If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up people together to collect wood and don’t assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea.
— Antoine de Saint-Exupéry


Georgetown University

I am on the faculty of the Urban and Regional Planning program at Georgetown University, where I was recognized in 2017 as Instructor of the Year. I regularly teach the Urban Design Studio and Ethics and Planning Practice, and have also taught seminars on urban revitalization and creative cities.  

Design Futures Student Leadership Forum

The Design Futures Public Interest Design (PID) Student Leadership Forum is a five-day, interdisciplinary forum bringing together student leaders from across the country with practitioner- and university-faculty who represent some of the most important thought leadership in this emerging sub-discipline. I have been a part of the practitioner-faculty and led student workshops for at the Forum at:

  • Tulane University, New Orleans, LA | 2014

  • Kansas State University, Lawrence, KS | 2015

  • University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA | 2016

  • University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN | 2017

  • University of Detroit-Mercy, Detroit, MI | 2018

guest lecturer and critic

I have served as a guest lecturer and design critic at: 

  • Catholic University School of Architecture, Washington, DC

  • University of Maryland College of Landscape Architecture, Greenbelt, MD

  • George Washington University, Department of Geography, Washington, DC

  • University of Texas School of Architecture, Austin, TX