Program Leadership

Paul Chinowsky, 2018.

Paul S. Chinowsky

DIRECTOR, PROGRAM IN ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN • Green Infrastrcture • Resilience & Climate • Historic Preservation • History • Presentation
Program Leadership • Architecture
Dr. Paul S. Chinowsky is the Director of the Program in Environmental Design and a Professor of Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering at the University of Colorado Boulder.
Marcel de Lange, 2018.

Marcel de Lange

ASSISTANT CLINICAL PROFESSOR • ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF CREATIVE TECHNOLOGIES, INNOVATION AND PRACTICE • Design-Build • Green Building • Fabrication • Product Design • Digital Fabrication • Digital Technology • Architecture
Program Leadership • Architecture • Product Design
Marcel de Lange has a Master’s Degree in Architecture and Architectural Engineering from the Delft University of Technology. Marcel is a licensed contractor, creative manager and has extensive experience fabrication, construction and design.
Stacey Schulte, 2018.

Stacey Schulte

SENIOR INSTRUCTOR • ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION AND CURRICULUM • Community Engagement • Land Conservation & Open Space • Urban Design • Food Systems • Public Lands
Program Leadership • Sustainable Planning & Urban Design
Stacey Schulte’s teaching, research and practice focus on designing and planning for urban areas and landscapes that support community and ecological well-being. Her specific areas of work include public land planning and open space preservation.

Architecture

Paul Chinowsky, 2018.

Paul S. Chinowsky

DIRECTOR, PROGRAM IN ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN • Green Infrastrcture • Resilience & Climate • Historic Preservation • History • Presentation
Program Leadership • Architecture
Dr. Paul S. Chinowsky is the Director of the Program in Environmental Design and a Professor of Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering at the University of Colorado Boulder.
Marcel de Lange, 2018.

Marcel de Lange

ASSISTANT CLINICAL PROFESSOR • ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF CREATIVE TECHNOLOGIES, INNOVATION AND PRACTICE • Design-Build • Green Building • Fabrication • Product Design • Digital Fabrication • Digital Technology • Architecture
Program Leadership • Architecture • Product Design
Marcel de Lange has a Master’s Degree in Architecture and Architectural Engineering from the Delft University of Technology. Marcel is a licensed contractor, creative manager and has extensive experience fabrication, construction and design.
Alexandra Beach

Alexandra Beach

INSTRUCTOR • Graphic Design • Fabrication • Urban Design • Product Design • Residential Design • Architecture
Architecture • Product Design
Justin Bellucci, 2018.

Justin Bellucci

SENIOR INSTRUCTOR • Design-Build • Green Building • Graphic Design • Fabrication • Product Design • Human Centered Design • Digital Fabrication • Qualitative Methods • Communication • Presentation • Persuasion & Argumentation
Architecture • Product Design
Justin completed his graduate education in Building Systems Engineering and subsequent research at Belimo Automation in Hinwil, Switzerland. He now shares his time with the University as the Director of Engineering for a local MEP Engineering design firm.
Susannah C. Drake, 2019

Susannah C. Drake

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
Architecture • Landscape Architecture
Susannah C. Drake is the founding principal of DLANDstudio pllc, an interdisciplinary practice with offices in New York and Colorado. Susannah is a Fellow of the ASLA, AIA and received the AIA Young Architects Award and was recognized as an Architectural League Emerging Voice.
Kimberly Drennan, 2018.

Kimberly Drennan

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
Architecture
Kimberly Drennan is a licensed architect, LEED accredited professional and Senior Instructor at the University of Colorado Boulder, Program in Environmental Design.
Jeremy Ehly, 2018.

Jeremy Ehly

INSTRUCTOR • Design-Build • Graphic Design • Fabrication • Playground Design • Product Design
Architecture • Product Design
Jeremy is enamored with design in all its forms and manifestations. He feels that great design is the common thread that unites all disciplines from art to architecture.
Neal Evers, 2019

Neal Evers

INSTRUCTOR
Architecture
Neal Evers, AIA, is a licensed architect running his own architecture practice in Boulder, Colorado. He has a B.Arch from Oklahoma State University and an MBA from the University of Colorado Boulder.
Marianne Holbert, 2018.

