Jody Beck

Jody Beck

Associate Professor & Associate Dean, Landscape Architecture
  • Administration and Instruction Services (CAP)
  • Landscape Architecture Department (CAP)

Email Address: jody.beck@ucdenver.edu

Office Hours: By appointment

MOST RECENT COURSES
 
 Studios:
  • Fall 2014, LDAR 6606, Grafting Utopia
  • Spring 2014, LDAR 5502, Addressing Hunger in NW Aurora: Production, Access & Jobs 
  • Fall 2013, LDAR 6606, Infrastructure and Utopia 
  • Spring 2013, LDAR 5502, Landscapes of Health: NW Aurora 
Seminars:
  • Fall 2014, LDAR 6686, Landscape and Utopia
  • Spring 2014, LDAR 6630, Site Society and Environment 
  • Fall 2013, LDAR 6686 / URPL 6800, Food Sovereignty on the Front Range
  • Spring 2013, LDAR 6632, Site Planning
  • Fall 2012, LDAR 6686 / URPL 6686, Food Systems as Spatial Practices 

Education, Licensure & Certifications

DEGREES HELD

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Architecture, University of Pennsylvania (2009)
  • Dissertation:  John Nolen and his political ordering of landscapes supervised by John Dixon Hunt
  • Master of Science in Architecture, University of Pennsylvania (2007)
  • Bachelor of.Architecture, Rice University (1995)
  • Bachelor of Arts, Architecture, Rice University (1993)

Awards

AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS

 

2010, Merit Award for art.landscape.performance.life, Ellerslie Garden Show, Christchurch, New Zealand

2006, Special Initiatives Volunteer Award, Community Design Collaborative Philadelphia

RECENT GRANTS

 

April 2014; Pilot study: Inventory of the Urban Agricultural Potential for the Denver Metropolitan Area; University of Colorado Denver, Office of Research Services