Jonathan Crisman

Advocacy Corps Alumnus, Sustainer since 2010


Jonathan Crisman is a 2017-18 Advocacy Corps alumnus. He is an artist and urban scholar who works at the intersection of policy, participatory culture, and spatial justice.

He holds a PhD in Urban Planning and Development from the University of Southern California, Master of Architecture and Master in City Planning degrees from MIT, and a BA in Architectural Studies, Geography, and Urban and Regional Planning from UCLA.

Jonathan was born in Fresno, California, the son of a Korean immigrant mother and a Quaker father. As a member of FNCL's Advocacy Corps he worked with his community to advocate for action on climate change.