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Christina Hourigan


Plant Humanities Summer Program

Christina Hourigan is a CDA PhD candidate at Royal Holloway, University of London, in partnership with the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Her research focuses on the history of the arboretum and horticulture at Kew, and global plant networks. She holds a BSc in ecology and an MA in garden history. Hourigan worked at Kew for 21 years, as the editor of Kew magazine, and is the author of several plant histories books (as Christina Harrison), including Remarkable Trees. She is a fellow of the Linnean Society and the Garden Media Guild.