Marianne Holbert

ASSISTANT CLINICAL PROFESSOR
Architecture
Marianne B. Holbert, AIA, is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Program in Environmental Design. She is an NCARB certified licensed architect with experience on a range of projects from award-winning net-zero projects and straw bale construction to high-end residential architecture.
Betsy Johnson, 2018.

Betsy Johnson

INSTRUCTOR • Green Building • Community Engagement • Commercial Design • Construction Documents • Architecture
Architecture
Betsy is a licensed architect who believes that architecture should be “rooted to its place.” In the classroom, she teaches that the built environment should respond both to the physical site and to the surrounding cultural landscape.
Azhar Khan

Azhar Khan

INSTRUCTOR • Fabrication • Human Centered Design • Digital Fabrication • Digital Technology • Computational Design
Architecture • Product Design
Azhar Khan is an architect and aerospace engineer passionate about design and technology. Azhar received his Bachelor's degree in Aerospace Engineering from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and a Master's degree in Aerospace Engineering and Architecture from the University of Florida.
Rachel Lee

Rachel Lee

INSTRUCTOR • Community Engagement • Communication • Residential Design • Building Code & Design • Construction Documents
Architecture
Jade Polizzi, 2018.

Jade Polizzi

SENIOR INSTRUCTOR • Design-Build • Community Engagement • Graphic Design • History • Architecture
Architecture
With the belief that students learn best when feel they are actively working on real-life problems, Jade Polizzi’s teaching is primarily about service-learning. An alumnus of the Program in Environmental Design, Jade has been teaching in the Environmental Design Program since 2002.
Danielle Rivera, 2018.

Danielle Rivera

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR • Community Engagement • Social Justice • Urban Design • Resilience & Climate • Environmental Justice
Architecture • Sustainable Planning & Urban Design
Dr. Danielle Zoe Rivera is an urban designer and urban planner. Her research engages issues of urban informality and decolonization through both design and policy. These professional and theoretical inquiries frequently draw her to study community organizing, environmental justice, and social movements.
Shawhin Roudbari, 2018.

Shawhin Roudbari

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR • Community Engagement • Social Justice • Social Problems • Qualitative Methods • History
Architecture • Sustainable Planning & Urban Design
Shawhin Roudbari studies contentious political engagement by design professionals. Through in-depth interviews, participant observation, and analyzing texts, he investigates ways dissenters shape and mobilizes power towards justice causes.
Jota Samper, 2018

Jota Samper

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
Architecture • Sustainable Planning & Urban Design
Samper is Assistant Professor at the Program in Environmental Design. His work at ISR concentrates on sustainable urban growth and dwells at the intersection between urban informality ("slums") and urban violent conflict.
Scott VanGenderen

Scott VanGenderen

INSTRUCTOR • Ecology • Stormwater Management • Civic Spaces • Community Engagement • Urban Design
Architecture • Sustainable Planning & Urban Design
After graduating from architecture school at Yale University, Mr. VanGenderen has pursued a career in the design and management of the construction of the built environment. He practiced architecture for several years before managing a small manufacturing company.
Ping Xu, 2018.

Ping Xu

PROFESSOR
Architecture
Dr. Ping Xu is a Professor of Environmental Design and a Fellow in the Society of Applied Anthropology. She practiced as an architect in China for eight years. Xu is also a feng-shui consultant. She holds a Doctor of Design degree from Harvard University Graduate School of Design, a Master of Landscape Architecture degree from the University of Pennsylvania and both Master and Bachelor degrees in Architecture from Tsinghua University in Beijing, China.

Landscape Architecture

Danielle Bilot

Danielle Bilot

INSTRUCTOR • Design-Build • Urban Design • Resilience & Climate • Human Behavior & Psychology • Environmental Justice
Landscape Architecture • Sustainable Planning & Urban Design
Danielle Bilot is a hybrid design professional, working in both landscape architecture and planning fields. She has advanced degrees from both the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the University of Oregon. Danielle's research focuses on designing for social and environmental equity using the diversity of native bees to support diversity among urban ecosystems and local agriculture.
Siobhan Brooks, 2018.

