Landscape Architecture Faculty


Kyle D. Brown Kyle D. Brown
Director of John T. Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies
Professor of Landscape Architecture
Office: 209-213A
(909) 869-5178
B.L.A., University of Minnesota, 1990
M.L.A. University of Massachusetts, 1994
Ph.D. University of Massachusetts, 2002

Dr. Brown is on leave from the Department while serving as Director of the Lyle Center, but regularly teaches two courses taken by many landscape architecture students: Methods and Applications in Regenerative Studies (RS 540) and Ecological Patterns and Processes (RS 465). He is currently engaged in the following research initiatives:

    • Climate change action and greenhouse gas reduction strategies
    • Participatory learning and action on environmental issues
    • Sustainable strategies and practices in developing regions
    • Sustainability indicators, measurement, and analysis

Dr. Brown serves as Co-Chair for the President's Climate Commitment Task Force at Cal Poly Pomona, and has worked with colleagues and students on the development of the campus climate action plan. He received a Bachelor in Landscape Architecture from the University of Minnesota, a Master of Landscape Architecture and Ph.D. in Regional Planning from the University of Massachusetts.