BLA, Iowa State University, 1983
Graduate studies in landscape architecture and restoration sciences, University of California, Berkeley, 1996
MLA, Iowa State University, 1998
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
Urban stream and riparian assessment and restoration, participatory design of urban stormwater management systems, social dynamics of MS4 stormwater regulations, water quality, and perennial vegetative cover.