College of Science

Department of Applied Environmental Science

Associate Professor Featured in Three-Part Interview with American Society of Landscape Architects

Head shot of Dr. Victoria Derr

Dr. Victoria Derr, Associate Professor of Environmental Studies, was recently featured in a three-part interview with the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) alongside Louise Chawla and Mara Mintzer. Together they co-authored Placemaking with Children and Youth: Participatory Practices to Plan Sustainable Communities, an illustrated guide to engaging children and youth in the process of urban design.

Below are the three interviews that explore this book, click through the links to learn more:

In addition to their Placemaking guide, all three worked together on Growing up Boulder: a program designed to engage children and teens in the processes surrounding city planning and design.

To learn more about Dr. Victoria Derr's research at CSU Monterey Bay and beyond, check out The Engagement Lab's website.

"Working with students and communities, "The Engagement Lab" provides support for a range of services in community engagement, participatory planning, environmental and place-based education, evaluation, and small-scale installations. My approach is to work collaboratively to innovate and train people in realizing their visions for a more vibrant and sustainable future." - Dr. Victoria Derr
Dr. Victoria Derr's environmental studies students