C.V.

2016-17 Scholar-in-Residence, University of Southern California Bedrosian Center on Governance

EDUCATION
2016 
Ph.D., Urban Planning and Development, Sol Price School of Public Policy, University of Southern California

Dissertation: Avoiding Middle-Class Planning 2.0: Media Arts and the Future of Urban Planning
John Dyckman Award for Best Dissertation
2010 
Master of Planning, School of Policy, Planning, and Development, University of Southern California
1998 
Bachelors of Art, Sociology and Psychology, College of Arts and Sciences, Vanderbilt University

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Community development, community planning, comparative urbanism, cultural economy, cultural landscapes, digital media, media arts, public space, the public realm

PUBLICATIONS
Edited Volumes
Tate, Laura, and Shannon, Brettany, Eds. Under contract. Planning for AuthentiCITIES. New York: Routledge.
Refereed Journal Articles
Shannon, Brettany, and Banerjee, Tridib. 2017. Dialectic of Design: Rhetoric of Representation. Journal of Urban Design. Online.  
Shannon, Brettany. 2012. Cultural Economy of the City: A Literature Review. Policy & Practice. Los Angeles: Sol Price School of Public Policy. Online.
Book Chapters

Shannon, Brettany. 2013. The ‘Dubai Effect’: The Gulf, the Art World, and Globalization. In V. Bharne, ed., The Emerging Asian City: Concomitant Urbanities and Urbanisms. New York: Routledge.
Book Reviews

Shannon, Brettany. 2011. The Beach Beneath the Street: The Everday Life and Glorious Times of the Situationist International, by McKenzie Wark. Reviewed in Environment and Planning D: Society and Space. Online.
Manuscripts in Submission
Shannon, Brettany, and Sloane, David C. Your Local Media Arts Organization: The Intersection of Media Arts, Organizational Mission, and Community Development in the United States.
Manuscripts in Preparation
Shannon, Brettany. Selling the Plan: Real Estate Development and Authenticity in the Age of Social Media. (job paper)

Shannon, Brettany, Sloane, David C., and Bray, Anne. Art Everywhere: An Alternative Creative City in an Age of Placemaking.
Shannon, Brettany, and Sloane, David C. Videos on the Bus: An Exploratory Los Angeles Case Study of Applying Media Arts to Community Participatory Storytelling.
Shannon, Brettany. Emergent Media and Embodied Authenticity in Las Vegas’ Downtown Project.

HONORS
2016
John Dyckman Award for Best Dissertation
2016 Journal of Planning Education and Research New Summer Scholar Writing Workshop

2013 Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning Ph.D. Workshop
2012
 Outstanding Achievement in Recognition of Excellence in Scholarly Publication, Price School of Public Policy, USC
2011 Outstanding Achievement in Recognition of Excellence in Scholarly Publication, Price School of Public Policy, USC

2010 Academic Achievement and Promise for Graduating MPL Student, California Planning Foundation
2010 Phi Kappa Phi, USC
2010 
Dean’s Certificate of Merit, School of Policy, Planning, & Development, USC
2008-10 
Dean’s Merit Scholar, School of Policy, Planning, & Development, USC

FUNDING
2013 
National Endowment for the Arts – 2013 Art Works Research Grant

2010-13 Ph.D. Graduate Fellowship, Urban Planning and Development, Price School of Public Policy, USC

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
2015 Instructor, History of Urban Planning and Development (undergraduate)

2011-15 Teaching Assistant, History of Urban Planning and Development (undergraduate); Social Context of Urban Planning (graduate); Comparative International Development (graduate)

PEER-REVIEWED CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS
2017 Tate, Laura and Brettany Shannon. Planning for AuthentiCITIES. AESOP, Lisbon, Portugal.
2016 Shannon, Brettany and David Sloane. Your Neighborhood Media Arts Organization: The Intersection of Media Arts, Organizational Mission, and Community Development in the United States. 56th Annual Conference of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning, Portland, OR, USA.

2016 Sloane, David and Shannon, Brettany. Art Everywhere: An Alternative Creative City in an Age of Placemaking. 56th Annual Conference of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning, Portland, OR, USA.
2015 Banerjee, Tridib and Shannon, Brettany. The Rhetoric of Representation in the Digital Age: New Media in Real Estate Development. Sixth International Conference on the Image, Berkeley, CA, USA.
2015 Shannon, Brettany. Intentional Communities and the Digital Age: Participation and Authenticity in Las Vegas’ Downtown Project. 55th Annual Conference of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning, Houston, TX, USA. 
2014 Shannon, Brettany. The Growth Machine Meets Emergent Media and Media Arts. 54th Annual Conference of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning, Philadelphia, PA, USA.

2014 Shannon, Brettany. Private Developers Get Online, Blog, Post, Tweet, and Brand: Emergent Media for Engagement. Mediated City — Los Angeles Conference, Los Angeles, CA, USA.
2013 Shannon, Brettany and Sloane, David C. Market (Re)Makes: Evolving Concepts of the Corner Store. Joint AESOP/ACSP Congress, Dublin, Ireland.
2013 Shannon, Brettany. About/By/In Out the Window. Media City 4 International Conference of MediaCities, Buffalo, NY, USA.
2013 Shannon, Brettany. ‘Out the Window’ in LA: Discoveries from the First-Ever Video Art Interventions on Los Angeles Metro Buses. Annual Conference of the Society for Cinema & Media Studies, Chicago, IL, USA.
2012 Shannon, Brettany. Learning by Looking ‘Out the Window’: Lessons from the First-Ever Video Art Interventions on Los Angeles Metro Buses. 53rd Annual Conference of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning, Cincinnati, OH, USA.
2010 Shannon, Brettany. Rawls in Bogotá: Reason and Imagination Meet to Transform a Colombian City. Inaugural Spaces and Flows: An International Conference on Urban and ExtraUrban Studies, Los Angeles, CA, USA.

2010 Shannon, Brettany. Drawing Outside the Lines: Towards a New Discipline of Public-Interest Architecture. Annual Meeting of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture, New Orleans, LA, USA.

PRODUCTIONS/EXHIBITIONS
2016 Producer/Host. Los Angeles Hashtags Itself Podcast. University of Southern California Bedrosian Center on Governance.
2011 Research Associate. 6 Under 60. 2011 Shenzhen & Hong Kong Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism/Architecture. 

ACADEMIC AND SERVICE ACTIVITIES
2015- 
Board Member, Mockingbird Analytics, non-profit research and evaluation
2010-2011 
Co-Editor-in-Chief, USC Policy, Planning & Development Review
2009-2010 
Senior Editor, USC Policy, Planning & Development Review
2009-2010 
Communications Chair, SPPD Associated Students of Planning & Development

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