Diana Lind

Housing Fellow, NewCities

Diana Lind is the founding managing director of the Fels Policy Research Initiative. Previously, she was the Director of Digital Audience Development for Philadelphia Media Network, which owns the Philadelphia Inquirer, Daily News, and Philly.com. From 2008 to 2014, she served as Editor in Chief and Executive Director of Next City, the country’s leading independent online urban policy website. She began her career as a freelance architecture critic for Architectural Record, authored the book Brooklyn Modern: Architecture, Interiors & Design (Rizzoli, 2008) and received a fellowship from the Van Alen Institute in 2011. A native of New York City, she is a graduate of Cornell University (B.A., English) and Columbia University (M.F.A., Creative Writing).