Editor, Creative Director, and Co-Founder: Richard Reiss
Richard Reiss is one of the co-founders and the editor of City Atlas: New York, the first City Atlas website. The New York project is based at the CUNY Institute for Sustainable Cities and it started with a Rockefeller Foundation Cultural Innovation Fund award in October, 2011.
Program Manager and Editor: Francesca Luberti
Francesca Luberti is the main developer of the Sydney version of the City Atlas website network. She creates and edits content, manages the organization of the project, coordinates public relations, and is the point of contact. She launched City Atlas: Sydney in November 2015.
Francesca graduated in August 2015 from Columbia University with a M.A. in Climate and Society and in June 2014 from UCLA with a B.S. in Biological Anthropology. She has previously worked at City Atlas: New York as a writer, at UCLA as a researcher, and at the UN International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) as an intern. She is currently working at WWF Australia as a Community Outreach Coordinator for Earth Hour 2016. Her interests include sustainability, conservation, and studying human behaviors from an evolutionary perspective.
Editor and Contributor: Liana Epstein
Liana Epstein is the Project Manager and Editor of City Atlas: New Haven. She is helping with the development of City Atlas: Sydney.