International programs and projects

Versailles, France - I'École Nationale Superiéure du Paysage, Design Critic and Lecture - Ecology of the Commons, Spring 1996.

Study Abroad - Interdisciplinary Design Studio - Travel in France; Organized and funded student trip in France included: Paris, Lyon, Marseilles, Burgundy and Provence regions Spring 1997.

Aran Islands, Ireland, "Impact of Tourism on the Aran Islands" April 1997.

Rome Program (ISU), Architecture program, field trip and design critic January 1998.

I'École Nationale Superiéure du Paysage, Versailles, France, Design Critic, lecture, thesis committee, and chair, graduate jury. May 1996, May 1997, January 1999, Spring 1999.

Regional Park of Morvan, Interview and case study of Morvan, Burgundy, France, February 1999.

Rome Program (ISU), Architecture and Art program design critic, Rome, Italy, November 1999.

Barcelona, Spain - Observation and documentation of architecture and park design by Gaudi, December 1999.

Regional and National Park Systems in France, England (Elisabeth Hamin), and United States for Protected Landscape Project, Fall 1999, Fall 2000, Spring 2001, and Spring 2002.

Regional and National Park System Protected Landscape Research methods and locations: interviews, literature search, and observation: Hayte-Vallee de Chevreuse, Foret d'Orient, Morvan, Lorraine, Ballon des Vosges, Cevennes (1999-2002).

United Kingdom Forestry Commission seminars, interviews, and meetings on National Park designation and protected landscapes. (David Bills, Director General; Alistar Jones, Biodiversity Officer; Nicholas Shepherd, Landscape Architect; and Bill Mason, Research Program Leader.

Research in protected landscapes, designated areas, and local identity and place relationships in a regional system through Edinburgh College of Art, Ph.D. Graduate Research Landscape Architecture. Professor Catharine Ward Thompson, Director, OPENspace research center, Director of Research for Environmental Studies and Landscape Architecture PhD Coordinator, Edinburgh College of Art/Heriot-Watt University, UK