Christopher Ryan

  • Doctoral Student, Groffman Lab, Environmental Sciences Initiative

Christopher Ryan is a Ph.D. student in Earth and Environmental Sciences at the City University of New York. His research interests include urban ecology, lawns and landscapes, agroecology, nutrient management, and urban greening, with the goal of increasing biodiversity and improving public health. Originally born in St. Petersburg, Florida, he has bachelor’s degrees in Anthropology and in Women’s Studies and Gender Research, as well as a master’s degree in Horticultural Science from the University of Florida.


C. Ryan. A Construction Boom in an Urban Floodplain—Long Island City, Queens, NYC. Metropolitics, 2020.