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Genevieve Pearthree

Genevieve Pearthree

Graduate Student Representative, Alumni Board, School of Sustainability

School of Sustainability
Arizona State University
PO Box 875502
Tempe, AZ 85287-5502


  • Graduate Student Representative, Alumni Board, School of Sustainability


Genevieve Pearthree has a Master of Urban and Environmental Planning and a Master of Science in Sustainability. She is focused on how community-driven plans and urban design can foster a sustainable and healthy built environment. She has almost 10 years of professional experience, with skills in city and regional planning, sustainability, urban design, zoning and land-use, current and long-range planning, geographic information systems (GIS), green building/LEED, project and team management, report and proposal writing, facilitation/community engagement, quantitative and qualitative research, and teaching.

Teaching Assistant Experience

  • SOS 111/PUP 190 Sustainable Cities
  • SOS 110 Sustainable World
  • PUP 410/598 Public Participation Planning

Research Experience

  • The High Cost of Unaffordable Housing in Ketchum, ID - Winner of the 2018 American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) Student Project Award for Applied Research
  • To What Extent Do Planners Engage with Regenerative Design Principles in River Restoration Projects? Comparative Case Study of the Los Angeles and Kinnickinnic Rivers
  • City of Phoenix Choice Neighborhoods Planning Grant for the Edison-Eastlake Neighborho
  • Is the Real Estate Industry Cementing Millennials' Residence in Urban Cores and Central Cities? Insights from Phoenix and Houston during the 2000s and 2010s.

Spoken Languages:
Spanish (bilingual), French (proficient), Portuguese (elementary)


  • MS, Sustainability, School of Sustainability, 2018
  • MUEP, Urban and Environmental Planning, Arizona State University, 2017
  • BS, Environmental Justice and Environmental Science, Johnston Center for Integrative Studies, University of Redlands, 2008


External Links

Journal Articles


Richard, S. M., G. Pearthree, A. K. Aufdenkampe, J. Cutcher-Gershenfeld, M. Daniels, B. Gomez, D. Kinkade and G. Percivall. 2014. Community-developed geoscience cyberinfrastructure. EOS Transactions American Geophysical Union 95(20):165-166. DOI: /10.1002/2014EO20. (link )


Gomez, B., G. Pearthree and J. Cutcher-Gershenfeld. 2013. Cyber-infrastructure and synergistic opportunities across the geosciences. EOS Transactions American Geophysical Union 94(49):473. DOI: 10.1002/2013EO490005. (link )


Bowring, J. E. and G. Pearthree. 2012. EarthCube's Governance Working Group Steering Committee Presents Roadmap. EOS Transactions American Geophysical Union 83(41):406. DOI: 10.1029/eost2012EO41. (link )

Book Chapters


Pfeiffer, D. and G. Pearthree. 2018. Is The real estate industry cementing Millennials’ residence in urban cores and central cities? Insights from Phoenix and Houston. Pp. Chapter 10 In: Moos, M., D. Pfeiffer and T. Vinodral eds., The Millennial City: Trends, Implications, and Prospects for Urban Planning and Policy. Routledge. ISBN: 9781138631236.



Pearthree, G. 2018. Housing affordability in mountain resort communities. Poster presented at the 2018 American Planning Association National Planning Conference, 21-24 April 2018, New Orleans, LA. (link )

Pearthree, G. 2018. Regenerative design in river restoration projects. Poster presented at the American Planning Association national Planning Conference, 21-24 April 2018, New Orleans, LA. (link )


Allison, M. L. and G. Pearthree. 2012. Gathering Community Input on Governance for Cyberinfrastructure in the Geosciences. Poster presented at the 2012 GSA Annual Meeting & Exposition, 4-7 November 2012, Charlotte, NC. (link )

Pearthree, G. 2012. The Mayor of EarthCube: Cities as an Analogue for Governing Cyberinfrastructure. Poster presented at the 2012 Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union, 3-7 December 2012, San Francisco, CA.



Allison, M. L., G. Pearthree and K. Patten. 2013. An agile approach to development of cyberinfrastructure governance. Presentation at the 125th Anniversary Annual Meeting & Expo, The Geological Society of America, 27-30 October 2013, Denver, CO. (link )


Pearthree, G., M. L. Allison and K. Patten. 2012. Development of EarthCube goverence: An agile approach. Presentation at the 2013 Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union, 9-13 December 2013, San Francisco, CA.



Pearthree, G. and . Others. 2018. Edison-Eastlake Community: Our Voices One Vision. City of Phoenix. Draft (link )


Pearthree, G. 2017. The High Cost of Unaffordable Housing in Ketchum, Idaho: Causes, Effects, and Potential Solutions. American Planning Association. (link )

Pfeiffer, D., G. Pearthree and M. M. Ehlenz. 2017. Cementing Millennials Downtown: Expressions and Impacts. Kinder Institute of Urban Research. (link )

Student Project Award for Applied Research, American Institute of Certified Planners, 2018

Travel Scholarship, School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, 2017

Senior Personnel, EarthCube Test Enterprise Governance: An Agile Approach, National Science Foundation Award #1340233, 2013

Principal Investigator, Community Engagement to Inform EarthCube Governance, National Science Foundation Award #1256235, 2012

William J. Fulbright Research Grant Finalist, Madagascar, 2009

Phi Beta Kappa, 2008