Kristina Hill is a designer and planner who applies ecological and geomorphological knowledge to urban design. Her current work is on adaptation in the San Francisco Bay Area, with a focus on biodiversity, new development approaches, and social justice. Hill was most recently the guest editor for the 100th anniversary issue of Frontiers in Ecology and Environment, published by the Ecological Society of America. She lectures internationally on urban infrastructure and adaptation, and received her PhD from Harvard University. Hill is an associate professor at UC Berkeley in landscape architecture and environmental planning.