Azzurra Cox holds an MLA from the Harvard Graduate School of Design and a BA in Social Studies from Harvard College. She was named the 2016 National Olmsted Scholar by the Landscape Architecture Foundation. She brings a range of professional experiences in the worlds of education and policy reform, publishing, and curation. Her childhood in Italy and Virginia, gave her an appreciation of vastly different notions of landscape, which she further developed living in other cities. Her interdisciplinary background in social theory and the humanities informs her approach to the discipline, including her interest in empowering collective social landscape narratives.