Siobhan Brooks

INSTRUCTOR
Landscape Architecture
Siobhan Brooks is a licensed landscape architect and Instructor at the University of Colorado Boulder, Program in Environmental Design. She received a Master of Landscape Architecture from the Harvard Graduate School of Design, and a B.A. in Liberal Arts from St. John’s College in Annapolis.
Susannah C. Drake, 2019

Susannah C. Drake

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
Architecture • Landscape Architecture
Susannah C. Drake is the founding principal of DLANDstudio pllc, an interdisciplinary practice with offices in New York and Colorado. Susannah is a Fellow of the ASLA, AIA and received the AIA Young Architects Award and was recognized as an Architectural League Emerging Voice.
Emily Greenwood, 2018.

Emily Greenwood

INSTRUCTOR • Design-Build • Stormwater Management • Land Conservation & Open Space • Ecology & Restoration • Historic Preservation
Landscape Architecture
Emily Greenwood is an Instructor in the Program in Environmental Design at the University of Colorado Boulder, specializing in landscape architecture, urban planning, ecological design, and contextually responsive product design.

Product Design

Marcel de Lange, 2018.

Marcel de Lange

ASSISTANT CLINICAL PROFESSOR • ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF CREATIVE TECHNOLOGIES, INNOVATION AND PRACTICE • Design-Build • Green Building • Fabrication • Product Design • Digital Fabrication • Digital Technology • Architecture
Program Leadership • Architecture • Product Design
Marcel de Lange has a Master’s Degree in Architecture and Architectural Engineering from the Delft University of Technology. Marcel is a licensed contractor, creative manager and has extensive experience fabrication, construction and design.
Alexandra Beach

Alexandra Beach

INSTRUCTOR • Graphic Design • Fabrication • Urban Design • Product Design • Residential Design • Architecture
Architecture • Product Design
Justin Bellucci, 2018.

Justin Bellucci

SENIOR INSTRUCTOR • Design-Build • Green Building • Graphic Design • Fabrication • Product Design • Human Centered Design • Digital Fabrication • Qualitative Methods • Communication • Presentation • Persuasion & Argumentation
Architecture • Product Design
Justin completed his graduate education in Building Systems Engineering and subsequent research at Belimo Automation in Hinwil, Switzerland. He now shares his time with the University as the Director of Engineering for a local MEP Engineering design firm.
Jeremy Ehly, 2018.

Jeremy Ehly

INSTRUCTOR • Design-Build • Graphic Design • Fabrication • Playground Design • Product Design
Architecture • Product Design
Jeremy is enamored with design in all its forms and manifestations. He feels that great design is the common thread that unites all disciplines from art to architecture.
Melissa Felderman, 2019

Melissa Felderman

INSTRUCTOR • Graphic Design • Fabrication • Product Design • Human Centered Design • Digital Fabrication
Product Design
Melissa Felderman, an Instructor with the Program in Environmental Design at the University of Colorado Boulder, is a designer, artist, and engineer. She received her Master’s Degree from NYU’s Interactive Telecommunications Program in May 2016 and her Bachelor's in Fine Arts from NYU’s Steinhardt in May 2010.
Azhar Khan

Azhar Khan

INSTRUCTOR • Fabrication • Human Centered Design • Digital Fabrication • Digital Technology • Computational Design
Architecture • Product Design
Azhar Khan is an architect and aerospace engineer passionate about design and technology. Azhar received his Bachelor's degree in Aerospace Engineering from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and a Master's degree in Aerospace Engineering and Architecture from the University of Florida.

Sustainable Planning & Urban Design

Stacey Schulte, 2018.

