Assistant Professor in Environmental Studies at California State University Monterey Bay. Victoria engages communities in participatory research for the design, planning, and restoration of natural and built communities. From 2012-2016 she served as faculty coordinator for Growing Up Boulder while at University of Colorado Boulder’s Program in Environmental Design. Her published research includes topics of participatory planning with children and youth; environmental education; sense of place; and sustainable, resilient and socially just communities. She holds a masters and Ph.D. in environmental studies from Yale University.