Susan Herrington is a professor at the University of British Columbia, teaching in the Landscape Architecture, Environmental Design, and Architecture programs. She is a licensed landscape architect in the United States and consults professionally in Canada and the US. Her research concerns the design and history of landscapes. Susan has conducted research in Germany with support from the German Academic Exchange and in Cambridge as a visiting researcher at Harvard University. She was the President of the Society of Architectural Historians’ Landscape History Chapter from 2011-2013.
She is well-published, and is the author of several books, including the award winning Cornelia Hahn Oberlander: Making the Modern Landscape. From 2003 to 2008, Susan led a five year long research program called “Outside Criteria” as part of the CHILD project, funded by SSHRC.