Stacey Schulte

SENIOR INSTRUCTOR • ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION AND CURRICULUM • Community Engagement • Land Conservation & Open Space • Urban Design • Food Systems • Public Lands
Program Leadership • Sustainable Planning & Urban Design
Stacey Schulte’s teaching, research and practice focus on designing and planning for urban areas and landscapes that support community and ecological well-being. Her specific areas of work include public land planning and open space preservation.
Danielle Bilot

Danielle Bilot

INSTRUCTOR • Design-Build • Urban Design • Resilience & Climate • Human Behavior & Psychology • Environmental Justice
Landscape Architecture • Sustainable Planning & Urban Design
Danielle Bilot is a hybrid design professional, working in both landscape architecture and planning fields. She has advanced degrees from both the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the University of Oregon. Danielle's research focuses on designing for social and environmental equity using the diversity of native bees to support diversity among urban ecosystems and local agriculture.
Portrait of Bruce Goldstein

Bruce Goldstein

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
Sustainable Planning & Urban Design
Bruce is an Associate Professor in the Program in Environmental Design and the Program in Environmental Studies at the University of Colorado Boulder, faculty in the Masters of Environment Program, core faculty in the Center for Science and Technology Policy Research, and a faculty research associate in the Institute for Behavioral Science.
Kevin Krizek, 2018.

Kevin J. Krizek

PROFESSOR • Green Infrastructure • Civic Spaces • Transportation • Urban Design • Qualitative Methods • Quantitative Methods • History • Urban Transformation • Accessibility
Sustainable Planning & Urban Design
Kevin J. Krizek analyzes transport solutions in communities world-wide by prizing evidence-based knowledge linking city design and travel.
Brian Muller

Brian Muller

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
Sustainable Planning & Urban Design
Brian Muller is an associate professor in the Environmental Design Program at the University of Colorado Boulder, where he teaches environment and land use planning, planning history and spatial analysis. He holds an undergraduate degree from Yale University and a Ph.D. in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of California Berkeley.
Danielle Rivera, 2018.

Danielle Rivera

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR • Community Engagement • Social Justice • Urban Design • Resilience & Climate • Environmental Justice
Architecture • Sustainable Planning & Urban Design
Dr. Danielle Zoe Rivera is an urban designer and urban planner. Her research engages issues of urban informality and decolonization through both design and policy. These professional and theoretical inquiries frequently draw her to study community organizing, environmental justice, and social movements.
Shawhin Roudbari, 2018.

Shawhin Roudbari

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR • Community Engagement • Social Justice • Social Problems • Qualitative Methods • History
Architecture • Sustainable Planning & Urban Design
Shawhin Roudbari studies contentious political engagement by design professionals. Through in-depth interviews, participant observation, and analyzing texts, he investigates ways dissenters shape and mobilizes power towards justice causes.
Jota Samper, 2018

Jota Samper

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
Architecture • Sustainable Planning & Urban Design
Samper is Assistant Professor at the Program in Environmental Design. His work at ISR concentrates on sustainable urban growth and dwells at the intersection between urban informality ("slums") and urban violent conflict.
Scott VanGenderen

Scott VanGenderen

INSTRUCTOR • Ecology • Stormwater Management • Civic Spaces • Community Engagement • Urban Design
Architecture • Sustainable Planning & Urban Design
After graduating from architecture school at Yale University, Mr. VanGenderen has pursued a career in the design and management of the construction of the built environment. He practiced architecture for several years before managing a small manufacturing company.

Writing & Honors

Maryanne Fantalis

Maryanne Fantalis

INSTRUCTOR • Writing & Composition • Communication • Presentation • Persuasion & Argumentation
Writing & Honors

Lecturer

Robin Norcross

Robin Norcross

Lecturer
Lecturer
Robin Norcross is a landscape architect, with experience in both public space and residential design. She holds a master’s degree in landscape architecture (UCD 2007), and bachelor degrees in both philosophy (UNL 1993) and horticulture – landscape design (UNL 1997). Following graduate school, she worked for a private firm in Denver, until joining the teaching team at ENVD in January 2020, designing and building public projects across the United States,...
Sara Tabatabaie, 2018

Sara Tabatabaie

Lecturer
Lecturer
Sara Tabatabaie has a Ph.D. in environmental studies specializing in community health. This degree builds on her MA in urban planning and design from McGill University and her BS in civil engineering from Sharif University of Technology, Iran.
Jesse Van Horne

Jesse Van Horne

Lecturer
Lecturer
Jesse Van Horne is a multi-faceted designer with experience in many different design capacities. He holds a Master’s Degree in Landscape Architecture (UCD 2009) and worked for the National Park Service as Landscape Architect/Project Specialist for 4 years, doing projects in parks all over the United States, from Death Valley to Shenandoah and many places in-between.