Thérèse Tierney, Director – Urban Research Lab

Therese TierneyThérèse F. Tierney is the Director of the URL: Urban Research Lab, a research group exploring networked technologies and the built environment at the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign.  She was a predoctoral researcher at the MIT media lab and a member of University of California Berkeley Center for New Media. Tierney is the author of The Public Space of Social Media  (Routledge 2013), Abstract Space: Beneath the Media Surface (Routledge 2007), co-editor with Anthony Burke of Network Practice: New Strategies for Architecture + Design (Princeton 2007), and essays published in Thresholds, Architectural Design, TraceSF Urbanism and Leonardo: Journal of the International Society of Arts, Science and Technology.