Associate Professor


History of Landscape Architecture; Renaissance Architectural and Landscape History; History of Landscape Architecture, Antiquity to the Present; Italian Renaissance 
and Baroque Architecture, especially the City of Rome; Landscape Representation,
Painting, and Cartography; Historiography and Methodologies


  • Ph.D., M.Phil., Yale University
  • B.A., Princeton University, summa cum laude
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  • History of Landscape Architecture
  • Renaissance Architectural and Landscape History
  • History of Landscape Architecture
  • Antiquity to the Present
  • Italian Renaissance 
and Baroque Architecture
  • especially the City of Rome
  • Landscape Representation
  • and Cartography
  • Historiography and Methodologies
SUT 3.138
(512) 232-7384