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Joni Palmer

joni m palmer

joni m palmer

Photo by Sam Rosenholtz; Boston Architectural College

Ph.D., University of Colorado at Boulder, Department of Geography
Dissertation Title: The Politics of "The Public": Public Art, Urban Revitalization and the Post-Industrial City-The Case of Downtown Denver
Comprehensive Exam Areas (4): Urban Geography; Cultural Geography; Feminist Geography; Critical Visualizations: Cartography, Mapping, and Representation
Master of Landscape Architecture, Harvard University Graduate School of Design
Bachelor of Science, City and Regional Planning/Human-Environment Relations, Cornell University, College of Architecture, Art & Planning

Over the past 25 years, joni's professional life has been a blend of practice and academia. She has worked with design firms in Boston, Seattle, Denver, and San Francisco, and she has taught in a variety of disciplinary programs across the country. Her professional practice includes: landscape architecture, urban planning, cultural planning, public art, and cultural policy. Research interests: cultural planning, landscape studies, public art, vernacular creativities, and visual representation. Teaching: construction classes, environmental studies, geography core courses (Introduction to Human Geographies, World Regional Geography) research methods, studios (introductory and advanced; landscape architecture and architecture), theory, topical seminars (e.g., cartography for planners and designers, global cities, public art, reading and writing the land), visual thinking + representation.