Adjunct Assistant Professor
Bachelor of Arts, History and Science cum laude, Harvard College Master of Landscape Architecture, Harvard GSD Master of Urban Planning, Harvard GSD
Trained in landscape architecture and urban planning, Jen has committed her career to building social equity and ecological health. Through research, teaching and practice she engages with community members through design, programming and stewardship to build a stronger land ethic and promote civic engagement.
Jen is currently teaching and working on an initiative called Test Plot, a laboratory in community based ecological restoration and land stewardship. She co-founded the international nonprofit Kounkuey Design Initiative and has practiced at the firms OLIN, Reed Hilderbrand, and Sasaki. Her favorite jobs have been as a park ranger in Yosemite and a groundskeeper at the Morton Arboretum in Chicago. She grew up in the Bay Area where she developed her love of landscapes and is a registered landscape architect in the state of California.