECRA)
    Funding Source:
    Australian Research Council

Research Areas

  • Urban And Regional Planning (1205)