UC Davis: Dept. of Human Ecology
Assistant Professor Claire Napawan joined UC Davis’ Department of Environmental Design in fall 2009. Her research focuses on urban public open spaces and their role within the evolving city. In light of economic, social, and environmental changes within urban development, including population growth and climate change, Claire has an interest in investigating the roles in which landscapes might adapt to provide ever-increasing productive and infrastructure programs to the global city. Claire holds a bachelor's degree in architecture from Washington University in St. Louis and a master's in landscape architecture from Harvard’s Graduate School of Design.