Thaïsa Way

Thaïsa Way is director of garden and landscape studies at Dumbarton Oaks Research Library in Washington, D.C.

She is a scholar of landscape history, theory, and design, teaching at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, and professor emerita at University of Washington. Her book, Unbounded Practices: Women and Landscape Architecture in the Early Twentieth Century (UVA Press, 2009) was awarded the J.B. Jackson Book Award. Other books include GGN: Landscapes 1999–2018 (Timber Press, 2018), The Landscape Architecture of Richard Haag: From Modern Space to Urban Ecological Design (University of Washington Press, 2015), River Cities/ City Rivers (Dumbarton Oaks and Harvard University Press, 2018), and, with Eric Avila, the forthcoming Segregation and Resistance in American Landscapes (Dumbarton Oaks and Harvard University Press, 2023).