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Leadership

Board of Directors

August 2020 - August 2021


Sharmin Kader, Ph.D.

Chair

MTS,
Houston, Texas


Claudia Bernasconi

Chair-elect
Associate Professor + Director, Master of Architecture Program, University of Detroit Mercy


Shauna Mallory-Hill, Ph.D.

Past-Chair
Associate Professor
Faculty of Architecture at University of Manitoba

Robert Gifford, Ph.D.
Robert Gifford, Ph.D.

Board Member
Professor, Psychology and Environmental Studies, University of Victoria

Lesa Lorusso
Lesa Lorusso, Ph.D.

Board Member 
Healthcare Director, Research & Innovation, Gresham Smith


Carla Brisotto, Ph.D.

Board Member
Post-doctoral Associate, FIBER, University of Florida


Hui Cai, Ph.D.

Board Member
Associate Professor,
School of Architecture and Design,
University of Kansas

Renae Mantooth
Renae Mantooth

Board Member, Student Representative
Ph.D. Candidate, North Carolina State University


Ozlem Demir, Ph.D.

Board Member
Assistant Professor,
Amasya University, Turkey

Rich Wener, Ph.D.

Emeritus Board Member, Ex-Officio
Emeritus Professor,
Tandon School of Engineering,
New York University 


David de la Peña, Ph.D.

David de la Peña, Ph.D.

Board Member
Associate Professor + Program Director, University of California - Davis

Deni Ruggeri, Ph.D.

Deni Ruggeri, Ph.D.

Exec. Director

Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture, The Norwegian University of Life Sciences


Interested in contacting the board? Email us at headquarters@edra.org.