FACULTY

CARL ROGERS

rogersc

Interim Chair, Associate Professor

MLA, Rhode Island School of Design, 1997

BArch, Kansas State University, 1993

Research Interests:
Drawing and representation of art, architecture, and landscape architecture in the modern landscape; edge boundaries as they relate to the environment, including the landscape and the city; environmental art, including site-specific sculpture.

Co-director, Community Design Lab, Iowa State University Research Park

Email: rogersc@iastate.edu

Office: 380 Design

Phone: 515-294-2197

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JULIA BADENHOPE

jmb

Professor

MLA, Harvard Graduate School of Design, 1992

BS, University of Tennessee, 1987

Research Interests:
Constructed ecologies, community design and place attachment, research methods

Email: jmb@iastate.edu

Office: 582 Design

Phone: 515-294-3007

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MIRA ENGLER

miraengl

Professor

Ph.D Architecture, University of California, Los Angeles

MLA,  University of California, Berkeley, 2006-2013

BLA, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, 1987-1989

Research Interests:

Landscape theory; Landscape representation; Postwar urbanism; Landscape urbanism; Landscape, media, and consumer culture

Research reference

Website: www.miraengl.wordpress.com

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Email: miraengl@iastate.edu

Office: 478 Design

Phone: 515-294-8937

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KEITH BILLICK

Lecturer
Email: kbillick@iastate.edu


SCOTT DOUGLAS

Lecturer

BLA, University of Georgia, 1999

MLA, University of Illinois, 2016

Licensed Landscape Architect in Illinois and Georgia

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Research Interests:

Productive landscapes, corridor design with an emphasis on the management of the shoulders and medians along transportation corridors.

Email: dsd@iastate.edu

Office: 380 Design
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HEIDI HOHMANN

hhohmann

Associate Professor

MLA, Harvard Graduate School of Design, 1993

BS, Yale College, 1985

Research Interests:

Historic landscapes and their preservation; landscape architectural history, particularly 1900-1935; late nineteenth and early twentieth century parks and park systems; rural cemeteries; contemporary design criticism.
Research reference

Email: hhohmann@iastate.edu

Office: 577 Design

Phone: 515-294-8938

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CHAD HUNTER

Lecturer

Email: cahunter@iastate.edu

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MICHAEL MARTIN

mdmartin

Associate Professor

MLA, University of Oregon, 1995

BLA, University of Georgia, 1982

Research Interests:

Design and history of communities and neighbors; how the physical design of neighborhoods relates to the quality of social life within them; the back alley’s role in the social life of different kinds of neighborhoods from different cultures and eras

Email: mdmartin@iastate.edu

Office: 579 Design

Phone: 515-294-8974

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TOM NEPPL

tomneppl

Senior Lecturer

MRCP, Kansas State University, 1997

MLA, Kansas State University, 1996

BS, Agriculture, Kansas State University, 1993

Research Interests:
Tom’s scholarly and professional interests involve helping nonprofit organizations and rural communities address long-range land-use planning, environmental and outdoor educational needs. Tom teaches design studios in the Landscape Architecture, Design Studies and Design programs at Iowa State. Each semester, he finds opportunities for his students to actively engage in real projects so they may have the experience of working closely with community residents, businesses and stakeholders to address the needs of the community or organization.

Email: tomneppl@iastate.edu

Office: 280 Design

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CHRIS SEEGER

cjseeger

Associate Professor

MLA, Iowa State University, 1997

BS, Environmental Design, North Dakota State University, 1995

BLA, North Dakota State University, 1995

Research Interests:

The role the built environment plays on physical activity and individual health; Public participation in the design and planning process using online multimedia and GIS tools; Public Participation GIS (PPGIS) and civic engagement; Interactive landscape visualization and modeling using GIS and 3D animation;
Research Reference

Email: cjseeger@iastate.edu

Office: 280 Design

Phone: 515-509-0651

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BENJAMIN SHIRTCLIFF

bens

Assistant Professor

PhD, Urban Studies, University of New Orleans, 2012

MLA, Pennsylvania State University, 2004

BLA, Pennsylvania State University, 2004

BA, Philosophy, University of Oregon, 1999

Research Interests:

Benefits of urban design, green infrastructure, and remediation of urban soils to support heterogeneous relationships between people and place, particularly vulnerable populations. Recent research highlights the capacity for youth to appropriate marginal urban space for prosocial gains.
Research reference

Email: bens@iastate.edu

Office: 476 Design

Phone: 515-294-0797

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JULIE STEVENS

jstevens

Assistant Professor

MLA, Landscape Architecture, University of Oregon, 2008

BS, Horticulture, Iowa State University, 2002

Research Interests:
Plants, planting design and plant forensics; healthy outdoor environments; therapeutic gardens; prison landscapes; environmental justice and design

Email: jstevens@iastate.edu

Office: 481 Design

Phone: 515-294-6927

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MIMI WAGNER

mimiw

Associate Professor

MLA, Iowa State University, 1998

Graduate studies in landscape architecture and restoration sciences, University of California, Berkeley, 1996

BLA, Iowa State University, 1983

Research Interests:

Community design balancing ecological, social, and economic needs; integration of social science theories into design process; effects of landscape change on people; marginalized communities; public open space design; natural resource conservation; landscape reconstruction and management
Research reference

Email: mimiw@iastate.edu

Office: 576 Design

Phone: 515-294-8954

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CAROLINE WESTORT

cwestort

Assistant Professor

PhD Computational Geography, University of Zürich, Switzerland, 1998

MLA Landscape Architecture  Harvard University, 1993

AB Chemistry, English  Bowdoin College, 1986

Research Interests:

Landscape computing. Including 3D modeling of terrain, parametrics, computer programming and algorithms, automated machine guidance, geodesign.
Research Reference

Email: cwestort@iastate.edu

Office: 480 Design

Phone: 515-294-7011

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BAMBI YOST

byost

Assistant Professor

PhD Candidate, Design & Planning, University of Colorado, 2010

MLA ,University of Colorado, 2005

MURP, University of Colorado, 2005

BS, General Arts and Sciences, Pennsylvania State University, 1993

Research Interests:

Children, youth, and environments; physical activity and the built environment; benefits of gardening, play, & nature; perceptions of risk in recreation and play settings;  representation of nature and landscapes; service-learning; public interest design; community-based planning and design; playgrounds; schoolyard design; learning landscapes (www.learninglandscapes.org); stormwater management; rainwater harvesting; sustainability; designing for health; pedagogy; reflective learning; place-based education; outdoor education curriculum development; land art and installations; poetry of place; visual communication; place attachment; place-making; earthworks; environmental psychology; urban and regional planning; community development; program evaluation; post-occupancy evaluation; mixed-methods and design inquiry; behavior & environment research.
Research reference

Email: byost@iastate.edu

Office: 479 Design

Phone: 515-294-5318

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