Madeleine Galvin is a Research Analyst for WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities. She supports the urban transformation research and engagement related to the WRI Ross Prize for Cities.Prior to joining WRI, Madeleine was a field intern at a historic preservation planning and architecture firm in NYC. She has a wide range of research experiences, including work on infrastructure investment portfolios in upstate New York, sustainable nighttime lighting in Cartagena, Colombia, and transit-oriented development in Rome, Italy. She has worked with both the public and private sectors and is interested in how they can be successfully intertwined to optimize modern city life.As an NYC native, Madeleine spends her free time exploring DC and endlessly comparing it to her hometown. She holds a B.S. in Urban and Regional Studies from Cornell University’s School of Architecture, Art, and Planning.