As a landscape architect, educator and ecologist, Emily approaches every project as an opportunity to celebrate the intersection of natural and cultural narratives of place through design. Her professional practice and research spans internationally, leading conversations within the design and planning communities on maximizing landscape performance to perform social and environmental services. Throughout her career, she has worked on a wide range of award-winning projects across the world that are models for integrating environmental, social and economic sustainability.
Emily is a published author and Associate Professor at NC State University, where she holds a Master of Landscape Architecture degree and a GIS certificate. She has completed graduate coursework in Restoration Ecology at the University of Idaho and remains passionate about her service to organizations such as the Landscape Architecture Foundation Education Committee, Pennsylvania State University Stuckeman School Board, and the Awesome Raleigh Foundation.