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Jody Beck PhD

Associate Dean of Academic Affairs Associate Professor
  • Administration and Instruction Services (CAP)
  • Landscape Architecture Department (CAP)

Email Address:jody.beck@ucdenver.edu

Primary Phone:3033152409

Mailing Address:
  • CU Denver

CU Denver Building

1250 14th Street

Denver, CO 80202


Areas of Expertise

My central interest is in the political nature of landscapes. The vast majority of my work focuses on landscapes as they relate to food, agriculture, and/or utopian thought.

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