Faculty and Staff

Faculty

Professor

Dr. Bobich regularly teaches Nature as Model (RS 520) in the MSRS program. His current research interests include:

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Professor
Director, John T. Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies
MSRS Interim Graduate Coordinator

Dr. Brown is a Professor of Landscape Architecture and has served as Director of the Lyle Center since 2004. He regularly teaches Methods and Applications in Regenerative Studies (RS 540) and Nature as Model (RS 520) in the MSRS program. He is currently engaged in research focused on participatory action to support regenerative communities.

Professor

Dr. Conway-Gomez regularly teaches Regenerative Concepts and Social Practices (RS 510) in the MSRS program.  Her research interests focus on:

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Lecturer

Elektra teaches "Shaping a Sustainable Future" (RS 303) in the Regenerative Studies minor. Her specialties are sustainability communications, community building, institutional sustainability, green building, and sustainability in art and design.

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Lecturer

Andrew Kanzler is an alumni of the Landscape Architecture undergraduate program at CPP and the Regenerative Studies graduate program at CPP where he brought three water buffalo to the Lyle Center for his graduate thesis.

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Lecturer

Douglas Kent is an author, activist, educator, and specialist in ecological land management. He is the Principal of Douglas Kent + Associates and Adjunct Professor at the John Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies.

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Professor

Pablo La Roche is Professor of Architecture. He is also Sustainable Design Leader at CallisonRTKL. He has an Architecture and Masters of Science degree from Universidad del Zulia and a PhD in Architecture from the University of California Los Angeles.

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Professor

As a socio-cultural anthropologist Denise Lawrence teaches in the area of behavioral factors. Her research interests focus on socio-cultural aspects of vernacular and modern housing, historic preservation and resource consumption.

Professor

Dr. Lee teaches Regenerative Technologies (RS 530) in the MSRS program. His current research interests include:

Professor
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Professor

Dr. Mitchell teaches planning law, environmental planning, and seminars. His research concerns property rights and ecological integrity.

Lecturer
Lecturer
Professor
Lecturer

Dan Yuhasz regularly teaches Sustainable Communities (RS 450) in the Center’s minor program. Dan is a food systems planner who has been involved in community organizing around various national, regional, state and local food and agricultural issues over the last 15 years.

Staff

Agroecologist
Administrative Support Coordinator

Karen Mitchell is the main contact for the Center for Regenerative Studies main office. She handles all incoming questions and coordinates the scheduling system for the center.

Administrative Analyst

site administrator, Staff, Webmaster

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Media & External Affairs Coordinator

Samantha Gonzaga coordinates internal and external communications for the College of Environmental Design. She has more than 10 years of experience as a news journalist, reporting and writing for regional daily newspapers, magazines and trade publications.