Faculty and Staff

Faculty

Lecturer
Kyle D. Brown's Profile Pic
Professor

Dr. Brown is a Professor of Landscape Architecture and an adjunct faculty member at the Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies. He has previously served as Director of the Lyle Center and Interim Dean for the College of Environmental Design.

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Lecturer

Steve Rasmussen Cancian is a community-based participatory landscape architect (California RLA #6054).  His firm, Shared Spaces, combines organizing, facilitation and design to enable residents and stakeholders to participate in every step of creating their own landscapes, so that they become “co

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Lecturer

Steven Chodoriwsky is a designer, artist, and educator. His research-based practice employs a diverse range of media including installation, text, performance, and audio-visual artifacts. Concurrent to Cal Poly, Chodoriwsky also teaches Interior Architecture at Woodbury University.

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Lecturer

A specialist in digital fabrication and phenomenological design, Kevin Finch brings a unique view to the traditional pedagogy of landscape architecture.

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Barry Lehrman's Profile Pic
Assistant Professor

Barry Lehrman is a landscape architect (MN license # 47285) dedicated to creating beauty and sustainability in infrastructure and landscape performance.

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Associate Professor
Graduate Coordinator

Weimin Li, Ph.D., ASLA, currently is associate professor of landscape architecture at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. Dr. Li specializes in advanced geospatial technologies e.g., geospatial data integration, geospatial analysis, geoprocessing modeling, high resolution remote sensing imagery processing and 3D landscape construction, and their application in a wide range of landscape design and planning practice.


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Professor

Lee-Anne Milburn is a professor at California Polytechnic University Pomona (CalPoly Pomona).

Associate Professor
Co-Director, California Center for Land and Water Stewardship

Susan Mulley has initiated several major new research projects in the field of coupled human and natural systems including projects on food security/urban agriculture, water conserving behavior and perceptions of low-water use landscapes, wildland-urban interface and rural-urban interface issues, social justice and the landscape of the Coachella Valley, and vernacular knowledge and public-participatory GIS.

Professor

Philip Pregill is Professor of Landscape Architecture. He teaches design,theory, history, and graphics in both the graduate and undergraduate programs.

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Assistant Professor

Rennie Tang teaches Landscape Design Foundations. Her research interests include kinesthetic learning, movement-based design methodologies and temporary landscapes. She also develops school garden projects and writes grants for a LAUSD elementary school.

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Associate Professor

Professor Taylor teaches in both the Department of Landscape Architecture's graduate and undergraduate programs with a focus on landscape ecology, landscape design, planting design, and plant identification.

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Professor
Chair, Department of Landscape Architecture

Andrew Wilcox is a Professor of Landscape Architecture at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. At Cal Poly Pomona he is the undergraduate program coordinator and teaches design studios at all levels with an emphasis on interdisciplinary practice and urbanism.

Staff

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Administrative Coordinator

Kristopher Penrose is the Administrative Coordinator for the Landscape Architecture Department. He is tasked to serve the needs of the departments 300+ students (for both undergraduate and graduate programs), the department chair, 9 tenured/tenure-track faculty, and 12+ part-time faculty.