Naomi Keena is Assistant Professor at McGill University’s School of Architecture. She is the founding director of McGill’s TRACE Lab, the Think-tank and Research in Architecture and Circular Economy lab, where she leads a team of researchers investigating data driven, life cycle approaches to grand challenges such as Canada’s housing supply crisis and environmental sustainability in the building sector. TRACE Lab’s current research projects are supported by SSHRC, FRQSC, CMHC and UNEP. Prior to joining McGill, Keena was a lecturer at the Yale School of Architecture and a co-founding scientific researcher of Yale Center for Ecosystems + Architecture. She holds a Ph.D. in Architectural Sciences from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Keena is a Fulbright Fellowship recipient and has published and presented her research widely.