Karen Lutsky

Karen Lutsky is an assistant professor of landscape architecture at the University of Minnesota. She has held teaching and research positions at a number of institutions including the University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania State University, University at Buffalo-SUNY, the Illinois Institute of Technology, and the Miggs Caulkin Urban Visiting Professor Fellowship in the department of landscape architecture at the Ohio State University.

Her current design research focuses on landscape architecture’s role in the littoral zone of the Great Lakes and the potential of the lakes’ re-emergent land to address larger environmental issues and establish healthier relationships between people and the water. Karen holds a Bachelors of Arts in ‘Environment and Society’ from Brandeis University and a Masters of Landscape Architecture from the University of Pennsylvania.