Christina Wong

Christina Wong has served on The Wilderness Society governing council since 2010.

Christina is a PhD student in the School of Sustainability at Arizona State University (ASU) and the Chinese Academy of Sciences’ Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences. She studies the challenges and opportunities of using environmental restoration and green infrastructure to help cities transition towards sustainability.

Her research interests span ecosystem services, international development, urbanization and water resources management. She conducts her research in China and the United States, and she hopes to foster increased understanding and collaboration between both nations on sustainability issues.

Christina is a Ford Foundation Diversity and National Science Foundation graduate fellow. 

Prior to ASU, she worked at the University of California Berkeley and the David and Lucile Packard Foundation on climate change mitigation strategies for California agriculture.

She received her BA from Occidental College in California with honors in Environmental Biology.

She has served on the board of the Ecological Society of America Strategies for Ecology Education, Diversity and Sustainability (SEEDS) program and the Student Conservation Association.