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Louise Bordelon PhD

Assistant Professor and Department Chair
  • Landscape Architecture Department (CAP)

Professor Bordelon joined the Landscape Architecture Department as a full-time Instructor in Fall 2019. She holds undergraduate degrees in Architecture from the University of Cape Town and Landscape Architecture from University of Pretoria, as well as a Masters in Landscape Architecture and a PhD in Geography and Anthropology from Louisiana State University, where she was a Fulbright Scholar. Professor Bordelon has also held a
postdoctoral fellowship in Geography at Stellenbosch University in South Africa.

Areas of Expertise


  • Cultural Landscapes of the American West
  • Representation of Tourist Landscapes
  • Parkways & Tourist Landscapes
  • Pollinator Cities, Connected Ecologies

Education, Licensure & Certifications


  • Postgraduate Fellow, Department of Geography & Mines, Stellenbosch University
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Geography & Anthropology), Louisiana State University
  • Master of Landscape Architecture, Louisiana State University
  • Bachelor of Landscape Architecture (Hons), University of Pretoria
  • Bachelor of Architectural Studies, University of Cape Town



  • Fulbright Scholar to United States (South Africa) 2008-2010